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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 8 months

Latest articles

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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; finally one bank responds to the OCR hike, consumer sentiment remains poor, jobs recover by earnings don't; swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
27th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; finally one bank responds to the OCR hike, consumer sentiment remains poor, jobs recover by earnings don't; swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
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ANZ and BNZ join Kiwibank with increases to floating mortgage rates and savings rates following the 50 basis points OCR hike
27th May 22, 12:19pm
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ANZ and BNZ join Kiwibank with increases to floating mortgage rates and savings rates following the 50 basis points OCR hike
US data softens but still strong; more Chinese property developer woes; more central bank rate action; Australia power prices jump; UST 10yr 2.76%; gold lower and oil up; NZ$1 = 64.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
27th May 22, 7:30am
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US data softens but still strong; more Chinese property developer woes; more central bank rate action; Australia power prices jump; UST 10yr 2.76%; gold lower and oil up; NZ$1 = 64.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; silence from banks after OCR hike, Fonterra earnings slip, retirees hold the KiwiSaver balances, swaps inch up, NZD inches lower, & more
26th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; silence from banks after OCR hike, Fonterra earnings slip, retirees hold the KiwiSaver balances, swaps inch up, NZD inches lower, & more
Twenty four hours after the RBNZ hiked the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points, no bank has announced any rate change
26th May 22, 2:14pm
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Twenty four hours after the RBNZ hiked the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points, no bank has announced any rate change
US data marginally softer; US Fed talks tough but leaves an out; China at risk of 'sliding out'; ECB warns of house price correction; Australia warns of tough budget situation; UST 10yr 2.75%; gold lower and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
26th May 22, 7:30am
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US data marginally softer; US Fed talks tough but leaves an out; China at risk of 'sliding out'; ECB warns of house price correction; Australia warns of tough budget situation; UST 10yr 2.75%; gold lower and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; OCR tone stuns banks to reassess their retail rate responses, scams reduce but get trickier, online shopping explodes, swaps leap, NZD firms, & more
25th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; OCR tone stuns banks to reassess their retail rate responses, scams reduce but get trickier, online shopping explodes, swaps leap, NZD firms, & more
US moving to a slower growth mode; Japan's expansion extends; EU holding up but Hungary goes rogue; BEPS deal slow to get going; UST 10yr 2.76%; gold up and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.5 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
25th May 22, 7:27am
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US moving to a slower growth mode; Japan's expansion extends; EU holding up but Hungary goes rogue; BEPS deal slow to get going; UST 10yr 2.76%; gold up and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.5 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; waiting for the RBNZ, retail sales sag, most ahead on their mortgage payments, auctions sag, swaps on hold, NZD slips, & more
24th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; waiting for the RBNZ, retail sales sag, most ahead on their mortgage payments, auctions sag, swaps on hold, NZD slips, & more
US households happy with their financial status; not all countries suffer from high inflation; China adds more stimulus; US builds new big trade grouping; UST 10yr 2.85%; gold firms and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
24th May 22, 7:26am
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US households happy with their financial status; not all countries suffer from high inflation; China adds more stimulus; US builds new big trade grouping; UST 10yr 2.85%; gold firms and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.5
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; very few retail rate changes, borrowers step back, Fonterra ready to give Q3 update, Aussie transition calm, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
23rd May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; very few retail rate changes, borrowers step back, Fonterra ready to give Q3 update, Aussie transition calm, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
Australia changes more than election results suggest; China cuts rates; Taiwan loses momentum; Japan gets inflation; UST 10yr 2.79%; gold firms and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
23rd May 22, 7:19am
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Australia changes more than election results suggest; China cuts rates; Taiwan loses momentum; Japan gets inflation; UST 10yr 2.79%; gold firms and oil stable; NZ$1 = 64.1 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
