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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Articles by David Chaston

18th Jun 19, 5:00am
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David Chaston suggests the premium on NZ term deposit rates over those in other countries might be explained by our lack of deposit insurance. He checks how we benchmark with other countries with a taxpayer backstop
David Chaston suggests the premium on NZ term deposit rates over those in other countries might be explained by our lack of deposit insurance. He checks how we benchmark with other countries with a taxpayer backstop
18th Jun 19, 5:00am
17th Jun 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, Hisco dumped, services weak, occupancy rates up, inflation up, fx volumes up, swaps rise, NZF firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, Hisco dumped, services weak, occupancy rates up, inflation up, fx volumes up, swaps rise, NZF firm, & more
17th Jun 19, 3:59pm
17th Jun 19, 7:18am
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India hits US with tariff rises; Hong Kong in huge protest; China retail rises; China taxes fall; US retail up, sentiment down; Aussie house auctions rise; UST 10yr yield at 2.08%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
India hits US with tariff rises; Hong Kong in huge protest; China retail rises; China taxes fall; US retail up, sentiment down; Aussie house auctions rise; UST 10yr yield at 2.08%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
17th Jun 19, 7:18am
15th Jun 19, 9:41am
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There is a substantial interest rate benefit for being a term deposit saver on this side of the Tasman, even after adjusting for the OCR differences and the inflation rate difference. NZ banks hold some for savers
There is a substantial interest rate benefit for being a term deposit saver on this side of the Tasman, even after adjusting for the OCR differences and the inflation rate difference. NZ banks hold some for savers
15th Jun 19, 9:41am
15th Jun 19, 8:44am
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US retail sales good but business indicators turn down; China retail sales good but business indicators weaken; Russia cuts; equities flat; UST 10yr 2.08%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70
US retail sales good but business indicators turn down; China retail sales good but business indicators weaken; Russia cuts; equities flat; UST 10yr 2.08%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 64.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70
15th Jun 19, 8:44am
14th Jun 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; mortgage and TD rate changes, house sale volumes sink, PMIs retreat, food prices low, rents up, swaps sink, NZD down, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; mortgage and TD rate changes, house sale volumes sink, PMIs retreat, food prices low, rents up, swaps sink, NZD down, & more
14th Jun 19, 3:59pm
14th Jun 19, 7:33am
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US jobless claims rise; US imports and exports fall; eyes on Fed; China readies new monetary responses; Aussie jobs growth all part-time; UST 10yr yield at 2.10%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
US jobless claims rise; US imports and exports fall; eyes on Fed; China readies new monetary responses; Aussie jobs growth all part-time; UST 10yr yield at 2.10%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
14th Jun 19, 7:33am
13th Jun 19, 4:18pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; HNZ cuts mortgage rates, Afterpay investigated, Aussie jobs grow, but most part-time, swaps dip again, NZD firmer, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; HNZ cuts mortgage rates, Afterpay investigated, Aussie jobs grow, but most part-time, swaps dip again, NZD firmer, & more
13th Jun 19, 4:18pm
13th Jun 19, 7:36am
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US inflation dips; US deficit swells; German Bunds popular; China inflation up; China lending growth modest; APRA rules hurt bank investors; UST 10yr yield at 2.13%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
US inflation dips; US deficit swells; German Bunds popular; China inflation up; China lending growth modest; APRA rules hurt bank investors; UST 10yr yield at 2.13%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.8 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
13th Jun 19, 7:36am
12th Jun 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; TDs trimmed, rising migrant levels, visitor levels strong, retail sales soft, LGFA bond yields lower, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; TDs trimmed, rising migrant levels, visitor levels strong, retail sales soft, LGFA bond yields lower, swaps stable, NZD soft, & more
12th Jun 19, 3:59pm
12th Jun 19, 2:50pm
Interest.co.nz launches a daily podcast - Economy Watch - helping you stay up-to-date while you are on the move
Interest.co.nz launches a daily podcast - Economy Watch - helping you stay up-to-date while you are on the move
12th Jun 19, 2:50pm
12th Jun 19, 7:34am
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US producer prices rise; Wall Street fades; Shanghai surges; OECD sees leading indicators turn lower; China cuts rare-earth exports; UST 10yr yield at 2.15%; oil and gold stable; NZ$1 = 65.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
US producer prices rise; Wall Street fades; Shanghai surges; OECD sees leading indicators turn lower; China cuts rare-earth exports; UST 10yr yield at 2.15%; oil and gold stable; NZ$1 = 65.9 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
12th Jun 19, 7:34am
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11th Jun 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; TD rate cuts, busy factories, rising truck traffic, upgrades and new stuff, swaps unchanged, NZD soft, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; TD rate cuts, busy factories, rising truck traffic, upgrades and new stuff, swaps unchanged, NZD soft, & more
11th Jun 19, 3:59pm
11th Jun 19, 2:14pm
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If after tax returns from term deposits are at risk of more rate cuts and dip below the inflation rate, what are the alternatives? Your view?
If after tax returns from term deposits are at risk of more rate cuts and dip below the inflation rate, what are the alternatives? Your view?
11th Jun 19, 2:14pm
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11th Jun 19, 11:29am
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Bank offers for term deposits have slipped recently but not as much as the OCR, or wholesale rates, or mortgage rates. Term deposit savers have been cushioned from the recent general fall in rates - so far
[Updated]
Bank offers for term deposits have slipped recently but not as much as the OCR, or wholesale rates, or mortgage rates. Term deposit savers have been cushioned from the recent general fall in rates - so far
11th Jun 19, 11:29am
11th Jun 19, 7:22am
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US JOLTS higher; US inflation expectations dip; Canada building permits jump; China trade surplus swells; Wall Street on a tariff relief rally; UST 10yr yield at 2.14%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
US JOLTS higher; US inflation expectations dip; Canada building permits jump; China trade surplus swells; Wall Street on a tariff relief rally; UST 10yr yield at 2.14%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
11th Jun 19, 7:22am
10th Jun 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; mortgage rate cuts, minor rate trimmings for business; China exports rise but imports fall; swaps and NZD steady, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; mortgage rate cuts, minor rate trimmings for business; China exports rise but imports fall; swaps and NZD steady, & more
10th Jun 19, 3:59pm
10th Jun 19, 9:45am
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New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows Kiwibank quickly, matching its new two year fixed rate mortgage rate 'special', but ensuring it is lower than its other Aussie bank rivals
New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows Kiwibank quickly, matching its new two year fixed rate mortgage rate 'special', but ensuring it is lower than its other Aussie bank rivals
10th Jun 19, 9:45am
10th Jun 19, 7:02am
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US & Mexico agree, tariff threat lifted; China & US to meet at G20; US jobs growth weak; Beijing goes hard-line on tech; markets expecting Fed to cut; UST 10yr yield at 2.08%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
US & Mexico agree, tariff threat lifted; China & US to meet at G20; US jobs growth weak; Beijing goes hard-line on tech; markets expecting Fed to cut; UST 10yr yield at 2.08%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.6 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
10th Jun 19, 7:02am
8th Jun 19, 8:24am
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US jobs growth slows sharply; US consumer credit jumps; Canada jobs growth picks up; Germany gloomy; world food supplies under pressure; UST 10yr 2.08%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
US jobs growth slows sharply; US consumer credit jumps; Canada jobs growth picks up; Germany gloomy; world food supplies under pressure; UST 10yr 2.08%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
8th Jun 19, 8:24am

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