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

27th Nov 20, 7:19am
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US on holiday; Disney deepens layoffs; Singapore production retreats; China commodity prices surge; China targets cold-chain virus spread; UST 10y at 0.88%; oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6, bitcoin dives
US on holiday; Disney deepens layoffs; Singapore production retreats; China commodity prices surge; China targets cold-chain virus spread; UST 10y at 0.88%; oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6, bitcoin dives
27th Nov 20, 7:19am
26th Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no retail rate changes, APD downgrade, high trade surplus, higher yields hold, rents high, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; no retail rate changes, APD downgrade, high trade surplus, higher yields hold, rents high, swaps stable, NZD firms, & more
26th Nov 20, 3:59pm
26th Nov 20, 7:23am
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Worrying US data released ahead of Thanksgiving holiday; China raises regulatory pressure; airlines in big trouble; France starts tech tax crackdown; UST 10y at 0.87%; oil and gold firmer; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
Worrying US data released ahead of Thanksgiving holiday; China raises regulatory pressure; airlines in big trouble; France starts tech tax crackdown; UST 10y at 0.87%; oil and gold firmer; NZ$1 = 70.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
26th Nov 20, 7:23am
25th Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; FSR updated, mortgage lending booms, investors up their share, good company results, swaps up, NZD stays high, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; FSR updated, mortgage lending booms, investors up their share, good company results, swaps up, NZD stays high, & more
25th Nov 20, 3:59pm
25th Nov 20, 7:19am
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Markets cheer Yellen appointment; US retail sags; China bond issues worsen; India hits Chinese digital again; Victoria makes huge stimulus bet; UST 10y at 0.89%; oil firmer but gold drops again; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
Markets cheer Yellen appointment; US retail sags; China bond issues worsen; India hits Chinese digital again; Victoria makes huge stimulus bet; UST 10y at 0.89%; oil firmer but gold drops again; NZ$1 = 69.7 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
25th Nov 20, 7:19am
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24th Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; HUGE policy shift, dodgy developer fined, insurers settle up, bank margins improve, swaps jump, NZD jumps, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; HUGE policy shift, dodgy developer fined, insurers settle up, bank margins improve, swaps jump, NZD jumps, & more
24th Nov 20, 3:59pm
24th Nov 20, 7:19am
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US PMI data very positive; trade pressures build; Taiwan production shines; Singapore slips into deflation; Aussie PMIs good too; UST 10y at 0.86%; oil firm but gold drops; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72
US PMI data very positive; trade pressures build; Taiwan production shines; Singapore slips into deflation; Aussie PMIs good too; UST 10y at 0.86%; oil firm but gold drops; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72
24th Nov 20, 7:19am
23rd Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ICBC cuts mortgage rates, retail sales up, IAG get most but not all, services take larger share, bond rates slip, NZD firmer, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; ICBC cuts mortgage rates, retail sales up, IAG get most but not all, services take larger share, bond rates slip, NZD firmer, & more
23rd Nov 20, 3:59pm
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23rd Nov 20, 7:19am
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Hard commodity prices rise; China wants to join the TPP; Trump officials sabotage US economic protections; Argentina progresses a wealth tax; UST 10y at 0.82%; oil firm but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
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Hard commodity prices rise; China wants to join the TPP; Trump officials sabotage US economic protections; Argentina progresses a wealth tax; UST 10y at 0.82%; oil firm but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
23rd Nov 20, 7:19am
21st Nov 20, 8:34am
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US politics gets very ropey; Canadian retail rises; China household debt risks rise; China presses its advantages; Japan stumbles, Taiwan rises; EU is depressed; UST 10y at 0.83%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
US politics gets very ropey; Canadian retail rises; China household debt risks rise; China presses its advantages; Japan stumbles, Taiwan rises; EU is depressed; UST 10y at 0.83%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.1
21st Nov 20, 8:34am
20th Nov 20, 3:59pm
18
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; online spending surges, credit card spending falls, scams and stumbles, Chorus gets bond support, big national savings, bond yields fall, NZD stays high, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; online spending surges, credit card spending falls, scams and stumbles, Chorus gets bond support, big national savings, bond yields fall, NZD stays high, & more
20th Nov 20, 3:59pm
20th Nov 20, 1:03pm
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Until the onset of the pandemic, foreign investors increased their exposure here but only taking the level back to more traditional levels, after losing some interest in the prior three years
Until the onset of the pandemic, foreign investors increased their exposure here but only taking the level back to more traditional levels, after losing some interest in the prior three years
20th Nov 20, 1:03pm
20th Nov 20, 7:19am
