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US Dollar Gains on Major Rivals, Retreats vs. Commodity Currencies

The US dollar gained on most major currencies during the past trading week but fell against commodity currencies. The reason for that was optimism about Sino-US trade talks, which led to risk appetite on markets.

NZ Dollar Soars After RBNZ Releases Neutral Statement

The New Zealand dollar surged today after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand surprised the market, releasing a neutral monetary policy statement, whereas market participants had expected more dovish bias.

NZ Dollar Rallies After Consumer Inflation Surprises Positively

The New Zealand dollar climbed by the end of the Tuesday’s trading session and continued to rally during the early Wednesday’s session. The rally was a result of the better-than-expected inflation data. Before the report, the currency was moving either sideways or down versus its major peers.

NZ Dollar Pares Losses vs. US Dollar, Remains Soft vs. Other Majors

The New Zealand dollar managed to pare losses versus its US counterpart today, but remained weak against other most-traded currencies, including the Australian dollar, which itself was vulnerable.

NZ Dollar Gains After Release of Financial Stability Report

The New Zealand dollar gained today after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand released the Financial Stability report. Gains were limited, though, as market participants were waiting for new developments in the trade war between the United States and China.

NZ Dollar Suffers from Slowing Producer Inflation in China

The New Zealand dollar fell against some of its most traded rivals, including the US dollar and the Japanese yen, today. The most likely reason for the losses was the slowing producer inflation in China, New Zealand’s major trading partner.

NZ Dollar Jumps After Employment Data Beats Expectations

The New Zealand dollar jumped against all of its most-traded rivals today as employment data released in New Zealand overnight came out much better than was expected.

NZD & AUD Firm Despite China’s GDP Miss

The New Zealand dollar, as well as its Australian counterpart, was strong today. The currencies rose against their most-traded rivals even as economic growth in China, the biggest trading partner of both New Zealand and Australia, was slower than expected. The miss was small, though, and other Chinese macroeconomic indicators were within expectations.

NZ Dollar Down After RBNZ Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged

The New Zealand dollar was down against most major currencies today after the uneventful policy meeting of the nation’s central bank.

NZ Dollar Continues to Rise After Surging on Solid GDP

The New Zealand dollar jumped yesterday thanks to the faster-than-expected economic growth and continued to rise today as macroeconomic data released over the current trading session was also solid.

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