David Chaston

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21 Aug 18, 7:45am
Shanghai gains +1%; Malaysia warns Beijing; Greece exits bailout restraints; Germany boasts top C/A surplus; Jackson Hole bankers nervous; UST 10yr at 2.82%; oil and gold firmer; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
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18 Aug 18, 8:53am
US sentiment drops on stagflation concerns; Canada inflation jumps, EU inflation up; US & China talk trade again; US claims NAFTA progress imminent; UST 10yr 2.87%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
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15 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; house prices ease, Westpac sees lower mortgage rates & higher prices, Fonterra changes top, swaps stable, NZD firms
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15 Aug 18, 12:16pm
How using bank apps locks you into excessively high spreads & fees when you convert money from or to NZ accounts & why direct negotiation will save you a bundle
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15 Aug 18, 7:33am
US household debt rises modestly; China data slowing, new infrastructure projects approved; German growth lifts EU; Sydney vacancies bring falling rents; UST 10yr at 2.90%; oil and gold stable; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
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14 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; TD rates trend lower, population edges up; median age edges down; Auckland scores better but ranks lower, swaps up, NZD up
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14 Aug 18, 12:42pm
BNZ and SBS Bank trim some rates for terms one year and longer. Kiwibank raises its 200 day 'special offer' rate. These changes come as wholesale interest rates shift sharply lower
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14 Aug 18, 7:23am
Asia equities tank, but EU and US restrain rout; India struggles with fallout; Argentina raises rates sharply; China loosens debt strings; UST 10yr at 2.88%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
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13 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwibank's 10% KiwiBuild deposits, lakes fuller, food prices stable, foreign buyer ban closer, swaps hold, NZGB 10yr drops, NZD holds
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13 Aug 18, 7:04am
Turkey risks batter Wall Street and banks; US inflation jumps, real wages fall; US Federal deficit rising; Canada jobs grow; Japan grows again; UST 10yr at 2.87%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
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12 Aug 18, 3:44pm
Confidence in the economy is wavering, and there are at least five key reasons, most related to some big public policy changes, and how households have reacted to the consequences
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11 Aug 18, 11:23am
We need a new business journalist skilled at explaining the drivers of the economy and its key sectors
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11 Aug 18, 8:16am
US inflation up, real wages down; US Federal deficit swells; Canada jobs grow; Turkey and Argentina at the brink; Wall Street recoils; UST 10yr 2.87%; NZ swaps dive; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
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10 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; rate changes from ASB and Kiwibank, dairy jolt, PMI dive, fuel tax bite, swaps fall sharply again, NZD falls too
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10 Aug 18, 9:01am
Ahead of the Spring selling season, and following big wholesale rate drops, the second largest home loan lender cuts its four year fixed rate sharply
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10 Aug 18, 7:37am
China blinks; Canada housing starts fall; Japan orders jump; China prices rise; air travel growth rises; Russia and Turkey battered; UST 10yr at 2.93%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
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9 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; RBNZ surprises market with gloomy assessment, Fonterra adds to uncertainty; concrete pour rises, swaps fall very sharply, NZD drops
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9 Aug 18, 7:28am
Air cargo growth fades; Canada building permits fall; China hits more US goods with tariffs; most emerging markets struggling; UST 10yr at 2.97%; oil drops, gold rises; NZ$1 = 67.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
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8 Aug 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; some TD changes, Truckometer positive, inflation up, expectations up, Aussie house financing soft, swaps firm, NZD bounces
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8 Aug 18, 8:28am
David Chaston calls for a shakeup in the way auditors are appointed to banks who are systemically important to our economy and our financial stability
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