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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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US data softens; but US recovery best of OECD majors; China tightens grips; Japan and EU improve; aluminium prices higher; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil firms and gold softens; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
31st Aug 21, 7:19am
US data softens; but US recovery best of OECD majors; China tightens grips; Japan and EU improve; aluminium prices higher; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil firms and gold softens; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwi Bond rates rise, bank leverage not improving, retirement sector shines, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
30th Aug 21, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwi Bond rates rise, bank leverage not improving, retirement sector shines, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
China's slowdown beds in; China acknowledges land use problems; Powell holds his course; Australia slips into recession again; UST 10yr 1.31%, oil softens and gold firms; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
30th Aug 21, 7:19am
China's slowdown beds in; China acknowledges land use problems; Powell holds his course; Australia slips into recession again; UST 10yr 1.31%, oil softens and gold firms; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
Powell is dovish at Jackson Hole; China's industrial profits weaken; China sees arable land contract; Australia's economy may be shrinking again; UST 10yr 1.31%, oil and gold firms; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
28th Aug 21, 5:59pm
Powell is dovish at Jackson Hole; China's industrial profits weaken; China sees arable land contract; Australia's economy may be shrinking again; UST 10yr 1.31%, oil and gold firms; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more rate updates, consumer confidence slips, labour shortages spread, Christchurch overbuilt again? swaps stable, NZD firmish again, & more
27th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more rate updates, consumer confidence slips, labour shortages spread, Christchurch overbuilt again? swaps stable, NZD firmish again, & more
Actual US jobless claims fall sharply; factory inflation higher; South Korea raises rates; container freight costs get even more extreme; German sentiment wavers; UST 10yr 1.34%, oil soft and gold firm; NZ$1 = 69.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
27th Aug 21, 7:19am
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Actual US jobless claims fall sharply; factory inflation higher; South Korea raises rates; container freight costs get even more extreme; German sentiment wavers; UST 10yr 1.34%, oil soft and gold firm; NZ$1 = 69.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ASB raises TD rates, Kiwibank reports results, AirNZ & a2 Milk suffering, swaps dip, NZD firms, & more
26th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ASB raises TD rates, Kiwibank reports results, AirNZ & a2 Milk suffering, swaps dip, NZD firms, & more
Eyes on Powell at Jackson Hole and his inflation views; US factory orders slip; aluminium prices rise; workplace penalties for vaccine avoiders spread; UST 10yr 1.35%, oil firm and gold lower; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
26th Aug 21, 7:19am
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Eyes on Powell at Jackson Hole and his inflation views; US factory orders slip; aluminium prices rise; workplace penalties for vaccine avoiders spread; UST 10yr 1.35%, oil firm and gold lower; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; ANZ backtracks, home loan affordability suffers, Huggins new BNZ CEO, locked down economy shuts down, swaps jump back up, NZD firm, & more
25th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; ANZ backtracks, home loan affordability suffers, Huggins new BNZ CEO, locked down economy shuts down, swaps jump back up, NZD firm, & more
World trade at record levels; US factory prices inflate higher; commodity prices turn back up; Shanghai cargo airport hit with shutdown; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
25th Aug 21, 7:18am
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World trade at record levels; US factory prices inflate higher; commodity prices turn back up; Shanghai cargo airport hit with shutdown; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Caught out by the rapid changes wrought by the sudden onset of delta covid, ANZ has back-tracked some of its home loan rate rises pushed through a week ago just before the RBNZ MPS
24th Aug 21, 6:53pm
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Caught out by the rapid changes wrought by the sudden onset of delta covid, ANZ has back-tracked some of its home loan rate rises pushed through a week ago just before the RBNZ MPS
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; strong Q2 retail sales, Heartland stars, NZBA resists new mortgage deferral scheme, power demand sinks, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
24th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; strong Q2 retail sales, Heartland stars, NZBA resists new mortgage deferral scheme, power demand sinks, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
