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9th Aug 16, 1:49pm
US Nonfarm payrolls surprise raises Fed rate hike odds; further RBNZ rate cuts after August being mooted
US Nonfarm payrolls surprise raises Fed rate hike odds; further RBNZ rate cuts after August being mooted
9th Aug 16, 1:49pm
2nd Aug 16, 1:53pm
US GDP disappointment brings non-farm payrolls into spotlight; RBA favoured to set new historical low cash rate of 1.50%; BoE expected to cut when they meet Thursday
US GDP disappointment brings non-farm payrolls into spotlight; RBA favoured to set new historical low cash rate of 1.50%; BoE expected to cut when they meet Thursday
2nd Aug 16, 1:53pm
26th Jul 16, 3:23pm
Eyes on FOMC and BoJ announcements; Australian inflation data could have policy implications for RBA
Eyes on FOMC and BoJ announcements; Australian inflation data could have policy implications for RBA
26th Jul 16, 3:23pm
21st Jul 16, 12:41pm
Economist Rodney Dickens accuses the RBNZ policy makers being out of touch with "the coal face" and the consequence will be a painful retrenchment after an unnecessary boom
Economist Rodney Dickens accuses the RBNZ policy makers being out of touch with "the coal face" and the consequence will be a painful retrenchment after an unnecessary boom
21st Jul 16, 12:41pm
19th Jul 16, 2:10pm
NZD trades lower on negative interpretation of RBNZ interim briefing announcement; kiwi dollar a casualty of weaker CPI and RBNZ's crusade to slow housing market
NZD trades lower on negative interpretation of RBNZ interim briefing announcement; kiwi dollar a casualty of weaker CPI and RBNZ's crusade to slow housing market
19th Jul 16, 2:10pm
12th Jul 16, 1:46pm
Equities pushed higher on US employment data; economic and political cracks appearing globally; NZD eases back from recent highs
Equities pushed higher on US employment data; economic and political cracks appearing globally; NZD eases back from recent highs
12th Jul 16, 1:46pm
12th Jul 16, 11:32am
Economist Rodney Dickens says the currency market is smarter than the Reserve Bank because it is much quicker at responding to economic news
Economist Rodney Dickens says the currency market is smarter than the Reserve Bank because it is much quicker at responding to economic news
12th Jul 16, 11:32am
5th Jul 16, 1:42pm
Aussie joins the fragile political environment party; another UK political figure sidesteps the UK EU backlash by resigning; UK businesses trying to stall exit from EU; other EU countries want own referendum on membership
Aussie joins the fragile political environment party; another UK political figure sidesteps the UK EU backlash by resigning; UK businesses trying to stall exit from EU; other EU countries want own referendum on membership
5th Jul 16, 1:42pm
28th Jun 16, 1:52pm
Markets set for extended period of volatility; path ahead for UK uncertain; GBP falls 12% against USD to 1985 levels
Markets set for extended period of volatility; path ahead for UK uncertain; GBP falls 12% against USD to 1985 levels
28th Jun 16, 1:52pm
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25th Jun 16, 8:45am
An update of where major markets ended the week following the UK vote to leave the European Union, as they affect New Zealand
[Updated]
An update of where major markets ended the week following the UK vote to leave the European Union, as they affect New Zealand
25th Jun 16, 8:45am
21st Jun 16, 2:37pm
Whatever the outcome of the Brexit vote, expect volatility to be high in the short-term; GBP/USD jumps most in 8-years
Whatever the outcome of the Brexit vote, expect volatility to be high in the short-term; GBP/USD jumps most in 8-years
21st Jun 16, 2:37pm
14th Jun 16, 1:46pm
Brexit polling and central bank meetings the focus for the market; prospects for dismantling of euro currency project if UK leaves EU; elevated volatility only sure bet this week
Brexit polling and central bank meetings the focus for the market; prospects for dismantling of euro currency project if UK leaves EU; elevated volatility only sure bet this week
14th Jun 16, 1:46pm
7th Jun 16, 2:57pm
US non-farm payroll data comes in below most pessimistic forecast; market discounting near term US rate hikes is warranted; sharp USD sell-off benefits NZD; upcoming UK referendum on EU membership dominates eurozone sentiment
US non-farm payroll data comes in below most pessimistic forecast; market discounting near term US rate hikes is warranted; sharp USD sell-off benefits NZD; upcoming UK referendum on EU membership dominates eurozone sentiment
7th Jun 16, 2:57pm
31st May 16, 1:44pm
