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8th Apr 15, 8:33am
RBA defies strong market expectation, holds rates and maintains clear easing bias; EUR fails to find a leg to stand on; rough month ahead for NZD/USD
RBA defies strong market expectation, holds rates and maintains clear easing bias; EUR fails to find a leg to stand on; rough month ahead for NZD/USD
8th Apr 15, 8:33am
8th Apr 15, 8:21am
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After sinking to 18 mth lows, interest rate markets got a jolt from the RBA, changing rate track expectations
After sinking to 18 mth lows, interest rate markets got a jolt from the RBA, changing rate track expectations
8th Apr 15, 8:21am
7th Apr 15, 8:07am
'Part of the NZD/USD’s persistent strength last week is a function of the NZD/AUD play, which is ripe to being unwound': BNZ
'Part of the NZD/USD’s persistent strength last week is a function of the NZD/AUD play, which is ripe to being unwound': BNZ
7th Apr 15, 8:07am
7th Apr 15, 7:56am
NZ swap curve lower and flatter. US oil prices up +6%, UST 10yr yield up to 1.9%. 'High probability' of an RBA cut today
NZ swap curve lower and flatter. US oil prices up +6%, UST 10yr yield up to 1.9%. 'High probability' of an RBA cut today
7th Apr 15, 7:56am
2nd Apr 15, 8:42am
The rise in the oil price juices currency movements. The fall in the dairy price is ignored
The rise in the oil price juices currency movements. The fall in the dairy price is ignored
2nd Apr 15, 8:42am
2nd Apr 15, 7:59am
The dairy auction and US data should see lower NZ yields and flatter curve today. Sharp rise in yields expected if the RBA doesn't cut on Tuesday
The dairy auction and US data should see lower NZ yields and flatter curve today. Sharp rise in yields expected if the RBA doesn't cut on Tuesday
2nd Apr 15, 7:59am
1st Apr 15, 8:29am
GBP only currency to hold its own against USD; NZD follows AUD lower as expectations of RBNZ rate cut increases; deflation a real risk for eurozone
GBP only currency to hold its own against USD; NZD follows AUD lower as expectations of RBNZ rate cut increases; deflation a real risk for eurozone
1st Apr 15, 8:29am
1st Apr 15, 8:17am
NZ-AU 2-year swap spreads close to their highest levels in almost 8 years. Much of the RBA-RBNZ different approaches now priced in
NZ-AU 2-year swap spreads close to their highest levels in almost 8 years. Much of the RBA-RBNZ different approaches now priced in
1st Apr 15, 8:17am
31st Mar 15, 8:34am
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NZ 2-year swap closed at 3.55%, markets eyeing on ANZ business confidence survey for direction, especially pricing intentions
NZ 2-year swap closed at 3.55%, markets eyeing on ANZ business confidence survey for direction, especially pricing intentions
31st Mar 15, 8:34am
31st Mar 15, 8:32am
Risk appetite ticks up; resumed USD strength leaves AUD struggling; EUR weighed down by Greece (again); support for NZD/USD at 74c
Risk appetite ticks up; resumed USD strength leaves AUD struggling; EUR weighed down by Greece (again); support for NZD/USD at 74c
31st Mar 15, 8:32am
30th Mar 15, 7:54am
Commodity-linked currencies take a hit as the iron ore slumps further and oil falls, although NZD pushes higher against the AUD
Commodity-linked currencies take a hit as the iron ore slumps further and oil falls, although NZD pushes higher against the AUD
30th Mar 15, 7:54am
30th Mar 15, 7:23am
Yellen's signals to build on rising and steepening rate moves in local markets. Bond-swap spreads widen
Yellen's signals to build on rising and steepening rate moves in local markets. Bond-swap spreads widen
30th Mar 15, 7:23am
27th Mar 15, 8:38am
US 10-year yields up 10 bps to 2%; expect NZ yields to follow offshore markets today; NZ yield curve remains pretty flat
US 10-year yields up 10 bps to 2%; expect NZ yields to follow offshore markets today; NZ yield curve remains pretty flat
27th Mar 15, 8:38am
27th Mar 15, 8:30am
Risk-off sentiment, poor sharemarket performance, suprising US data and Saudi military operations in Yemen combine to drive USD higher against majors
Risk-off sentiment, poor sharemarket performance, suprising US data and Saudi military operations in Yemen combine to drive USD higher against majors
27th Mar 15, 8:30am
26th Mar 15, 8:28am
Good German confidence and 'woeful' US data pushes around the majors, but the NZD comes through relatively unscathed
Good German confidence and 'woeful' US data pushes around the majors, but the NZD comes through relatively unscathed
26th Mar 15, 8:28am
26th Mar 15, 8:18am
US Fed spokespeople set the tone in the bond markets, reinforcing the goal of higher rates this year - even though markets see short-term data as weak
US Fed spokespeople set the tone in the bond markets, reinforcing the goal of higher rates this year - even though markets see short-term data as weak
26th Mar 15, 8:18am
25th Mar 15, 8:31am
US inflation data fails to boost UST yields. US-German spreads narrow. China factories slip into contraction
US inflation data fails to boost UST yields. US-German spreads narrow. China factories slip into contraction
25th Mar 15, 8:31am
25th Mar 15, 8:30am
Chinese PMI comes in below 50; US headline inflation positive surprise; NZD/USD remains well supported
Chinese PMI comes in below 50; US headline inflation positive surprise; NZD/USD remains well supported
25th Mar 15, 8:30am
24th Mar 15, 8:29am
Lack of local data has local yields following offshore lead; yield spread between NZ and major peers becoming attractive; German bond yields trading at 0.22%
Lack of local data has local yields following offshore lead; yield spread between NZ and major peers becoming attractive; German bond yields trading at 0.22%
24th Mar 15, 8:29am
24th Mar 15, 8:18am
A close in the NZD/USD above 76c seen as bullish signal; Fed Vice Chair affirms rate rise likely before year-end; AUD outperforming peers
A close in the NZD/USD above 76c seen as bullish signal; Fed Vice Chair affirms rate rise likely before year-end; AUD outperforming peers
24th Mar 15, 8:18am

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