New Zealand Dollar


  • RBNZ surprises with currency comments     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to "re-connect" its currency with the country's key commodity exports.

  • By Shinichi Saoshiro and Ian Chua. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, July 24- The New Zealand dollar skidded to a six-week low on Thursday after the country's central bank switched to a wait-and-see stance following its fourth straight rate hike, while its Australian peer rose after a survey showed China's factory sector expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months.

  • Expect currency intervention from RBNZ: Pro     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:49 PM ET

    Comments from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand suggest a "potential intervention" in the kiwi dollar, says Nizam Idris, Head of Fixed Income & Currency Strategy at Macquarie.

  • FOREX-Kiwi hits skids, others buy time before China PMI Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 6:53 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 24- The New Zealand dollar skidded to a six-week low on Thursday after the country's central bank switched to a wait-and-see stance following its fourth straight rate hike, while other major currencies snoozed. The kiwi dollar dropped nearly a full U.S. cent to as low as $0.8606, touching levels not seen since June 12.

  • The stubborn euro may have finally cracked Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    The euro's resolve could be starting to crack, as it cleared "psychologically significant" barriers, according to strategists.

  • Euro hugs 8-month lows, hit by Russia sanctions Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    The euro hit an eight-month low against the dollar on Wednesday as worries drove investors away from the single currency.

  • Dollar flattens after pushing euro to 8-month low Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar turned flat against the euro, giving up earlier gains which drove the European currency to an eight-month low.

  • Euro afloat in trade amid geopolitical concerns Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 1:42 AM ET

    The euro regained ground on the dollar, but trading was not energetic thanks to a holiday in Japan and geopolitical tensions.

  • Yen rises as jet crash stokes geopolitical worries Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 5:11 AM ET

    The yen hit a five-month high versus the euro - and held some of its gains against the dollar - as investors saw the currency as a safe haven.

  • Yen in vogue as sanctions on Russia sour sentiment Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:07 AM ET

    The yen hit a five-month high against the euro on renewed safe-haven inflows as the West imposed further sanctions against Russia.

  • Dollar bulls hear Yellen hint, sterling gains Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    The dollar clung to gains after bulls latched onto a comment by the head of the Fed that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to improve.

  • Yen slips after growth warning, dollar awaits Fed Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 6:03 AM ET

    The yen eased on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan's growth warning, but it stopped short of hinting at a new bout of money-printing.

  • Dollar steady, to take cues from Yellen testimony Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    The dollar was steady as investors awaited pivotal events, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony, for fresh cues.

  • Yen gains after Portugal bank woes unsettle stocks Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    The yen was near a five-month peak against the euro as banking woes in Portugal drove equities lower and lifted demand for the safe-haven currency.

  • Yen gains as global jitters spark flight to safety Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    The yen rose as investors sought shelter from economic stress in Europe.

  • BoE holds fire amid fears of sterling strength Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    The Bank of England

    The BoE left interest rates and its asset purchase target unchanged amid concerns that a strong sterling is choking off an economic recovery.

  • Dollar treads narrow range as Fed minutes loom Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:43 AM ET
    New Zealand one and two dollar coins on a background of bank notes.

    The euro traded marginally stronger, with traders looking to a speech by ECB and minutes from the Fed meeting today.

  • By Ian Chua and Masayuki Kitano. SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 9- The New Zealand dollar hovered near a three-year high on Wednesday, buoyed by the prospect of a sovereign rating upgrade, while the U.S. dollar held steady ahead of minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

  • SYDNEY, July 9- The New Zealand dollar held on to gains early on Wednesday, having scaled a fresh three-year peak on the prospect of a sovereign rating upgrade, contrasting with other major currencies which shuffled in familiar ranges.

  • Quick fade for dollar, German trade disappoints Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:21 AM ET

    The outlook for central bank policymaking dominated attention in major currency markets on Tuesday, with the dollar rally already fading.