David Chaston

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6 Dec 18, 9:01am
Fonterra cuts farmgate milk price forecast range to $6.00-$6.30 per kgMS from $6.25-$6.50, forced down by rising international milk supply. Dividend indications unchanged
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6 Dec 18, 8:39am
The last of the main banks retreats from a sub-4% home loan offer rate, just as wholesale rates tumble on the darkening international mood. But two smaller rivals still offer sub-4%
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6 Dec 18, 7:35am
Wall Street closed; Canada turns dovish; China services in surprise rise; Australia growth in surprise fall; airfreight growth rises modestly; UST 10yr at 2.91%; oil up, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.6
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5 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, QV data variable, Barfoot results strong, GDT prices rise, Aussie growth slows, swaps weak again, NZD firm, & more
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5 Dec 18, 7:45am
Dairy prices rise; Wall Street drops sharply; US trade positions confusing; WTO worried; inflation rising; UST 10yr at 2.89%; yield curves slump; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.8
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4 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; car sales drop, Ardern pitches CPTPP to Moon, hydrogen chosen, NZ wins on trade, big bond rate falls, NZD rises, & more
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4 Dec 18, 9:33am
Car sales enter a sales shadow in November with SUV demand lower, especially for medium-sized SUVs. Commercial demand stays strong
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4 Dec 18, 7:41am
Equity investors approve of China-US deal, but bond investors don't; US factory data unchanged, others weaker; ECB adjustment; Sydney house prices fall; UST 10yr at 2.99%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.8
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3 Dec 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; listing and inventories decline, dairy prices rise, terms of trade drop irrelevant, Shanghai celebrates, Aussie data weak, swaps and NZD firm, & more
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3 Dec 18, 7:34am
G20 brings 90-day trade ceasefire; Canada GDP growth lower; Japan data up; India growth lower; UST 10yr at 2.99%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
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1 Dec 18, 8:53am
Eyes on Xi-Trump meeting; Canada growth soft; Japan gets boosts; China factories stall; India growth slows; investors wary of Australia; UST 10yr 3.01%; oil holds low and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.7 USc; TWI-5 = 73.3
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30 Nov 18, 5:29pm
NZ's largest mortgage bank also raises a key rate, but then adds a competitive 18 mth 'special', and extends its $3000 cash-back inducement
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30 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; key rate changes, building consents rise, RBNZ to get tough on bank capital, consumer confidence average, business borrowing sags, swaps down, NZD firm & more
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30 Nov 18, 10:16am
BNZ ups its sub-4% two year home loan rate to match its rivals at 4.29% as the competitive imperative for lower rates to win market share fades. Westpac follows
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30 Nov 18, 7:46am
US incomes rise, prices up less; US housing markets weak; China private sector in retreat; EU growth slows; NZ #2 in prosperity; UST 10yr at 3.04%; oil firms, gold up; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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29 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday: no rate changes, business confidence stays low, subbies suffer more legal woes, PGF funds more, tough ICRs, swaps rise, NZD firm, & more
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29 Nov 18, 7:47am
Powell's comments boost Wall St, undermine greenback; US trade deficit widens; OECD says trade growth ends; BofE warns on Brexit; Hayne targets advice fees; UST 10yr at 3.05%; oil unchanged, gold recovers; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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28 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, LVR relaxations, regulators act, a Maori bank?, swaps lower, NZD higher, & more
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28 Nov 18, 7:39am
US consumer confidence slips; investment held back; new US tariffs raise uncertainty; China profits lower; ASIC warns on low-doc lending; UST 10yr at 3.05%; oil down, gold drops; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
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27 Nov 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Co-op Bank cuts a mortgage rate, imports pour in, trade deficit swells, Sovereign brand to go, swaps and NZD unchanged, & more
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