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Reserve Bank lifts Official Cash Rate for first time in 7 years to 0.50% as widely expected
6th Oct 21, 2:05pm
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Reserve Bank lifts Official Cash Rate for first time in 7 years to 0.50% as widely expected
Bank economists respond to a hawkish RBNZ, picking an OCR hike for August, but opinion remains divided over whether the economy needs cooling just yet
14th Jul 21, 7:09pm
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Bank economists respond to a hawkish RBNZ, picking an OCR hike for August, but opinion remains divided over whether the economy needs cooling just yet
Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
14th Jul 21, 2:13pm
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Reserve Bank to halt bond-buying using newly printed money by next week; OCR and Funding for Lending Programme unchanged
NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
26th Feb 21, 2:08pm
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NZ dollar falls as Adrian Orr says the Monetary Policy Committee is 'only focussed' on its inflation and employment targets
Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
25th Feb 21, 5:00pm
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Requirement for RBNZ to consider house prices when setting monetary policy sees financial markets do the opposite of what the RBNZ wants - bet on higher interest rates
Westpac's senior market strategist Imre Speizer takes a look at past elections to see how the Kiwi dollar reacted to election uncertainty, and what we can expect leading up to our imminent poll
4th Oct 20, 10:36am
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Westpac's senior market strategist Imre Speizer takes a look at past elections to see how the Kiwi dollar reacted to election uncertainty, and what we can expect leading up to our imminent poll
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
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Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
Kiwibank economists say monetary policy is proving ineffective without fiscal support and we need 'strong, wise and expansive fiscal policy'
19th Sep 19, 11:02am
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Kiwibank economists say monetary policy is proving ineffective without fiscal support and we need 'strong, wise and expansive fiscal policy'
New Gross Domestic Product figures out this week expected to show quarterly growth of around 0.5% and annual growth of a little over 2%; such figures would be in line with RBNZ expectations
16th Sep 19, 12:54pm
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New Gross Domestic Product figures out this week expected to show quarterly growth of around 0.5% and annual growth of a little over 2%; such figures would be in line with RBNZ expectations
With nothing positive to happen in the US-China trade war, the NZD will follow the CNY down against the USD to fresh lows, nudged even lower by the OCR cut. We will weaken against the AUD too: BNZ
12th Aug 19, 8:24am
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With nothing positive to happen in the US-China trade war, the NZD will follow the CNY down against the USD to fresh lows, nudged even lower by the OCR cut. We will weaken against the AUD too: BNZ
GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
20th Jun 19, 10:52am
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GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
NZD and other risk associated currencies have tracked higher off the weekly open; AUD continues its merry way south against the NZD; no evidence to be found that President Trump coordinated with the Russian government
26th Mar 19, 2:39pm
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NZD and other risk associated currencies have tracked higher off the weekly open; AUD continues its merry way south against the NZD; no evidence to be found that President Trump coordinated with the Russian government
Lack of data last week on the NZD calendar has seen the currency push higher on general USD weakness to 0.6875, before easing back slightly; AUDNZD pair is still trending higher
19th Mar 19, 2:24pm
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Lack of data last week on the NZD calendar has seen the currency push higher on general USD weakness to 0.6875, before easing back slightly; AUDNZD pair is still trending higher
NZD received a boost Friday after broad based declines in the USD; NZD continues to improve on the AUD; GBP recovered off last week low of 0.5230 against the NZD
12th Mar 19, 2:14pm
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NZD received a boost Friday after broad based declines in the USD; NZD continues to improve on the AUD; GBP recovered off last week low of 0.5230 against the NZD
Risk sentiment improved over the weekend when positive comments came out of meetings between US negotiators and Chinese officials; NZD started the week well peaking at 0.6827 USD; NZDAUD pair opened the week around 0.9610
