David Chaston

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9 Jun 18, 8:59am
Wall Street rises after Asia slumps; Canada wages zoom higher; China's trade surplus falls, except with the US; Argentina get IMF loan; Turkey teeters; UST 10yr 2.95%; oil and gold little changed; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
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8 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Kiwibank cuts 2yr home loan rate, Westpac raises one year TD rate, lakes full, lamb prices high, wholesale trade sags, swaps slip, NZD holds
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8 Jun 18, 2:20pm
Kiwibank aims its winter mortgage special offer at a two year term, claiming a 16 bps advantage over its four Aussie bank rivals
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8 Jun 18, 10:00am
Great Chinese advice; why NIMBYs should be ignored; why pessimists are losers; a look at Ethiopia; the trap of prescriptive regulation; a coming centralised bargaining inflation jolt, and heaps of cartoons
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8 Jun 18, 7:42am
US household net worth rises; US consumer credit growth slows; Canada sees slow debt progress; Brazil's currency drop adds to EM woes; UST 10yr at 2.93%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
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7 Jun 18, 11:08am
Bonus Bonds offer investors a lottery & uncertain returns. However manager ANZ has the certainty of a 1.25% pa return, boosted by never-expiring unclaimed monies
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7 Jun 18, 7:39am
US trade deficit falls as exports rise; Canada trade deficit falls; US truck orders leap again; Euro yields rise on ECB comments; India raises rates; Aussie growth impresses; UST 10yr at 2.98%; oil holding, gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
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6 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; new very low home loan rate, 95% LVRs, strong new car sales, subdued job ads, strong commodity prices, swaps steepen, NZD holds
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6 Jun 18, 10:26am
HSBC NZ makes an off-season strike with a very low mortgage rate offer, hoping to build on its fast-rising market share growth
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6 Jun 18, 9:03am
New car sales records still being broken as buyers choose bigger vehicles. SUVs now account for 65% of all car sales. Tourist car sales also strong
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6 Jun 18, 7:38am
Dairy prices fall; US services sector expands faster, jobs openings now exceed jobless; world services sectors healthy; light rail a vanity project; record car sales; UST 10yr at 2.91%; oil lower, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
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5 Jun 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; 95% LVRs, TD rate changes, bigger Govt surplus, foreign student's big win, new Meridian bond, swaps up, NZD stable
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5 Jun 18, 7:30am
US payrolls rise, PMIs mixed, factory orders fall; G7 rebuke US; IMF concerned; CBA pays record fine; Aussie house prices falling; UST 10yr at 2.94%; oil lower, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
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4 Jun 18, 7:39am
US offends allies on trade; Google to give up Pentagon AI contract; US PMIs mixed; Chinese reject US trade position; Swiss mull money policy; UST 10yr 2.90%; oil and gold drop; NZ$1 = 69.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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2 Jun 18, 9:02am
US jobs gains beat estimates; trade tensions rise; mortgage bond fund quality suffers; Vancouver taxes fail; India milk production leaps; UST 10yr 2.90%; oil and gold drop; NZ$1 = 69.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
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1 Jun 18, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; NZCU Baywide trims an online saver rate, consumer confidence average, terms of trade strong, rents firm, a thank you from us, swaps and NZD firm
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1 Jun 18, 7:35am
US imposes steel tariffs; 'allies' respond; US consumer spending rises; EU inflation up; India growth rises; air travel growth sags; UST 10yr at 2.83%; oil mixed, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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31 May 18, 3:58pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, NZGB yields drop, business confidence sags again, consumers show no fear, deposits grow faster, swaps stabilise, NZD rises
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31 May 18, 7:27am
Wall Street recovers; Fed's Beige Book positive; Canada readies rate hikes; German inflation rises; world airfreight higher; OECD bullish; UST 10yr at 2.84%; oil up, gold down; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
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30 May 18, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; clean over here, no LVR relief yet, more Auckland consents, no leverage progress, Apple casual about our law, swaps drop, NZD stable
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