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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

23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
US equities under pressure again. Upward trend in USTs broken, a sign that central banks have more control. Governments step up, or look to step up, on fiscal support packages
23rd Mar 20, 7:51am
13th Mar 20, 7:42am
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Markets in turmoil as a deep global recession comes into play. Global equities plunge, even as Fed begins QE4. Wide ranges in USTs and currencies. Demand for USD liquidity sees USD soar
Markets in turmoil as a deep global recession comes into play. Global equities plunge, even as Fed begins QE4. Wide ranges in USTs and currencies. Demand for USD liquidity sees USD soar
13th Mar 20, 7:42am
12th Mar 20, 7:42am
US equities plunge on disappointing policy response. UK and euro-area policy makers look more alert – BoE does intra-meeting 50bps cut. Bond curves steeper. NZD settles around 0.63
US equities plunge on disappointing policy response. UK and euro-area policy makers look more alert – BoE does intra-meeting 50bps cut. Bond curves steeper. NZD settles around 0.63
12th Mar 20, 7:42am
11th Mar 20, 7:48am
Choppy markets, but equities and rates higher. USD rebounds, NZD back on its way down. Governor Orr pushes back on knee-jerk interest rate cuts
Choppy markets, but equities and rates higher. USD rebounds, NZD back on its way down. Governor Orr pushes back on knee-jerk interest rate cuts
11th Mar 20, 7:48am
10th Mar 20, 7:58am
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Oil price plunge causes carnage across markets; Fears of GFC II. Global equities down 5-10%; UST yields down below 0.5%. JPY the preeminent safe-haven
Oil price plunge causes carnage across markets; Fears of GFC II. Global equities down 5-10%; UST yields down below 0.5%. JPY the preeminent safe-haven
10th Mar 20, 7:58am
9th Mar 20, 7:56am
Markets in panic mode on Friday. Rates down to record lows; VIX up through 50. Weaker USD helps support NZD. Oil prices slump and price war will see a further slump today
Markets in panic mode on Friday. Rates down to record lows; VIX up through 50. Weaker USD helps support NZD. Oil prices slump and price war will see a further slump today
9th Mar 20, 7:56am
6th Mar 20, 7:49am
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Risk sentiment sours. US equities dive; UST 10s go sub 0.90%. Safe haven currencies supported but NZD steady at 0.63, AUD weaker
Risk sentiment sours. US equities dive; UST 10s go sub 0.90%. Safe haven currencies supported but NZD steady at 0.63, AUD weaker
6th Mar 20, 7:49am
28th Feb 20, 7:51am
More chunky falls in global equities and global rates on COVID-19 spread. NZD and AUD supported as USD takes a hit. EUR recovers further; GBP under pressure on UK-EU trade talk
More chunky falls in global equities and global rates on COVID-19 spread. NZD and AUD supported as USD takes a hit. EUR recovers further; GBP under pressure on UK-EU trade talk
28th Feb 20, 7:51am
27th Feb 20, 7:56am
Fear factor on COVID-19 dissipates a little. But market still trading cautiously. AUD reaches fresh low; NZD goes sub 0.63
Fear factor on COVID-19 dissipates a little. But market still trading cautiously. AUD reaches fresh low; NZD goes sub 0.63
27th Feb 20, 7:56am
26th Feb 20, 7:42am
Further falls in global equities and rates. UST10s probe a record low as Fed easing expectations heighten. NZD and AUD well contained; JPY and GBP stronger
Further falls in global equities and rates. UST10s probe a record low as Fed easing expectations heighten. NZD and AUD well contained; JPY and GBP stronger
26th Feb 20, 7:42am
25th Feb 20, 7:51am
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Market fallout from COVID-19 steps up as virus spreads globally. Equities and global rates plunge. NZD resilient at 0.6350 while JPY favoured
Market fallout from COVID-19 steps up as virus spreads globally. Equities and global rates plunge. NZD resilient at 0.6350 while JPY favoured
25th Feb 20, 7:51am
24th Feb 20, 7:43am
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Market alarmed by the global spread of COVID-19. US equities down over 1%; US long bond rate hits record low; USD weaker on poor PMI print. NZD and AUD recover from lows
