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

4th Sep 19, 7:59am
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US equities, rates and the USD are much lower following a weak ISM manufacturing report. The NZD has recovered over half a cent from its low point yesterday afternoon to trade about 0.6325
US equities, rates and the USD are much lower following a weak ISM manufacturing report. The NZD has recovered over half a cent from its low point yesterday afternoon to trade about 0.6325
4th Sep 19, 7:59am
3rd Sep 19, 7:52am
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China takes the US to WTO over tariff actions. Next Brexit move depends on parliamentary vote. NZD holds at its lower level. Eyes on RBA rate decision, then on dairy auction
China takes the US to WTO over tariff actions. Next Brexit move depends on parliamentary vote. NZD holds at its lower level. Eyes on RBA rate decision, then on dairy auction
3rd Sep 19, 7:52am
2nd Sep 19, 8:08am
Hedging flow activity more influential than economic data on currencies. US data mixed. EUR under pressure. Canada stars. NZD weaker
Hedging flow activity more influential than economic data on currencies. US data mixed. EUR under pressure. Canada stars. NZD weaker
2nd Sep 19, 8:08am
23rd Aug 19, 7:52am
Markets see State banks coming to the aid of the Chinese currency. The NZD depreciates toward fair value. Eyes now turn to Powell's speech and assessments of his dovishness
Markets see State banks coming to the aid of the Chinese currency. The NZD depreciates toward fair value. Eyes now turn to Powell's speech and assessments of his dovishness
23rd Aug 19, 7:52am
22nd Aug 19, 7:57am
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US Fed minutes reveal dissent detail but no real surprises. Watchdog warns on 'unsustainable course' of US budget deficit. Bond rates with small upward bias. Merkel challenges Johnson on Irish border solution
US Fed minutes reveal dissent detail but no real surprises. Watchdog warns on 'unsustainable course' of US budget deficit. Bond rates with small upward bias. Merkel challenges Johnson on Irish border solution
22nd Aug 19, 7:57am
21st Aug 19, 7:53am
The EU's fourth largest economy plunged into political chaos again. EU mulls Brexit position. Global equities fall and global rates reverse. Investors pare positions with sovereign debt
The EU's fourth largest economy plunged into political chaos again. EU mulls Brexit position. Global equities fall and global rates reverse. Investors pare positions with sovereign debt
21st Aug 19, 7:53am
20th Aug 19, 7:50am
Temporary US back-track on Huawei and expectations of German fiscal stimulus combine to juice equity prices higher and bond yields higher. US President sharpens attack on the Fed
Temporary US back-track on Huawei and expectations of German fiscal stimulus combine to juice equity prices higher and bond yields higher. US President sharpens attack on the Fed
20th Aug 19, 7:50am
12th Aug 19, 8:24am
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With nothing positive to happen in the US-China trade war, the NZD will follow the CNY down against the USD to fresh lows, nudged even lower by the OCR cut. We will weaken against the AUD too: BNZ
With nothing positive to happen in the US-China trade war, the NZD will follow the CNY down against the USD to fresh lows, nudged even lower by the OCR cut. We will weaken against the AUD too: BNZ
12th Aug 19, 8:24am
12th Aug 19, 7:35am
Trade retaliation shifts from tariffs to purchasing boycotts. Prospects for resolution dims. UK weakens. Japan growth better than expected. Orr talks up NZ's position
Trade retaliation shifts from tariffs to purchasing boycotts. Prospects for resolution dims. UK weakens. Japan growth better than expected. Orr talks up NZ's position
12th Aug 19, 7:35am
9th Aug 19, 7:50am
Market sentiment improves, and both equity and bond yield markets push higher. China's management of their exchange rate cheered by markets. But the NZD faces headwinds as the yuan depreciates
Market sentiment improves, and both equity and bond yield markets push higher. China's management of their exchange rate cheered by markets. But the NZD faces headwinds as the yuan depreciates
