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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 Thursday; Westpac raises fixed rates too, QV sees falling house prices, TA sees a grim housing market, traffic activity good, swaps steepen, NZD slides, & more
9th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Thursday; Westpac raises fixed rates too, QV sees falling house prices, TA sees a grim housing market, traffic activity good, swaps steepen, NZD slides, & more
US inventories rise sharply; parts of Shanghai back in lockdown; India fights inflation with another rate rise; the OECD sets 'bleak' growth outlook; UST 10yr 3.02%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 64.5 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
9th Jun 22, 7:26am
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US inventories rise sharply; parts of Shanghai back in lockdown; India fights inflation with another rate rise; the OECD sets 'bleak' growth outlook; UST 10yr 3.02%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 64.5 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
Kiwibank is offering a new outsized incentive for home loan borrowers who want to go big, with up to $10,000 on offer for a million dollar mortgage
8th Jun 22, 5:22pm
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Kiwibank is offering a new outsized incentive for home loan borrowers who want to go big, with up to $10,000 on offer for a million dollar mortgage
A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; only minor retail rate changes, dairy prices better than officially indicated, HWEN recommendations revealed, Dalio the DGM, swaps up, NZD stable & more
8th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you sign off on Wednesday; only minor retail rate changes, dairy prices better than officially indicated, HWEN recommendations revealed, Dalio the DGM, swaps up, NZD stable & more
Dairy price rise disappoints; US logistics inventories high; China worries about household pullback; World Bank slashes growth forecasts; UST 10yr 2.96%; gold up and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.8 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
8th Jun 22, 7:29am
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Dairy price rise disappoints; US logistics inventories high; China worries about household pullback; World Bank slashes growth forecasts; UST 10yr 2.96%; gold up and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.8 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
ANZ raises their fixed home loan rates to the highest in the current mortgage market, underpinned by rising policy rates that are raising wholesale rates
7th Jun 22, 5:22pm
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ANZ raises their fixed home loan rates to the highest in the current mortgage market, underpinned by rising policy rates that are raising wholesale rates
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many small rate changes, Auckland house building slows down, job market tight, eyes on RBA, swaps up, NZD down, & more
7th Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many small rate changes, Auckland house building slows down, job market tight, eyes on RBA, swaps up, NZD down, & more
Eyes on rate reactions to higher inflation, tight jobs markets; dairy prices expected to rise; minimum wages rising; UST 10yr 3.03%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 65 USc; TWI-5 = 72
7th Jun 22, 7:19am
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Eyes on rate reactions to higher inflation, tight jobs markets; dairy prices expected to rise; minimum wages rising; UST 10yr 3.03%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 65 USc; TWI-5 = 72
Food prices stay very high, especially cereals; China clamps down as they ease pandemic restrictions; US job gains impressive; minimum wages rise; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 65.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
6th Jun 22, 8:13am
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Food prices stay very high, especially cereals; China clamps down as they ease pandemic restrictions; US job gains impressive; minimum wages rise; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 65.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
US job gains rise; US service sector expansion solid; Fed shrinks bond holdings; Musk & Dimon downbeat; China's restrictions ease; Australia to boost minimum wages; UST 10yr 2.96%; gold down and oil firm; NZ$1 = 65.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
4th Jun 22, 8:46am
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US job gains rise; US service sector expansion solid; Fed shrinks bond holdings; Musk & Dimon downbeat; China's restrictions ease; Australia to boost minimum wages; UST 10yr 2.96%; gold down and oil firm; NZ$1 = 65.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; some interesting retail rate changes, house price expectations reset lower, freight costs jump, swaps rise, NZD up, & more
3rd Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; some interesting retail rate changes, house price expectations reset lower, freight costs jump, swaps rise, NZD up, & more
Heartland Bank makes a surprising floating rate cut to 3.75%, the only sub-4% rate left in the mortgage market. But fixed rates are rising and this is the first time since 2018 that there are now no fixed rates below 4%
3rd Jun 22, 10:05am
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Heartland Bank makes a surprising floating rate cut to 3.75%, the only sub-4% rate left in the mortgage market. But fixed rates are rising and this is the first time since 2018 that there are now no fixed rates below 4%
