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David Chaston

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David Chaston is the publisher of interest.co.nz and is commited to ensuring readers get the latest information on interest rates, and the forces that move them.

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Articles by David Chaston

[Updated]
23rd Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; mortgage rate changes, higher credit card use, lower balances, credit conditions easier, swaps stable, NZD soft, bitcoin slumps, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; mortgage rate changes, higher credit card use, lower balances, credit conditions easier, swaps stable, NZD soft, bitcoin slumps, & more
23rd Apr 21, 3:59pm
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23rd Apr 21, 9:49am
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Home loan heavyweight ASB trims some short-term fixed rates and raises some longer-term fixed mortgage rates as background wholesale rates shift under varying influences. Westpac follows
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Home loan heavyweight ASB trims some short-term fixed rates and raises some longer-term fixed mortgage rates as background wholesale rates shift under varying influences. Westpac follows
23rd Apr 21, 9:49am
23rd Apr 21, 7:23am
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US jobless claims fall; US economic activity rises; debt premiums shrink; ECB far from tapering; big but variable climate commitments; APRA says ditch some clients; UST 10yr at 1.55%; oil flat and gold down; NZ$1 = 71.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
US jobless claims fall; US economic activity rises; debt premiums shrink; ECB far from tapering; big but variable climate commitments; APRA says ditch some clients; UST 10yr at 1.55%; oil flat and gold down; NZ$1 = 71.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
23rd Apr 21, 7:23am
22nd Apr 21, 3:59pm
15
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; RBNZ independence under review, deposit insurance change, NZGB tender well supported, swaps slip, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; RBNZ independence under review, deposit insurance change, NZGB tender well supported, swaps slip, NZD firm, & more
22nd Apr 21, 3:59pm
22nd Apr 21, 7:19am
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UST auction demand softens; Canadian inflation up; Emirates airline running out of cash; iron ore prices rise; Australia cancels China's local B&R deals; UST 10yr at 1.57%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.9
UST auction demand softens; Canadian inflation up; Emirates airline running out of cash; iron ore prices rise; Australia cancels China's local B&R deals; UST 10yr at 1.57%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 72.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.9
22nd Apr 21, 7:19am
21st Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; new home loan option, CPI up, dairy prices hold, Moody's impressed, tractor drought, swaps slip, NZD holds, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; new home loan option, CPI up, dairy prices hold, Moody's impressed, tractor drought, swaps slip, NZD holds, & more
21st Apr 21, 3:59pm
21st Apr 21, 7:21am
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Dairy prices flat, China struggles with food security; IEA sees rising C02; RBA sees no long-term pandemic damage; UST 10yr at 1.56%; oil soft and gold steady; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.6
Dairy prices flat, China struggles with food security; IEA sees rising C02; RBA sees no long-term pandemic damage; UST 10yr at 1.56%; oil soft and gold steady; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.6
21st Apr 21, 7:21am
20th Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage rate changes, realtor commission gusher, eyes on dairy auction, Yellen-Robertson talk, swaps firm, NZD up, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage rate changes, realtor commission gusher, eyes on dairy auction, Yellen-Robertson talk, swaps firm, NZD up, & more
20th Apr 21, 3:59pm
20th Apr 21, 1:43pm
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David Chaston finds that businesses are not investing more, despite record low interest rates, record low business tax rates, and governments that win long stable terms
David Chaston finds that businesses are not investing more, despite record low interest rates, record low business tax rates, and governments that win long stable terms
20th Apr 21, 1:43pm
20th Apr 21, 7:23am
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US debt growth mirrors China's; Canada & Australia in new housebuilding boom; Japanese exports shine; China travel recovers; UN warns on climate consequences; UST 10yr at 1.60%; oil and gold steady; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
US debt growth mirrors China's; Canada & Australia in new housebuilding boom; Japanese exports shine; China travel recovers; UN warns on climate consequences; UST 10yr at 1.60%; oil and gold steady; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
20th Apr 21, 7:23am
19th Apr 21, 3:59pm
26
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; service sector expanding again, Auckland auction activity slows sharply, bitcoin recovers partly, swaps and NZD unchanged, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; service sector expanding again, Auckland auction activity slows sharply, bitcoin recovers partly, swaps and NZD unchanged, & more
19th Apr 21, 3:59pm
19th Apr 21, 7:19am
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China records strong recovery, but powered by dirty energy, debt; US economic confidence higher; Fed eyes tapering; global pandemic not easing; UST 10yr at 1.59%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 71.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4; bitcoin slumps
China records strong recovery, but powered by dirty energy, debt; US economic confidence higher; Fed eyes tapering; global pandemic not easing; UST 10yr at 1.59%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 71.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4; bitcoin slumps
