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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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Will NZD/USD take out the March 2020 lows?

If the price action is the same after the CPI print as it was after the hawkish RBNZ, then bounces will be sold into and the pair could take out the lows.

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October 17, 2022 02:59 PM

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Will NZD/USD take out the March 2020 lows?

If the price action is the same after the CPI print as it was after the hawkish RBNZ, then bounces will be sold into and the pair could take out the lows.

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October 17, 2022 02:59 PM
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The RBNZ hiked by 50bp – but a 75bp hike was considered

The RBNZ hiked for an eight consecutive meeting to take interest rates to 3.5%.

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The RBNZ hiked by 50bp – but a 75bp hike was considered

The RBNZ hiked for an eight consecutive meeting to take interest rates to 3.5%.

August RBNZ Preview and what next for the NZDUSD

At its meeting tomorrow, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points taking the cash rate to 3%. It will be the RBNZ’s fourth consecutive 50bp hike in a tightening cycle that started in October.

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August 15, 2022 09:57 PM

NZDUSD remains grounded despite a third straight 50bp RBNZ rate hike

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has today raised the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points to 2.50%. It was the RBNZ’s third straight 50bp hike in a row, in a tightening cycle that started back in October.

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July 12, 2022 11:48 PM

RBNZ Preview and what next for the NZDUSD

At its meeting on Wednesday, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points taking the cash rate to 2.50%. It will be the RBNZ’s third straight 50bp hike in a row, in a tightening cycle that started back in October.

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July 10, 2022 11:26 PM
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Are commodity currencies about to reverse vs the US Dollar?

NZD/USD and AUD/USD have hit key Fibonacci retracement levels and held.

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May 26, 2022 11:42 AM
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AUD/USD and NZD/USD highly correlated with USD/CNH

Traders can use the correlation coefficient on the 240-minute timeframe to help them determine where AUD/USD and NZD/USD may be headed next.

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April 25, 2022 03:09 PM

Key considerations for the Kiwi ahead of tomorrows RBNZ meeting

At 11 am Sydney time tomorrow, the RBNZ will announce either a 25bp or an inflation-busting 50bp rate hike in what will be a very close call.

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April 11, 2022 09:51 PM
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US Core PCE continues to rise; puts more pressure on Fed

As the Fed continues to catch up with the rest of the markets in realizing that inflation is indeed high, it now has another data point to refer to, Core PCE.

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March 31, 2022 11:32 AM

NZDUSD under pressure as NZ Consumer confidence slumps to the lowest level since GFC

U.S. yields surged overnight by a jaw-dropping 10-18bp across the curve after Fed Chair Powell opened the door to a 50bp rate hike at the next FOMC meeting.

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March 21, 2022 09:22 PM
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Sentiment remains fragile, NZD hints at mean reversion

Ukraine headlines continues to weigh on sentiment, and the weekend news flow is unlikely to make things better.

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March 13, 2022 05:53 PM
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US Dollar flags commodity currencies; AUD/USD and NZD/USD

What happens when you combine a stronger dollar with weaker Gold? Weaker commodity currencies

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January 27, 2022 03:33 PM

As the vol episode of December subsides a better prognosis emerges for the NZDUSD

The month of December, usually the calmest of months, has been the most volatile of 2021 as key central banks tightened monetary policy and the Omicron variant cast its shadow.

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December 23, 2021 02:19 AM

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Weekly COT Report: NZD flips to net-short as bulls capitulate

Kiwi bulls appeared spooked last week as we saw gross longs closed at their second fastest rate on record.

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Are commodity currencies poised for a big 2022?

Once the excitement of Fed tightening fades, we suspect cyclical markets such as AUD, NZD and CAD could outperform next year (with varying degrees of success).

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Antipodean data crushes expectations: What next for AUDUSD and NZDUSD?

Today's Antipodean data doubleheader has smashed expectations in an encore to this morning's FOMC meeting.

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US Dollar flying high as stocks pullback

The US Dollar is at or near new highs for the year vs many currencies.

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December 14, 2021 04:37 PM
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Aussie vs Kiwi: Which is better currency to own? AUD/USD, NZD/USD, AUD/NZD

If Australian data continues to be better than expected, AUD/NZD may go bid as the Aussie plays catch-up.

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November 10, 2021 06:04 PM
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Q3 GDP much worse than Q2. But will it continue?

The Advanced look at Q3 GDP for the US was only 2% vs 6.7% in Q2

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October 28, 2021 12:13 PM