For the first time in almost seven years, a 4% one year term deposit offer resurfaces, this one from SBS Bank, as the OCR rate hikes finally start flowing through to savers. The main banks are laggards for TD savers
3rd Jun 22, 9:07am
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For the first time in almost seven years, a 4% one year term deposit offer resurfaces, this one from SBS Bank, as the OCR rate hikes finally start flowing through to savers. The main banks are laggards for TD savers
Eyes on US jobs growth; US factory orders rise; Fed speakers say rate hikes will be extended; China struggles to keep economy growing; UST 10yr 2.92%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
3rd Jun 22, 7:23am
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Eyes on US jobs growth; US factory orders rise; Fed speakers say rate hikes will be extended; China struggles to keep economy growing; UST 10yr 2.92%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more retail rate rises, Barfoots reports downturn, building costs leap, car imports up, retail tough, swaps up, NZD down, & more
2nd Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more retail rate rises, Barfoots reports downturn, building costs leap, car imports up, retail tough, swaps up, NZD down, & more
Treasury raises Kiwi Bond interest rates at a quickening pace, trimming the risk premium from bank term deposits to the lowest we have seen them
2nd Jun 22, 12:12pm
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Treasury raises Kiwi Bond interest rates at a quickening pace, trimming the risk premium from bank term deposits to the lowest we have seen them
US data remains solid but Dimon is worried; Canada hikes by another +50 bps; Shanghai released; German retail sinks; Aussie GDP slips; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 64.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
2nd Jun 22, 7:24am
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US data remains solid but Dimon is worried; Canada hikes by another +50 bps; Shanghai released; German retail sinks; Aussie GDP slips; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 64.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; many retail rate rises, 'advanced manufacturing' is 'in', debt pressures rise, Penlink ok'd, swaps up again, NZD soft, & more
1st Jun 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; many retail rate rises, 'advanced manufacturing' is 'in', debt pressures rise, Penlink ok'd, swaps up again, NZD soft, & more
US confidence holds up with industrial production; Japan struggles; China's PMI contract again; India's growth tepid; Aussie housing struggles; UST 10yr 2.85%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 65.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
1st Jun 22, 7:28am
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US confidence holds up with industrial production; Japan struggles; China's PMI contract again; India's growth tepid; Aussie housing struggles; UST 10yr 2.85%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 65.2 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; BNZ raises floating rates, tough in the property sector, proper migration policy sought, TDs popular again, swaps up, NZD soft, & more
31st May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; BNZ raises floating rates, tough in the property sector, proper migration policy sought, TDs popular again, swaps up, NZD soft, & more
Financial markets buoyant but retail markets fear sharp consumer pullback; German inflation leaps; Shanghai eases; ALP wins majority; UST 10yr 2.74%; gold stable and oil up; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
31st May 22, 7:30am
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Financial markets buoyant but retail markets fear sharp consumer pullback; German inflation leaps; Shanghai eases; ALP wins majority; UST 10yr 2.74%; gold stable and oil up; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; rate changes coming faster now, BNZ in big bond offer, Govt talks tough to supermarkets, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
30th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; rate changes coming faster now, BNZ in big bond offer, Govt talks tough to supermarkets, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
Kiwibank increases six-month & one-year mortgage rates, plus term deposit rates, other banks expected to follow
30th May 22, 10:36am
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Kiwibank increases six-month & one-year mortgage rates, plus term deposit rates, other banks expected to follow
China's companies struggle; Taiwan export growth dips; India monsoon arrives early; US savings rate withers; Aussie retail sales grow fast; UST 10yr 2.74%; gold and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72
30th May 22, 7:19am
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China's companies struggle; Taiwan export growth dips; India monsoon arrives early; US savings rate withers; Aussie retail sales grow fast; UST 10yr 2.74%; gold and oil unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72
US PCE inflation dips; consumer spending stays strong; Toyota trims output again; China's property sector in a rout; Singapore PPI leaps; NZ ports look dismal in ranking; UST 10yr 2.74%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
28th May 22, 9:11am
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US PCE inflation dips; consumer spending stays strong; Toyota trims output again; China's property sector in a rout; Singapore PPI leaps; NZ ports look dismal in ranking; UST 10yr 2.74%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1