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Articles by David Chaston

15th May 20, 9:14am
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BNZ rounds out the home loan rate cut trend with their own set, matching key rivals. They also made matching term deposit rate cuts
BNZ rounds out the home loan rate cut trend with their own set, matching key rivals. They also made matching term deposit rate cuts
15th May 20, 9:14am
15th May 20, 7:21am
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Unexpectedly large US jobless claims; China inbound investment rises again; Japanese machine tool orders dive; large Australia job losses; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 59.7 USc; TWI-5 = 65.9
Unexpectedly large US jobless claims; China inbound investment rises again; Japanese machine tool orders dive; large Australia job losses; UST 10yr yield at 0.62%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 59.7 USc; TWI-5 = 65.9
15th May 20, 7:21am
[Updated]
14th May 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; retail rate cuts signaled, crisis Budget unveiled, job ads plummet, migration rises, swaps hold, NZD recovers, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; retail rate cuts signaled, crisis Budget unveiled, job ads plummet, migration rises, swaps hold, NZD recovers, & more
14th May 20, 3:59pm
[Updated]
14th May 20, 2:53pm
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HSBC says it will cut fixed mortgage rates for its Premier rate card, but not until Thursday, May 21. However at this time, the signaled rates are among the most competitive for four popular terms
[Updated]
HSBC says it will cut fixed mortgage rates for its Premier rate card, but not until Thursday, May 21. However at this time, the signaled rates are among the most competitive for four popular terms
14th May 20, 2:53pm
[Updated]
14th May 20, 11:00am
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Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
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Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
14th May 20, 11:00am
14th May 20, 7:24am
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US banks wary of mortgage applicants; US PPI signals deflation; Powell calls out Congress; Japan to inject cash; S&P500 down -2.2%; UST 10yr yield at 0.65%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 60 USc; TWI-5 = 66
US banks wary of mortgage applicants; US PPI signals deflation; Powell calls out Congress; Japan to inject cash; S&P500 down -2.2%; UST 10yr yield at 0.65%; oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 60 USc; TWI-5 = 66
14th May 20, 7:24am
13th May 20, 5:42pm
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It is becoming a 2% world in the home loan sector as markets and regulators actively open up the space to cut rates further, and savers focus on 'safety' rather than 'return' for their nest eggs
It is becoming a 2% world in the home loan sector as markets and regulators actively open up the space to cut rates further, and savers focus on 'safety' rather than 'return' for their nest eggs
13th May 20, 5:42pm
[Updated]
13th May 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more sharp retail rate cuts, RBNZ doubles QE, exports hold up, swaps fall, NZD falls, & more
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; more sharp retail rate cuts, RBNZ doubles QE, exports hold up, swaps fall, NZD falls, & more
13th May 20, 3:59pm
13th May 20, 7:19am
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US divided on return-to-work plan; US inflation vanishes; Canada landlords can't collect the rent; China and India go for big stimulus; Australia fights with China; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 60.9 USc; TWI-5 = 67
US divided on return-to-work plan; US inflation vanishes; Canada landlords can't collect the rent; China and India go for big stimulus; Australia fights with China; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 60.9 USc; TWI-5 = 67
13th May 20, 7:19am
[Updated]
12th May 20, 4:21pm
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Rapid fire breaks out in the mortgage wars as combatants each aim at marginally different territory. Borrowers watch as the landscape becomes very fluid very quickly
[Updated]
Rapid fire breaks out in the mortgage wars as combatants each aim at marginally different territory. Borrowers watch as the landscape becomes very fluid very quickly
12th May 20, 4:21pm
12th May 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some very major retail rate cuts, IRD in the loan business, truckometer slows to a crawl, swaps unchanged, NZD soft, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some very major retail rate cuts, IRD in the loan business, truckometer slows to a crawl, swaps unchanged, NZD soft, & more
12th May 20, 3:59pm
12th May 20, 7:21am
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US consumer expectations turn sharply; misunderstanding the scale of our problems; China debt levels jump; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 60.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66.8
US consumer expectations turn sharply; misunderstanding the scale of our problems; China debt levels jump; UST 10yr yield at 0.72%; oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 60.7 USc; TWI-5 = 66.8
12th May 20, 7:21am
[Updated]
11th May 20, 5:46pm
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New Zealand's largest bank follows two of its main rivals down with one home loan offer of 2.99%. TSB follows, going down to 2.89%. But savers pay with large term deposit rate cuts
[Updated]
New Zealand's largest bank follows two of its main rivals down with one home loan offer of 2.99%. TSB follows, going down to 2.89%. But savers pay with large term deposit rate cuts
11th May 20, 5:46pm
11th May 20, 3:51pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, retail spending halves, business pessimism not getting worse, huge bond trading, swaps hold, NZD firm, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; no rate changes, retail spending halves, business pessimism not getting worse, huge bond trading, swaps hold, NZD firm, & more
11th May 20, 3:51pm
11th May 20, 7:21am
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Economies set to reopen despite pandemic risks; massive US job losses; massive US budget deficits; massive new EU stimulus; China presses it advantages; UST 10yr yield at 0.69%; oil firm and gold slips; NZ$1 = 61.4 USc; TWI-5 = 67.1
Economies set to reopen despite pandemic risks; massive US job losses; massive US budget deficits; massive new EU stimulus; China presses it advantages; UST 10yr yield at 0.69%; oil firm and gold slips; NZ$1 = 61.4 USc; TWI-5 = 67.1
11th May 20, 7:21am
9th May 20, 8:49am
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Monster American job losses, in Canada too; US Govt deficit explodes; global production carnage; EU add huge credit line; equity markets rise; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil unchanged and gold slips; NZ$1 = 61.3 USc; TWI-5 = 67.3
Monster American job losses, in Canada too; US Govt deficit explodes; global production carnage; EU add huge credit line; equity markets rise; UST 10yr yield at 0.68%; oil unchanged and gold slips; NZ$1 = 61.3 USc; TWI-5 = 67.3
9th May 20, 8:49am
8th May 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; major mortgage rate cuts, warnings for newbies, Crown accounts go into reverse, layoffs and restructurings, swaps stable, NZD rises, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; major mortgage rate cuts, warnings for newbies, Crown accounts go into reverse, layoffs and restructurings, swaps stable, NZD rises, & more
8th May 20, 3:59pm
8th May 20, 7:24am
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Another very large rise in US jobless claims; spike in bankruptcies; China posts surprising export rise, car sales gains; Airbus grinds to virtual standstill; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil unchanged and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 60.9 USc; TWI-5 = 66.8
Another very large rise in US jobless claims; spike in bankruptcies; China posts surprising export rise, car sales gains; Airbus grinds to virtual standstill; UST 10yr yield at 0.63%; oil unchanged and gold jumps; NZ$1 = 60.9 USc; TWI-5 = 66.8
8th May 20, 7:24am
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7th May 20, 6:23pm
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Kiwibank launches a one year fixed mortgage 'special' of 2.99% and is the first major lender to offer a home loan rate below 3%
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Kiwibank launches a one year fixed mortgage 'special' of 2.99% and is the first major lender to offer a home loan rate below 3%
7th May 20, 6:23pm
7th May 20, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday: more retail rate cuts, inflation is dead, eyes on 2020 Budget and move to L2, huge Govt bond demand, swaps firm, NZD slips, & more
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday: more retail rate cuts, inflation is dead, eyes on 2020 Budget and move to L2, huge Govt bond demand, swaps firm, NZD slips, & more
7th May 20, 3:59pm

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