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

11th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, Govt stimulus confirmed, retail sales pick up strongly, credit rating upgrade, swaps firm, NZD unchanged, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no rate changes, Govt stimulus confirmed, retail sales pick up strongly, credit rating upgrade, swaps firm, NZD unchanged, & more
11th Dec 19, 3:59pm
11th Dec 19, 7:21am
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US pay and productivity weaken; NAFTA to be ratified; food turbocharges China CPI; China PPI drops; Canada raises bank capital buffers; German gloom rises; UST 10yr yield at 1.85%; oil and gold little-changed; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
US pay and productivity weaken; NAFTA to be ratified; food turbocharges China CPI; China PPI drops; Canada raises bank capital buffers; German gloom rises; UST 10yr yield at 1.85%; oil and gold little-changed; NZ$1 = 65.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
11th Dec 19, 7:21am
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10th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday: Co-op Bank trims, truckometer trend weak, tourism a stable 10% of NZ economy, dairy farms hard to sell, swaps lower, NZD stays high, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday: Co-op Bank trims, truckometer trend weak, tourism a stable 10% of NZ economy, dairy farms hard to sell, swaps lower, NZD stays high, & more
10th Dec 19, 3:59pm
10th Dec 19, 7:20am
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US household spending intentions drop; Canada housing on back foot; China debt woes spread; EU investor sentiment improves; US kills WTO court; UST 10yr yield at 1.83%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.7
US household spending intentions drop; Canada housing on back foot; China debt woes spread; EU investor sentiment improves; US kills WTO court; UST 10yr yield at 1.83%; oil and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 65.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.7
10th Dec 19, 7:20am
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9th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwibank changes some TD rates, housing confidence rises, manufacturing sales weak, swap rates little-changed, NZD stays high, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwibank changes some TD rates, housing confidence rises, manufacturing sales weak, swap rates little-changed, NZD stays high, & more
9th Dec 19, 3:59pm
9th Dec 19, 7:21am
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China's trade balance stabilises, imports rise faster; Hong Kong marches again; US jobs and consumer metrics improve but trade doesn't; Canada & Australia struggle; UST 10yr yield at 1.84%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
China's trade balance stabilises, imports rise faster; Hong Kong marches again; US jobs and consumer metrics improve but trade doesn't; Canada & Australia struggle; UST 10yr yield at 1.84%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.8
9th Dec 19, 7:21am
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
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The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
The financial lubrication of our rural sector is tightening fast, but as David Chaston shows, it is due to just two large banks - both of whom are, by their actions, choosing urban houses over rural businesses
8th Dec 19, 6:02am
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7th Dec 19, 8:22am
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US payrolls rise more than expected; sentiment up too; US freight data weak; wholesale sales decline; Canada payrolls drop; Aussie construction contracts; UST 10yr 1.84%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71
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US payrolls rise more than expected; sentiment up too; US freight data weak; wholesale sales decline; Canada payrolls drop; Aussie construction contracts; UST 10yr 1.84%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.7 USc; TWI-5 = 71
7th Dec 19, 8:22am
6th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday: Kiwibank raises rates, wholesale trade droops, service costs rise fast, Synlait raises $180 mln, NSW burning, swaps up, NZD holds high, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday: Kiwibank raises rates, wholesale trade droops, service costs rise fast, Synlait raises $180 mln, NSW burning, swaps up, NZD holds high, & more
6th Dec 19, 3:59pm
6th Dec 19, 2:35pm
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Kiwibank raises two fixed rates, one of them by ending a low-rate 'special'. It is a move that has a knock-on impact. We review why rates seem to be turning higher at this time
Kiwibank raises two fixed rates, one of them by ending a low-rate 'special'. It is a move that has a knock-on impact. We review why rates seem to be turning higher at this time
6th Dec 19, 2:35pm
6th Dec 19, 7:19am
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Air travel grows; US durable goods orders lower; China insists on tariff rollbacks; Aussie retail flat; OECD says NZ taxes rising faster; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil unchanged and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
Air travel grows; US durable goods orders lower; China insists on tariff rollbacks; Aussie retail flat; OECD says NZ taxes rising faster; UST 10yr yield at 1.79%; oil unchanged and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.5 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
6th Dec 19, 7:19am
5th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, a capital concession, Fonterra raises payout, completed construction variable, swap rates up, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no rate changes, a capital concession, Fonterra raises payout, completed construction variable, swap rates up, NZD firm, & more
5th Dec 19, 3:59pm
5th Dec 19, 9:48am
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Fonterra narrows milk price forecast to $7-$7.60; says new year has started well, but warns of 'several one-off adjustments' that will affect the full year results
Fonterra narrows milk price forecast to $7-$7.60; says new year has started well, but warns of 'several one-off adjustments' that will affect the full year results
5th Dec 19, 9:48am
5th Dec 19, 7:21am
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Air cargo shrinks; US payroll growth low; Canada holds rate; more China debt defaults; US balks at BEPS deal; Aussie GDP growth uneven; UST 10yr yield at 1.78%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
Air cargo shrinks; US payroll growth low; Canada holds rate; more China debt defaults; US balks at BEPS deal; Aussie GDP growth uneven; UST 10yr yield at 1.78%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 65.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.5
5th Dec 19, 7:21am
4th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; rate cuts, stronger commodity prices, house prices up, dairy prices hold, equities slide, swap rates drop, NZD firm & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; rate cuts, stronger commodity prices, house prices up, dairy prices hold, equities slide, swap rates drop, NZD firm & more
4th Dec 19, 3:59pm
4th Dec 19, 7:21am
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Markets drop on Washington weirdness; EU vows retaliation; China debt issues grow; PISA standards sink; Aussie C/A swells; dairy prices slip; UST 10yr yield at 1.70%; oil unchanged and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
Markets drop on Washington weirdness; EU vows retaliation; China debt issues grow; PISA standards sink; Aussie C/A swells; dairy prices slip; UST 10yr yield at 1.70%; oil unchanged and gold up; NZ$1 = 65.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
4th Dec 19, 7:21am
3rd Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ raises home loan rate, cuts terms deposit rates, B&T says prices up, car sales flat, rents jump, equities suffer, swaps up, NZD stays high, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ raises home loan rate, cuts terms deposit rates, B&T says prices up, car sales flat, rents jump, equities suffer, swaps up, NZD stays high, & more
3rd Dec 19, 3:59pm
3rd Dec 19, 7:21am
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Wall Street fears weakening data; US tariffs Brazil and Argentina steel; China PMI's rise; Aussie data broadly weak; rural prospects dry up; UST 10yr yield at 1.83%; oil firmer and gold lower; NZ$1 = 65.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
Wall Street fears weakening data; US tariffs Brazil and Argentina steel; China PMI's rise; Aussie data broadly weak; rural prospects dry up; UST 10yr yield at 1.83%; oil firmer and gold lower; NZ$1 = 65.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
3rd Dec 19, 7:21am
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3rd Dec 19, 5:02am
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ANZ raises a key mortgage rate, fixes its uncompetitive 18 month rate, and lowers some term deposit rates. None of these moves are market-leading
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ANZ raises a key mortgage rate, fixes its uncompetitive 18 month rate, and lowers some term deposit rates. None of these moves are market-leading
3rd Dec 19, 5:02am
2nd Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate cuts, solid retail start, high terms of trade, stimulus redux, very weak GST growth, swap rates up, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate cuts, solid retail start, high terms of trade, stimulus redux, very weak GST growth, swap rates up, NZD firm, & more
2nd Dec 19, 3:59pm

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