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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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12 years 2 months

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US inflation expectations high; China property woes extend; South Korea wants in to CPTPP; German wholesale prices jump; lithium jumps; UST 10yr 1.41%; oil soft and gold firm; NZ$1 = 67.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
14th Dec 21, 7:24am
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US inflation expectations high; China property woes extend; South Korea wants in to CPTPP; German wholesale prices jump; lithium jumps; UST 10yr 1.41%; oil soft and gold firm; NZ$1 = 67.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.2
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; minor TD changes, major house price rises, immigration turning up, FMA shuts down adviser, swaps soft, NZD holds, & more
13th Dec 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; minor TD changes, major house price rises, immigration turning up, FMA shuts down adviser, swaps soft, NZD holds, & more
Inflationary pressures grip the world, both from demand and supply origins; central banks huddle; China cooling fast; UST 10yr 1.48%; oil firm and gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
13th Dec 21, 7:19am
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Inflationary pressures grip the world, both from demand and supply origins; central banks huddle; China cooling fast; UST 10yr 1.48%; oil firm and gold soft; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
Global inflation rising; US budget deficits lower; China hunkers down for 'stability'; Indian factories struggle; Australia in election mode; UST 10yr 1.49%; oil stable and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
11th Dec 21, 8:48am
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Global inflation rising; US budget deficits lower; China hunkers down for 'stability'; Indian factories struggle; Australia in election mode; UST 10yr 1.49%; oil stable and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates inch up, PMI sinks, retail sales stays up, pandemic support nears end, swaps flatten, NZD holds, & more
10th Dec 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates inch up, PMI sinks, retail sales stays up, pandemic support nears end, swaps flatten, NZD holds, & more
US jobless claims at historic low; online prices rise; freight costs stop easing, Chinese PPI still extreme; Chinese lending bounce-back weak; UST 10yr 1.50%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
10th Dec 21, 7:32am
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US jobless claims at historic low; online prices rise; freight costs stop easing, Chinese PPI still extreme; Chinese lending bounce-back weak; UST 10yr 1.50%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
US job openings jump, quits stay high; Canada and India signal rate hikes in 2022; Japan tries new policy to raise wages; Australia to attack BNPL fees; UST 10yr 1.52%; oil flat and gold lower; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
9th Dec 21, 7:22am
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US job openings jump, quits stay high; Canada and India signal rate hikes in 2022; Japan tries new policy to raise wages; Australia to attack BNPL fees; UST 10yr 1.52%; oil flat and gold lower; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; lowest mortgage rates rise, buyers market seen, councils push revenue increases, dairy payout forecast raised, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
8th Dec 21, 4:05pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; lowest mortgage rates rise, buyers market seen, councils push revenue increases, dairy payout forecast raised, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
Dairy prices rise; US logistics pressures don't ease, US trade deficit falls; China's trade surplus falls; equity markets rise sharply; UST 10yr 1.46%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
8th Dec 21, 7:33am
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Dairy prices rise; US logistics pressures don't ease, US trade deficit falls; China's trade surplus falls; equity markets rise sharply; UST 10yr 1.46%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.8 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ASB cuts a key rate, retail spending up, RBNZ stress tests revealed, eyes on dairy prices, swaps rise, NZD holds, & more
7th Dec 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ASB cuts a key rate, retail spending up, RBNZ stress tests revealed, eyes on dairy prices, swaps rise, NZD holds, & more
ASB trims its two year fixed home loan rate by 20 basis points to 4.15% as wholesale swap rates make a similar move down. And the CCCFA rules start to bite at loan demand
7th Dec 21, 9:12am
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ASB trims its two year fixed home loan rate by 20 basis points to 4.15% as wholesale swap rates make a similar move down. And the CCCFA rules start to bite at loan demand
US eyes real estate as a money laundering channel; China's power slips; China cuts reserve ratio; Aussie personal tax OECD's highest; UST10yr 1.43%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
7th Dec 21, 7:34am
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US eyes real estate as a money laundering channel; China's power slips; China cuts reserve ratio; Aussie personal tax OECD's highest; UST10yr 1.43%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; higher retail rates, construction activity wavers, commodity prices jump, deposit insurance plan inches ahead, swaps fall & flatten, NZD holds low, & more
