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NZ Dollar Fails to Hold Ground in Face of Risk Aversion

While the New Zealand dollar was attempting to rally earlier today despite risk aversion prevailing on the market, currently the kiwi has retreated, trading below the opening level against many of its most-traded rivals. Domestic macroeconomic data did nothing to help the currency of New Zealand.

NZ Dollar Licks Wounds After RBNZ Cuts Interest Rates

The New Zealand dollar sank today after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand cut interest rates. By now, the currency managed to erase a big chunk of losses, though it is still trading below the opening level.

NZ Dollar Edges Higher After Wednesday’s Slump

The New Zealand dollar edged higher today following yesterday’s huge slump even though macroeconomic data released during today’s trading session was negative. The plunge during the previous session was caused by worse-than-expected jobs data.

NZ Dollar Gains on Market Sentiment, Record Exports

The New Zealand dollar gained today, rising for the second day and joining other commodity currencies in a rally. In general, currencies linked to raw materials were firm today as the market sentiment stabilized, though the positive domestic macroeconomic data also helped the kiwi.

NZ Dollar Follows Australian Dollar in Decline

The New Zealand dollar dropped today, following the Australian dollar in decline.

NZ Dollar Drops After Inflation Misses Expectations

The New Zealand dollar dropped on Wednesday after domestic inflation data disappointed traders, increasing bets on an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

NZ Dollar Mixed, Economic Data Gives No Direction

The New Zealand dollar was mixed today, rising against some rivals, falling versus others, and staying flat against some others. Macroeconomic data, both domestic and from abroad, was mixed as well, giving the currency no reason to go in a specific direction.

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.

NZ Dollar Recovers Despite Underwhelming Housing Data

The New Zealand dollar was recovering today after the previous sharp sell-off with the help of the market sentiment, which was somewhat improving as was demonstrated by gains of Asian stocks. The rebound was limited, though, and was nowhere near significant enough to erase the Wednesday’s huge losses.

NZ Dollar Stable Despite Deteriorating Consumer Sentiment

The New Zealand business confidence deteriorated this month, and the outlook was rather pessimistic. Yet surprisingly, the New Zealand dollar held its ground versus most-traded rivals, even gaining on European currencies like the euro and the Swiss franc.

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