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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

14th Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ASB and TSB change mortgage rates, services sector strong despite issues, Govt 'misleading' on EV utes, swaps firm, NZD holds, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ASB and TSB change mortgage rates, services sector strong despite issues, Govt 'misleading' on EV utes, swaps firm, NZD holds, & more
14th Jun 21, 3:59pm
14th Jun 21, 2:01pm
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Tales of first home buyer stress are standard conversation fare, but when house prices are at record highs, and saving for a deposit looks unattainable for most, how stressful is it really?
Tales of first home buyer stress are standard conversation fare, but when house prices are at record highs, and saving for a deposit looks unattainable for most, how stressful is it really?
14th Jun 21, 2:01pm
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14th Jun 21, 9:24am
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ASB matches its rivals with a home loan rate cut and three increases for longer term rates, completing an adjustment that responds to rising longer term wholesale rates. A pause may settle in now
[Updated]
ASB matches its rivals with a home loan rate cut and three increases for longer term rates, completing an adjustment that responds to rising longer term wholesale rates. A pause may settle in now
14th Jun 21, 9:24am
14th Jun 21, 7:19am
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Congestion at China's ports spreads; China's car sales slip; US sentiment positive; eyes on Fed; Germany and Russia battle inflation; UST 10yr stays at 1.45%; gold and oil hold; NZ$1 = 71.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
Congestion at China's ports spreads; China's car sales slip; US sentiment positive; eyes on Fed; Germany and Russia battle inflation; UST 10yr stays at 1.45%; gold and oil hold; NZ$1 = 71.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
14th Jun 21, 7:19am
12th Jun 21, 8:22am
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Positive US sentiment; eyes on Fed; China ports clogged with grain purchases; commodity prices up; China car sales down; German PPI leaps; UST 10yr stays at 1.45%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 71.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73
Positive US sentiment; eyes on Fed; China ports clogged with grain purchases; commodity prices up; China car sales down; German PPI leaps; UST 10yr stays at 1.45%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 71.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73
12th Jun 21, 8:22am
11th Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates up, factories running well; hydro lakes not getting worse, swaps soft again, NZD holds, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates up, factories running well; hydro lakes not getting worse, swaps soft again, NZD holds, & more
11th Jun 21, 3:59pm
11th Jun 21, 7:24am
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US inflation rises to 5%; US household net worth leaps; China's bank debt rises; ECB stays dovish; Aussie inflation expectations rise sharply; UST 10yr slips to 1.45%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 72 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
US inflation rises to 5%; US household net worth leaps; China's bank debt rises; ECB stays dovish; Aussie inflation expectations rise sharply; UST 10yr slips to 1.45%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 72 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
11th Jun 21, 7:24am
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10th Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; plenty of mortgage rate changes, retail spending strong, fewer dairy farms for sale, carbon price rises, swaps soft, NZD holds, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; plenty of mortgage rate changes, retail spending strong, fewer dairy farms for sale, carbon price rises, swaps soft, NZD holds, & more
10th Jun 21, 3:59pm
10th Jun 21, 9:43am
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With BNZ's latest changes, that only leaves ASB yet to hike longer term fixed home loan rates as the mortgage rate curve shifts to its steepest in nine years
With BNZ's latest changes, that only leaves ASB yet to hike longer term fixed home loan rates as the mortgage rate curve shifts to its steepest in nine years
10th Jun 21, 9:43am
10th Jun 21, 7:21am
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UST bond yields fall; Canada stays the course; Japanese machine tool orders strong; global tax deal gets sceptics; air travel not recovering; UST 10yr slips again to 1.49%; gold soft and oil firm; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
UST bond yields fall; Canada stays the course; Japanese machine tool orders strong; global tax deal gets sceptics; air travel not recovering; UST 10yr slips again to 1.49%; gold soft and oil firm; NZ$1 = 71.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
10th Jun 21, 7:21am
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9th Jun 21, 7:09pm
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The nation's largest mortgage lender cuts two rates and raises three as a new round of home loan rate changes grips the housing market. The laggards will undoubtedly follow
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The nation's largest mortgage lender cuts two rates and raises three as a new round of home loan rate changes grips the housing market. The laggards will undoubtedly follow
9th Jun 21, 7:09pm
9th Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some rate changes, price pressures build, jobs market strong, factories busy, Auckland stars, swaps fall, NZD holds, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some rate changes, price pressures build, jobs market strong, factories busy, Auckland stars, swaps fall, NZD holds, & more
9th Jun 21, 3:59pm
9th Jun 21, 7:22am
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US trade deficit stable; US job openings surge; Japan and Germany report better conditions; ditto Australia; air cargo trade rises; food prices rise; UST 10yr slips to 1.53%; gold down and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 72 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
