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HiFX Morning Update July 20, 2018

Friday, 20 July 2018, 8:45 am | HiFX

The Kiwi opens down at 0.6744. We have had a slew of consistently strong US data recently, with last night being no exception. Manufacturing data beat expectations, but the highlight was the Unemployment Claims figure. Although only being a weekly ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 19, 2018

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 8:34 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6798 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 18, 2018

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 9:19 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6781 (mid-rate) this morning. After showing little reaction to yesterday morning’s softer than expected Q2 CPI report the NZD surged higher during the afternoon session after the RBNZ upwardly revised its core inflation estimate ... More >>

NZ Q2 CPI Release

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:14 am | HiFX

NZ Q2 CPI Release The NZ Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Q2 has just been released. The CPI came in slightly lower than expected. NZ CPI Q2/Annual: Headline Q2 CPI +0.4% / +1.5% Consensus 0.5% / +1.6% Non-tradables CPI +0.4% / +0.9% versus previous quarter ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 17, 2018

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 8:53 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6771 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD has traded tight ranges against all its rivals as investors look to this morning’s inflation report for direction. The current market expectations are for NZ’s consumer price index to ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 13, 2018

Friday, 13 July 2018, 8:56 am | HiFX

The NZD opens at 0.6771 this morning. Markets generally shrugged off news of Trumps $200 Billion tariff increase yesterday, with China’s lack of reciprocal escalation (so far) helping to calm markets. US Monthly CPI came in at 0.1%, slightly missing ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 12, 2018

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 8:54 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6765 (mid-rate) this morning. An escalation in the US China trade war has seen risk sold aggressively with global equity markets commodities and commodity linked currencies all sharply lower. Yesterday US President Donald ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 11, 2018

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 8:41 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6838 (mid-rate) this morning. A lack of tier one economic data has seen markets consolidate, with the NZD little changed against the majority of its trading partners. In the first ever monthly estimate, UK gross domestic product ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 10, 2018

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 8:40 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6839 (mid-rate) this morning. The British pound is the worst performing of the G10 currencies, falling sharply after the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson became the latest big-name government minister to resign in protest ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 9, 2018

Monday, 9 July 2018, 8:28 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6838 (mid-rate) this morning. There was little negative market reaction on Friday to the news that the US was going ahead with tariffs on $34bn of Chinese goods or that China had immediately retaliated by imposing a similar 25% ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 5, 2018

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 8:56 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6761 (mid-rate) this morning. With the US celebrating Independence Day markets have been subdued, with currencies little changed from yesterday’s open. The overnight European data was evenly balanced with Euro-zone business growth ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 4, 2018

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 10:17 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6756 (mid-rate) this morning. As news broke that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners had reached a compromise deal on migration policy European equity markets along with risk-linked currencies retraced yesterday’s ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update July 2, 2018

Monday, 2 July 2018, 9:40 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.76772 (mid-rate) this morning. The EUR was the strongest performing currency on Friday helped higher after news broke that European Union leaders had reached a hard-fought agreement on migration. The agreement offers respite to German ... More >>

HiFX morning Update June 29 2018

Friday, 29 June 2018, 9:05 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD fell to a 2-year low of 0.6745 overnight, as the USD strengthened across the board, despite US quarterly GDP numbers coming in below expectations More >>

HiFX Data Update: RBNZ OCR remains at 1.75%

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 9:42 am | HiFX

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

HiFX morning Update June 27 2018

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 8:35 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6787 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD is firmly on the back foot going into this morning’s RBNZ announcement. Yesterday’s business confidence survey which showed confidence now sits at a 7-month low put further downward pressure ... More >>

HiFX Data Update - NZ Trade Balance (May) Release

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 11:36 am | HiFX

The NZ Trade Balance for May has just been released. They came in better than expected: NZ Trade Balance: Trade Balance (May) $294mio surplus Consensus $100mio surplus - Imports (May) $5.1bio Consensus $5.10bio - Exports (May) $5.4bio Consensus $5.25bio ... More >>

HiFX morning Update June 27 2018

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 8:39 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6851 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD is down against all its major rivals as investors await tomorrow morning’s RBNZ monetary policy statement. Although it is all but a given that the RBNZ will keep interest rates unchanged for ... More >>

HiFX morning Update June 26 2018

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 8:28 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6895 (mid-rate) this morning. Trade war concerns have weighed heavily on risk with equity markets, commodities and commodity linked currencies all firmly in negative territory. President Donald Trump has continued add petrol ... More >>

HiFX morning Update June 25 2018

Monday, 25 June 2018, 8:25 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6915 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD pushed higher throughout our trading day on Friday and managed to hold on to its gains with a lack of US economic data resulting in light trading flows. The EUR rallied on Friday after the Euro-zone ... More >>

 

 

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