New Zealand's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and signaled it may ease further as the economy softens, weighing the country's currency.
Dominick Stephens, chief economist at Westpac Institutional Bank, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is leaning toward another rate cut amid slowing global growth.
The dollar rose on Wednesday, following equities rallies on Wall Street, Europe and Asia.
The dollar was mixed as rising stock markets and positive German economic data gave global investors reasons to throttle down the risk aversion.
The dollar clawed back some of the ground it had lost against the yen on Monday, after skidding on mixed U.S. employment data.
The dollar stood lower on Friday as data showing U.S. unemployment in August at its lowest since 2008.
The euro fell 1 percent on Thursday, surrendering most of the solid gains put up against the dollar.
The yen and the euro rose on concerns about China, as investors unwound bets against the two currencies used to fund holding riskier assets.
The dollar lost ground against the yen and the euro as global stock markets began the week in the red, prompting investors to trim bets.
The dollar rose to one-week highs on Friday.
The dollar advanced for a third consecutive session on Thursday, bolstered by data showing a much stronger U.S. economy.
The dollar rallied for a second straight session on Wednesday.
The dollar rose on Tuesday, earning a breather from a slide to seven-month lows against the yen as U.S. Treasury bond yields climbed higher.
The euro hit a 6 1/2-month high and the yen struck a peak against the dollar as investors flocked to safe haven currencies.
Following calls for parity against the dollar just a few months ago, the single currency is now one of the few assets in the world rallying.
The dollar tumbled more than 1 percent against the euro and the yen on Friday.
August’s wave of currency interventions could just be the start of a “race to the bottom,” with several major emerging markets looking set to devalue in the near-future.
The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies, with investors trimming bets in its favor.
The dollar fell on Wednesday as investors positioned for a U.S. interest rate hike in September pulled back.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies for a third trading day running, as worries about a China-led "currency war" abated.