US trade deficit stable; US job openings surge; Japan and Germany report better conditions; ditto Australia; air cargo trade rises; food prices rise; UST 10yr slips to 1.53%; gold down and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 72 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
9th Jun 21, 7:22am
8th Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Westpac raises mortgage rates, QV sees property worm turning, AML action heats up, bitcoin sinks, swaps soft, NZD holds, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Westpac raises mortgage rates, QV sees property worm turning, AML action heats up, bitcoin sinks, swaps soft, NZD holds, & more
8th Jun 21, 3:59pm
8th Jun 21, 7:19am
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US consumer credit grows modestly; China's foreign trade swells and FX reserves rise; Australian rural economy healthy; Aussie credit rating upgraded; UST 10yr slips to 1.57%; gold up and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 72.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.9
US consumer credit grows modestly; China's foreign trade swells and FX reserves rise; Australian rural economy healthy; Aussie credit rating upgraded; UST 10yr slips to 1.57%; gold up and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 72.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.9
8th Jun 21, 7:19am
7th Jun 21, 7:19am
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G7 sets a 15% minimum tax on MNCs; China moves against bitcoin; Aussie mortgage growth strong; US payroll growth mixed; Canadian payrolls fall; UST 10yr slips to 1.56%; gold and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 72.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.7
G7 sets a 15% minimum tax on MNCs; China moves against bitcoin; Aussie mortgage growth strong; US payroll growth mixed; Canadian payrolls fall; UST 10yr slips to 1.56%; gold and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 72.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.7
7th Jun 21, 7:19am
5th Jun 21, 9:02am
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Another big bank raises longer fixed home loan rates. It might be a good time to reassess the term of your fixed rate mortgage commitment - but the decisions are not easy
Another big bank raises longer fixed home loan rates. It might be a good time to reassess the term of your fixed rate mortgage commitment - but the decisions are not easy
5th Jun 21, 9:02am
5th Jun 21, 8:49am
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US payrolls growth disappoints again in May; Canada jobs shrink again; India turns dovish; Singapore retail subdued; Aussie home loans rise sharply; UST 10yr slips to 1.56%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 72 USc; TWI-5 = 73.6
US payrolls growth disappoints again in May; Canada jobs shrink again; India turns dovish; Singapore retail subdued; Aussie home loans rise sharply; UST 10yr slips to 1.56%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 72 USc; TWI-5 = 73.6
5th Jun 21, 8:49am
4th Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; a sharp mortgage rate cut - and rises, household net worth plateaus, building work completed up, gold drops, swaps firm, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; a sharp mortgage rate cut - and rises, household net worth plateaus, building work completed up, gold drops, swaps firm, NZD soft, & more
4th Jun 21, 3:59pm
4th Jun 21, 8:42am
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New houses cost less in Christchurch, but those costs are rising faster than in Auckland. On a per sq m basis, multi unit housing costs even more. Moving to the outskirts saves 10%
New houses cost less in Christchurch, but those costs are rising faster than in Auckland. On a per sq m basis, multi unit housing costs even more. Moving to the outskirts saves 10%
4th Jun 21, 8:42am
4th Jun 21, 7:25am
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US awaits non-farm payrolls report with strong PMI results; China, India and Japan post lame expansions; China reaches out to join TPP; UST 10yr slips to 1.62%; gold slumps and oil firm; NZ$1 = 71.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
US awaits non-farm payrolls report with strong PMI results; China, India and Japan post lame expansions; China reaches out to join TPP; UST 10yr slips to 1.62%; gold slumps and oil firm; NZ$1 = 71.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
4th Jun 21, 7:25am
3rd Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; BNZ borrows long, car sales jump, Crown deficit shrinks, tax take up, commodity prices at new record, swaps mixed, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; BNZ borrows long, car sales jump, Crown deficit shrinks, tax take up, commodity prices at new record, swaps mixed, NZD soft, & more
3rd Jun 21, 3:59pm
3rd Jun 21, 9:52am
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Passenger car sales posted their own set of new records in May with buyers choosing larger and luxury models more often. Electrics and hybrids remain a minor market segment
Passenger car sales posted their own set of new records in May with buyers choosing larger and luxury models more often. Electrics and hybrids remain a minor market segment
3rd Jun 21, 9:52am
3rd Jun 21, 7:21am
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Beige Book positive; Fed speakers float tapering; iron ore and coal prices stay high; German retail stutters; Aussie GDP growth good; OECD sees higher inflation; UST 10yr slips to 1.59%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 72.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.8
Beige Book positive; Fed speakers float tapering; iron ore and coal prices stay high; German retail stutters; Aussie GDP growth good; OECD sees higher inflation; UST 10yr slips to 1.59%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 72.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.8
3rd Jun 21, 7:21am
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2nd Jun 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; a good TD rate rise, dairy price slip, Barfoot's data strong, retail sector nervous, swaps and NZD ease, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; a good TD rate rise, dairy price slip, Barfoot's data strong, retail sector nervous, swaps and NZD ease, & more
2nd Jun 21, 3:59pm

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