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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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12 years 8 months

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Commodity prices soft; China PMIs turn from contracting; US PMIs expand but more modestly; EU inflation extreme; NSW floods serious; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold and oil stable; NZ$1 = 62.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
4th Jul 22, 7:19am
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Commodity prices soft; China PMIs turn from contracting; US PMIs expand but more modestly; EU inflation extreme; NSW floods serious; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold and oil stable; NZ$1 = 62.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
US factory new order growth stalls; eyes on inventory levels; China PMIs expand modestly; India slaps new taxes on exporters; EU CPI jumps; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
2nd Jul 22, 8:53am
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US factory new order growth stalls; eyes on inventory levels; China PMIs expand modestly; India slaps new taxes on exporters; EU CPI jumps; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; a 1yr 4% TD reappears, building consents high, high demand for residency, consumer confidence low, swaps retreat, NZD stable, & more
1st Jul 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; a 1yr 4% TD reappears, building consents high, high demand for residency, consumer confidence low, swaps retreat, NZD stable, & more
US consumer spending soft; Japanese factories slow down; China PMIs pick up; China to mine more coal; weak NZ-EU FTA agreed; freight rates fall; UST 10yr 2.98%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
1st Jul 22, 7:24am
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US consumer spending soft; Japanese factories slow down; China PMIs pick up; China to mine more coal; weak NZ-EU FTA agreed; freight rates fall; UST 10yr 2.98%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; only minor retail rate changes, business confidence sags, housing market faces tough times, household savings rise, swaps soft, NZD lower, & more
30th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; only minor retail rate changes, business confidence sags, housing market faces tough times, household savings rise, swaps soft, NZD lower, & more
Powell lays out the inflation option explicitly; Japanese retail rises; China promises yet another stimulus package; German inflation tops out; Aussie retail sales impress; UST 10yr 3.10%; gold and oil soft; NZ$1 = 62.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
30th Jun 22, 7:20am
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Powell lays out the inflation option explicitly; Japanese retail rises; China promises yet another stimulus package; German inflation tops out; Aussie retail sales impress; UST 10yr 3.10%; gold and oil soft; NZ$1 = 62.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.4
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; regional confidence low, insurers scrimp on paying tax, Collin leaves DMO for ANZ, Aussie retail sales impress, swaps stable, NZD lower, & more
29th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; regional confidence low, insurers scrimp on paying tax, Collin leaves DMO for ANZ, Aussie retail sales impress, swaps stable, NZD lower, & more
Growing global inventories raise economic shock concerns; US confidence slides; China frets about grain harvest; NATO expansion deal done; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
29th Jun 22, 7:22am
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Growing global inventories raise economic shock concerns; US confidence slides; China frets about grain harvest; NATO expansion deal done; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; auction market withers, new mortgages lower, jobs still expanding & pay more so, healthy financial relationships toolkit, swaps rise, NZD soft, & more
28th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; auction market withers, new mortgages lower, jobs still expanding & pay more so, healthy financial relationships toolkit, swaps rise, NZD soft, & more
American data positive; Russia defaults; Chinese profits retreat; PBoC floods cash; Aussie demographics change sharply; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
28th Jun 22, 7:20am
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American data positive; Russia defaults; Chinese profits retreat; PBoC floods cash; Aussie demographics change sharply; UST 10yr 3.20%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; retail rate rises spread, revised class action law coming, China profits drop; swap rates drop, NZD holds, & more
27th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; retail rate rises spread, revised class action law coming, China profits drop; swap rates drop, NZD holds, & more
More banks raise term deposit rates, some to levels matching those offered five years ago
27th Jun 22, 11:24am
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More banks raise term deposit rates, some to levels matching those offered five years ago
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Home loan interest rates are ratched up by two more banks, although there are signs wholesale funding costs have stopped rising
