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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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12 years 2 months

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US housing starts constrained; Canadian CPI up; Japan's exports constrained; India pollution worse; UK CPI up; iron ore price down; UST 10yr 1.63%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
18th Nov 21, 7:18am
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US housing starts constrained; Canadian CPI up; Japan's exports constrained; India pollution worse; UK CPI up; iron ore price down; UST 10yr 1.63%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; waiting for next rate changes, producer prices up sharply, dairy prices rise, the payout forecasts, swaps hold, NZD soft, & more
17th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; waiting for next rate changes, producer prices up sharply, dairy prices rise, the payout forecasts, swaps hold, NZD soft, & more
Dairy prices rise for sixth time; US retail sales post good rise; US factories rise; Vancouver mudslide complicates North American imports; RBA on hold for 2022; UST 10yr 1.63%, oil firmer and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
17th Nov 21, 7:20am
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Dairy prices rise for sixth time; US retail sales post good rise; US factories rise; Vancouver mudslide complicates North American imports; RBA on hold for 2022; UST 10yr 1.63%, oil firmer and gold lower; NZ$1 = 70 USc; TWI-5 = 74.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some majors raise rates, inflation expectations rise, inflation challenges retirement savings, rents hold high, swaps rise, NZD stable, & more
16th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some majors raise rates, inflation expectations rise, inflation challenges retirement savings, rents hold high, swaps rise, NZD stable, & more
ASB raises all its fixed home loan rates giving it the highest rates on offer for most fixed terms. Options under 4% are shrinking fast, especially at the main banks
16th Nov 21, 9:02am
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ASB raises all its fixed home loan rates giving it the highest rates on offer for most fixed terms. Options under 4% are shrinking fast, especially at the main banks
Canada enacting new bank tax; Japan shrinks in Q3; China's retail sales rise but power production falls; fertiliser prices hit new record high; UST 10yr 1.62%, oil lower and gold holds; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 74.8
16th Nov 21, 7:22am
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Canada enacting new bank tax; Japan shrinks in Q3; China's retail sales rise but power production falls; fertiliser prices hit new record high; UST 10yr 1.62%, oil lower and gold holds; NZ$1 = 70.6 USc; TWI-5 = 74.8
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate changes, Yuong Ha leaving, service sector in pain, NZGIF stumps up another $40 mln, swaps soft, NZD unchanged, & more
15th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate changes, Yuong Ha leaving, service sector in pain, NZGIF stumps up another $40 mln, swaps soft, NZD unchanged, & more
China slows down; India's inflation up, growth in production wanes; US sentiment falls as inflation rises; Climate deal starts to unravel moments after signing; UST 10yr 1.57%, oil unchanged and gold firm; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6
15th Nov 21, 7:19am
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China slows down; India's inflation up, growth in production wanes; US sentiment falls as inflation rises; Climate deal starts to unravel moments after signing; UST 10yr 1.57%, oil unchanged and gold firm; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6
US consumer sentiment slides; Americans changing jobs at fast pace; China excavators sales slump; Indian factories slow down; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil unchanged and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6
13th Nov 21, 8:33am
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US consumer sentiment slides; Americans changing jobs at fast pace; China excavators sales slump; Indian factories slow down; UST 10yr 1.58%, oil unchanged and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 74.6
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; minor retail rate changes, stronger PMI, Worldline's EFTPOS on Xero app store, Aussie inflation expectations bite, swaps stable, NZD softer & more
12th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; minor retail rate changes, stronger PMI, Worldline's EFTPOS on Xero app store, Aussie inflation expectations bite, swaps stable, NZD softer & more
Evergrande makes a last-minute payment; China mines coal at a record pace; Eurozone to grow faster; Australian unemployment jumps; UST 10yr 1.57%, oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74.5
12th Nov 21, 7:25am
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Evergrande makes a last-minute payment; China mines coal at a record pace; Eurozone to grow faster; Australian unemployment jumps; UST 10yr 1.57%, oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 74.5
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more retail rate changes, higher house prices, higher food prices, NZSF makes a $100 mln investment, swaps rise, NZD soft, & more
11th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more retail rate changes, higher house prices, higher food prices, NZSF makes a $100 mln investment, swaps rise, NZD soft, & more
