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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

30th Mar 20, 7:21am
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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
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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
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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
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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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26th Mar 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; mortgage rates go below 3%, TD rates cut too, online crims active, electricity use falls, swaps lower, NZD weaker, & much more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; mortgage rates go below 3%, TD rates cut too, online crims active, electricity use falls, swaps lower, NZD weaker, & much more
26th Mar 20, 3:59pm
[Updated]
26th Mar 20, 8:57am
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Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
[Updated]
Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
26th Mar 20, 8:57am
26th Mar 20, 7:19am
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US Congress agrees $2 tln rescue package; US state govts at risk of bankruptcy; China buys cheap as economy restarts; Aussie joblessness surging; UST 10yr yield at 0.81%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 58.2 USc; TWI-5 = 65.6
US Congress agrees $2 tln rescue package; US state govts at risk of bankruptcy; China buys cheap as economy restarts; Aussie joblessness surging; UST 10yr yield at 0.81%; oil and gold hold; NZ$1 = 58.2 USc; TWI-5 = 65.6
26th Mar 20, 7:19am
25th Mar 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; many retail rate cuts, trade data holding up, equity markets in fairyland, swap rates volatile, NZD holds firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; many retail rate cuts, trade data holding up, equity markets in fairyland, swap rates volatile, NZD holds firm, & more
25th Mar 20, 3:59pm
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
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More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
25th Mar 20, 7:21am
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Risk appetites return on promise of massive stimulus; real US economic activity dives, joblessness mushrooms; Hubei lockdown lifted; Aussies face harsh virus consequences; UST 10yr yield at 0.83%; oil firms and gold jumps again; NZ$1 = 57.9 USc; TWI-5 = 6
Risk appetites return on promise of massive stimulus; real US economic activity dives, joblessness mushrooms; Hubei lockdown lifted; Aussies face harsh virus consequences; UST 10yr yield at 0.83%; oil firms and gold jumps again; NZ$1 = 57.9 USc; TWI-5 = 6
25th Mar 20, 7:21am
24th Mar 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage rate cut, mortgage holiday, SME finance guarantee, core funding ratio cut, freight support, swaps hold, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; mortgage rate cut, mortgage holiday, SME finance guarantee, core funding ratio cut, freight support, swaps hold, NZD firm, & more
24th Mar 20, 3:59pm
[Updated]
24th Mar 20, 7:22am
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US Fed fires up unlimited monetary action as US Congress fiscal action stalls; US still not in lockdown; Germany readies huge fiscal package; long recession feared; Aussie job losses leap; UST 10yr yield at 0.75%; oil sinks and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 56.8 USc
[Updated]
US Fed fires up unlimited monetary action as US Congress fiscal action stalls; US still not in lockdown; Germany readies huge fiscal package; long recession feared; Aussie job losses leap; UST 10yr yield at 0.75%; oil sinks and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 56.8 USc
24th Mar 20, 7:22am
[Updated]
23rd Mar 20, 3:59pm
165
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate changes, shifting to economic lockdown, NZ QE, swap rates dive, NZD soft, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; many rate changes, shifting to economic lockdown, NZ QE, swap rates dive, NZD soft, & more
23rd Mar 20, 3:59pm
23rd Mar 20, 7:07am
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Economic consequences of the virus emergency bite viciously; unemployment soars; huge bailouts inadequate; US now the global virus hotspot; China recovering; UST 10yr yield at 0.89%; oil sinks and gold up; NZ$1 = 57.1 USc; TWI-5 = 64.9
Economic consequences of the virus emergency bite viciously; unemployment soars; huge bailouts inadequate; US now the global virus hotspot; China recovering; UST 10yr yield at 0.89%; oil sinks and gold up; NZ$1 = 57.1 USc; TWI-5 = 64.9
23rd Mar 20, 7:07am
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
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Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
21st Mar 20, 8:28am
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Financial disaster looms as the US and Europe can't get on top of the virus spread; unemployment mushrooms by the day; rent relief calls grow insistent; UST 10yr yield at 0.95%; oil dives and gold up; NZ$1 = 57.1 USc; TWI-5 = 65
Financial disaster looms as the US and Europe can't get on top of the virus spread; unemployment mushrooms by the day; rent relief calls grow insistent; UST 10yr yield at 0.95%; oil dives and gold up; NZ$1 = 57.1 USc; TWI-5 = 65
21st Mar 20, 8:28am
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
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Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm

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