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HiFX morning Update, September 25 2018

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 8:40 am | HiFX

The NZD opens at 0.6643 In relatively quiet trading, the NZD is off a touch. This is not too surprising giving the large data day on Thursday. With the FOMC statement in the early morning and RBNZs own statement and rate decision a little later Thursday ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 24 2018

Monday, 24 September 2018, 8:52 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at lower at 0.6660 this morning. More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 21 2018

Friday, 21 September 2018, 9:05 am | HiFX

Stocks out of the US are faring better than the USD, with both the Dow and S&P hitting new record highs. Risk on sentiment is prevailing, which has seen the NZD continue its climb off the lows. NZ GDP came in yesterday at 1% q/q, beating expectations ... More >>

HiFX Data Update - NZ Q2 GDP Release

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 11:09 am | HiFX

The NZ GDP for Q2 has just been released. The GDP for Q2 came stronger than forecast (and as predicted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern): Adjusted GDP Q2/ Annual : GDP +1.0% / +2.8% Consensus +0.8% / +2.5% NZ GDP over the last 12 months has increased ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 20 2018

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 9:20 am | HiFX

The Kiwi opens up at 0.6616 Risk currencies have continued to fare well overnight. China’s Premier Li came out during the trading day yesterday with comments at the World Economic Forum that they should maintain basic principles of free trade. He ... More >>

HiFX Data Update - NZ Q2 Current Account Release

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11:05 am | HiFX

The NZ Current Account Balance for Q2 2018 has just been released. The Current Account Deficit was worse than expected (larger deficit) : Current Account Balance Q2 $1.62 bio Deficit (Consensus $1.32 bio Deficit) Current Account Balance (seasonally adjusted) ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 19 2018

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 8:54 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at higher at 0.6581 this morning. Tit-for-tat trade barriers have dominated the news wires the past 24 hours. US President Trump announced a 10% tariff on USD$200 billion of Chinese imports. China responded with retaliatory tariffs on ... More >>

HiFX Data Update - US to impose new tariffs

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 11:21 am | HiFX

HiFX Data Update - US to impose new tariffs on USD$200 billion of China imports, effective 24th Sept More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 18 2018

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 8:22 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at higher at 0.6577 this morning. The USD and global equity markets both fell as the markets prepared themselves for more US-China trade tensions. The NZDUSD gained a little ground as the USD weakened, in what was a relative quiet overnight ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 17 2018

Monday, 17 September 2018, 8:39 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at lower at 0.6555 this morning. The USD strengthened across the board due to positive US economic data and safe-haven buying after reports US President Trump has instructed aids to proceed with tariffs on an additional USD$200 billion ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 14 2018

Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:19 am | HiFX

The NZD opens at 0.6568 In what has been a relatively mixed session, the Kiwi has reacted, rather than led movements. US CPI and core CPI both missed by 0.1%, coming in slightly lower than expected. This was on the back of relatively poor PPI data ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 12 2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 9:06 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at lower at 0.6516 this morning. The NZDUSD touched 2 ½ year low of 0.6501 overnight as the USD continues to strengthen across the board. Expectations for further US Fed interest rate increases become more cemented, benefiting the USD, ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 11 2018

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 9:22 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6525 (mid-rate) this morning. The British Pound is once again the standout performer surging higher overnight following further positive comments from Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and stronger-than-expected economic growth ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 10 2018

Monday, 10 September 2018, 9:06 am | HiFX

The USD along with the GBP both outperformed on Friday with better-than-expected wage growth and employment data boosting the USD while the British Pound is trading higher after the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier indicated that both ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update, September 7 2018

Friday, 7 September 2018, 9:03 am | HiFX

The NZD opens unchanged at 0.6595. With mixed US data over night, (weaker Non-Farm Employment but stronger Non-Manufacturing PMI), the USD has traded sideways in a relatively small range overnight. The Pound had a fairly strong day, with news of ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 6 2018

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 9:01 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6593 (mid-rate) this morning. Broad US dollar weakness has seen the NZD trade back towards US 66 cents after falling to its lowest level in almost 30 months yesterday morning. This morning the US Commerce Department reported ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 5 2018

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 8:27 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6553 (mid-rate) this morning. Investors are again flocking to safe-havens as increased trade tensions spark a fresh sell-off in emerging market currencies. The USD has pushed higher against all its rivals as emerging market currencies ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 4 2018

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 8:42 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6605 (mid-rate) this morning. The British pound has been the main focus for investors in what has been a quiet start to the trading week with the US enjoying a long weekend. The GBP is once again the weakest performing of the ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, September 3 2018

Monday, 3 September 2018, 8:35 am | HiFX

Trade talks dominated markets going into month end on Friday and are likely to continue to set the tone over the coming week. More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 31 2018

Friday, 31 August 2018, 8:43 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at lower at 0.6646 this morning. The NZD hit the skids yesterday after yet another fall in business confidence, which plunged to 10-year low of -50.3%, compared with -44.9% in July. The RBNZ will be concerned that continued weak business ... More >>

 

 

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