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HiFX morning Update, August 28 2018

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 8:49 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6695 (mid-rate) this morning. Risk appetite has increased and global equity markets are firmly positive in reaction to the news that the US and Mexico were about to announce a new trade agreement. This morning President Donald ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 27 2018

Monday, 27 August 2018, 8:36 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6680 (mid-rate) this morning. On Friday Fed Chairman Jerome Powell all but confirmed that the Federal Reserve will hike rates in September while at the same time dampened hopes that the Fed will continue to hike rates at its current ... More >>

HiFX Data Update - NZ Trade Balance (Jul) Release

Friday, 24 August 2018, 11:06 am | HiFX

The NZ Trade Balance for July has just been released. They came in better than expected: NZ Trade Balance: Trade Balance (Jul) $143mio deficit Consensus $400mio deficit - Imports (Jul) $5.49io Consensus $5.20bio - Exports (Jul) $5.35bio Consensus $4.76bio ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 24 2018

Friday, 24 August 2018, 8:50 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at lower at 0.6636 this morning. The NZDUSD fell yesterday after the AUD was punished as political turmoil took centre stage across the Tasman. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball faces another leadership challenge today, after several ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 23 2018

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 8:57 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6697 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD received a welcome boost yesterday morning on the back of a stronger-than-expected retail sales report. The NZDUSD rate broke up through 0.6700 following the data release which showed retail ... More >>

NZ Q2 Retail Sales Release

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 11:42 am | HiFX

NZ Retail Sales for Q2 numbers have just been released. They came in stronger than expected. Adjusted Retail Sales on Qtr 1.1%(Consensus +0.4%) Actual retail sales rose 3.1% versus the results from 12 months ago. Q1 Retail Sales were revised higher ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 22 2018

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 8:32 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6688 (mid-rate) this morning. President Trump’s comments on the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes has continued to hurt the USD overnight. During an interview with Reuters earlier in the week, Trump said that he was "not ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 21 2018

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 8:37 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6632 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 20 2018

Monday, 20 August 2018, 8:30 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6635 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 17 2018

Friday, 17 August 2018, 8:34 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at higher at 0.6586 this morning. The NZDUSD gained, as the USD retreated from a 13-month peak, while the Chinese Yuan rebounded from 19-month lows, on news that China will send a delegation to the US in late August to hold a fresh ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 16 2018

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 9:26 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6567 (mid-rate) this morning. The Kiwi traded sideways for most of the overnight session with broad risk off sentiment still dominating markets. Global equities, oil and bond yields all retreating reflected this mood. The Turkish ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 15 2018

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 8:11 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6774 (mid-rate) this morning. Another quiet night with the NZD more than holding its own against the majority of its rivals as risk appetite increased. Concerns about the financial crisis in Turkey have eased with the Turkish ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 14 2018

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 8:40 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6573 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 10 2018

Friday, 10 August 2018, 9:08 am | HiFX

The RBNZ held the OCR steady at 1.75% yesterday, but it was Adrian Orr’s following comments that has seen the NZD consistently sell off. He said he expected to keep the OCR where it is until Q4 2020, which was about a year longer than the market ... More >>

HiFX Data Update: RBNZ OCR remains at 1.75%

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 9:52 am | HiFX

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

HiFX morning Update, August 9 2018

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 8:40 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6755 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD received a boost yesterday afternoon after the latest RBNZ survey showed both near-term and two-year inflation expectations are on the rise. Business managers now expect Q3 inflation to increase ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 8 2018

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 8:57 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6731 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD continues to trade sideways against the majors, but finds itself trading at 6mth lows against the AUD. The AUD has been the standout performer over the past 24hrs pushing higher on the back of ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 7 2018

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 8:33 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6731 (mid-rate) this morning. In what has been a subdued start to the trading week with trade war concerns continuing to weigh on sentiment, the British pound has been the biggest mover, falling against all its rivals following ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 6 2018

Monday, 6 August 2018, 8:34 am | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6742 (mid-rate) this morning. Friday’s US non-farm-payrolls came up short of expectations in July, however upward revisions to both May and June’s results more than made up for the July shortfall. The Labour Department report showed ... More >>

HiFX morning Update, August 3 2018

Friday, 3 August 2018, 9:15 am | HiFX

The NZD opens down at 0.6746 The USD has strengthened steadily as the market digested yesterday’s FOMC statement. Although they left rates on hold, they noted the economy was growing at a ‘Strong rate’. They also reiterated their expectations of future ... More >>

   

 

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