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19th Sep 20, 9:42am
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The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
19th Sep 20, 8:31am
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US sentiment stays low; new higher US ag subsidies; China home foreclosures jump; Japan adds jobs to BoJ mandate; Aussie wharf tussle gets serious; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
US sentiment stays low; new higher US ag subsidies; China home foreclosures jump; Japan adds jobs to BoJ mandate; Aussie wharf tussle gets serious; UST 10y at 0.70%; oil stable and gold up; NZ$1 = 67.7 USc; TWI-5 = 70.6
19th Sep 20, 8:31am
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ joins in cutting TD rates, Fonterra profitable again, NZGB 5yr goes negative, NZD jumps, & more
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
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US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US jobless claims rise; US housing starts fall; US imports from China boom; Canada jobs decline slows; Australia gets more part-time jobs; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil up and gold down NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
18th Sep 20, 7:21am
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17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more grunty TD cuts, record GDP fall, huge money chases NZGB tenders, banks pass stress tests, NZD soft, & more
17th Sep 20, 3:59pm
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
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US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
US Fed lowers it sights; US economic data weak; China investment rises; Japan's trade surplus swells; university jobs start to go; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil and gold up NZ$1 = 67.4 USc; TWI-5 = 70.3
17th Sep 20, 7:23am
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16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more TD trimming, record BOP surplus, rosier PREFU, dairy prices up, fewer houses built, farms sell well, NZD firm, & more
16th Sep 20, 3:59pm
16th Sep 20, 7:21am
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Dairy prices up; US retail and factories down; WTO rebukes the US; China retail and factories up; RBA sees Aussie recovery; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil prices up but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
Dairy prices up; US retail and factories down; WTO rebukes the US; China retail and factories up; RBA sees Aussie recovery; UST 10y at 0.68%; oil prices up but gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.2 USc; TWI-5 = 70.1
16th Sep 20, 7:21am
15th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more TD cuts, consumer confidence slips, online retail booms again, Green Bond details, swaps unchanged, NZD firmer, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; more TD cuts, consumer confidence slips, online retail booms again, Green Bond details, swaps unchanged, NZD firmer, & more
15th Sep 20, 3:59pm
15th Sep 20, 9:17am
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Try our handy calculator that shows how much you save when you pay a home loan down faster - and it is usually much more than you might imagine even when interest rates are very low
Try our handy calculator that shows how much you save when you pay a home loan down faster - and it is usually much more than you might imagine even when interest rates are very low
15th Sep 20, 9:17am
15th Sep 20, 7:21am
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OPEC revises oil demand down again; US consumer expectations weak; China house prices up; industrial production down everywhere; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil prices soft but gold up; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
OPEC revises oil demand down again; US consumer expectations weak; China house prices up; industrial production down everywhere; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil prices soft but gold up; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70
15th Sep 20, 7:21am
14th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD cuts, services and migration at low ebb, more big fund raising, eyes on swaps, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD cuts, services and migration at low ebb, more big fund raising, eyes on swaps, NZD firm, & more
14th Sep 20, 3:59pm
14th Sep 20, 7:21am
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China's debt fueled recovery brings distortions; FDI up in China but outbound investment down; US deficits swell to dangerous levels; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
China's debt fueled recovery brings distortions; FDI up in China but outbound investment down; US deficits swell to dangerous levels; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil down and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
14th Sep 20, 7:21am
12th Sep 20, 8:20am
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US public debt prospects toxic; US inflation rises, Canada's household debt falls; China's grain imports surge; China's debt levels also toxic; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.5 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
US public debt prospects toxic; US inflation rises, Canada's household debt falls; China's grain imports surge; China's debt levels also toxic; UST 10y at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 66.5 USc; TWI-5 = 69.6
12th Sep 20, 8:20am
11th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates test new lows, housing market takes off, rents slip, PMI tackled by Auckland lockdown, swaps stay low, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; TD rates test new lows, housing market takes off, rents slip, PMI tackled by Auckland lockdown, swaps stay low, NZD soft, & more
11th Sep 20, 3:59pm
11th Sep 20, 7:19am
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US jobless benefit claims rise; US manufacturers destocking; China boosts strategic reserves; Indonesia stumbles; UST 10y at 0.69%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
US jobless benefit claims rise; US manufacturers destocking; China boosts strategic reserves; Indonesia stumbles; UST 10y at 0.69%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.7
