Swap Rates

A review of the things you need to know before you get home on Friday; some mortgage rate changes, avoidance of credit card debt, New Zealand government pays 6% coupon bond, coupon swaps, NZD takes, US moves against cryptos, etc.

Here are the key things you need to know before you leave work today. CHANGES IN MORTGAGE RATESThe Bank of China lowered its special 1-year and 18-month fixed rates to 2.15% and raised the 4-year and 5-year rates to 3.05% to 3.35% respectively. Update: SBS Bank raised its fixed rates …

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How To Buy CluCoin – The Easiest Way To Buy Charitable Cryptocurrencies

To note: It is not financial advice. This is for educational purposes only. Please note that cryptocurrency is a very volatile and extremely risky asset class; Only invest what you can afford to lose. “How to buy CluCoin” is the question seasoned cryptocurrency investors and newbies alike want to know …

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The New York Times beats revenue estimates on higher digital subscriptions

Bloomberg Covid shockwaves brought poverty in Latin America to a new Nadir (Bloomberg) – The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a wave of poverty in Latin America, exacerbating declines that began in the past decade and plunging millions of people into extreme poverty. 22 million people – the equivalent of everyone …

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A review of the things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; some retail rate changes, auction rooms have calmed down, Westpac warns about earnings, stable swaps, NZD company etc.

Here are the key things you need to know before you leave work today. CHANGES IN MORTGAGE RATESBNZ has withdrawn its unique seven-year fixed mortgage loan offer. A non-existent demand is at the origin of the movement. CHANGES IN THE TERM DEPOSIT RATEKiwibank and Heartland Bank today raised some rates …

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Which females should I sell?

Female sales are expected to contribute almost half of cattle sales in any beef business, so choosing which ones to sell can have a huge impact on profitability because: male sales are usually a priority in management strategies and genetic selection, and female sales may be overlooked successful breeders mean …

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How to decide if a home renovation is worth it

Thinking of improving your home? Ask yourself these questions to see if it’s the right decision. Maybe you are tired of staring at your outdated kitchen, in its retro lime green appliance and linoleum tile glory. Or maybe you are ready to turn your unfinished basement into a playroom and …

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Bitcoin Funding Rate Turns Negative After $ 48,000 Retest – Was It A Bear Trap?

As Bitcoin (BTC) lost $ 52,000 support on April 22, the futures funding rate entered negative ground. This unusual situation causes shorts, with investors betting on falling prices, to pay a fee every eight hours. While the rate itself is mildly damaging, this situation prompts arbitrage bureaus and market makers …

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7 ways to use the cash value of your life insurance policy

Permanent life insurance policies – like universal, variable and whole life – offer more than a death benefit. Some include cash value, which is a reserve of money that you can use while you’re alive. If you have had a policy for years, the cash value could be considerable. “The …

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Focus is on preparing businesses for the end of the Libor

Many of the world’s largest companies have yet to sign on to a crucial derivatives market initiative designed to ease the transition away from Libor, underscoring the challenges regulators still face in stamping out the controversial benchmark rate. Diageo, Tesla and Walmart are among the companies that have not adhered …

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The problems with DeFi and how EQIFI can solve them

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The current climate of high unemployment, financially difficult, due to prolonged lockdowns, tense central bank policies, the threat of hyperinflation and high rates of artificially curtailed interests have shaken the confidence in the world banking institutions as well as state …

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