Jason Wong

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Jason Wong is BNZ’s currency strategist, producing analysis that informs the NZD view. He is also a part of National Australia Bank’s (NAB) Global FX Strategy team, which covers currency markets more broadly, with a focus on the G10 currencies.

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Articles by Jason Wong

21st Jan 20, 7:47am
Little change in market pricing with US holiday. IMF nudges global growth forecast lower. BoJ today; Trump speaks at Davos tonight
Little change in market pricing with US holiday. IMF nudges global growth forecast lower. BoJ today; Trump speaks at Davos tonight
21st Jan 20, 7:47am
14th Jan 20, 7:47am
Risk sentiment positive to start the week. NZD flat against a stronger CNY. JPY and GBP underperform. Equities and rates higher
Risk sentiment positive to start the week. NZD flat against a stronger CNY. JPY and GBP underperform. Equities and rates higher
14th Jan 20, 7:47am
13th Jan 20, 8:01am
Despite volatility, major currencies are little changed from pre-Xmas levels. NZD and AUD lower early-2020, reversing late-2019 strength. NZ and US rates lower so far in 2020
Despite volatility, major currencies are little changed from pre-Xmas levels. NZD and AUD lower early-2020, reversing late-2019 strength. NZ and US rates lower so far in 2020
13th Jan 20, 8:01am
19th Dec 19, 7:50am
Global rates higher; US yield curve steeper. CAD stronger after CPI; GBP softens further. BoE, BOJ ahead; and NZ GDP and Australian employment data out today
Global rates higher; US yield curve steeper. CAD stronger after CPI; GBP softens further. BoE, BOJ ahead; and NZ GDP and Australian employment data out today
19th Dec 19, 7:50am
18th Dec 19, 8:05am
GBP slumps as no-deal Brexit risk increases again. NZD and AUD weakness not entirely explainable. Other market movements little changed
GBP slumps as no-deal Brexit risk increases again. NZD and AUD weakness not entirely explainable. Other market movements little changed
18th Dec 19, 8:05am
13th Dec 19, 7:50am
US equities higher, chunky selloff in US treasuries. Stronger USD holds back NZD; AUD breaks 0.69. UK goes to the polls
US equities higher, chunky selloff in US treasuries. Stronger USD holds back NZD; AUD breaks 0.69. UK goes to the polls
13th Dec 19, 7:50am
12th Dec 19, 7:43am
NZD, AUD higher overnight alongside EM currencies. USD, US rates slightly lower ahead of FOMC announcement
NZD, AUD higher overnight alongside EM currencies. USD, US rates slightly lower ahead of FOMC announcement
12th Dec 19, 7:43am
11th Dec 19, 8:11am
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More trade war headlines, but we’re still none the wiser. NZD, AUD slip a little overnight. NZ fiscal update today to show a “significant” easing, larger bond program
More trade war headlines, but we’re still none the wiser. NZD, AUD slip a little overnight. NZ fiscal update today to show a “significant” easing, larger bond program
11th Dec 19, 8:11am
10th Dec 19, 7:54am
A quiet start to the week with the key events all near the end of the week. There has been little change in equities, global rates, currencies. NZ rates up to 5-month highs
A quiet start to the week with the key events all near the end of the week. There has been little change in equities, global rates, currencies. NZ rates up to 5-month highs
10th Dec 19, 7:54am
5th Dec 19, 7:49am
Mood-music on trade deal positive after Bloomberg report. US equities recover and bond rates higher. The NZD touches fresh multi-month high but GBP and CAD lead the way
Mood-music on trade deal positive after Bloomberg report. US equities recover and bond rates higher. The NZD touches fresh multi-month high but GBP and CAD lead the way
5th Dec 19, 7:49am
4th Dec 19, 7:50am
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Trump’s comments on US-China trade deal under scrutiny, sending US equities down 1%. UST10s down 12bps. USD soft
Trump’s comments on US-China trade deal under scrutiny, sending US equities down 1%. UST10s down 12bps. USD soft
4th Dec 19, 7:50am
29th Nov 19, 7:49am
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Quiet trading conditions with US on holiday. NZD stuck in a tight range even though the run of positive NZ data continues
Quiet trading conditions with US on holiday. NZD stuck in a tight range even though the run of positive NZ data continues
29th Nov 19, 7:49am
28th Nov 19, 8:02am
US data supports positive risk appetite. NZD/USD flat but NZD/JPY continues to nudge higher. GBP up ahead of key YouGov poll
US data supports positive risk appetite. NZD/USD flat but NZD/JPY continues to nudge higher. GBP up ahead of key YouGov poll
28th Nov 19, 8:02am
27th Nov 19, 8:01am
Market ignores trade news headlines. Currencies in well-contained ranges. Global rates tick lower
Market ignores trade news headlines. Currencies in well-contained ranges. Global rates tick lower
27th Nov 19, 8:01am
26th Nov 19, 7:49am
Positive newsflow supports equities but UST yields and commodity currencies slip regardless. The GBP nudges higher on polling ahead of UK election
Positive newsflow supports equities but UST yields and commodity currencies slip regardless. The GBP nudges higher on polling ahead of UK election
26th Nov 19, 7:49am
25th Nov 19, 7:56am
EUR and GBP weaker on soft PMIs. US data relatively stronger. NZD flat; tight range maintained through the week
EUR and GBP weaker on soft PMIs. US data relatively stronger. NZD flat; tight range maintained through the week
25th Nov 19, 7:56am
15th Nov 19, 7:53am
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A run of weaker global economic data sees both the AUD and NZD underperform and a decent rally in US treasuries
A run of weaker global economic data sees both the AUD and NZD underperform and a decent rally in US treasuries
15th Nov 19, 7:53am
14th Nov 19, 7:59am
NZD sustains move higher post RBNZ’s on-hold decision. NZD rates up 10-15bps. Global rates head lower
NZD sustains move higher post RBNZ’s on-hold decision. NZD rates up 10-15bps. Global rates head lower
14th Nov 19, 7:59am
13th Nov 19, 7:57am
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NZD back to where it began the week with markets a little more confident in a rate cut today. Little overnight news to drive directions
NZD back to where it began the week with markets a little more confident in a rate cut today. Little overnight news to drive directions
13th Nov 19, 7:57am
12th Nov 19, 7:56am
GBP higher as Brexit Party won’t contest all electorates. NZD higher after last week’s inexplicable underperformance and ripe for further gains as model flashes “cheap”
GBP higher as Brexit Party won’t contest all electorates. NZD higher after last week’s inexplicable underperformance and ripe for further gains as model flashes “cheap”
12th Nov 19, 7:56am

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