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Before the end of 2014.
37% (53 votes)
Not until some time next year.
35% (50 votes)
It won't, this tightening cycle is done and dusted.
28% (40 votes)
Total voters: 143

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VIX

NZD doesn't join selloff

Declines not a usual risk-off response; equity markets tumble along with commodities; US dollar stregthens

Offshore data to allow NZD to settle

Markets looks to be running out of breath after selling the NZD heavily over the past two weeks

NZD/USD below 85 USc

Markets watching for RBNZ currency intervention signals following falls pushed by payout cut; eyes on Fed rate hike signals

Another edge lower

While geopolitics weighs on Eurozone, US markets outperform, locals on Fonterra watch

A step lower

Markets looking for signs of RBNZ currency intervention, Fonterra payout update, then US unemployment data

Bold and direct warning over NZD

RBNZ says NZD not yet adjusting to falling commodity prices and is unjustifiably high and unsustainable

NZD/AUD drops sharply after the AU-CPI release

Markets reduce its pricing of an RBA rate cut to 40%, down from 70%; less support seen for NZD over rest of the year

NZD ambles lower

Risk sensitive markets were fairly buoyant overnight despite geopolitical tensions, sanguine Stevens gives AUD a boost

Migration pressures RBNZ

Migration adds demand worries for Wheeler, but offset by other data that might support a softer tone on Thursday

Striking lack of NZD volatility

NZD holds up well avoiding plunging and then surging global risk appetite; RBNZ will be eyeing todays migration data