New Zealand Dollar


  • NZ dollar may fall further, accelerate rate hikes Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 1:49 AM ET

    WELLINGTON, Aug 25- The New Zealand dollar has tumbled to six-month lows in the past month and may fall further, giving the Reserve Bank of New Zealand room to raise interest rates again before year end.

  • Dollar gains, Yellen seen as less dovish than usual Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:08 AM ET

    Yellen's speech cited persistent labor market slack but noted faster recovery in the sector could accelerate the timing of a Fed interest rate hike.

  • Dollar trades in tight range ahead of Yellen speech Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    Central bankers gathered for a three-day meeting in Wyoming that will feature a potentially market-rattling speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • German data brings relief to euro, dollar stalls Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    The euro recovered from a 11-month low against the dollar, helped by better-than-expected German private sector growth data.

  • Dollar gains on better-than-expected housing data Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    U.S. housing starts surged past expectations in July, snapping two straight months of declines.

  • FOREX-Sterling, kiwi slide, jury out on dollar rally Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    *Data also points to softer outlook for New Zealand dollar. WARSAW, Aug 19- Sterling and the New Zealand dollar were the main losers on major currency markets on Tuesday, hit respectively by a bigger than expected fall in inflation and lower government forecasts for growth.

  • FOREX-Kiwi dips, jury out on U.S. dollar rally Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    WARSAW, Aug 19- The New Zealand dollar slid almost half a percent on Tuesday after the government trimmed its forecast for growth and future budget surpluses, while progress for its U.S. counterpart halted near the top of a recent range. "NZD was sold off hard after the PREFU," said Sue Trinh, a strategist with RBC Capital Markets in Hong Kong.

  • Dollar gains on easing tensions and housing data Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    The US dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Monday on reduced concerns over Russia and Ukraine and positive US housing data.

  • Dollar gets no safe-haven love from Ukraine drama Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    The dollar failed to get a safe-haven boost despite news that the Ukraine-Russia conflict had entered a potentially dangerous phase.

  • Dollar edges up from early losses in thin trading Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    A robust U.S. 30-year bond auction supported Treasuries prices in general and weighed on yields, which has underpinned the greenback, analysts said.

  • Dollar trips as US retail sales disappoint Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 4:57 AM ET

    The British pound also falls on inflation, wages data, and the yen is subdued after Japan's Q2 GDP contraction.

  • *New Zealand dollar hits 2- month lows. The German ZEW survey showed both the current situation index and the expectations index deteriorated sharply, as Europe's largest economy was hit by uncertainty caused by the Ukraine crisis.

  • Euro heads for 9-month lows, German ZEW seen weak Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 4:48 AM ET

    The euro fell towards 9-month lows against the dollar on Tuesday, as investors positioned for a weak German sentiment survey.

  • Norwegian crown hits 7-week high Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    The Norwegian crown hit a seven-week high against the euro after Norway reported consumer inflation unexpectedly jumped in July.

  • Yen, Swissie gain as Iraq ripples through markets Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    The euro gained against the dollar and sterling, and investors flocked to the Swiss Franc and yen as Obama approved air strikes in Iraq.

  • Yen sags on Japan pension plans; Euro holds steady Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    The yen came under pressure from Japan's plans to increase its pension allocation to the domestic stock market.

  • Euro sets new 9-month low after German data Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    The dollar held near an 11-month high, supported by upbeat U.S. data, while the New Zealand dollar took a hit from a fall in dairy prices.

  • SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Aug 6- The euro slipped to a nine-month low on Wednesday, extending its losses after data showed a sharp drop in German industrial orders, while the New Zealand dollar took a hit after a fall in dairy prices.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Aug 6- The dollar held near an 11- month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, supported by upbeat U.S. data, while the New Zealand dollar took a hit from a fall in dairy prices. The euro eased 0.1 percent to $1.3368, having plumbed a nine-month trough of $1.3358 on Tuesday.

  • Dollar extends gains on services, factory data Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    The US dollar extended a rally after an 8-1/2 year high in services growth and a bigger-than-expected increase in factory orders.