27th Jun 22, 10:08am
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Home loan interest rates are ratched up by two more banks, although there are signs wholesale funding costs have stopped rising
G7 and BRICS meet to plot next moves; China's jobs market gets grim; US PMIs soften; US petrol prices top out; NZ dives in liveability survey; UST 10yr 3.14%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
27th Jun 22, 7:19am
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G7 and BRICS meet to plot next moves; China's jobs market gets grim; US PMIs soften; US petrol prices top out; NZ dives in liveability survey; UST 10yr 3.14%; gold and oil lower; NZ$1 = 63.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
Bond and equity markets can't agree; US factories expanding slower; Japan inflation up; China struggles with extreme weather; container freight rates fall; UST 10yr 3.13%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
25th Jun 22, 8:08am
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Bond and equity markets can't agree; US factories expanding slower; Japan inflation up; China struggles with extreme weather; container freight rates fall; UST 10yr 3.13%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.1
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24th Jun 22, 9:30am
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; more big retail rate rises, employment confidence dips, Fonterra raises payout guidance, swap rates fall further, NZD soft, & more
23rd Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; more big retail rate rises, employment confidence dips, Fonterra raises payout guidance, swap rates fall further, NZD soft, & more
ASB uses the cover provided by ANZ to raise both its home loan and term deposit rates. All eyes are now on Kiwibank's upcoming rate adjustments - and on the turn in wholesale markets
23rd Jun 22, 10:38am
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ASB uses the cover provided by ANZ to raise both its home loan and term deposit rates. All eyes are now on Kiwibank's upcoming rate adjustments - and on the turn in wholesale markets
Powell gives realistic testimony to Congress; US interest rates rise; Canada CPI up more than expected; China faces new flood pressures; UST 10yr 3.15%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
23rd Jun 22, 7:25am
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Powell gives realistic testimony to Congress; US interest rates rise; Canada CPI up more than expected; China faces new flood pressures; UST 10yr 3.15%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; some very chunky retail rate hikes, home loan affordability improves slightly, $10 dairy payout looms, trade deficit grows, swaps slip, NZD slips, & more
22nd Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; some very chunky retail rate hikes, home loan affordability improves slightly, $10 dairy payout looms, trade deficit grows, swaps slip, NZD slips, & more
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BNZ is the next to move their mortgage rate card up sharply, maintaining a small discount to ANZ for the key 2-year fixed offer. BNZ also raised their term deposit rates
22nd Jun 22, 8:55am
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BNZ is the next to move their mortgage rate card up sharply, maintaining a small discount to ANZ for the key 2-year fixed offer. BNZ also raised their term deposit rates
Dairy prices slip; US recession warnings grow; Chinese floods return; commodity prices slip; RBA's Lowe warns on 'excessive' wage hikes; UST 10yr 3.31%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
22nd Jun 22, 7:27am
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Dairy prices slip; US recession warnings grow; Chinese floods return; commodity prices slip; RBA's Lowe warns on 'excessive' wage hikes; UST 10yr 3.31%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; ANZ raises rates, yet another taskforce for another problem, more bank fundraising, eyes on dairy auction, swaps up, NZD stable, & more
21st Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; ANZ raises rates, yet another taskforce for another problem, more bank fundraising, eyes on dairy auction, swaps up, NZD stable, & more
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Savers may bemoan low returns on their bank savings, but collectively their conservative actions gift cheap funds to banks. Until those collective reactions change, banks have few reasons to offer more generous rates
21st Jun 22, 11:08am
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Savers may bemoan low returns on their bank savings, but collectively their conservative actions gift cheap funds to banks. Until those collective reactions change, banks have few reasons to offer more generous rates
US on holiday; China holds prime rates; Chinese sentiment dives; Taiwan export orders strong; German PPI rise stays very high; green hydrogen project makes progress; UST 10yr 3.23%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
21st Jun 22, 7:23am
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US on holiday; China holds prime rates; Chinese sentiment dives; Taiwan export orders strong; German PPI rise stays very high; green hydrogen project makes progress; UST 10yr 3.23%; gold down and oil holds; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3