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David Chaston

About

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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12 years 7 months

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Australia votes; Wall Street sinks; Japan inflates; China struggles; Taiwan export orders dive; German PPI skyrockets; UST 10yr 2.79%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 63.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71
21st May 22, 8:41am
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Australia votes; Wall Street sinks; Japan inflates; China struggles; Taiwan export orders dive; German PPI skyrockets; UST 10yr 2.79%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 63.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; strong trade surplus, commercial building pipeline struggles, credit card debt stops falling, sheep under threat, swaps lower, NZD higher, & more
20th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; strong trade surplus, commercial building pipeline struggles, credit card debt stops falling, sheep under threat, swaps lower, NZD higher, & more
American data uninspiring; Japanese exports rise sharply but imports more; questions about leadership in China; Aussie jobs data stable ahead of election; UST 10yr 2.84%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 64 USc; TWI-5 = 71
20th May 22, 7:25am
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American data uninspiring; Japanese exports rise sharply but imports more; questions about leadership in China; Aussie jobs data stable ahead of election; UST 10yr 2.84%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 64 USc; TWI-5 = 71
[updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; another home loan rate cut, focus on the 2022 Budget, PPI rises fast & getting faster, swaps slip, NZD weakens, & more
19th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; another home loan rate cut, focus on the 2022 Budget, PPI rises fast & getting faster, swaps slip, NZD weakens, & more
TSB follows up a cut to its one year home loan rate with a new cut to its two year rate
19th May 22, 9:32am
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TSB follows up a cut to its one year home loan rate with a new cut to its two year rate
Wall Street dives; US housing stuck in supply-chain rut; Japan contracts less than expected; Chinese trouble everywhere; Aussie wage growth muted; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
19th May 22, 7:25am
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Wall Street dives; US housing stuck in supply-chain rut; Japan contracts less than expected; Chinese trouble everywhere; Aussie wage growth muted; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, regulators speak, mortgage lending soft, dairy payout forecast cut, swaps up, NZD up, & more
18th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, regulators speak, mortgage lending soft, dairy payout forecast cut, swaps up, NZD up, & more
Dairy prices fall again; US retail strong; Fed signals more rate hikes and return to normal monetary policies; Sri Lanka crisis gets worse; Indian inflation worse; UST 10yr 2.97%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.9
18th May 22, 7:21am
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Dairy prices fall again; US retail strong; Fed signals more rate hikes and return to normal monetary policies; Sri Lanka crisis gets worse; Indian inflation worse; UST 10yr 2.97%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.9
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some more TD rate rises, OCR eyes higher cycle rise, NZX struggles, eyes on next dairy auction, swap rates shift up, NZD up and down, & more
17th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some more TD rate rises, OCR eyes higher cycle rise, NZX struggles, eyes on next dairy auction, swap rates shift up, NZD up and down, & more
US NY data dives; Canadian housing markets retreats; Japanese machine tool orders strong; Japan ponders inflation risk; China activity tanks; UST 10yr 2.88%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
17th May 22, 7:21am
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US NY data dives; Canadian housing markets retreats; Japanese machine tool orders strong; Japan ponders inflation risk; China activity tanks; UST 10yr 2.88%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some minor retail rate changes, population flatlines, service sector underwhelms, China staggers, swaps slip, NZD lower, & more
16th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some minor retail rate changes, population flatlines, service sector underwhelms, China staggers, swaps slip, NZD lower, & more
China struggles to head off an economic unravelling; US Fed to go hard against inflation; war sets up global food & energy crisis; UST 10yr 2.93%; gold and oil flat; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
16th May 22, 7:19am
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China struggles to head off an economic unravelling; US Fed to go hard against inflation; war sets up global food & energy crisis; UST 10yr 2.93%; gold and oil flat; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
US Fed prepared for inflation-fighting pain; China's economy struggles; inflation bites Russia and Turkey hard; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
