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[Updated]
7th Mar 20, 8:29am
144
Markets turn seriously risk averse; benchmark bond prices jump; NY Fed struggles with liquidity support; US jobs data ignored; Aussie's mull stimulus; UST 10yr yield at 0.74%; oil drops hard and gold higher; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 68.4
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Markets turn seriously risk averse; benchmark bond prices jump; NY Fed struggles with liquidity support; US jobs data ignored; Aussie's mull stimulus; UST 10yr yield at 0.74%; oil drops hard and gold higher; NZ$1 = 63.6 USc; TWI-5 = 68.4
7th Mar 20, 8:29am
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6th Mar 20, 3:59pm
38
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Westpac cuts both mortgage and TD rates, building completions tepid, NZGB 10yr falls below 1%, UST 10yr sinks further, swap curves flatten, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; Westpac cuts both mortgage and TD rates, building completions tepid, NZGB 10yr falls below 1%, UST 10yr sinks further, swap curves flatten, NZD firm, & more
6th Mar 20, 3:59pm
6th Mar 20, 7:18am
127
American mortgage rates tumble; factory orders fall; S&P500 dives; California declares an emergency; Australia faces a -½% GDP hit; UST 10yr yield at 0.91%; oil drops and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
American mortgage rates tumble; factory orders fall; S&P500 dives; California declares an emergency; Australia faces a -½% GDP hit; UST 10yr yield at 0.91%; oil drops and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
6th Mar 20, 7:18am
5th Mar 20, 5:08pm
18
The Red Bank takes a sharp knife to its three, four and five year fixed home loan rates, making them all much lower than their main rivals. They also trim term deposit rates
The Red Bank takes a sharp knife to its three, four and five year fixed home loan rates, making them all much lower than their main rivals. They also trim term deposit rates
5th Mar 20, 5:08pm
5th Mar 20, 3:59pm
56
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Heartland's record low mortgage rates, used are imports shrink, local authority taxes up more than 3 times inflation, swaps yo-yo up, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Heartland's record low mortgage rates, used are imports shrink, local authority taxes up more than 3 times inflation, swaps yo-yo up, NZD stable, & more
5th Mar 20, 3:59pm
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5th Mar 20, 7:16am
130
Major equity markets rally; air travel and air cargo volumes sink; US service sector growth confusing, Canada cuts by -50 bps; China restart uncertain; Aussie stimulus awaited; UST 10yr yield at 0.97%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 62.8 USc; TWI-5 = 68.1
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Major equity markets rally; air travel and air cargo volumes sink; US service sector growth confusing, Canada cuts by -50 bps; China restart uncertain; Aussie stimulus awaited; UST 10yr yield at 0.97%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 62.8 USc; TWI-5 = 68.1
5th Mar 20, 7:16am
4th Mar 20, 3:59pm
75
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Kiwibank trims rates, house prices rising, building consents up, petrol down, swaps in steep fall again, NZD holds, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Kiwibank trims rates, house prices rising, building consents up, petrol down, swaps in steep fall again, NZD holds, & much more
4th Mar 20, 3:59pm
4th Mar 20, 7:09am
159
US Fed makes emergency rate cut; markets recoil again; virus rises sharply outside China; dairy prices resilient; RBA cuts; UST 10yr yield at 1.04%; oil holds, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.3
US Fed makes emergency rate cut; markets recoil again; virus rises sharply outside China; dairy prices resilient; RBA cuts; UST 10yr yield at 1.04%; oil holds, gold jumps; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 68.3
4th Mar 20, 7:09am
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3rd Mar 20, 3:59pm
30
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Kāinga Ora changes rates, car sales up,log prices slump, Govt. warns banks, RBA cuts, swaps recover, NZD up, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Kāinga Ora changes rates, car sales up,log prices slump, Govt. warns banks, RBA cuts, swaps recover, NZD up, & more
3rd Mar 20, 3:59pm
3rd Mar 20, 7:20am
78
Markets stage a partial recovery; new order levels fall sharply globally; IMF & World Bank offer aid; QE expectations high; UST 10yr yield at 1.09%; oil and gold recover partly; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68
