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NZ Dollar Rises After Employment Report Surprises Positively

The New Zealand dollar rallied today, though it has trimmed gains against some of its rivals by now. The catalyst for the rally was the release of surprisingly good domestic employment data.

NZ Dollar Attempts to Rise After Surprise Growth of Employment

The New Zealand dollar attempted to rally today following a surprisingly positive employment report that showed that New Zealand unexpectedly added jobs last quarter. The currency has retreated against some of its rivals by now but managed to keep gains versus others.

Australian Dollar Weakest After Manufacturing PMI Logs Record Drop

The Australian dollar was the weakest currency on the Forex market today, falling against all other most-traded rivals, even its commodity counterparts. The Aussie has started to decline yesterday and accelerated the drop after the manufacturing index demonstrated a record slump.

Australian Dollar Gains as No Rate Cut Expected in February

The Australian dollar rose today after the outlook for the monetary policy of the Reserve Bank of Australia improved. The general market sentiment improved as well, also providing support to the Australian currency. The Aussie gained against all other most-traded currencies, though by now it has retreated from the day’s highs.

NZ Dollar Soft After Economic Reports, News Headlines

The New Zealand dollar was trading lower for the most part today, though it was attempting to rise against few rivals. The market sentiment was torn between risk aversion and risk appetite due to conflicting reports about chances for a trade deal between the United States and China. New Zealand’s macroeconomic reports were neither bad nor good enough to drive the kiwi in any particular direction.

Australian Dollar Sinks After RBA Cuts Interest Rates

The Australian dollar sank after a dovish interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia. The news overshadowed a positive report about Australia’s manufacturing sector.

Australian Dollar Suffers from Risk Aversion

The Australian dollar tumbled today. While macroeconomic data, both domestic and from China, was not particularly bad, risk aversion on the Forex market hurt the Australian currency.

Poor Economic Data Doesn’t Prevent Kiwi from Rallying

The New Zealand dollar was strong today even as, unlike its Australian peer, it had no support from macroeconomic data. Reports released over the trading session both in New Zealand and its biggest trading partner, China, were rather poor.

Aussie Weak Despite Market Sentiment, Economic Data to Blame

The Australian dollar declined against most major currencies today despite the positive market sentiment, which should have been supportive to the currency. The possible reason for the decline was domestic macroeconomic data, which was somewhat mixed, with some bad releases.

NZ Dollar Gets Lifted by Positive News from China

The New Zealand dollar rallied today, lifted by positive news from China. China’s service sector expanded more than was expected, while rumors circulated that the United States and China are close to a trade deal.

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