5th Mar 19, 2:31pm
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Risk sentiment improved over the weekend when positive comments came out of meetings between US negotiators and Chinese officials; NZD started the week well peaking at 0.6827 USD; NZDAUD pair opened the week around 0.9610
Currency markets closed lower Friday after investors became nervous around US/China trade talks; Monday morning has seen every major currency push higher including the NZD and the AUD
26th Feb 19, 1:57pm
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Currency markets closed lower Friday after investors became nervous around US/China trade talks; Monday morning has seen every major currency push higher including the NZD and the AUD
NZD is over 1.60% stronger than the USD to 0.6890; NZDAUD broke past resistance of 0.9600 to a high of 0.9645; RBNZ left cash rate unchanged at 1.75%
19th Feb 19, 2:20pm
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NZD is over 1.60% stronger than the USD to 0.6890; NZDAUD broke past resistance of 0.9600 to a high of 0.9645; RBNZ left cash rate unchanged at 1.75%
Major US indices have closed the week in negative territory; USD has had its best week in over six months; NZD has been the poorest performing currency over the past week next to the AUD
12th Feb 19, 2:35pm
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Major US indices have closed the week in negative territory; USD has had its best week in over six months; NZD has been the poorest performing currency over the past week next to the AUD
January for equity markets turned out positive with gains of over 7.8% in the S&P; NZD has recovered well from early January 0.6600 levels reaching a high Friday; this week’s local driver will be Thursday’s NZ employment figures
5th Feb 19, 2:32pm
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January for equity markets turned out positive with gains of over 7.8% in the S&P; NZD has recovered well from early January 0.6600 levels reaching a high Friday; this week’s local driver will be Thursday’s NZ employment figures
President Trump succumbed to pressure over the weekend, ending the shutdown with no concession; Brexit continues to dominate the Eurozone; NZD continues to hold in the higher level
30th Jan 19, 3:22pm
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President Trump succumbed to pressure over the weekend, ending the shutdown with no concession; Brexit continues to dominate the Eurozone; NZD continues to hold in the higher level
Markets closed in the red Friday in a risk off mood; NZD momentarily recovered towards 0.6800 but failed to make any headway past 0.6890 at the close; NZD has lost ground against its Australian cousin
18th Dec 18, 12:55pm
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Markets closed in the red Friday in a risk off mood; NZD momentarily recovered towards 0.6800 but failed to make any headway past 0.6890 at the close; NZD has lost ground against its Australian cousin
Equity markets continue to be on a wild ride of late; China growth has slowed for November; NZD has made a good start to the week against the USD; NZD continues to outperform the AUD
11th Dec 18, 3:18pm
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Equity markets continue to be on a wild ride of late; China growth has slowed for November; NZD has made a good start to the week against the USD; NZD continues to outperform the AUD
Good news emerged from the G20 weekend meeting; NZD has continued its bullish run higher to reach 0.6930; NZD rallied off the weekly open of 0.9370 AUD to reach recent resistance of 0.9435 during Monday’s trading
4th Dec 18, 1:54pm
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Good news emerged from the G20 weekend meeting; NZD has continued its bullish run higher to reach 0.6930; NZD rallied off the weekly open of 0.9370 AUD to reach recent resistance of 0.9435 during Monday’s trading
NZD fell away sharply continuing its momentum to the downside from last week’s risk off close; NZDAUD remains very much content in its recent range between 0.9345 and 0.9430
27th Nov 18, 3:10pm
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NZD fell away sharply continuing its momentum to the downside from last week’s risk off close; NZDAUD remains very much content in its recent range between 0.9345 and 0.9430
Currency markets ended the week uneventfully after a huge week of Brexit related headlines; NZD rallied to 0.6880 against the greenback during Friday’s NY session where it closed the week; NZDAUD is still mysteriously holding up over 0.9300 levels
20th Nov 18, 2:07pm
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Currency markets ended the week uneventfully after a huge week of Brexit related headlines; NZD rallied to 0.6880 against the greenback during Friday’s NY session where it closed the week; NZDAUD is still mysteriously holding up over 0.9300 levels