19th Apr 21, 7:19am
17th Apr 21, 8:43am
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Strong US economic data boosts consumer sentiment; China turns in good Q1 results; commodity prices rise; China eyes large gold imports; UST 10yr at 1.59%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 71.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
Strong US economic data boosts consumer sentiment; China turns in good Q1 results; commodity prices rise; China eyes large gold imports; UST 10yr at 1.59%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 71.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
17th Apr 21, 8:43am
9th Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, truckometer positive, Dunedin seeks $110 mln, women voting as a block, swaps mixed, NZD firms, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, truckometer positive, Dunedin seeks $110 mln, women voting as a block, swaps mixed, NZD firms, & more
9th Apr 21, 3:59pm
9th Apr 21, 7:35am
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US jobless claims rise unexpectedly; US housing market slows; pushback on global tax reform; global food prices rise again; UST 10yr at 1.63%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
US jobless claims rise unexpectedly; US housing market slows; pushback on global tax reform; global food prices rise again; UST 10yr at 1.63%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
9th Apr 21, 7:35am
8th Apr 21, 4:00pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; end of the sugar-rush, big price rises coming, Westpac recapitalises secretly, households increase their emissions, swaps flat, NZD slips, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; end of the sugar-rush, big price rises coming, Westpac recapitalises secretly, households increase their emissions, swaps flat, NZD slips, & more
8th Apr 21, 4:00pm
7th Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Auckland house sales strong, another good dairy auction, labour force growth stunted, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Auckland house sales strong, another good dairy auction, labour force growth stunted, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
7th Apr 21, 3:59pm
7th Apr 21, 7:19am
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Dairy prices hold high; IMF reveals higher growth levels for key economies; US job openings surge; Canada house prices leap; RBA watching Aussie housing; UST 10yr at 1.66%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Dairy prices hold high; IMF reveals higher growth levels for key economies; US job openings surge; Canada house prices leap; RBA watching Aussie housing; UST 10yr at 1.66%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
7th Apr 21, 7:19am
6th Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; a mortgage rate rise, auction sales rates dip, retailers warn of price rises, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; a mortgage rate rise, auction sales rates dip, retailers warn of price rises, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
6th Apr 21, 3:59pm
6th Apr 21, 3:55pm
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HSBC ends its 1.99% fixed home loan offers, raising them to 2.25% after a two month run at the unusually low level. All eyes are on how the RBNZ will react to rising international benchmark rates
HSBC ends its 1.99% fixed home loan offers, raising them to 2.25% after a two month run at the unusually low level. All eyes are on how the RBNZ will react to rising international benchmark rates
6th Apr 21, 3:55pm
6th Apr 21, 7:19am
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IMF sees growth rising in first world, but developing world to struggle; China PMIs weaken; US jobs growth surges; Yellen calls for big tax changes; UST 10yr at 1.71%; oil jumps and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
IMF sees growth rising in first world, but developing world to struggle; China PMIs weaken; US jobs growth surges; Yellen calls for big tax changes; UST 10yr at 1.71%; oil jumps and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
6th Apr 21, 7:19am
3rd Apr 21, 8:58am
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US employment surges; factories are busier worldwide; China's rise eases off; IMF warns of risks in two-speed recoveries; UST 10yr at 1.71%; oil holds and gold recovers; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
US employment surges; factories are busier worldwide; China's rise eases off; IMF warns of risks in two-speed recoveries; UST 10yr at 1.71%; oil holds and gold recovers; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
3rd Apr 21, 8:58am
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1st Apr 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; CoreLogic's HPI jumps again, consumer attitudes shift, Crown Accounts improve, bond tender yields rise, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; CoreLogic's HPI jumps again, consumer attitudes shift, Crown Accounts improve, bond tender yields rise, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
1st Apr 21, 3:59pm
1st Apr 21, 7:28am
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Biden launches huge infrastructure plan; US payroll and factory data positive; China PMIs rise; China reports funds outflow; South Korea factories busier; UST 10yr at 1.73%; oil holds and gold recovers; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
Biden launches huge infrastructure plan; US payroll and factory data positive; China PMIs rise; China reports funds outflow; South Korea factories busier; UST 10yr at 1.73%; oil holds and gold recovers; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
1st Apr 21, 7:28am
31st Mar 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; light rail runs off track, business confidence slips, Auckland DTIs blow out, another $1 bln in FLP, swaps rise, NZD stable, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; light rail runs off track, business confidence slips, Auckland DTIs blow out, another $1 bln in FLP, swaps rise, NZD stable, & much more
31st Mar 21, 3:59pm

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