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22nd Jul 20, 7:21am
113
Dairy prices slip; US retail firms; China floods worsen; Aussie job support extended but toughened; EU agrees massive fiscal stimulus; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil up and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
Dairy prices slip; US retail firms; China floods worsen; Aussie job support extended but toughened; EU agrees massive fiscal stimulus; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil up and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 66.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
22nd Jul 20, 7:21am
21st Jul 20, 3:59pm
35
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many retail rate cuts, credit card use rises, SMEs in trouble, another China insert quits, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many retail rate cuts, credit card use rises, SMEs in trouble, another China insert quits, swaps unchanged, NZD firm, & more
21st Jul 20, 3:59pm
21st Jul 20, 7:21am
104
Wall Street rises; Shanghai equities jump again; Japan trade stumbles; Taiwan export orders jump; Singapore and Australia to extend payroll support; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil unchanged and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70
Wall Street rises; Shanghai equities jump again; Japan trade stumbles; Taiwan export orders jump; Singapore and Australia to extend payroll support; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil unchanged and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70
21st Jul 20, 7:21am
20th Jul 20, 3:59pm
59
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; new record low mortgage rate, more TD rate cuts, PSI rebounds, farms sell well, China gets tetchy, swaps and NZD unchanged, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; new record low mortgage rate, more TD rate cuts, PSI rebounds, farms sell well, China gets tetchy, swaps and NZD unchanged, & more
20th Jul 20, 3:59pm
20th Jul 20, 10:40am
9
A new low mortgage rate launched at 2.45% for one year fixed, by HSBC. And every fixed rate offered for their Premier customers is now market-leading
A new low mortgage rate launched at 2.45% for one year fixed, by HSBC. And every fixed rate offered for their Premier customers is now market-leading
20th Jul 20, 10:40am
20th Jul 20, 7:21am
114
China makes economic progress but faces a Japanese withdrawal and severe flooding; US recovery wavers; Australia unsure of pandemic response goal; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil unchanged and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
China makes economic progress but faces a Japanese withdrawal and severe flooding; US recovery wavers; Australia unsure of pandemic response goal; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil unchanged and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
20th Jul 20, 7:21am
18th Jul 20, 8:31am
148
US confidence wavers as pandemic takes second bite; China taxes grow again; Japan encourages shift out of China; Australia doubts coronavirus elimination is possible; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil soft and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
US confidence wavers as pandemic takes second bite; China taxes grow again; Japan encourages shift out of China; Australia doubts coronavirus elimination is possible; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil soft and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.6 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
18th Jul 20, 8:31am
17th Jul 20, 3:59pm
15
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many retail interest rate changes, PMI rises impressively, debt stress low, first Tiwai Point, now Glenbrook?, swaps dip, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many retail interest rate changes, PMI rises impressively, debt stress low, first Tiwai Point, now Glenbrook?, swaps dip, NZD stable, & more
17th Jul 20, 3:59pm
17th Jul 20, 9:16am
4
Fonterra revises its farm gate milk price forecasts, trimming the 2019/20 price, and boosting its 2020/21 price. But it gives no further guidance on the Company's earnings
Fonterra revises its farm gate milk price forecasts, trimming the 2019/20 price, and boosting its 2020/21 price. But it gives no further guidance on the Company's earnings
17th Jul 20, 9:16am
17th Jul 20, 7:22am
89
US retail sales up; jobless claims stay high; mortgage rates at new record low; China data mostly positive; most equity markets retreat; Aussie jobs turn part-time; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 65.3 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
US retail sales up; jobless claims stay high; mortgage rates at new record low; China data mostly positive; most equity markets retreat; Aussie jobs turn part-time; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 65.3 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
17th Jul 20, 7:22am
16th Jul 20, 3:59pm
47
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ASB shakes up FHB mortgage market, lack of inflation a headache, housing market ready to turn lower, swaps stable, NZD unchanged, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ASB shakes up FHB mortgage market, lack of inflation a headache, housing market ready to turn lower, swaps stable, NZD unchanged, & more
16th Jul 20, 3:59pm
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16th Jul 20, 9:11am
35
ASB becomes the first main bank to eliminate the difference between 'standard' and 'special' home loan rates, saving about 50 bps for most first home buyers
[Updated]
ASB becomes the first main bank to eliminate the difference between 'standard' and 'special' home loan rates, saving about 50 bps for most first home buyers
16th Jul 20, 9:11am
16th Jul 20, 7:21am
144
US Beige Book reveals weakness, but home loan activity rises; Canada's economy shrinks; China's debt bubble causing concerns; Apple wins huge tax case; AU consumer sentiment falls; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
US Beige Book reveals weakness, but home loan activity rises; Canada's economy shrinks; China's debt bubble causing concerns; Apple wins huge tax case; AU consumer sentiment falls; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
16th Jul 20, 7:21am
15th Jul 20, 3:59pm
43
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; the credit squeeze start to bite, big NZGB issue, AT public transport ridership dives, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; the credit squeeze start to bite, big NZGB issue, AT public transport ridership dives, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
15th Jul 20, 3:59pm
15th Jul 20, 7:21am
123
US inflation disappears - sort of; US banks brace for much bigger run of defaults; aircraft industry shrinks; China trade rises; Aussie rebound weak; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.3 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
US inflation disappears - sort of; US banks brace for much bigger run of defaults; aircraft industry shrinks; China trade rises; Aussie rebound weak; UST 10yr yield at 0.61%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.3 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
15th Jul 20, 7:21am
14th Jul 20, 3:59pm
39
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no rate changes, post-lockdown bounces, education vouchers arrive by the backdoor, swaps unchanged, NZD dips, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no rate changes, post-lockdown bounces, education vouchers arrive by the backdoor, swaps unchanged, NZD dips, & more
14th Jul 20, 3:59pm
14th Jul 20, 7:19am
106
US deficit now double its prior worst; US consumer expectations retreat; India inflation rising; southern China floods spread; Aussie JobKeeper toxic; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil flat and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
US deficit now double its prior worst; US consumer expectations retreat; India inflation rising; southern China floods spread; Aussie JobKeeper toxic; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil flat and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
14th Jul 20, 7:19am
13th Jul 20, 3:59pm
56
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; TD rates fall further, rents start to dip, recovery stronger than expected, swaps unchanged, NZD hold firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; TD rates fall further, rents start to dip, recovery stronger than expected, swaps unchanged, NZD hold firm, & more
13th Jul 20, 3:59pm
13th Jul 20, 11:08am
24
Government guaranteed term deposits fall to new record low rates, raising the premium offered by banks even though both offer less than CPI inflation
Government guaranteed term deposits fall to new record low rates, raising the premium offered by banks even though both offer less than CPI inflation
13th Jul 20, 11:08am
13th Jul 20, 7:21am
78
China recovering but debt and data suggest it is poor quality growth; Australia braces for bankruptcies; US protects tax-dodging tech giants; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
China recovering but debt and data suggest it is poor quality growth; Australia braces for bankruptcies; US protects tax-dodging tech giants; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
13th Jul 20, 7:21am

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Days to the General Election: 36
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.