14th May 22, 8:14am
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US Fed prepared for inflation-fighting pain; China's economy struggles; inflation bites Russia and Turkey hard; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many retail rate changes, leafy suburbs lead price falls, factories expanding slower, Fed won't relent despite expected pain, swaps fall, NZD holds, & more
13th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many retail rate changes, leafy suburbs lead price falls, factories expanding slower, Fed won't relent despite expected pain, swaps fall, NZD holds, & more
TSB surprises the home loan market cutting its one-year fixed rate 'special' as term deposit rates continue to trend up
13th May 22, 9:33am
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TSB surprises the home loan market cutting its one-year fixed rate 'special' as term deposit rates continue to trend up
US data positive; Mexico raises rates; China scrambles on many fronts; Indian funk extends; container freight rates fall again; UST 10yr 2.84%; gold down while oil holds; NZ$1 = 62.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
13th May 22, 7:39am
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US data positive; Mexico raises rates; China scrambles on many fronts; Indian funk extends; container freight rates fall again; UST 10yr 2.84%; gold down while oil holds; NZ$1 = 62.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
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Yes, term deposit rates are rising and that is a good thing. But are these rises keeping pace with the wider financial world? We investigate
12th May 22, 6:36pm
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Yes, term deposit rates are rising and that is a good thing. But are these rises keeping pace with the wider financial world? We investigate
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; new flurry of retail rate rises, housing market retreats, food prices dip, inflation expectations embed, swaps under pressure, NZD softer, & more
12th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; new flurry of retail rate rises, housing market retreats, food prices dip, inflation expectations embed, swaps under pressure, NZD softer, & more
US CPI inflation stays high; US budget repair gathers momentum; China inflation modest; Malaysia hikes rates; Aussie sentiment falls; UST 10yr 2.92%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
12th May 22, 7:30am
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US CPI inflation stays high; US budget repair gathers momentum; China inflation modest; Malaysia hikes rates; Aussie sentiment falls; UST 10yr 2.92%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; TD rate changes, house-building progress, more concrete, more immigrants, more tax, swaps slip, NZD lower, & more
11th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; TD rate changes, house-building progress, more concrete, more immigrants, more tax, swaps slip, NZD lower, & more
American household debt only grows modestly; China's lockdowns causing widespread stress; Japan's households glum; Australian activity improves; UST 10yr 2.99%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
11th May 22, 7:24am
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American household debt only grows modestly; China's lockdowns causing widespread stress; Japan's households glum; Australian activity improves; UST 10yr 2.99%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, unexpected retail gains, traffic flowing freer, KiwiSaver books losses, equities have bad day, swaps slip, NZD devaluation grows, & more
10th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, unexpected retail gains, traffic flowing freer, KiwiSaver books losses, equities have bad day, swaps slip, NZD devaluation grows, & more
Financial markets gulp on realities; US inflation expectations fall from record highs; China trade lackluster; Philippines goes back to a shady future; UST 10yr 3.06%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 63.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
10th May 22, 7:26am
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Financial markets gulp on realities; US inflation expectations fall from record highs; China trade lackluster; Philippines goes back to a shady future; UST 10yr 3.06%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 63.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; higher TD rates, lower milk payout, sinking NZX50 valuations, bi-partisan climate change settings, swaps up, NZD down, & more
9th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; higher TD rates, lower milk payout, sinking NZX50 valuations, bi-partisan climate change settings, swaps up, NZD down, & more
US adds more jobs than expected; US consumer credit grows; Canada's jobs market stumbles; China frets over its job situation; food prices stay high; UST 10yr 3.14%; gold and oil higher; NZ$1 = 64.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
9th May 22, 7:24am
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US adds more jobs than expected; US consumer credit grows; Canada's jobs market stumbles; China frets over its job situation; food prices stay high; UST 10yr 3.14%; gold and oil higher; NZ$1 = 64.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5