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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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Second tier US data positive; Vancouver port in 'distress'; China rents fall; German CPI leaps; EU sentiment dips; UST10yr 1.51%; oil bounces, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
30th Nov 21, 7:26am
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Second tier US data positive; Vancouver port in 'distress'; China rents fall; German CPI leaps; EU sentiment dips; UST10yr 1.51%; oil bounces, gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; retail rates rise modestly, modest rise in filled jobs, grocery shelves empty & prices up, swaps confused, NZD soft, & more
29th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; retail rates rise modestly, modest rise in filled jobs, grocery shelves empty & prices up, swaps confused, NZD soft, & more
BNZ and Kiwibank make market share gains in home loans in the third quarter, but it is BNZ that has built momentum over the past year
29th Nov 21, 2:05pm
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BNZ and Kiwibank make market share gains in home loans in the third quarter, but it is BNZ that has built momentum over the past year
Suddenly, the rise and rise of fixed mortgage rates looks less certain as financial markets recoil at Omicron. Maybe that opens up an opportunity for borrowers to seek discounts off the new higher carded rates
29th Nov 21, 9:33am
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Suddenly, the rise and rise of fixed mortgage rates looks less certain as financial markets recoil at Omicron. Maybe that opens up an opportunity for borrowers to seek discounts off the new higher carded rates
Markets confused about what Omicron will bring; China reports strong industrial profits; Black Friday may have been a retail fizzer; new sudden travel restrictions; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
29th Nov 21, 7:19am
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Markets confused about what Omicron will bring; China reports strong industrial profits; Black Friday may have been a retail fizzer; new sudden travel restrictions; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Sudden dive in markets as virus risks rise; commodity prices, equity prices, and interest rates all sink; other data releases become irrelevant; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
27th Nov 21, 8:38am
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Sudden dive in markets as virus risks rise; commodity prices, equity prices, and interest rates all sink; other data releases become irrelevant; UST 10yr 1.48%, oil dives and gold soft; NZ$1 = 68.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; confidence holds locally, KiwiSaver valuation jumps, SBS profits strong, new virus concerns, equities dive, swaps sink, NZD falls, & more
26th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; confidence holds locally, KiwiSaver valuation jumps, SBS profits strong, new virus concerns, equities dive, swaps sink, NZD falls, & more
US on holiday; China moves to support SME exporters; lithium price ever higher; ECB still sees inflation transitory; Turks shun their own currency; UST 10yr 1.65%, oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
26th Nov 21, 7:24am
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US on holiday; China moves to support SME exporters; lithium price ever higher; ECB still sees inflation transitory; Turks shun their own currency; UST 10yr 1.65%, oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; floating rates up, bank profits up, trade deficit widens sharply, La Niña here, swaps stay lower, NZD stays soft, & more
25th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; floating rates up, bank profits up, trade deficit widens sharply, La Niña here, swaps stay lower, NZD stays soft, & more
US economic data quite positive; re-shoring gains momentum; German business sentiment weakens; Hong Kong no longer a power-city; UST 10yr 1.65%, oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.7
25th Nov 21, 7:22am
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US economic data quite positive; re-shoring gains momentum; German business sentiment weakens; Hong Kong no longer a power-city; UST 10yr 1.65%, oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.8 USc; TWI-5 = 73.7
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; OCR raised +25 bps on way to 2.6% over time; affordability worsens; travel restriction easing; FHBs still very active, swaps fall sharply, NZD eases, & more
24th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; OCR raised +25 bps on way to 2.6% over time; affordability worsens; travel restriction easing; FHBs still very active, swaps fall sharply, NZD eases, & more
ASB the first bank to increase floating home loan rates following the 25 basis points OCR rise, but only by 15 basis points, ANZ adds 20 basis points, Kiwibank, Westpac and BNZ add 25 bps
24th Nov 21, 2:14pm
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ASB the first bank to increase floating home loan rates following the 25 basis points OCR rise, but only by 15 basis points, ANZ adds 20 basis points, Kiwibank, Westpac and BNZ add 25 bps
US PMIs stay strong; Beijing on high alert for economy risks; WHO warns Europe on coming disaster; coordinated oil release to battle inflation; UST 10yr 1.65%, oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 74.2
24th Nov 21, 7:19am