9th Aug 19, 7:50am
8th Aug 19, 7:50am
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NZD drags the AUD down after surprise RBNZ decision. Global outlook gets negative views in most markets and benchmark interest rates ease further in race to zero or below
NZD drags the AUD down after surprise RBNZ decision. Global outlook gets negative views in most markets and benchmark interest rates ease further in race to zero or below
8th Aug 19, 7:50am
7th Aug 19, 7:43am
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China uses market action to support the yuan after US currency rebuke. US Administration walks back trade hardline. Even dovish Fed members don't want a US rate cut yet. Eyes now on the RBNZ
China uses market action to support the yuan after US currency rebuke. US Administration walks back trade hardline. Even dovish Fed members don't want a US rate cut yet. Eyes now on the RBNZ
7th Aug 19, 7:43am
6th Aug 19, 7:46am
Equity markets and US rates in freefall. Trade war concerns dominate and the CNY pushes above 7. The NZD remarkably resilient but downside risks ahead
Equity markets and US rates in freefall. Trade war concerns dominate and the CNY pushes above 7. The NZD remarkably resilient but downside risks ahead
6th Aug 19, 7:46am
5th Aug 19, 7:12am
Economic data rendered out-of-date as new US tariffs on China sharply twist market views very negative. Global bond yields fall to record lows. The NZD falls as outlook turns negative, but 'saved' as worse expected from the USD
Economic data rendered out-of-date as new US tariffs on China sharply twist market views very negative. Global bond yields fall to record lows. The NZD falls as outlook turns negative, but 'saved' as worse expected from the USD
5th Aug 19, 7:12am
26th Jul 19, 9:08am
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ECB signals renewed QE coming soon. US durable goods orders rise in June. Eyes on US Q2 GDP. AUD weaker after dovish RBA speech. More Brexit tensions
ECB signals renewed QE coming soon. US durable goods orders rise in June. Eyes on US Q2 GDP. AUD weaker after dovish RBA speech. More Brexit tensions
26th Jul 19, 9:08am
24th Jul 19, 9:35am
USD rises after debt ceiling deal. Higher interest rates in the US, lower in Europe. NZD falls after 'unconventional policy' work report. IMF nudges growth view lower
USD rises after debt ceiling deal. Higher interest rates in the US, lower in Europe. NZD falls after 'unconventional policy' work report. IMF nudges growth view lower
24th Jul 19, 9:35am
23rd Jul 19, 8:30am
US equities are slightly higher; US rates are slightly slower and currencies are treading water; NZD has started the week trading in a 30pip range; EURUSD has traded in just an 18pip range around 1.1215
US equities are slightly higher; US rates are slightly slower and currencies are treading water; NZD has started the week trading in a 30pip range; EURUSD has traded in just an 18pip range around 1.1215
23rd Jul 19, 8:30am
22nd Jul 19, 8:34am
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USD and Treasury yields were higher on Friday after a spokesman from the Fed provided some context to NY Fed President Williams’ dovish speech that had earlier caused a market reaction; this saw the NZD fall slightly ahead of the weekend, but remain solid
USD and Treasury yields were higher on Friday after a spokesman from the Fed provided some context to NY Fed President Williams’ dovish speech that had earlier caused a market reaction; this saw the NZD fall slightly ahead of the weekend, but remain solid
22nd Jul 19, 8:34am
19th Jul 19, 8:00am
US equities are higher, US rates have fallen and the USD has seen some broadly based selling pressure; NZD has pushed up to a fresh 3-month high; GBP is outperforming and has pushed on up to 1.2540
US equities are higher, US rates have fallen and the USD has seen some broadly based selling pressure; NZD has pushed up to a fresh 3-month high; GBP is outperforming and has pushed on up to 1.2540
19th Jul 19, 8:00am
18th Jul 19, 8:34am
NZD tops the leaderboard as the USD shows broad-based losses
NZD tops the leaderboard as the USD shows broad-based losses
18th Jul 19, 8:34am

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