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US jobless claims signal severe concerns; US housing market avoids mess; China bond issues widen; Aussie jobless rate rises; courts hit insurers hard; UST 10y at 0.84%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
US jobless claims signal severe concerns; US housing market avoids mess; China bond issues widen; Aussie jobless rate rises; courts hit insurers hard; UST 10y at 0.84%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
20th Nov 20, 7:19am
19th Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; BNZ closing branches, scams proliferate, Harmoney lists, farm sales up, bond yields rise, insurers lose, NZD up, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; BNZ closing branches, scams proliferate, Harmoney lists, farm sales up, bond yields rise, insurers lose, NZD up, & more
19th Nov 20, 3:59pm
19th Nov 20, 7:18am
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Trepidation ahead of Black Friday sales; US and Canada housing up; 737MAX get approval; EU car sales slump; China bond woes grow; Aussie wage growth stalls; UST 10y at 0.87%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
Trepidation ahead of Black Friday sales; US and Canada housing up; 737MAX get approval; EU car sales slump; China bond woes grow; Aussie wage growth stalls; UST 10y at 0.87%; oil up and gold down; NZ$1 = 69.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
19th Nov 20, 7:18am
18th Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, sharply fewer migrants, no PPI inflation, fewer tractors, new ad standards, swap rates rise, NZD slips, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, sharply fewer migrants, no PPI inflation, fewer tractors, new ad standards, swap rates rise, NZD slips, & more
18th Nov 20, 3:59pm
18th Nov 20, 11:45am
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Trade relationships are not a measure of popularity or acceptance of the other country's political leadership - and New Zealanders are among the most sceptical, even if we trade a lot
Trade relationships are not a measure of popularity or acceptance of the other country's political leadership - and New Zealanders are among the most sceptical, even if we trade a lot
18th Nov 20, 11:45am
18th Nov 20, 7:19am
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Dairy prices rise in USD, fall in NZD; US retail sales slip; US industrial production weak; Singapore trade surplus up but trade lower; UST 10y at 0.87%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
Dairy prices rise in USD, fall in NZD; US retail sales slip; US industrial production weak; Singapore trade surplus up but trade lower; UST 10y at 0.87%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.9 USc; TWI-5 = 71.7
18th Nov 20, 7:19am
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17th Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, population grows slower, tourism industry told to change, new market study, record high price-to-income ratio, bond yields rise, NZD up, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, population grows slower, tourism industry told to change, new market study, record high price-to-income ratio, bond yields rise, NZD up, & more
17th Nov 20, 3:59pm
17th Nov 20, 11:50am
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David Chaston updates our latest population data at September 2020 and looks at the forces behind our stable median age, a trend that helps keep our social contract affordable
David Chaston updates our latest population data at September 2020 and looks at the forces behind our stable median age, a trend that helps keep our social contract affordable
17th Nov 20, 11:50am
17th Nov 20, 7:19am
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Vaccine news bolsters markets; China's bond woes spread; China retail sales underwhelm; China's industrial production strong; UST 10y at 0.91%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
Vaccine news bolsters markets; China's bond woes spread; China retail sales underwhelm; China's industrial production strong; UST 10y at 0.91%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 71.8
17th Nov 20, 7:19am
16th Nov 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no retail rate changes, more house building, weak service sector, low bankruptcy levels, high life satisfaction, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no retail rate changes, more house building, weak service sector, low bankruptcy levels, high life satisfaction, NZD firm, & more
16th Nov 20, 3:59pm
16th Nov 20, 10:39am
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David Chaston says one thing 'missing' from this COVID recession is severe debt stress, as social and business support programmes keep bankruptcies unusually low despite the rise in unemployment
David Chaston says one thing 'missing' from this COVID recession is severe debt stress, as social and business support programmes keep bankruptcies unusually low despite the rise in unemployment
16th Nov 20, 10:39am
16th Nov 20, 7:19am
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The RCEP is signed; China's bond market tested; China at odds with Australia; BNPL in regulator sights; US sentiment falls; US deficit doubles; UST 10y at 0.90%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 71.4
The RCEP is signed; China's bond market tested; China at odds with Australia; BNPL in regulator sights; US sentiment falls; US deficit doubles; UST 10y at 0.90%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 68.5 USc; TWI-5 = 71.4
16th Nov 20, 7:19am
14th Nov 20, 8:42am
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RCEP about to be signed; US sentiment falls; US budget deficit soars; China struggles with a bond default; China launches 6G; China raps Australia again; UST 10y at 0.89%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
RCEP about to be signed; US sentiment falls; US budget deficit soars; China struggles with a bond default; China launches 6G; China raps Australia again; UST 10y at 0.89%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.4 USc; TWI-5 = 71.3
14th Nov 20, 8:42am

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