Economic expansions settle in high; China port reopens; China coal price leaps; China exports fade; EU momentum 'impressive'; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
24th Aug 21, 7:22am
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Economic expansions settle in high; China port reopens; China coal price leaps; China exports fade; EU momentum 'impressive'; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no retail rates changes, Sharesies shamed, ANZ wants RAM deal confidential, equities rise, swaps firm, NZD firm, bitcoin tops $50K, & more
23rd Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no retail rates changes, Sharesies shamed, ANZ wants RAM deal confidential, equities rise, swaps firm, NZD firm, bitcoin tops $50K, & more
Aussies eye Z Energy; Volvo eyes green steel; US eyes new productivity burst; China eyes 'common prosperity'; AU & NZ cornered by delta; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
23rd Aug 21, 7:19am
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Aussies eye Z Energy; Volvo eyes green steel; US eyes new productivity burst; China eyes 'common prosperity'; AU & NZ cornered by delta; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
USD rises in risk-off mood; Canadian retail sales rise; China holds prime rate; Taiwanese exports surge again; logistics logjam extends; commodity prices retreat; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil down again but gold firms; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
21st Aug 21, 8:45am
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USD rises in risk-off mood; Canadian retail sales rise; China holds prime rate; Taiwanese exports surge again; logistics logjam extends; commodity prices retreat; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil down again but gold firms; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Michael Cullen dies, credit card data weak, electricity demand slumps further, iron ore price hammered, swaps sink, NZD soft, & more
20th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Michael Cullen dies, credit card data weak, electricity demand slumps further, iron ore price hammered, swaps sink, NZD soft, & more
US jobless claims at 17-month low; pandemic hospitalisation hurting US; China shipping congestion worse; global carmakers to cut output; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
20th Aug 21, 7:34am
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US jobless claims at 17-month low; pandemic hospitalisation hurting US; China shipping congestion worse; global carmakers to cut output; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; rushing the FLP, electricity demand dives, NZGB yields rise, delta bites harder, swaps slip, NZD falls on USD strength, & more
19th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; rushing the FLP, electricity demand dives, NZGB yields rise, delta bites harder, swaps slip, NZD falls on USD strength, & more
Fed minutes reveal transition stresses; US housing starts slip Canadian inflation rises; iron ore price tanks further; China moves harder on tech companies; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
19th Aug 21, 7:28am
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Fed minutes reveal transition stresses; US housing starts slip Canadian inflation rises; iron ore price tanks further; China moves harder on tech companies; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; RBNZ pulls back, dairy prices rise, producer margins in tough squeeze, fewer farms sell at higher prices, swaps hold, NZD soft, & more
18th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; RBNZ pulls back, dairy prices rise, producer margins in tough squeeze, fewer farms sell at higher prices, swaps hold, NZD soft, & more
Dairy prices firm; US retail sales disappoint; Beijing gets aggressive; BHP pivots; RBA turns cautious; Aussies investigate affordability; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
18th Aug 21, 7:38am
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Dairy prices firm; US retail sales disappoint; Beijing gets aggressive; BHP pivots; RBA turns cautious; Aussies investigate affordability; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ makes many rate changes, prepare for lockdown, eyes on RBNZ, dairy prices and Ardern, swaps sink, NZD drops, & more
17th Aug 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ makes many rate changes, prepare for lockdown, eyes on RBNZ, dairy prices and Ardern, swaps sink, NZD drops, & more
A kick higher in ANZ's raised term deposit offers may just be the start of rising rates for savers even if they are starting from an under-water position, below inflation
17th Aug 21, 12:14pm
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A kick higher in ANZ's raised term deposit offers may just be the start of rising rates for savers even if they are starting from an under-water position, below inflation
With swap rates rising relentlessly and an expected OCR hike due on Wednesday, New Zealand's largest mortgage lender has hiked fixed home loan rates across the board
17th Aug 21, 8:10am
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With swap rates rising relentlessly and an expected OCR hike due on Wednesday, New Zealand's largest mortgage lender has hiked fixed home loan rates across the board