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Articles by David Chaston

6th Apr 20, 7:21am
210
No austerity but no fix either; US economy dives; Fed ponders data opacity; China struggles; Australia to shrink at least -4%, UST 10yr yield at 0.60%; oil and gold rise; NZ$1 = 58.5 USc; TWI-5 = 65.5
No austerity but no fix either; US economy dives; Fed ponders data opacity; China struggles; Australia to shrink at least -4%, UST 10yr yield at 0.60%; oil and gold rise; NZ$1 = 58.5 USc; TWI-5 = 65.5
6th Apr 20, 7:21am
5th Apr 20, 9:33am
22
Innocent jokes and banter with children can bring a special shared smile to all of us when we are feeling stressed in a lockdown. Here are a few
Innocent jokes and banter with children can bring a special shared smile to all of us when we are feeling stressed in a lockdown. Here are a few
5th Apr 20, 9:33am
4th Apr 20, 8:43am
259
Awful US jobs data understates the real situation; the US service sector contracts; Fed ponders opacity; Japan and China offer virus aid; iron ore prices fall; UST 10yr yield at 0.60%; oil and gold rise; NZ$1 = 58.5 USc; TWI-5 = 65.5
Awful US jobs data understates the real situation; the US service sector contracts; Fed ponders opacity; Japan and China offer virus aid; iron ore prices fall; UST 10yr yield at 0.60%; oil and gold rise; NZ$1 = 58.5 USc; TWI-5 = 65.5
4th Apr 20, 8:43am
3rd Apr 20, 3:59pm
91
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more rate cuts, more regulatory relief, tough on the farm and in the car yards, NZD stable, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; more rate cuts, more regulatory relief, tough on the farm and in the car yards, NZD stable, & more
3rd Apr 20, 3:59pm
3rd Apr 20, 7:21am
244
Another enormous rise in US jobless claims; banks brace for foreclosure surge; carmakers pull back; iron ore prices about to tank; Aussie business sentiment dives; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 59 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
Another enormous rise in US jobless claims; banks brace for foreclosure surge; carmakers pull back; iron ore prices about to tank; Aussie business sentiment dives; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 59 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
3rd Apr 20, 7:21am
[Updated]
2nd Apr 20, 3:59pm
110
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; FEI in receivership, big Govt bond tenders, Barfoots strong pre lockdown, RBNZ stops bank dividends, swaps low, NZD soft, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; FEI in receivership, big Govt bond tenders, Barfoots strong pre lockdown, RBNZ stops bank dividends, swaps low, NZD soft, & more
2nd Apr 20, 3:59pm
2nd Apr 20, 7:20am
108
Global manufacturing dives, except in China and Taiwan; equity markets fall; virus toll mounts; oil inventories jump; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil holds and gold down; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
Global manufacturing dives, except in China and Taiwan; equity markets fall; virus toll mounts; oil inventories jump; UST 10yr yield at 0.64%; oil holds and gold down; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
2nd Apr 20, 7:20am
[Updated]
1st Apr 20, 3:59pm
94
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more savings account rate cuts, housing market turns grim, thousands apply for mortgage relief, vastly more for wage subsidies, swaps data updated, NZD soft, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more savings account rate cuts, housing market turns grim, thousands apply for mortgage relief, vastly more for wage subsidies, swaps data updated, NZD soft, & more
1st Apr 20, 3:59pm
1st Apr 20, 7:22am
129
Fed scrambles to stabilise the greenback; US confidence falls; PMIs weaken; Chinese PMIs bounce back; Australian confidence at record low; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil holds and gold down; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
Fed scrambles to stabilise the greenback; US confidence falls; PMIs weaken; Chinese PMIs bounce back; Australian confidence at record low; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil holds and gold down; NZ$1 = 59.3 USc; TWI-5 = 65.8
1st Apr 20, 7:22am
31st Mar 20, 3:59pm
46
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many retail rate changes (cuts), retail spending dives, business confidence follows, power use down, swaps stablise, NZD firm, & much much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; many retail rate changes (cuts), retail spending dives, business confidence follows, power use down, swaps stablise, NZD firm, & much much more
31st Mar 20, 3:59pm
31st Mar 20, 11:38am
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Now might be a good time to reassess your insurance cover, especially if you haven't done so in a while. There may even be ways to save premium costs
Now might be a good time to reassess your insurance cover, especially if you haven't done so in a while. There may even be ways to save premium costs
31st Mar 20, 11:38am
31st Mar 20, 7:22am
95
US Congress talks more huge stimulus; regional data dire; China restart faces huge challenges; Aussies launch huge stimulus too; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
US Congress talks more huge stimulus; regional data dire; China restart faces huge challenges; Aussies launch huge stimulus too; UST 10yr yield at 0.67%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
31st Mar 20, 7:22am
30th Mar 20, 3:59pm
47
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; rate changes keep coming, RBNZ adds to support, insurers promise support, fear stalks fixed interest markets, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; rate changes keep coming, RBNZ adds to support, insurers promise support, fear stalks fixed interest markets, NZD firm, & more
30th Mar 20, 3:59pm
30th Mar 20, 7:21am
117
Reality bites very hard; US virus caseload jumps again; consumer confidence dives; many countries take drastic action; China profits shrink; a dash for cash; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
Reality bites very hard; US virus caseload jumps again; consumer confidence dives; many countries take drastic action; China profits shrink; a dash for cash; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 60.4 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
30th Mar 20, 7:21am
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
53
Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
28th Mar 20, 9:13am
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As almost all construction shuts down, the skyline is left with dozens of idle cranes across the country as icons of the sudden pause in business. Many won't restart with the same companies
As almost all construction shuts down, the skyline is left with dozens of idle cranes across the country as icons of the sudden pause in business. Many won't restart with the same companies
28th Mar 20, 9:13am
28th Mar 20, 8:13am
194
Covid-19 explodes in the US; consumer confidence dives; the Fed shows what 'unlimited' means; Canada and India cut & stimulate; Australia struggles; UST 10yr yield at 0.73%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 60.1 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
Covid-19 explodes in the US; consumer confidence dives; the Fed shows what 'unlimited' means; Canada and India cut & stimulate; Australia struggles; UST 10yr yield at 0.73%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 60.1 USc; TWI-5 = 66.6
28th Mar 20, 8:13am
27th Mar 20, 3:59pm
78
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many rate cuts and payment deferrals, petrol price drops, landlords want a public bailout, swaps slip, NZD firm, & much more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; many rate cuts and payment deferrals, petrol price drops, landlords want a public bailout, swaps slip, NZD firm, & much more
27th Mar 20, 3:59pm
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
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ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
27th Mar 20, 7:23am
186
American job losses explode; NY Fed doles out unprecedented financial support; recovering China faces export order drought; Covid-19 cases mushroom; UST 10yr yield at 0.78%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 59.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
American job losses explode; NY Fed doles out unprecedented financial support; recovering China faces export order drought; Covid-19 cases mushroom; UST 10yr yield at 0.78%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 59.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66.5
27th Mar 20, 7:23am

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