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NZ Dollar Drops, Touching 4-Year Low vs. US Dollar

The New Zealand dollar dropped today, touching the lowest level in four years versus its US counterpart. The currency was dragged down by poor domestic macroeconomic data and the general risk-off sentiment on the Forex market. A positive report about China’s manufacturing sector limited the downside momentum, though.

Chinese Yuan Gets Boost from Accelerating Services Sector

The Chinese yuan gained on the US dollar today after China’s services sector showed an accelerating rate of growth last month.

Chinese Yuan Gains vs. US Dollar on Surprisingly Good Manufacturing PMI, Loses Gains Later

The Chinese yuan rallied against the US dollar intraday but erased its gains by now. The initial rally was a result of a surprisingly good report about China’s manufacturing from Markit Economics, though government data released over the weekend was nowhere near as good. In fact, USD/CNY rallied just recently.

AUD/USD Declines for Twelfth Session on Range of Factors

The Australian dollar declined today, falling for the twelfth consecutive session against its US counterpart. There were plenty of reasons for the decline: unfavorable domestic macroeconomic data, poor economic reports in China, escalation of US-China trade tensions.

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.

Chinese Yuan Gains on Deregulation to Boost Foreign Investment

The Chinese yuan is strengthening against several major currencies on Thursday as the federal government announced it would be deregulating a whole host of industries to encourage foreign investment. This is part of Beijing’s efforts to open its market to the rest of the world and curb the growing number of companies fleeing the world’s second-largest economy amid the trade war.

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.

Chinese Yuan Gains vs. US Dollar on US-China Truce

The Chinese yuan rallied against the US dollar today. While the greenback firmed on the reports about a truce in the US-China trade war, the Chinese currency benefited from the news even more. The good news allowed the yuan to ignore negative domestic data.

Australian Dollar Recovers After China’s Disappointing Data

The Australian dollar demonstrated the same performance as its New Zealand counterpart — rising a bit today after yesterday’s big slump. Unlike the kiwi though, the Aussie did not have negative domestic economic data to explain the decline. Perhaps, the currency continued to fall after disappointing macroeconomic releases in China on Tuesday. Update: currently, the Aussie has lost its gains.

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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