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New Zealand Dollar Soft After Services Sector Demonstrates Accelerating Contraction

The New Zealand dollar was rather soft today, opening sharply lower and struggling to regain its footing. That is despite the market sentiment that was supportive of riskier currencies linked to commodities, such as the New Zealand dollar. Domestic macroeconomic data was negative for the kiwi.

NZ Dollar Weakest Despite Strong Economic Data

The New Zealand dollar was extremely weak today despite positive domestic macroeconomic data. In fact, the kiwi fell against all of its most-traded rivals. Furthermore, the New Zealand currency was one of the weakest for the week.

NZ Dollar Weak Despite Positive Inflation Data

The New Zealand dollar was soft today, falling against the majority of most-traded currencies, though managing to eke out gains versus its commodity peers (but it has lost gains against the Canadian dollar by the time of writing). The kiwi fell despite better-than-expected inflation data.

NZ Dollar Weakest on Waning Optimism, Poor Domestic Data

Commodity currencies were among the weakest on the Forex market today as the optimism caused by the news about a coronavirus vaccine continued to wane. The New Zealand dollar was the biggest loser, falling even against its commodity-linked counterparts. Negative domestic macroeconomic data put additional pressure on the currency.

NZ Dollar Mixed After Economic Data, Ahead of Election

The New Zealand dollar was mixed today, though it largely did not go far from the opening level against its major rivals. The notable exceptions were the Great Britain pound and the Australian dollar, with the former demonstrating a decent gain and the latter showing a decline versus the kiwi.

NZ Dollar Strong Despite Drop of Manufacturing Index

The New Zealand dollar was among the strongest currencies on the Forex market today, together with its Australian counterpart. The kiwi managed to rally despite the report that showed a drop in New Zealand’s manufacturing index.

NZ Dollar Weakest Among Brewing US-China Trade War

The New Zealand dollar was the weakest among the most-traded currencies on the Forex market today. While domestic macroeconomic data could have played a part in the decline, market analysts speculated that the major reason for the drop was the brewing trade war between the United States and China.

NZ Dollar Unable to Keep Gains Caused by Chinese Economic Reports

The New Zealand dollar rallied intraday despite underwhelming domestic macroeconomic data. One of the possible reasons for the rally was macroeconomic data in China, which showed that the economic growth of the Asian nation stabilized in the last quarter of 2019. Currently, though, the New Zealand currency has lost its gains versus most rivals, except for European majors. The kiwi was trading about flat against the euro and the Great Britain pound.

NZ Dollar Loses Gains After Rallying on US-China Trade Deal News, Domestic Data Doesn’t Support

The New Zealand dollar climbed intraday as reports about a phase-one trade deal between the United States and China put markets into a risk-on mode. Currently, though, the kiwi has lost its gains versus most of its major rivals, trading either flat or slightly lower. The New Zealand currency managed to keep gains versus the Australian dollar but was unable at all to rise versus the euro and the Great Britain pound. […]

Kiwi Declines Even as Manufacturing Sector Returns to Expansion

The New Zealand dollar was soft today despite positive domestic macroeconomic data. The main reason for the currency’s weakness was the risk-off market sentiment that was driving commodity currencies lower. Over the week though, the kiwi was one of the strongest currencies on the Forex market thanks to the surprise monetary decision of New Zealand’s central bank.

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