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

[Updated]
21st Mar 19, 8:43pm
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Following HSBC, Kiwibank, ASB and TSB, Westpac comes back with a 3.99% two year fixed home loan offer. That's now six banks with a sub 4% mortgage offer
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Following HSBC, Kiwibank, ASB and TSB, Westpac comes back with a 3.99% two year fixed home loan offer. That's now six banks with a sub 4% mortgage offer
21st Mar 19, 8:43pm
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21st Mar 19, 3:59pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; one small rate change, good GDP growth, confusing credit card data, cheap NZGB yields, no growth in new housing, swaps fall, NZD up, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; one small rate change, good GDP growth, confusing credit card data, cheap NZGB yields, no growth in new housing, swaps fall, NZD up, & more
21st Mar 19, 3:59pm
21st Mar 19, 1:10pm
Background wholesale money costs are changing lower, but not at the durations that will have much influence on fixed mortgage rates
Background wholesale money costs are changing lower, but not at the durations that will have much influence on fixed mortgage rates
21st Mar 19, 1:10pm
21st Mar 19, 7:39am
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US Fed signals no more rate hikes, end of balance sheet drawdown; US CEOs pull back; more US tariffs; RBA sees stability issues in housing; UST 10yr 2.54%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 69.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
US Fed signals no more rate hikes, end of balance sheet drawdown; US CEOs pull back; more US tariffs; RBA sees stability issues in housing; UST 10yr 2.54%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 69.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
21st Mar 19, 7:39am
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20th Mar 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more rate changes, higher dairy prices, wider C/A deficit, more job ads, swap rates weaken, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more rate changes, higher dairy prices, wider C/A deficit, more job ads, swap rates weaken, NZD stable, & more
20th Mar 19, 3:59pm
20th Mar 19, 7:46am
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Dairy prices rise again; US factory order growth fades; China pushes back on US demands; China holds up AU coal imports; RBA sanguine; UST 10yr 2.61%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
Dairy prices rise again; US factory order growth fades; China pushes back on US demands; China holds up AU coal imports; RBA sanguine; UST 10yr 2.61%; oil and gold firm; NZ$1 = 68.6 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
20th Mar 19, 7:46am
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19th Mar 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday: more rate changes, consumer confidence weakens, eyes on dairy, comment update, swaps and NZD stable, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday: more rate changes, consumer confidence weakens, eyes on dairy, comment update, swaps and NZD stable, & more
19th Mar 19, 3:59pm
19th Mar 19, 8:35am
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Following Kiwibank, ASB cuts its two year home loan rate to 3.99% and TSB also follows under its extended price-match policy
Following Kiwibank, ASB cuts its two year home loan rate to 3.99% and TSB also follows under its extended price-match policy
19th Mar 19, 8:35am
19th Mar 19, 7:36am
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China's Yili wants to buy more NZ dairy assets; China grows UST holdings; trade in fake grows; Aussie investors face FONGO; UST 10yr 2.60%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73
China's Yili wants to buy more NZ dairy assets; China grows UST holdings; trade in fake grows; Aussie investors face FONGO; UST 10yr 2.60%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73
19th Mar 19, 7:36am
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18th Mar 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate and term changes, PSI expansion slows, scammers attack, swaps and NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate and term changes, PSI expansion slows, scammers attack, swaps and NZD stable, & more
18th Mar 19, 3:59pm
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18th Mar 19, 10:39am
BNZ has raised the interest rate penalty for residential investors who use either of their revolving credit products, but it makes no changes for owner occupiers
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BNZ has raised the interest rate penalty for residential investors who use either of their revolving credit products, but it makes no changes for owner occupiers
18th Mar 19, 10:39am
18th Mar 19, 9:30am
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Two banks cut selected fixed mortgage rates for residential borrowers, one of which takes a rate back down under 4%
Two banks cut selected fixed mortgage rates for residential borrowers, one of which takes a rate back down under 4%
18th Mar 19, 9:30am
18th Mar 19, 7:34am
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US factory output falling, consumer sentiment up; Canada factory output up, house sales slump; China FDI rising; Aust. apartment sales tough; UST 10yr 2.59%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73
US factory output falling, consumer sentiment up; Canada factory output up, house sales slump; China FDI rising; Aust. apartment sales tough; UST 10yr 2.59%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73
18th Mar 19, 7:34am
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16th Mar 19, 5:50am
New Zealand attacked by anti-immigrant extremists; UST 10yr 2.60%; oil and gold little-changed; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73
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New Zealand attacked by anti-immigrant extremists; UST 10yr 2.60%; oil and gold little-changed; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73
16th Mar 19, 5:50am
14th Mar 19, 7:34am
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US durable goods orders rise; US construction flat; Japan machine orders drop; equities rise; RBA finds new systemic risk; bond markets weaken; UST 10yr 2.61%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
US durable goods orders rise; US construction flat; Japan machine orders drop; equities rise; RBA finds new systemic risk; bond markets weaken; UST 10yr 2.61%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
14th Mar 19, 7:34am
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13th Mar 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Westpac raises a key mortgage rate, house sales fall, food inflation up, significant drop in swap rates, NZD stay high, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Westpac raises a key mortgage rate, house sales fall, food inflation up, significant drop in swap rates, NZD stay high, & more
13th Mar 19, 3:59pm
13th Mar 19, 9:55am
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Stable wholesale swap rates and stable bank deposit rates are limiting how far fixed mortgage rates can move down. Westpac pushes a key fighting rate up
Stable wholesale swap rates and stable bank deposit rates are limiting how far fixed mortgage rates can move down. Westpac pushes a key fighting rate up
13th Mar 19, 9:55am
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12th Mar 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no rate changes, truckometers diverge, inflation petering out, FMA removes limit, AMP NZ a keeper, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no rate changes, truckometers diverge, inflation petering out, FMA removes limit, AMP NZ a keeper, swaps firm, NZD firm, & more
12th Mar 19, 3:59pm
12th Mar 19, 7:41am
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US retail sales weak; US inflation expectations low; China car sales slump; Japan and Germany report low key data; Wall Street strangely ebullient; UST 10yr 2.64%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
US retail sales weak; US inflation expectations low; China car sales slump; Japan and Germany report low key data; Wall Street strangely ebullient; UST 10yr 2.64%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 73.1
12th Mar 19, 7:41am
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11th Mar 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some rate cuts, retail sales sluggish, Norwegian blues, ANZ finds cheap funding, swaps lower & flatter, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; some rate cuts, retail sales sluggish, Norwegian blues, ANZ finds cheap funding, swaps lower & flatter, NZD firm, & more
11th Mar 19, 3:59pm

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