Markets stage a partial recovery; new order levels fall sharply globally; IMF & World Bank offer aid; QE expectations high; UST 10yr yield at 1.09%; oil and gold recover partly; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68
3rd Mar 20, 7:20am
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2nd Mar 20, 3:59pm
32
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Lending Crowd cuts loan rates, housing market buoyant; ANZ pays penalty, equity market turmoil; swaps sink, NZD lower, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Lending Crowd cuts loan rates, housing market buoyant; ANZ pays penalty, equity market turmoil; swaps sink, NZD lower, & more
2nd Mar 20, 3:59pm
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2nd Mar 20, 11:33am
15
New Zealand's financial markets sink, with wholesale swap rates diving to unprecedented lows
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New Zealand's financial markets sink, with wholesale swap rates diving to unprecedented lows
2nd Mar 20, 11:33am
2nd Mar 20, 7:05am
75
China's PMIs collapse; Covid-19 cases jump in murky data; US Fed says it will act; financial markets react with fear; UST 10yr yield at 1.16%; oil dives and gold tanks; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
China's PMIs collapse; Covid-19 cases jump in murky data; US Fed says it will act; financial markets react with fear; UST 10yr yield at 1.16%; oil dives and gold tanks; NZ$1 = 62.5 USc; TWI-5 = 68.2
2nd Mar 20, 7:05am
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29th Feb 20, 7:44am
121
Panic grips markets at the end of the week with weird changes in a fast-moving situation; background economic data ignored; Covid-19 fears overwhelm; UST 10yr yield at 1.17%; oil drops hard and gold collapses; NZ$1 = 62.2 USc; TWI-5 = 68.1
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Panic grips markets at the end of the week with weird changes in a fast-moving situation; background economic data ignored; Covid-19 fears overwhelm; UST 10yr yield at 1.17%; oil drops hard and gold collapses; NZ$1 = 62.2 USc; TWI-5 = 68.1
29th Feb 20, 7:44am
28th Feb 20, 5:33pm
53
Our currency takes a hit on rumours that Covid-19 has arrived. Wholesale swap rates sink as well
Our currency takes a hit on rumours that Covid-19 has arrived. Wholesale swap rates sink as well
28th Feb 20, 5:33pm
28th Feb 20, 3:59pm
58
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, Crown surplus rises, consumer confidence stable, rural debt shrinks, swap rates fall hard, NZD holds, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; no retail rate changes, Crown surplus rises, consumer confidence stable, rural debt shrinks, swap rates fall hard, NZD holds, & much more
28th Feb 20, 3:59pm
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28th Feb 20, 7:18am
131
Pandemic declarations closer; equity losses grow; US economic data mixed; China struggles to get back to work. Aussie capex very weak; UST 10yr yield at 1.31%; oil down again but gold up; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
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Pandemic declarations closer; equity losses grow; US economic data mixed; China struggles to get back to work. Aussie capex very weak; UST 10yr yield at 1.31%; oil down again but gold up; NZ$1 = 63.2 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
28th Feb 20, 7:18am
27th Feb 20, 3:59pm
32
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; a sharp TD rate hike, Fonterra affirms milk price, ANZ worried about business confidence, Govt outlines its virus plans, swaps lower, NZD lower, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; a sharp TD rate hike, Fonterra affirms milk price, ANZ worried about business confidence, Govt outlines its virus plans, swaps lower, NZD lower, & much more
27th Feb 20, 3:59pm
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27th Feb 20, 7:19am
83
Market panic met with huge deficit spending plan in Hong Kong, huge Chinese "investment" projects; markets turn unsure of next direction; UST 10yr yield at 1.32%; oil down and gold retreats further; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
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Market panic met with huge deficit spending plan in Hong Kong, huge Chinese "investment" projects; markets turn unsure of next direction; UST 10yr yield at 1.32%; oil down and gold retreats further; NZ$1 = 63 USc; TWI-5 = 69.1
27th Feb 20, 7:19am
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26th Feb 20, 3:59pm
56
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, equity rout continues, no insurance cover, EY's (Aussie?) culture problem, swaps lower, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, equity rout continues, no insurance cover, EY's (Aussie?) culture problem, swaps lower, NZD soft, & more
26th Feb 20, 3:59pm

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