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NZ Dollar Retreats After Rallying on Better-than-Expected GDP

The New Zealand dollar retreated today following yesterday’s gains. The rally was a result of a faster-than-expected growth demonstrated by New Zealand’s economy in the previous quarter.

NZ Dollar Reverses Earlier Losses amid Risk Aversion

The New Zealand dollar gained today after falling earlier due to mild risk aversion on the Forex market. Traders were nervous due to the threat of a hard Brexit as well as the impeachment of US President Donald Trump. There is no obvious reason why the New Zealand currency reversed its losses. Macroeconomic data released over the trading week did not paint a clear picture of the New Zealand economy as there were […]

NZ Dollar Little Lower After Economic Data from China & New Zealand

The New Zealand dollar traded either flat or a little lower against its major rivals after opening sharply lower today. The unexpectedly poor report about the trade balance in China hurt the market sentiment a bit. But the negative impact on the New Zealand dollar was limited as the data was not entirely bad. On top of that, domestic macroeconomic data was supportive of the kiwi.

NZ Dollar Little Changed After Trade Deficit Shrinks

The New Zealand dollar did not move far today, either staying flat or rising just a bit against its most-traded rivals. Domestic macroeconomic data was relatively decent but it did not have a material impact on the currency’s performance. Trading is expected to be light ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in North America.

NZ Dollar Gains After Retail Sales Surpass Expectations

The New Zealand dollar gained against all other most-traded currencies today. While the mild risk appetite on markets was helping the currency, the major driver for the currency was amazing domestic retail sales data that surpassed expectations by a wide margin. Currently, the kiwi has trimmed gains, trading about flat against many of its rivals.

NZ Dollar Soft on Market Sentiment, Supported by Domestic Data

The New Zealand dollar was soft today amid the risk-negative market sentiment, which was dragging commodity-geared currencies lower. Losses were limited, though, as domestic macroeconomic data was decent and supportive to the currency of New Zealand.

NZ Dollar Weakest on FX Market After Rise of Unemployment Rate

The New Zealand dollar was the weakest most-traded currency on the Forex market today following the unexpectedly big increase of the unemployment rate reported earlier this week. The positive trade data in China, New Zealand’s biggest partner, and optimism about the US-China trade negotiations did not help the currency.

New Zealand Dollar Declines Even as Inflation Beats Expectations

The New Zealand dollar declined today despite inflation data that came out better than was expected. There were several possible reasons for the currency’s decline, both domestic and global. Domestically, the monetary policy outlook remained dovish despite the better-than-expected inflation report. Globally, increasing geopolitical tensions between the United States and China over Hong Kong and the global economic slowdown lessened the appeal of riskier commodity-related currencies. Currencies […]

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.

NZ Dollar Stable After RBNZ Refrains from Interest Rate Cut

The New Zealand dollar was trading either flat or a little higher against most-traded currencies today. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand did not cut interest rates at today’s meeting but signaled that a cut is possible in the future. The trade balance worsened more than was expected.

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