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HiFX Morning Update, June 28 2017

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 8:26 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD raced higher during the European trading session peaking at multi-month high 0.7340. The move was quickly reversed as ECB President Mario Draghi hawkish comments led to a sharp recovery in UK, German and US Treasury bond yields at the ... More >>

Hifx Morning Update June 27 2017

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 8:33 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7287 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 26 2017

Monday, 26 June 2017, 8:43 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD looks set to retest 0.7300 as once again US economic data fell short of economists’ estimates. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 23 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017, 8:31 am | HiFX

The NZD made gains across the board yesterday after the RBNZ gave a relatively upbeat assessment of the NZ economy and outlook at its Official Cash Rate meeting. The OCR remained at 1.75%, as universally expected, the RBNZ said house price inflation had ... More >>

HiFX Data Update - RBNZ Official Cash Rate Decision

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:26 am | HiFX

The RBNZ have maintained the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.75%. This was widely expected. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 22 2017

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 8:45 am | HiFX

A further fall in oil prices despite a sharp drop in U.S. oil stockpiles has seen the NZD along with other commodity-linked currencies underperform against the majors. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 21 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 8:24 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7228 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 20 2017

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 8:36 am | HiFX

Overnight, hawkish comments from New York Fed President William Dudley has led to USD rally. With very little in the way of economic data releases investors focused on Fed President Dudley’s address to the North Country Chamber of Commerce, in ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 19 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017, 9:01 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD has bounced back above 0.7250 following further disappointing economic data out of the US. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 16 2017

Friday, 16 June 2017, 9:11 am | HiFX

The Kiwi has traded an 85 point or 1.2% range in the last 24 hours against the USD to finish 0.5% lower. More >>

NZ Q1 GDP Release

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 11:28 am | HiFX

The NZ GDP for Q1 has just been released. The GDP for Q1 came worse than expected: More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 15 2017

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 8:53 am | HiFX

The Kiwi is up against all of its trading partners except the AUD. The Kiwi briefly tested over 0.7300 this morning and has traded a 120 point range in the last 24 hours. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 9 2017

Friday, 9 June 2017, 8:45 am | HiFX

The UK General Election results are currently unfolding with polls closing at 9am NZT. Polls are predicting Theresa May and the Conservative’s to increase their majority in the House of Commons. The first exit polls will start hitting the wires ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 8 2017

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 9:05 am | HiFX

The NZD has had mixed fortunes over the past 24hrs with the AUD the standout performer on the back of a better-than-expected Q1 GDP report, and the CAD the worst performing of the G10 currencies weakening on the back of plummeting oil prices. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 7 2017

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 8:53 am | HiFX

The JPY has been the best performing currency over the past 24hrs as investors offload risk in favour of safe havens. The shift to safe havens started yesterday afternoon on the announcement that a number of Middle Eastern countries had severed ties with ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 6 2017

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 9:07 am | HiFX

Friday’s disappointing US jobs report has seen broad-based USD weakness with the NZD consolidating close to 0.7150. The US nonfarm payroll report for the month of May came in well below the market’s expectations pushing the US dollar index (DXY) ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 2 2017

Friday, 2 June 2017, 9:19 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens a little lower at 0.7062 this morning. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 1 2017

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 8:48 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD is attempting to push back above 0.7100 as I type, after stretching to a high of 0.7117 following yesterday’s business confidence data release. More >>

NZ Business Confidence Release

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 1:31 pm | HiFX

The ANZ Business Confidence figures for May have just been released. The figures were better than expected overall. The Business Confidence came stronger +14.9% in May v +11.0 % in April Firms’ own activity outlook was +38.8% in May v 37.7% in ... More >>

RBNZ Financial Stability Report

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 9:29 am | HiFX

The RBNZ has just released its Financial Stability Report. The key points made in the report & comments are: New Zealand’s financial system remains sound and the risks facing the system have reduced in the past six months More >>

 

 

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