Is more QE on the way?- Is the ECB's big bazooka enough to save the Eurozone? - Conventional vs. Unconventional - the ECB vs. the Riksbank - Event risk in Europe next week - Can the UK's labour market continue to surprise on the upside? - RBNZ to hold.
By Kathleen Brooks | Sep 08, 2012 | Forex.com
Having been helped by supportive comments from key Federal Reserve officials Yellen and Dudley, as well as other central bankers during the week, the market has jumped on the "risk on" trade in Thursday's session, putting away the anxiety markets experienced at the beginning of the week.
By Nick Nasad | Apr 13, 2012 | FX Times
The incredible run by the New Zealand dollar(NZD) so far in 2012 is bound to lose momentum in the coming months as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand(RBNZ) further supports the country's economic recovery. While the RBNZ decided to leave the official cash rate unchanged at 2.
Mar 04, 2012 | FXEmpire
New Zealand releases its retail sales data for the fourth quarter in the upcoming Asia-pacific session. After a very strong 2.2% gain in the third quarter - helped by the 80,000 visitors who arrived in New Zealand for the rugby World Cup who contributed to several industries - the expectation is that sales will fall back down to earth at around 1.
By Nick Nasad | Feb 15, 2012 | FX Times
In Part 1 of today's webinar we will be reviewing the key stories that were important to financial markets in 2011 (Japan earthquake, Libya war, US losing its AAA credit rating, changes of government in Italy and Greece, and the escalation of the Euro-zone sovereign debt crisis), In part 2 we p...
By Nick Nasad | Dec 28, 2011 | FX Times
Commodity currency pairs were battered last week as the European sovereign debt crisis continue to stir concerns about the possibility of a sharper slowdown in global growth. The NZD/USD which had been trading near their 0.8250 area in the middle of last week fell close to 600 pips reaching a low yesterday near 0.7650.
By Nick Nasad | Sep 28, 2011 | FX Times
As we had anticipated in our commentary from Monday, the Euro was unable to sustain gains above 1.4000, with the single currency reversing course against the buck and closing lower on the day. At this point, we continue to see downside risks for the Euro over the coming sessions, with all of the hawkish ECB news priced into the market, leaving the price exposed to a sell the fact type scenario.
By Joel Kruger | Mar 08, 2011 | DailyFX
The US dollar plunged against all of its counterparts Monday morning and would recovery very little of this lost ground – that is except against the Canadian and New Zealand dollars.
By John Kicklighter | Dec 15, 2010 | DailyFX
- Carry and Risk Interests Switch from Fed Stimulus to European Financial Risk - What can be Reasonably Expected from the G20 Meeting? - Where do the Dollar, Euro, British Pound and Australian Dollar Stand on the Risk Spectrum?
By John Kicklighter | Nov 12, 2010 | DailyFX
During this morning's Asian session, the RBNZ held rates at 3.00% as was generally expected. The accompanying statement was slightly dovish but not enough to really move NZD. The Central Bank seems to feel comfortable with the current level stating "while it is appropriate to keep the OCR ...
Oct 29, 2010 | Advanced Currency Markets SA
The New Zealand Dollar rallied very modestly after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept the benchmark overnight cash rate unchanged at 3 percent. This was the second meeting in a row in which the central bank kept rates steady after starting its rate hike campaign back in June.
By Sumit Roy | Oct 28, 2010 | DailyFX
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's upcoming rate decision may not present the same level of event risk as the last few have with policy makers widely expected to remain on hold. However, the post release comments could shape the outlook for yields and posses the ability to impact price action.
By John Rivera | Oct 28, 2010 | DailyFX