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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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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; Barfoots weak in January, building consents weak, car sales soft, consumer confidence low, retail weak, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
2nd Feb 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; Barfoots weak in January, building consents weak, car sales soft, consumer confidence low, retail weak, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
Global factory data improves on new orders; India shutters huge payments system; inflation eases in Europe; commercial property risks jump; UST 10yr 3.87%; gold up and oil flat; NZ$1 = 61.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
2nd Feb 24, 7:20am
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Global factory data improves on new orders; India shutters huge payments system; inflation eases in Europe; commercial property risks jump; UST 10yr 3.87%; gold up and oil flat; NZ$1 = 61.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; a hot 2yr home loan rate, household living costs higher than CPI, non-performing loans up swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
1st Feb 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; a hot 2yr home loan rate, household living costs higher than CPI, non-performing loans up swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
Eyes on US Fed; ADP jobs growth modest; China PMIs rise slightly; China moves against 2100 rural banks; Westpac slapped; Aussie inflation falls sharply; UST 10yr 3.96%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 61.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
1st Feb 24, 7:19am
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Eyes on US Fed; ADP jobs growth modest; China PMIs rise slightly; China moves against 2100 rural banks; Westpac slapped; Aussie inflation falls sharply; UST 10yr 3.96%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 61.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, business confidence up, TDs very popular, dairy prices rise, house lending up, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
31st Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, business confidence up, TDs very popular, dairy prices rise, house lending up, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
US economic data positive; expectations of China stimulus fade; EU avoids recession; Aussie retail sales weak; IMF expects global economy to expand faster; UST 10yr 4.08%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 61.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
31st Jan 24, 7:19am
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US economic data positive; expectations of China stimulus fade; EU avoids recession; Aussie retail sales weak; IMF expects global economy to expand faster; UST 10yr 4.08%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 61.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; migrants active house buyers, FHBs active mortgage borrowers, RBNZ holds the line, eyes on dairy prices, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
30th Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; migrants active house buyers, FHBs active mortgage borrowers, RBNZ holds the line, eyes on dairy prices, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
Evergrande kaput; investors question BYD; Texas factories stutter; Taiwan sentiment rises; India sees 7%+ growth ahead; UST 10yr 4.10%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 61.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
30th Jan 24, 7:19am
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Evergrande kaput; investors question BYD; Texas factories stutter; Taiwan sentiment rises; India sees 7%+ growth ahead; UST 10yr 4.10%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 61.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; less trade, more jobs, bigger intervention capacity, mortgage interest cost jumps, swaps firm, NZS holds, & more
29th Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; less trade, more jobs, bigger intervention capacity, mortgage interest cost jumps, swaps firm, NZS holds, & more
Concerns about China's debt trends rise; US inflation cools as household spending rises; eyes on Fed and response to rising real interest rates; UST 10yr 4.14%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 60.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
29th Jan 24, 7:19am
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Concerns about China's debt trends rise; US inflation cools as household spending rises; eyes on Fed and response to rising real interest rates; UST 10yr 4.14%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 60.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
Momentum building in the US economy but leaking in China's; Singapore has its struggles too; Chocolate and insurance costs buck overall inflation trends; UST 10yr 4.16%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 61 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
27th Jan 24, 9:02am
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Momentum building in the US economy but leaking in China's; Singapore has its struggles too; Chocolate and insurance costs buck overall inflation trends; UST 10yr 4.16%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 61 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; more retail rate cuts, more holiday interruptions, eyes on some large equity retreats, swaps little-changed, NZD stable, & more
26th Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; more retail rate cuts, more holiday interruptions, eyes on some large equity retreats, swaps little-changed, NZD stable, & more