US inflation jumps again; Japanese machine tool orders recover; China PPI leaps; Aussie money laundering detail revealed; UST 10yr 1.55%, oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.9
11th Nov 21, 7:28am
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US inflation jumps again; Japanese machine tool orders recover; China PPI leaps; Aussie money laundering detail revealed; UST 10yr 1.55%, oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 70.9 USc; TWI-5 = 74.9
ANZ raises its mortgage rates but only to take up the space beneath its main rivals. It also raised its term deposit rates a minor amount
10th Nov 21, 7:17pm
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ANZ raises its mortgage rates but only to take up the space beneath its main rivals. It also raised its term deposit rates a minor amount
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; business costs go through the roof, average house now $1 mln, less concrete poured in lockdown, swaps slip, NZD soft, & more
10th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; business costs go through the roof, average house now $1 mln, less concrete poured in lockdown, swaps slip, NZD soft, & more
US Fed warns on fragilities in China and US public health; US producer prices up 8.6%; Chinese steel production dives; Aussie business confidence improves; UST 10yr 1.43%, oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.2 USc; TWI-5 = 75
10th Nov 21, 7:25am
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US Fed warns on fragilities in China and US public health; US producer prices up 8.6%; Chinese steel production dives; Aussie business confidence improves; UST 10yr 1.43%, oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.2 USc; TWI-5 = 75
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, card spending rises, job ads high, BNZ reports stellar result; Fonterra pushes on with capital restructure, swaps and NZD firmish, & more
9th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; no retail rate changes, card spending rises, job ads high, BNZ reports stellar result; Fonterra pushes on with capital restructure, swaps and NZD firmish, & more
US inflation expectations rise; Taiwan exports rise; Australian rooftop solar its milestone; bitcoin hits record high; UST 10yr 1.50%, oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.7 USc; TWI-5 = 75.4
9th Nov 21, 7:25am
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US inflation expectations rise; Taiwan exports rise; Australian rooftop solar its milestone; bitcoin hits record high; UST 10yr 1.50%, oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.7 USc; TWI-5 = 75.4
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; another bank sells it life insurance business, bond issue rush, more vaccine mandates, swaps and NZD stable, & more
8th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; another bank sells it life insurance business, bond issue rush, more vaccine mandates, swaps and NZD stable, & more
China trade data impresses; Japanese household spending rises; US passes huge infrastructure boost; US payrolls expand faster; AU growth rises; UST 10yr 1.46%, oil unchanged and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.1 USc; TWI-5 = 75
8th Nov 21, 7:19am
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China trade data impresses; Japanese household spending rises; US passes huge infrastructure boost; US payrolls expand faster; AU growth rises; UST 10yr 1.46%, oil unchanged and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.1 USc; TWI-5 = 75
US jobs expanding faster; US car sales turn higher; US consumer credit jumps; Japan, Taiwan and EU report positive data; but bond yields sink; UST 10yr 1.44%, oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.1 USc; TWI-5 = 74.9
6th Nov 21, 8:48am
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US jobs expanding faster; US car sales turn higher; US consumer credit jumps; Japan, Taiwan and EU report positive data; but bond yields sink; UST 10yr 1.44%, oil and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71.1 USc; TWI-5 = 74.9
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more rate hikes, KiwiSaver returns ho-hum, McLean to take over from Drylie, water storage full, volatile commodities, swaps retreat, NZD soft, & more
5th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more rate hikes, KiwiSaver returns ho-hum, McLean to take over from Drylie, water storage full, volatile commodities, swaps retreat, NZD soft, & more
Global food price at 10 yr high; US labour costs jump; another Chinese developer misses a payment; Xi pitches to join TPP; shipping costs fall; UST 10yr 1.52%, oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71 USc; TWI-5 = 74.9
5th Nov 21, 7:31am
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Global food price at 10 yr high; US labour costs jump; another Chinese developer misses a payment; Xi pitches to join TPP; shipping costs fall; UST 10yr 1.52%, oil lower and gold higher; NZ$1 = 71 USc; TWI-5 = 74.9
Westpac raises mortgage rates again, unafraid of having the highest 1, 2 and 3 year fixed rates of any bank, probably confident others will follow
4th Nov 21, 8:23pm
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Westpac raises mortgage rates again, unafraid of having the highest 1, 2 and 3 year fixed rates of any bank, probably confident others will follow
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more rate rises, commodity prices high, Auckland retail low, NZGB yields rising, Fonterra in VitaKey deal, swaps stable, NZD up, & more
4th Nov 21, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; more rate rises, commodity prices high, Auckland retail low, NZGB yields rising, Fonterra in VitaKey deal, swaps stable, NZD up, & more