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

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
11th Nov 19, 7:26am
Optimism on trade deal hosed down by Trump. But US equities, US rates and USD rise regardless. China trade data better than expected
Optimism on trade deal hosed down by Trump. But US equities, US rates and USD rise regardless. China trade data better than expected
11th Nov 19, 7:26am
8th Nov 19, 7:57am
Further optimism on trade deal, with possible tariff roll-backs. Drives US equities to fresh record and a chunky US bond market sell-off. NZD unmoved on the higher risk appetite, despite gains for AUD, CNY
Further optimism on trade deal, with possible tariff roll-backs. Drives US equities to fresh record and a chunky US bond market sell-off. NZD unmoved on the higher risk appetite, despite gains for AUD, CNY
8th Nov 19, 7:57am
7th Nov 19, 8:09am
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Possible delay to trade deal signing. Sends US rates, NZD down to bottom of ranges. Unquestionable NZ domestic inflation pulse.
Possible delay to trade deal signing. Sends US rates, NZD down to bottom of ranges. Unquestionable NZ domestic inflation pulse.
7th Nov 19, 8:09am
6th Nov 19, 8:23am
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US-China trade deal optimism; Stronger US ISM non-manufacturing index see higher US rates and USD. NZD weaker despite positive news, ahead of key labour market data
US-China trade deal optimism; Stronger US ISM non-manufacturing index see higher US rates and USD. NZD weaker despite positive news, ahead of key labour market data
6th Nov 19, 8:23am
25th Oct 19, 7:39am
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NZD, AUD, GBP underperform. Early UK election called, but Boris needs a 2/3rds majority to push through. Rates drift lower
NZD, AUD, GBP underperform. Early UK election called, but Boris needs a 2/3rds majority to push through. Rates drift lower
25th Oct 19, 7:39am
24th Oct 19, 8:01am
Quiet overnight trading. GBP steady after falling yesterday morning post Brexit votes. NZD drifts up overnight; NZ rates reverse course
Quiet overnight trading. GBP steady after falling yesterday morning post Brexit votes. NZD drifts up overnight; NZ rates reverse course
24th Oct 19, 8:01am
23rd Oct 19, 7:53am
Little action in markets ahead of Brexit votes at 7am and 7:30am NZ time. The NZD slips overnight after some modest upside yesterday. NZ rates continue to track higher
Little action in markets ahead of Brexit votes at 7am and 7:30am NZ time. The NZD slips overnight after some modest upside yesterday. NZ rates continue to track higher
23rd Oct 19, 7:53am
22nd Oct 19, 7:50am
Brexit vote to be held tomorrow. Risk sentiment positive ahead of that and positive US-China trade vibe. Higher global rates and small outperformance for commodity currencies
Brexit vote to be held tomorrow. Risk sentiment positive ahead of that and positive US-China trade vibe. Higher global rates and small outperformance for commodity currencies
22nd Oct 19, 7:50am
21st Oct 19, 7:59am
Saturday humiliation for Australia, Ireland and Boris Johnson, but at least Boris has a chance to bounce back this week. NZD and AUD close at month-highs
Saturday humiliation for Australia, Ireland and Boris Johnson, but at least Boris has a chance to bounce back this week. NZD and AUD close at month-highs
21st Oct 19, 7:59am
18th Oct 19, 7:53am
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A fresh UK/EU Brexit deal but will it get through UK Parliament? GBP and UST10s spike up, but then fall back as opposition to deal evident. NZD and AUD outperform, both up 1%
A fresh UK/EU Brexit deal but will it get through UK Parliament? GBP and UST10s spike up, but then fall back as opposition to deal evident. NZD and AUD outperform, both up 1%
18th Oct 19, 7:53am
11th Oct 19, 7:47am
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Hopes for US-China détente and Brexit deal. Support risk appetite; Equities and rates higher. GBP up 1.8%; Mild support for NZD
Hopes for US-China détente and Brexit deal. Support risk appetite; Equities and rates higher. GBP up 1.8%; Mild support for NZD
11th Oct 19, 7:47am

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