US 2023 economic growth impresses, but recent granular data mixed; China struggles with confidence; Korea grows; ECB holds; freight rates rise further; UST 10yr 4.14%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 61.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
26th Jan 24, 7:28am
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US 2023 economic growth impresses, but recent granular data mixed; China struggles with confidence; Korea grows; ECB holds; freight rates rise further; UST 10yr 4.14%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 61.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; both mortgage & TD rate changes, Crown accounts reveal slowdown, household savings up, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
25th Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; both mortgage & TD rate changes, Crown accounts reveal slowdown, household savings up, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
ASB moves both home loan and term deposit rates lower but only for the less popular longer terms. Still, they can claim a competitive three year home loan rate. But they can't claim unique term deposit offers
25th Jan 24, 9:48am
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ASB moves both home loan and term deposit rates lower but only for the less popular longer terms. Still, they can claim a competitive three year home loan rate. But they can't claim unique term deposit offers
US data positive; Canada holds policy rate; Japan stronger; China cuts RRR again; ECB watching for bank runs; Aussie PMIs underwhelming; UST 10yr 4.16%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 60.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
25th Jan 24, 7:19am
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US data positive; Canada holds policy rate; Japan stronger; China cuts RRR again; ECB watching for bank runs; Aussie PMIs underwhelming; UST 10yr 4.16%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 60.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; inflation falls but still high, real estate agent commissions at 4yr low, credit card use withers, swaps up, NZD forms, & more
24th Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; inflation falls but still high, real estate agent commissions at 4yr low, credit card use withers, swaps up, NZD forms, & more
We have expanded the coverage of our NZX50 analysis with sector monitoring, helping explain how capitalisation in this equity market changes over time
24th Jan 24, 3:45pm
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We have expanded the coverage of our NZX50 analysis with sector monitoring, helping explain how capitalisation in this equity market changes over time
Eyes on NZ CPI; US retail strong but manufacturing not; Japan holds; China readies big stock market rescue; Aussie stage 3 tax cuts to get big makeover; UST 10yr 4.15%; gold and oil hold; NZ$1 = 60.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
24th Jan 24, 7:19am
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Eyes on NZ CPI; US retail strong but manufacturing not; Japan holds; China readies big stock market rescue; Aussie stage 3 tax cuts to get big makeover; UST 10yr 4.15%; gold and oil hold; NZ$1 = 60.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; Service sector slips into contraction, DTIs coming, Fitch pares some ratings, farmer spending plans on hold, swaps unchanged, NZD falls, & more
23rd Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Tuesday; Service sector slips into contraction, DTIs coming, Fitch pares some ratings, farmer spending plans on hold, swaps unchanged, NZD falls, & more
US leading indicators more up than down; China holds LPRs; Taiwan export orders retreat; nickel price fall closes mines; UST 10yr 4.10%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 61 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
23rd Jan 24, 7:19am
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US leading indicators more up than down; China holds LPRs; Taiwan export orders retreat; nickel price fall closes mines; UST 10yr 4.10%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 61 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; Auckland house stock expands, yuan defended, nickel & lithium under pressure, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
22nd Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Monday; Auckland house stock expands, yuan defended, nickel & lithium under pressure, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
China FDI retreats; Japan CPI rise weakens; US sentiment surges; Canadian retail jumps; German energy costs dive; UST 10yr 4.13%; gold up and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 61.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
22nd Jan 24, 7:19am
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China FDI retreats; Japan CPI rise weakens; US sentiment surges; Canadian retail jumps; German energy costs dive; UST 10yr 4.13%; gold up and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 61.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
US sentiment surges; Canadian retail sales rise; China FDI shrinks; China to adopt GM to protect food security; Japan still not sure inflation is back; UST 10yr 4.16%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 61 USc; TWI-5 = 70
20th Jan 24, 7:58am
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US sentiment surges; Canadian retail sales rise; China FDI shrinks; China to adopt GM to protect food security; Japan still not sure inflation is back; UST 10yr 4.16%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 61 USc; TWI-5 = 70
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; more retail rate changes, ugly PMI, spotty tourism, surging immigration, IMF reports on Australia, swaps up, NZD down, & more
19th Jan 24, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Friday; more retail rate changes, ugly PMI, spotty tourism, surging immigration, IMF reports on Australia, swaps up, NZD down, & more