11th Sep 20, 7:19am
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10th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more TD cuts, retail spending drops, councils see revenue growth evaporate, more cheap money, swap rates threaten zero, NZD firm, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more TD cuts, retail spending drops, councils see revenue growth evaporate, more cheap money, swap rates threaten zero, NZD firm, & more
10th Sep 20, 3:59pm
10th Sep 20, 2:36pm
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Treasury gets a tender result for an inflation-linked bond that returns a negative yield before the CPI component
Treasury gets a tender result for an inflation-linked bond that returns a negative yield before the CPI component
10th Sep 20, 2:36pm
10th Sep 20, 7:20am
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US retail and jobs data weak; Canada holds rate; Japan machine tool orders stabilise; Chinese inflation cools; Australian consumer confidence rises; UST 10y at 0.71%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
US retail and jobs data weak; Canada holds rate; Japan machine tool orders stabilise; Chinese inflation cools; Australian consumer confidence rises; UST 10y at 0.71%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.7 USc; TWI-5 = 69.8
10th Sep 20, 7:20am
9th Sep 20, 8:38pm
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Wholesale money markets mark down two and three year swap rates to virtually zero, taking their cues from Reserve Bank of New Zealand signalling
Wholesale money markets mark down two and three year swap rates to virtually zero, taking their cues from Reserve Bank of New Zealand signalling
9th Sep 20, 8:38pm
9th Sep 20, 4:02pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, businesses less unconfident, big factory and wholesale trade falls, swaps sink further, NZD weak, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; no retail rate changes, businesses less unconfident, big factory and wholesale trade falls, swaps sink further, NZD weak, & more
9th Sep 20, 4:02pm
9th Sep 20, 9:13am
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Wall Street down sharply; US consumers maxed out on debt; Australia says do not travel to China; China faces grain shortages; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 69.4
Wall Street down sharply; US consumers maxed out on debt; Australia says do not travel to China; China faces grain shortages; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 66.3 USc; TWI-5 = 69.4
9th Sep 20, 9:13am
8th Sep 20, 4:31pm
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Interest.co.nz launches a new ad-free experience, providing premium benefits to our PressPatron supporters
Interest.co.nz launches a new ad-free experience, providing premium benefits to our PressPatron supporters
8th Sep 20, 4:31pm
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8th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ to end credit card low rate, Westpac sees higher house prices, IRD gets more student loan repayments, NZD flat, & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; ANZ to end credit card low rate, Westpac sees higher house prices, IRD gets more student loan repayments, NZD flat, & more
8th Sep 20, 3:59pm
8th Sep 20, 7:21am
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China's trade gains expanding; Taiwan does even better; Australian service sector weak; Aussie banks gird for rising mortgage stress; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
China's trade gains expanding; Taiwan does even better; Australian service sector weak; Aussie banks gird for rising mortgage stress; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil and gold lower; NZ$1 = 66.9 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
8th Sep 20, 7:21am
7th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD rate cuts, more DDoS attacks, less winter work, NZ bond rates not rising like peers, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; more TD rate cuts, more DDoS attacks, less winter work, NZ bond rates not rising like peers, NZD stable, & more
7th Sep 20, 3:59pm
7th Sep 20, 7:21am
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China's house sales pace startles; China's bond purchases distort; China's steel growth extraordinary; US jobs growth leaves it behind; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil drops and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
China's house sales pace startles; China's bond purchases distort; China's steel growth extraordinary; US jobs growth leaves it behind; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil drops and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.1 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
7th Sep 20, 7:21am
5th Sep 20, 8:40am
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US non-farm payrolls rise but leave 11.5 mln stranded; US coal industry on the ropes; China's home sales surge; China the world's dominant steel producer; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil drops and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
US non-farm payrolls rise but leave 11.5 mln stranded; US coal industry on the ropes; China's home sales surge; China the world's dominant steel producer; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil drops and gold unchanged; NZ$1 = 67.3 USc; TWI-5 = 70.2
5th Sep 20, 8:40am
4th Sep 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more big TD rate cuts, construction sector hurting, bonds rush benefits Mercury, household net worth rises, swaps low & stable, NZD slips, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more big TD rate cuts, construction sector hurting, bonds rush benefits Mercury, household net worth rises, swaps low & stable, NZD slips, & more
4th Sep 20, 3:59pm
4th Sep 20, 7:18am
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US posts awful trade result; more US jobless lose benefit support; China's service sector expanding well; France launches huge stimulus plan; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
US posts awful trade result; more US jobless lose benefit support; China's service sector expanding well; France launches huge stimulus plan; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 67 USc; TWI-5 = 69.9
4th Sep 20, 7:18am
Days to the General Election: 28
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