6th Dec 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; higher retail rates, construction activity wavers, commodity prices jump, deposit insurance plan inches ahead, swaps fall & flatten, NZD holds low, & more
Asset prices fall and inflation rises as world adjusts to globalisation pullback; economic activity data positive; Evergrande-type issues spread; Java volcano erupts; UST10yr 1.36%; oil and gold languish; NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
6th Dec 21, 7:19am
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Asset prices fall and inflation rises as world adjusts to globalisation pullback; economic activity data positive; Evergrande-type issues spread; Java volcano erupts; UST10yr 1.36%; oil and gold languish; NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
Over a fifty year sweep of our economic history we track the share employees win of all economic activity. It is similar to the world's largest economy
4th Dec 21, 3:27pm
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Over a fifty year sweep of our economic history we track the share employees win of all economic activity. It is similar to the world's largest economy
US payrolls swell, but reported monthly gains disappoint; factory orders and services PMIs strong; Canada payrolls jump; Evergrande gets murkier; China services weak; UST10yr 1.36%; oil and gold languish; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
4th Dec 21, 8:15am
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US payrolls swell, but reported monthly gains disappoint; factory orders and services PMIs strong; Canada payrolls jump; Evergrande gets murkier; China services weak; UST10yr 1.36%; oil and gold languish; NZ$1 = 67.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail interest rate changes, record car sales, strong dairy payout, another political poll, swaps flatten, NZD weaker, & more
3rd Dec 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail interest rate changes, record car sales, strong dairy payout, another political poll, swaps flatten, NZD weaker, & more
Strong dairy prices sees dairy giant Fonterra raise its forecast 2021/22 milk price payout by 30 cents, but trim its earnings forecast
3rd Dec 21, 9:38am
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Strong dairy prices sees dairy giant Fonterra raise its forecast 2021/22 milk price payout by 30 cents, but trim its earnings forecast
US jobless claims low, eyes on Nov jobs report; global food prices soar; air cargo volumes surge; Aussie home loans retreat; UST10yr 1.46%; oil and gold languish; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
3rd Dec 21, 7:23am
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US jobless claims low, eyes on Nov jobs report; global food prices soar; air cargo volumes surge; Aussie home loans retreat; UST10yr 1.46%; oil and gold languish; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Auckland housing churns faster, big trade deficit, NZGBs not as popular, swap rates flatten sharply but up at short end, NZD soft, & more
2nd Dec 21, 4:13pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Auckland housing churns faster, big trade deficit, NZGBs not as popular, swap rates flatten sharply but up at short end, NZD soft, & more
OECD warns on Omicron, separately on NZ; global factories expanding, except in China; Turkey sells reserves to prop up lira; Aussie Q3 GDP slips; UST10yr 1.44%; oil and gold recover; NZ$1 = 68.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
2nd Dec 21, 7:26am
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OECD warns on Omicron, separately on NZ; global factories expanding, except in China; Turkey sells reserves to prop up lira; Aussie Q3 GDP slips; UST10yr 1.44%; oil and gold recover; NZ$1 = 68.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; many retail rate changes, building consents rise again, KiwiSaver funds drop member fees, swaps firm, NZD recovers, & more
1st Dec 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; many retail rate changes, building consents rise again, KiwiSaver funds drop member fees, swaps firm, NZD recovers, & more
Small but widespread moves up in at-call interest rates are finally happening to reward savers who have been patiently waiting with rising balances
1st Dec 21, 2:27pm
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Small but widespread moves up in at-call interest rates are finally happening to reward savers who have been patiently waiting with rising balances
Markets sink as Powell signals faster taper; US retail confidence data soft; Chinese PMIs still trending lower; EU inflation at 30 year high; UST10yr 1.45%; oil sinks, gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
1st Dec 21, 7:28am
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Markets sink as Powell signals faster taper; US retail confidence data soft; Chinese PMIs still trending lower; EU inflation at 30 year high; UST10yr 1.45%; oil sinks, gold lower; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; a few minor retail rate changes, dairy prices up, business confidence sags, business lending jumps, swaps stable, NZD marginally softer, & more
30th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; a few minor retail rate changes, dairy prices up, business confidence sags, business lending jumps, swaps stable, NZD marginally softer, & more