Australia votes; Wall Street sinks; Japan inflates; China struggles; Taiwan export orders dive; German PPI skyrockets; UST 10yr 2.79%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 63.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71
21st May 22, 8:41am
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Australia votes; Wall Street sinks; Japan inflates; China struggles; Taiwan export orders dive; German PPI skyrockets; UST 10yr 2.79%; gold and oil firm; NZ$1 = 63.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; strong trade surplus, commercial building pipeline struggles, credit card debt stops falling, sheep under threat, swaps lower, NZD higher, & more
20th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; strong trade surplus, commercial building pipeline struggles, credit card debt stops falling, sheep under threat, swaps lower, NZD higher, & more
American data uninspiring; Japanese exports rise sharply but imports more; questions about leadership in China; Aussie jobs data stable ahead of election; UST 10yr 2.84%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 64 USc; TWI-5 = 71
20th May 22, 7:25am
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American data uninspiring; Japanese exports rise sharply but imports more; questions about leadership in China; Aussie jobs data stable ahead of election; UST 10yr 2.84%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 64 USc; TWI-5 = 71
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; another home loan rate cut, focus on the 2022 Budget, PPI rises fast & getting faster, swaps slip, NZD weakens, & more
19th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; another home loan rate cut, focus on the 2022 Budget, PPI rises fast & getting faster, swaps slip, NZD weakens, & more
TSB follows up a cut to its one year home loan rate with a new cut to its two year rate
19th May 22, 9:32am
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TSB follows up a cut to its one year home loan rate with a new cut to its two year rate
Wall Street dives; US housing stuck in supply-chain rut; Japan contracts less than expected; Chinese trouble everywhere; Aussie wage growth muted; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
19th May 22, 7:25am
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Wall Street dives; US housing stuck in supply-chain rut; Japan contracts less than expected; Chinese trouble everywhere; Aussie wage growth muted; UST 10yr 2.89%; gold and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, regulators speak, mortgage lending soft, dairy payout forecast cut, swaps up, NZD up, & more
18th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, regulators speak, mortgage lending soft, dairy payout forecast cut, swaps up, NZD up, & more
Dairy prices fall again; US retail strong; Fed signals more rate hikes and return to normal monetary policies; Sri Lanka crisis gets worse; Indian inflation worse; UST 10yr 2.97%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.9
18th May 22, 7:21am
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Dairy prices fall again; US retail strong; Fed signals more rate hikes and return to normal monetary policies; Sri Lanka crisis gets worse; Indian inflation worse; UST 10yr 2.97%; gold up and oil down; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.9
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some more TD rate rises, OCR eyes higher cycle rise, NZX struggles, eyes on next dairy auction, swap rates shift up, NZD up and down, & more
17th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some more TD rate rises, OCR eyes higher cycle rise, NZX struggles, eyes on next dairy auction, swap rates shift up, NZD up and down, & more
US NY data dives; Canadian housing markets retreats; Japanese machine tool orders strong; Japan ponders inflation risk; China activity tanks; UST 10yr 2.88%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
17th May 22, 7:21am
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US NY data dives; Canadian housing markets retreats; Japanese machine tool orders strong; Japan ponders inflation risk; China activity tanks; UST 10yr 2.88%; gold and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some minor retail rate changes, population flatlines, service sector underwhelms, China staggers, swaps slip, NZD lower, & more
16th May 22, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some minor retail rate changes, population flatlines, service sector underwhelms, China staggers, swaps slip, NZD lower, & more
China struggles to head off an economic unravelling; US Fed to go hard against inflation; war sets up global food & energy crisis; UST 10yr 2.93%; gold and oil flat; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
16th May 22, 7:19am
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China struggles to head off an economic unravelling; US Fed to go hard against inflation; war sets up global food & energy crisis; UST 10yr 2.93%; gold and oil flat; NZ$1 = 62.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
US Fed prepared for inflation-fighting pain; China's economy struggles; inflation bites Russia and Turkey hard; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
14th May 22, 8:14am
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US Fed prepared for inflation-fighting pain; China's economy struggles; inflation bites Russia and Turkey hard; UST 10yr 2.94%; gold down and oil up; NZ$1 = 62.6 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3