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US PMIs stay strong; Beijing on high alert for economy risks; WHO warns Europe on coming disaster; coordinated oil release to battle inflation; UST 10yr 1.65%, oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 74.2
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ raises term deposit rates, retail sales hit hard in Q3, RBNZ looking closely at DTIs and floor rates, swaps await RBNZ signals, NZD soft, & more
23rd Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ raises term deposit rates, retail sales hit hard in Q3, RBNZ looking closely at DTIs and floor rates, swaps await RBNZ signals, NZD soft, & more
ANZ offers 3% pa for a three year term deposit term, the first time in this cycle a 3% offer for three years has appeared. But banks are raising term deposit rates slower than mortgage rates, and the difference is the widest on record
23rd Nov 21, 10:11am
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ANZ offers 3% pa for a three year term deposit term, the first time in this cycle a 3% offer for three years has appeared. But banks are raising term deposit rates slower than mortgage rates, and the difference is the widest on record
Powell reappointed; US activity rebounds; Hong Kong stagnating; Taiwan export order growth slows; Germany issues dire pandemic warnings; UST 10yr 1.60%, oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
23rd Nov 21, 7:25am
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Powell reappointed; US activity rebounds; Hong Kong stagnating; Taiwan export order growth slows; Germany issues dire pandemic warnings; UST 10yr 1.60%, oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ANZ leads rates higher, property brakes go on, farms sell well, ditto lifestyle blocks, swaps soft, NZD firm, & more
22nd Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ANZ leads rates higher, property brakes go on, farms sell well, ditto lifestyle blocks, swaps soft, NZD firm, & more
Market conditions for Mum & Dad residential housing investors have changed and the future looks tough for them as a series of regulatory changes take an increasing toll on their cash flows
22nd Nov 21, 1:52pm
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Market conditions for Mum & Dad residential housing investors have changed and the future looks tough for them as a series of regulatory changes take an increasing toll on their cash flows
Following ASB and Westpac, ANZ as the largest home loan lender raises its carded offers, pushing some rates to new higher territory. One year rates now have a 70 bps advantage
22nd Nov 21, 8:37am
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Following ASB and Westpac, ANZ as the largest home loan lender raises its carded offers, pushing some rates to new higher territory. One year rates now have a 70 bps advantage
PBoC battling stagflation; China's tax take falls; eyes on Fed boss decision; supply chain pressures easing; coal trade challenged; Aussie houses sell slower; UST 10yr 1.55%, oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6
22nd Nov 21, 7:19am
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PBoC battling stagflation; China's tax take falls; eyes on Fed boss decision; supply chain pressures easing; coal trade challenged; Aussie houses sell slower; UST 10yr 1.55%, oil and gold soft; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6
Decision due on Powell or Brainard; supply chain issues easing; Alibaba's share slump; IMF warns on China's economy risks; UST 10yr 1.54%, oil and gold lower again; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 74.7
20th Nov 21, 8:31am
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Decision due on Powell or Brainard; supply chain issues easing; Alibaba's share slump; IMF warns on China's economy risks; UST 10yr 1.54%, oil and gold lower again; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 74.7
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rate rise, data disproves barbeque meme, Auckland rebounds, credit cards a sunset option, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
19th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rate rise, data disproves barbeque meme, Auckland rebounds, credit cards a sunset option, swaps stable, NZD firm, & more
US jobless claims drop; US indicators positive; Vancouver suffers panic buying; China infrastructure investment stalls; Turkey heads for economic disaster; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74.8
19th Nov 21, 7:25am
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US jobless claims drop; US indicators positive; Vancouver suffers panic buying; China infrastructure investment stalls; Turkey heads for economic disaster; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74.8
Westpac joins ASB in pushing through higher fixed mortgage rates, as rising inflation expectations push up wholesale rates, and all eyes turn to how the RBNZ will react
18th Nov 21, 4:06pm
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Westpac joins ASB in pushing through higher fixed mortgage rates, as rising inflation expectations push up wholesale rates, and all eyes turn to how the RBNZ will react
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some retail rate rises, inflation pressure heightens, higher reverse mortgage LVRs, NZGB yields stable, swaps rise, NZD firm, & more
18th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; some retail rate rises, inflation pressure heightens, higher reverse mortgage LVRs, NZGB yields stable, swaps rise, NZD firm, & more