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

7th Jul 20, 7:47am
Surge in Chinese equities fuels global rally in risk assets. US positive data surprises continue. NZD and AUD well supported, although little movement overnight
Surge in Chinese equities fuels global rally in risk assets. US positive data surprises continue. NZD and AUD well supported, although little movement overnight
7th Jul 20, 7:47am
6th Jul 20, 7:37am
NZD and AUD push higher. COVID19 outbreak in Victoria and AU/China tensions being watched closely. Likely pressure on NZ long rates ahead of long bond syndication
NZD and AUD push higher. COVID19 outbreak in Victoria and AU/China tensions being watched closely. Likely pressure on NZ long rates ahead of long bond syndication
6th Jul 20, 7:37am
2nd Jul 20, 7:57am
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Risk appetite higher as Q3 begins. Equities, rates, NZD all modestly higher. Progress on a new vaccine and strong US ISM figures help
Risk appetite higher as Q3 begins. Equities, rates, NZD all modestly higher. Progress on a new vaccine and strong US ISM figures help
2nd Jul 20, 7:57am
1st Jul 20, 7:52am
Global equities round off a strong quarter with further gains. NZD and AUD well bid into month-end after falling last evening. UST yields push higher into month-end
Global equities round off a strong quarter with further gains. NZD and AUD well bid into month-end after falling last evening. UST yields push higher into month-end
1st Jul 20, 7:52am
30th Jun 20, 7:50am
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Risk sentiment starts the week on a positive note supported by US economic data and lack of fresh negative news. Most currencies and US Treasury movements muted
Risk sentiment starts the week on a positive note supported by US economic data and lack of fresh negative news. Most currencies and US Treasury movements muted
30th Jun 20, 7:50am
25th Jun 20, 7:49am
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Risk sentiment sours on a trifecta of bad headlines. NZD dragged lower, making further losses from those post-RBNZ statement. NZ curve steepens, with supply announcement pushing up long-end rates
Risk sentiment sours on a trifecta of bad headlines. NZD dragged lower, making further losses from those post-RBNZ statement. NZ curve steepens, with supply announcement pushing up long-end rates
25th Jun 20, 7:49am
24th Jun 20, 7:52am
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Global PMI data consistent with economic recovery supporting risk assets. NZD up through 0.65. Bond issuance update and RBNZ OCR review due later
Global PMI data consistent with economic recovery supporting risk assets. NZD up through 0.65. Bond issuance update and RBNZ OCR review due later
24th Jun 20, 7:52am
19th Jun 20, 7:44am
Risk off tone overnight. GBP lower as BoE stimulus not seen to be enough. NZD and AUD weaker as USD strengthens
Risk off tone overnight. GBP lower as BoE stimulus not seen to be enough. NZD and AUD weaker as USD strengthens
19th Jun 20, 7:44am
16th Jun 20, 7:53am
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Risk appetite turns positive after yesterday’s move lower. NZD and AUD show decent recoveries overnight. Fed to buy individual corporate bonds, supporting market sentiment
Risk appetite turns positive after yesterday’s move lower. NZD and AUD show decent recoveries overnight. Fed to buy individual corporate bonds, supporting market sentiment
16th Jun 20, 7:53am
15th Jun 20, 7:37am
Choppy US trading session Friday, but overall, risk appetite higher after Thursday’s plunge. NZD and AUD push higher
Choppy US trading session Friday, but overall, risk appetite higher after Thursday’s plunge. NZD and AUD push higher
15th Jun 20, 7:37am
12th Jun 20, 7:49am
US equities down over -5%, UST10s rally. NZD down -1.7%, AUD down over -2% in sharp correction
US equities down over -5%, UST10s rally. NZD down -1.7%, AUD down over -2% in sharp correction
12th Jun 20, 7:49am
11th Jun 20, 7:44am
Fed stimulus to remain at full-throttle. Sees US 10-year lower, dragging USD down. NZD and AUD print fresh multi-month highs
Fed stimulus to remain at full-throttle. Sees US 10-year lower, dragging USD down. NZD and AUD print fresh multi-month highs
11th Jun 20, 7:44am
10th Jun 20, 7:49am
Mixed markets, some profit taking evident. NZD and AUD retreat after posting fresh highs yesterday. US curve steepening gives way to curve flattening
Mixed markets, some profit taking evident. NZD and AUD retreat after posting fresh highs yesterday. US curve steepening gives way to curve flattening
10th Jun 20, 7:49am
9th Jun 20, 7:45am
NZD, AUD push higher as USD remains under pressure. JPY also stronger. Global rates nudge lower. No fresh news to derail equity markets
NZD, AUD push higher as USD remains under pressure. JPY also stronger. Global rates nudge lower. No fresh news to derail equity markets
9th Jun 20, 7:45am
8th Jun 20, 7:53am
US jobs data a shocker, 10m better than expected, sees further extension of global equity market rally and bond market selloff. NZD and AUD extended gains ahead of the report to fresh highs
US jobs data a shocker, 10m better than expected, sees further extension of global equity market rally and bond market selloff. NZD and AUD extended gains ahead of the report to fresh highs
8th Jun 20, 7:53am
5th Jun 20, 7:55am
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EUR buoyed by increased policy easing. USD still under pressure; NZD and AUD print fresh highs. Global rates track higher, even as equities take a breather
EUR buoyed by increased policy easing. USD still under pressure; NZD and AUD print fresh highs. Global rates track higher, even as equities take a breather
5th Jun 20, 7:55am
3rd Jun 20, 7:56am
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NZD and AUD make further decent gains against a backdrop where investors are backing a global macro recovery. Rates market well-contained by central bank policies
NZD and AUD make further decent gains against a backdrop where investors are backing a global macro recovery. Rates market well-contained by central bank policies
3rd Jun 20, 7:56am
28th May 20, 7:55am
US-China and China-Australia tensions in the spotlight, dragging down NZD and AUD from recent highs. US equities unperturbed. EUR supported by fiscal plan but not a done deal
US-China and China-Australia tensions in the spotlight, dragging down NZD and AUD from recent highs. US equities unperturbed. EUR supported by fiscal plan but not a done deal
28th May 20, 7:55am
27th May 20, 7:52am
Economies reopen as vaccine development hopes rise. USD a lot lower and NZD up 2% to break up through resistance. Global and NZ rates higher
Economies reopen as vaccine development hopes rise. USD a lot lower and NZD up 2% to break up through resistance. Global and NZ rates higher
27th May 20, 7:52am
26th May 20, 7:38am
Market holidays see quiet trading conditions. European equities higher and S&P futures up 1.2% as economies reopen. China tries to ease concern on new Hong Kong security law
Market holidays see quiet trading conditions. European equities higher and S&P futures up 1.2% as economies reopen. China tries to ease concern on new Hong Kong security law
26th May 20, 7:38am

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