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NZD/USD: Retail spending volumes stabilise ahead of RBNZ interest rate decision

Retail spending in New Zealand was unchanged in the September quarter after accounting for price movements, an improvement on the 1% drop reported in the prior three-month period than was a tenth larger than originally reported.

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November 23, 2023 05:15 PM
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NZD/USD turns lower as the RBNZ hold rates once more

NZD/USD's break above 60c ahead of the RBNZ's announced that they held rates at 5.5% again was shortly lived, and momentum has turned decisively lower. Ans there could be further downside to come.

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The RBNZ hold rates, AUD/USD breaks out ahead of US CPI

The RBNZ held their cash rate steady for the first time following 12 consecutive hikes, whilst AUD/USD broke above its 200-day MA ahead of a key US inflation report.

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NZD/USD analysis: The RBNZ’s latest 25bp hike could be their last

NZD pairs were lower after the RBNZ hiked for a 12th consecutive meeting and signalled they may have reached a peak rate of 5.5%. At least for now.

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May 23, 2023 11:17 PM
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AUD/USD, NZD/USD analysis: RBNZ to deliver a hawkish hike?

The RBNZ (Reserve Bank of New Zealand) are expected to hike by another 25bp tomorrow, despite 1 and 2-year inflation expectations plummeting at their fastest pace since the pandemic.

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NZD/USD, AUD/NZD outlook: NZD pairs track headline inflation lower

New Zealander’s can breathe a sigh of relief that their rate of inflation is finally slowing, with both annual and quarterly CPI coming in much less than expected.

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April 19, 2023 08:30 PM
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RBNZ could hike by 50bp on Wednesday (but don’t discount a 75bp hike)

Whilst economists and market pricing favour a 50bp RBNZ hike on Wednesday, the potential for a 75bp hike is real.

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February 19, 2023 09:32 PM
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The Consensus Calls for the RBNZ to hike by 75bp tomorrow

If the RBNZ hike by 75bp tomorrow in line with the consensus, it will be their first hike of this magnitude on record.

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November 21, 2022 09:15 PM
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New Zealand’s inflation came in much hotter than expected [hoped]

Talk of peak inflation was short-lived following release of Q3 inflation for New Zealand, with the annual rate sticking near its highs and the quarterly rate accelerating.

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New Zealand’s inflation came in much hotter than expected [hoped]

Talk of peak inflation was short-lived following release of Q3 inflation for New Zealand, with the annual rate sticking near its highs and the quarterly rate accelerating.

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Kiwi, King of Currencies: NZD/JPY, NZD/USD, GBP/NZD

There are plenty of opportunities to get long for traders who are bullish the Kiwi

November 18, 2020 09:47 AM

Kiwi Trade Balance below expectations

This morning, New Zealand recorded a trade surplus of 282 million New Zealand dollars (below 293 million NZD surplus expected).

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August 25, 2020 10:19 PM

NZD/USD Dilemma: Lockdown Lift and Dampened Commodity Sentiment

NZD/USD does not seems to be benefiting from New Zealand's planned lockdown lift and upbeat CPI data...

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April 20, 2020 07:16 PM
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Is There a Better Currency to Trade vs GBP than USD?

If you like the Pound, you may wish to trade it vs the NZD

March 31, 2020 07:16 AM
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NZD/USD Tumbles below the .60 Level

Although NZD/USD is moving lower, it may be ready for a short-term bounce.

March 17, 2020 06:43 AM
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NZD/USD Bulls are Salivating

Sometimes, when things look to be at the worst, they may turn out to be the best.

February 28, 2020 05:48 AM

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RBNZ Needs to Buy Time

The RBNZ needs to consider if they have the economic capacity to keep rates unchanged and buy time.

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Nice Double Bottom on AUD/NZD!

Price broke through the most recent highs, forming a double bottom price formation.

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New Zealand Employment Data – Does it Matter?

We are over a month into the new year, and the employment data released later will be for Q4 2019.

February 4, 2020 05:59 AM
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Aussie and Kiwi Post Shooting Stars Ahead of Key Chinese Data

Shooting Star candlestick formations are indicative of a reversal

NZ Business Sentiment Bounces From 11-Year Lows

Add business sentiment to the growing list of economic data that continues to outperform expectations in NZ.

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January 13, 2020 01:28 PM

The Kiwi – Low Hanging Fruit?

It’s been a turbulent session, but that’s not to say risk cannot pick itself back up from here. If Trump allows.

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January 7, 2020 08:38 PM