Market alarmed by the global spread of COVID-19. US equities down over 1%; US long bond rate hits record low; USD weaker on poor PMI print. NZD and AUD recover from lows
24th Feb 20, 7:43am
14th Feb 20, 7:49am
GBP up on political movements and new fiscal stimulus-friendly Chancellor. More caution on COVID-19 as number of reported cases jumps. NZD and AUD on the soft side while EUR continues to slide
GBP up on political movements and new fiscal stimulus-friendly Chancellor. More caution on COVID-19 as number of reported cases jumps. NZD and AUD on the soft side while EUR continues to slide
14th Feb 20, 7:49am
13th Feb 20, 7:54am
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NZD gains post RBNZ MPS but no further progress overnight. Global rates push higher; NZ rates up 10bps or so. EUR remains under pressure
NZD gains post RBNZ MPS but no further progress overnight. Global rates push higher; NZ rates up 10bps or so. EUR remains under pressure
13th Feb 20, 7:54am
12th Feb 20, 7:53am
Less fear over coronavirus as rate of increase in cases subsides. US equities up to fresh record; global rates nudge higher. NZD and AUD better bid while safe haven currencies underperform
Less fear over coronavirus as rate of increase in cases subsides. US equities up to fresh record; global rates nudge higher. NZD and AUD better bid while safe haven currencies underperform
12th Feb 20, 7:53am
11th Feb 20, 8:01am
NZD continues to drift lower on coronavirus fears. US 10-year rate down as well. US equities unperturbed
NZD continues to drift lower on coronavirus fears. US 10-year rate down as well. US equities unperturbed
11th Feb 20, 8:01am
10th Feb 20, 7:46am
Spreading coronavirus remains the key market focus. NZD and AUD fall to fresh lows for the year. UST yields turn back down despite robust employment report
Spreading coronavirus remains the key market focus. NZD and AUD fall to fresh lows for the year. UST yields turn back down despite robust employment report
10th Feb 20, 7:46am
7th Feb 20, 8:07am
US equities at fresh record highs. USD stronger; NZD loses a little ground. Upside pressure on NZ rates
US equities at fresh record highs. USD stronger; NZD loses a little ground. Upside pressure on NZ rates
7th Feb 20, 8:07am
5th Feb 20, 7:46am
Market’s fear over coronavirus fades. Global equities rebound; global rates higher. NZD and AUD push higher
Market’s fear over coronavirus fades. Global equities rebound; global rates higher. NZD and AUD push higher
5th Feb 20, 7:46am
4th Feb 20, 7:49am
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Some calm restored to markets. US equities and rates higher. GBP hit as UK-EU trade talks in the spotlight. NZD and AUD flat
Some calm restored to markets. US equities and rates higher. GBP hit as UK-EU trade talks in the spotlight. NZD and AUD flat
4th Feb 20, 7:49am
3rd Feb 20, 7:46am
Coronavirus fears continue to dominate market price action. Global equities, rates, commodity prices lower. NZD and AUD continue to underperform
Coronavirus fears continue to dominate market price action. Global equities, rates, commodity prices lower. NZD and AUD continue to underperform
3rd Feb 20, 7:46am
29th Jan 20, 7:44am
Calm returns to markets. US equities up over 1%; US rates higher. NZD underperforms despite higher risk appetite
Calm returns to markets. US equities up over 1%; US rates higher. NZD underperforms despite higher risk appetite
29th Jan 20, 7:44am
28th Jan 20, 7:43am
Spreading coronavirus impacts markets. Global equities and rates head south. NZD, AUD and CNY underperform
Spreading coronavirus impacts markets. Global equities and rates head south. NZD, AUD and CNY underperform
28th Jan 20, 7:43am
27th Jan 20, 7:53am
Fears about spreading coronavirus impacts markets. Commodity prices, US equities, US rates all much lower. Market rate cut expectations in NZ diminish further
Fears about spreading coronavirus impacts markets. Commodity prices, US equities, US rates all much lower. Market rate cut expectations in NZ diminish further
27th Jan 20, 7:53am
23rd Jan 20, 7:53am
GBP up on stronger data. CAD weaker on dovish BoC. NZD and AUD unchanged overnight. Little price action in bonds, equities
GBP up on stronger data. CAD weaker on dovish BoC. NZD and AUD unchanged overnight. Little price action in bonds, equities
23rd Jan 20, 7:53am

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