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24th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; even more retail rate cuts, home loan affordability improves, mortgage borrowing high, record low bond rates, NZD soft, & much, much more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; even more retail rate cuts, home loan affordability improves, mortgage borrowing high, record low bond rates, NZD soft, & much, much more
24th Sep 20, 3:59pm
24th Sep 20, 7:20am
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Labour income dives -11%; US Fed calls for fiscal help; global PMIs hold; Japan, China to relax entry rules; huge Chinese grain imports; new Aussie bankruptcy rules; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil stable and gold dives; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
Labour income dives -11%; US Fed calls for fiscal help; global PMIs hold; Japan, China to relax entry rules; huge Chinese grain imports; new Aussie bankruptcy rules; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil stable and gold dives; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
24th Sep 20, 7:20am
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23rd Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; minor retail rate cuts, RBNZ to roll out bigger gun, population approaches 5.1 mln, BI back in play for COVID, bond yields fall, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; minor retail rate cuts, RBNZ to roll out bigger gun, population approaches 5.1 mln, BI back in play for COVID, bond yields fall, NZD soft, & more
23rd Sep 20, 3:59pm
23rd Sep 20, 7:20am
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US retail sales slip again; US houses sell well; China captures all its private companies; EU consumer sentiment stays weak; RBA eyes bigger warchest; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
US retail sales slip again; US houses sell well; China captures all its private companies; EU consumer sentiment stays weak; RBA eyes bigger warchest; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
23rd Sep 20, 7:20am
22nd Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage-cash back is back, FMA warns on derivatives, RBA readies more ammo, NZGB yields lower, NZD lower, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage-cash back is back, FMA warns on derivatives, RBA readies more ammo, NZGB yields lower, NZD lower, & more
22nd Sep 20, 3:59pm
22nd Sep 20, 2:13pm
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The Chinese dairy category has been one of the strongest performers since COVID-19 but foreign dairy brands aren't sharing in these substantial market gains
The Chinese dairy category has been one of the strongest performers since COVID-19 but foreign dairy brands aren't sharing in these substantial market gains
22nd Sep 20, 2:13pm
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22nd Sep 20, 7:21am
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Global equity markets retreat; US CBO paints dire picture; pandemic resurgence undermines easy policies; China recovering well; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
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Global equity markets retreat; US CBO paints dire picture; pandemic resurgence undermines easy policies; China recovering well; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
22nd Sep 20, 7:21am
21st Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD rate cuts, a huge productivity snafu, credit card use down but not out, bond rates soft, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD rate cuts, a huge productivity snafu, credit card use down but not out, bond rates soft, NZD stable, & more
21st Sep 20, 3:59pm
21st Sep 20, 2:32pm
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We have a calculator that uses your deposit saved, and how much you can afford for a mortgage repayment, to work out what you can bid for a house
We have a calculator that uses your deposit saved, and how much you can afford for a mortgage repayment, to work out what you can bid for a house
21st Sep 20, 2:32pm
21st Sep 20, 7:21am
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China sees Golden Week boom coming; but mortgage and grain pressures building; US sentiment less negative; US farm subsidies rise; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
China sees Golden Week boom coming; but mortgage and grain pressures building; US sentiment less negative; US farm subsidies rise; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
21st Sep 20, 7:21am
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
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The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
19th Sep 20, 8:31am
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US sentiment stays low; new higher US ag subsidies; China home foreclosures jump; Japan adds jobs to BoJ mandate; Aussie wharf tussle gets serious; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
US sentiment stays low; new higher US ag subsidies; China home foreclosures jump; Japan adds jobs to BoJ mandate; Aussie wharf tussle gets serious; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
19th Sep 20, 8:31am
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
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US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
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17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
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US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
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16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
16th Sep 20, 7:21am