Orchestrated and aligned message from the Fed; NZ dollar trading with soft undertone against the AUD & GBP; Brexit polling may increase the vulnerability of support and resistance levels; USD volatility expected to remain high in near term
Orchestrated and aligned message from the Fed; NZ dollar trading with soft undertone against the AUD & GBP; Brexit polling may increase the vulnerability of support and resistance levels; USD volatility expected to remain high in near term
31st May 16, 1:44pm
24th May 16, 1:44pm
FOMC meeting minutes reveal members ready to act on raising interest rates; Firmer USD erodes NZD gains; AUD facing downward momentum
FOMC meeting minutes reveal members ready to act on raising interest rates; Firmer USD erodes NZD gains; AUD facing downward momentum
24th May 16, 1:44pm
17th May 16, 2:23pm
Key inflation data out of UK and US could be firmer; UK employment data could be softer; expectations of FOMC minutes showing an asymmetric balance of risks
Key inflation data out of UK and US could be firmer; UK employment data could be softer; expectations of FOMC minutes showing an asymmetric balance of risks
17th May 16, 2:23pm
10th May 16, 2:25pm
Investors desert commodity currencies; previous gains in commodities had been result of speculative positioning; NZD marches lower against most majors, strengthens against AUD
Investors desert commodity currencies; previous gains in commodities had been result of speculative positioning; NZD marches lower against most majors, strengthens against AUD
10th May 16, 2:25pm
3rd May 16, 2:23pm
RBA decision front of mind for traders; soft US data results in NZD/USD pushing higher; combination of RBA & BoJ actions could mean hair-raising volatility for AUD/JPY
RBA decision front of mind for traders; soft US data results in NZD/USD pushing higher; combination of RBA & BoJ actions could mean hair-raising volatility for AUD/JPY
3rd May 16, 2:23pm
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26th Apr 16, 2:48pm
BoJ announcement likely to involve more stimulus, not likely to see even more negative interest rates; Fed not expected to hike rates; RBNZ statement should point to further easing
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BoJ announcement likely to involve more stimulus, not likely to see even more negative interest rates; Fed not expected to hike rates; RBNZ statement should point to further easing
26th Apr 16, 2:48pm
19th Apr 16, 2:32pm
Geopolitical tensions prevent Doha resolution; volatile week ahead for commodity-linked currencies; strong correlation between oil price and equities continues
Geopolitical tensions prevent Doha resolution; volatile week ahead for commodity-linked currencies; strong correlation between oil price and equities continues
19th Apr 16, 2:32pm
12th Apr 16, 1:50pm
BoE continues to hint next interest rate move will be higher, market disagrees; strong rise in Yen creating headaches for BoJ; rise in NZD coming from commodity rally and USD weakness
BoE continues to hint next interest rate move will be higher, market disagrees; strong rise in Yen creating headaches for BoJ; rise in NZD coming from commodity rally and USD weakness
12th Apr 16, 1:50pm
5th Apr 16, 2:29pm
Asymmetric rate setting concerning Fed Chair; expect USD to find greater levle of support; NZD moves lower on commodity price falls
Asymmetric rate setting concerning Fed Chair; expect USD to find greater levle of support; NZD moves lower on commodity price falls
5th Apr 16, 2:29pm
29th Mar 16, 2:15pm
Deal flow influenced by terrorist attacks; USD receives support following upbeat Fed commentary; eyes on US non-farm payroll report due at weekend
Deal flow influenced by terrorist attacks; USD receives support following upbeat Fed commentary; eyes on US non-farm payroll report due at weekend
29th Mar 16, 2:15pm
22nd Mar 16, 3:22pm
Global economic concerns to play major role in US monetary policy; more dovish than expected Fed statement sees NZD/USD spike towards 69c
Global economic concerns to play major role in US monetary policy; more dovish than expected Fed statement sees NZD/USD spike towards 69c
22nd Mar 16, 3:22pm
15th Mar 16, 1:43pm
Expect volatile week for fx markets as central banks hold meetings; stimulus warranted in Japan but BoJ unlikely to deliver, Fed and BoE expected to leave rates unchanged
Expect volatile week for fx markets as central banks hold meetings; stimulus warranted in Japan but BoJ unlikely to deliver, Fed and BoE expected to leave rates unchanged
15th Mar 16, 1:43pm

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