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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Articles by David Chaston

8th Jan 20, 7:31am
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Dairy prices turn up, US services PMI stable, US trade deficit eases; Canada housing markets rebound; Aussie consumer confidence falls; UST 10yr yield at 1.82%; oil dips and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
Dairy prices turn up, US services PMI stable, US trade deficit eases; Canada housing markets rebound; Aussie consumer confidence falls; UST 10yr yield at 1.82%; oil dips and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
8th Jan 20, 7:31am
8th Jan 20, 5:02am
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Housing affordability was once only an Auckland and Queenstown problem. The latest QV data shows it spreading rapidly nationwide as a renewed spurt of house price increases take it to most urban centres
Housing affordability was once only an Auckland and Queenstown problem. The latest QV data shows it spreading rapidly nationwide as a renewed spurt of house price increases take it to most urban centres
8th Jan 20, 5:02am
7th Jan 20, 9:05am
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In a year where sales stepped lower, the top selling new car was an SUV, the Toyota RAV4, a model also available as a hybrid. EVs and hybrids rose to take 10% of December's market. Tradie ute sales fell
In a year where sales stepped lower, the top selling new car was an SUV, the Toyota RAV4, a model also available as a hybrid. EVs and hybrids rose to take 10% of December's market. Tradie ute sales fell
7th Jan 20, 9:05am
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7th Jan 20, 7:28am
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Wall Street eyes Feds next liquidity moves; EU data weak but investor confidence turns up; China reveals tax cut size, twist to equity investments; Aussie drought brings cracks; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
[Updated]
Wall Street eyes Feds next liquidity moves; EU data weak but investor confidence turns up; China reveals tax cut size, twist to equity investments; Aussie drought brings cracks; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
7th Jan 20, 7:28am
7th Jan 20, 12:02am
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Housing listings dive at the end of 2019 and asking prices surge to a record national average of over $700,000. In Auckland the average is $940,000. Although it is a sellers market, sellers aren't listing
Housing listings dive at the end of 2019 and asking prices surge to a record national average of over $700,000. In Auckland the average is $940,000. Although it is a sellers market, sellers aren't listing
7th Jan 20, 12:02am
6th Jan 20, 7:18am
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Sharp factory PMI contraction in the US; recessions expected in nine US states; China plans huge liquidity injection; dairy supplies hit hard by Aussie bush fires; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
Sharp factory PMI contraction in the US; recessions expected in nine US states; China plans huge liquidity injection; dairy supplies hit hard by Aussie bush fires; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
6th Jan 20, 7:18am
5th Jan 20, 6:02am
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Term deposit rates are historically low and tightly bunched, but there are still opportunities. We compare where rates are at the start of 2020, and look at some practical options
Term deposit rates are historically low and tightly bunched, but there are still opportunities. We compare where rates are at the start of 2020, and look at some practical options
5th Jan 20, 6:02am
4th Jan 20, 8:55am
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American factories contract sharply as trade wars hit them harder than China; Middle East tensions rise; China gets new SARS threat; Australia braces for 'day of hell'; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
American factories contract sharply as trade wars hit them harder than China; Middle East tensions rise; China gets new SARS threat; Australia braces for 'day of hell'; UST 10yr yield at 1.80%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
4th Jan 20, 8:55am
3rd Jan 20, 11:25am
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Surprisingly major and direct changes in Australia to stamp out conflicted remuneration in the financial industry is a clear signal to New Zealand advisers, brokers, and others paid bonuses to distribute and sell
Surprisingly major and direct changes in Australia to stamp out conflicted remuneration in the financial industry is a clear signal to New Zealand advisers, brokers, and others paid bonuses to distribute and sell
3rd Jan 20, 11:25am
3rd Jan 20, 8:06am
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US confidence and factories stable but Fed still making huge liquidity injections; China confirms reserve rate reduction; Singapore growth evaporates; Aussie fires wreck emissions commitments; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TW
US confidence and factories stable but Fed still making huge liquidity injections; China confirms reserve rate reduction; Singapore growth evaporates; Aussie fires wreck emissions commitments; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TW
3rd Jan 20, 8:06am
31st Dec 19, 11:09am
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The start of a new decade, and election year as well: time to record what you think will happen (and to check how well your 2019 predictions worked out)
The start of a new decade, and election year as well: time to record what you think will happen (and to check how well your 2019 predictions worked out)
31st Dec 19, 11:09am
31st Dec 19, 8:03am
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Equity markets pull back; US capital-goods imports dive; US population stops growing; China tackles bond market reform; Aussie power system under fire threat; UST 10yr yield at 1.90%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
Equity markets pull back; US capital-goods imports dive; US population stops growing; China tackles bond market reform; Aussie power system under fire threat; UST 10yr yield at 1.90%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
31st Dec 19, 8:03am
30th Dec 19, 8:21am
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China pisses off its neighbours; China eyes reserve ratio cut; equities end on a high; electric cars come of age; Japan struggles economically; NZ weather normal; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil unchanged and gold dips; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
China pisses off its neighbours; China eyes reserve ratio cut; equities end on a high; electric cars come of age; Japan struggles economically; NZ weather normal; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil unchanged and gold dips; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
30th Dec 19, 8:21am
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
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In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
In part II of our 2019 mortgage rate analysis, we reveal which main bank offered the lowest rates for the most time in the year, and in the key rollover and house buying seasons
29th Dec 19, 6:02am
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
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We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
We look at who cut what home loan rates in 2019 and whether our main banks passed on the lower OCR benefits to borrowers. And did those cuts help or hurt first home buyers?
28th Dec 19, 10:37am
28th Dec 19, 8:58am
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Equity markets pause; China data resilient; China shuns Aussie coal; Japan data weakens; Sydney water storage lower; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil dips and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
Equity markets pause; China data resilient; China shuns Aussie coal; Japan data weakens; Sydney water storage lower; UST 10yr yield at 1.88%; oil dips and gold up; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
28th Dec 19, 8:58am
27th Dec 19, 8:08am
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Wall Street up modestly on strong online retail; US factory orders drop; China to repeat strong infrastructure spending; Aussie retail sales disappoint; UST 10yr yield at 1.90%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
Wall Street up modestly on strong online retail; US factory orders drop; China to repeat strong infrastructure spending; Aussie retail sales disappoint; UST 10yr yield at 1.90%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
27th Dec 19, 8:08am
24th Dec 19, 8:02am
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We look back on an even bigger, more successful year and reveal our most popular stories
We look back on an even bigger, more successful year and reveal our most popular stories
24th Dec 19, 8:02am
24th Dec 19, 7:27am
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US durable goods orders drop sharply; Canada GDP growth weakens; China slashes import tariffs; equities mark time; BNPL eats Aussie personal credit; UST 10yr yield at 1.92%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.4
US durable goods orders drop sharply; Canada GDP growth weakens; China slashes import tariffs; equities mark time; BNPL eats Aussie personal credit; UST 10yr yield at 1.92%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.4
24th Dec 19, 7:27am
23rd Dec 19, 7:29am
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The Fed's balance sheet grows sharply on giant liquidity program; US data positive; China gives new push to RCEP; Aussie GDP hit by fires, coal threat; UST 10yr yield at 1.92%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.2
The Fed's balance sheet grows sharply on giant liquidity program; US data positive; China gives new push to RCEP; Aussie GDP hit by fires, coal threat; UST 10yr yield at 1.92%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.2
23rd Dec 19, 7:29am

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