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Dairy prices up; US retail and factories down; WTO rebukes the US; China retail and factories up; RBA sees Aussie recovery; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil prices up but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
Dairy prices up; US retail and factories down; WTO rebukes the US; China retail and factories up; RBA sees Aussie recovery; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil prices up but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
16th Sep 20, 7:21am
15th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more TD cuts, consumer confidence slips, online retail booms again, Green Bond details, swaps unchanged, NZD firmer, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more TD cuts, consumer confidence slips, online retail booms again, Green Bond details, swaps unchanged, NZD firmer, & more
15th Sep 20, 3:59pm
15th Sep 20, 9:17am
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Try our handy calculator that shows how much you save when you pay a home loan down faster - and it is usually much more than you might imagine even when interest rates are very low
Try our handy calculator that shows how much you save when you pay a home loan down faster - and it is usually much more than you might imagine even when interest rates are very low
15th Sep 20, 9:17am
15th Sep 20, 7:21am
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OPEC revises oil demand down again; US consumer expectations weak; China house prices up; industrial production down everywhere; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil prices soft but gold up; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
OPEC revises oil demand down again; US consumer expectations weak; China house prices up; industrial production down everywhere; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil prices soft but gold up; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
15th Sep 20, 7:21am
14th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD cuts, services and migration at low ebb, more big fund raising, eyes on swaps, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD cuts, services and migration at low ebb, more big fund raising, eyes on swaps, NZD firm, & more
14th Sep 20, 3:59pm
14th Sep 20, 7:21am
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China's debt fueled recovery brings distortions; FDI up in China but outbound investment down; US deficits swell to dangerous levels; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
China's debt fueled recovery brings distortions; FDI up in China but outbound investment down; US deficits swell to dangerous levels; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
14th Sep 20, 7:21am
12th Sep 20, 8:20am
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US public debt prospects toxic; US inflation rises, Canada's household debt falls; China's grain imports surge; China's debt levels also toxic; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.5 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
US public debt prospects toxic; US inflation rises, Canada's household debt falls; China's grain imports surge; China's debt levels also toxic; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.5 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
12th Sep 20, 8:20am
11th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates test new lows, housing market takes off, rents slip, PMI tackled by Auckland lockdown, swaps stay low, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates test new lows, housing market takes off, rents slip, PMI tackled by Auckland lockdown, swaps stay low, NZD soft, & more
11th Sep 20, 3:59pm
11th Sep 20, 7:19am
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US jobless benefit claims rise; US manufacturers destocking; China boosts strategic reserves; Indonesia stumbles; UST 10y at 0.69%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
US jobless benefit claims rise; US manufacturers destocking; China boosts strategic reserves; Indonesia stumbles; UST 10y at 0.69%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
11th Sep 20, 7:19am
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10th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more TD cuts, retail spending drops, councils see revenue growth evaporate, more cheap money, swap rates threaten zero, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more TD cuts, retail spending drops, councils see revenue growth evaporate, more cheap money, swap rates threaten zero, NZD firm, & more
10th Sep 20, 3:59pm
10th Sep 20, 2:36pm
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Treasury gets a tender result for an inflation-linked bond that returns a negative yield before the CPI component
Treasury gets a tender result for an inflation-linked bond that returns a negative yield before the CPI component
10th Sep 20, 2:36pm
10th Sep 20, 7:20am
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US retail and jobs data weak; Canada holds rate; Japan machine tool orders stabilise; Chinese inflation cools; Australian consumer confidence rises; UST 10y at 0.71%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
US retail and jobs data weak; Canada holds rate; Japan machine tool orders stabilise; Chinese inflation cools; Australian consumer confidence rises; UST 10y at 0.71%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
10th Sep 20, 7:20am
9th Sep 20, 8:38pm
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Wholesale money markets mark down two and three year swap rates to virtually zero, taking their cues from Reserve Bank of New Zealand signalling
Wholesale money markets mark down two and three year swap rates to virtually zero, taking their cues from Reserve Bank of New Zealand signalling
9th Sep 20, 8:38pm
Days to the General Election: 23
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.