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Dollar Federal Reserve
Fading risk appetite boosts the dollar vs commodity rivals

Commodity currencies most vulnerable as interest rate expectations favour the greenback

Neil Dennis
A residential neighbourhood in Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand central bank cracks down on risky home loans

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is preparing for a housing market correction

Debabrata Das
Canadian one dollar coin known as the loonie
Commodity currencies rally but risks persist

A pullback in metal and oil prices presents risk for investors in Canadian and Australian dollars

Neil Dennis
A view looking up at the sky through skyscrapers in Sydney city centre
Risk aversion weighs on Aussie and Kiwi dollars

Antipodean currencies feeling the impact of China Evergrande’s likely default

Debabrata Das
Air New Zealand plane before take-off
Air New Zealand says restrictions will cost $39m a month

Trans-Tasman quarantine-free travel bubble will remain halted for a further eight weeks

Mensholong Lepcha
Person holding smartphone with logo of Chinese property company Evergrande
Aussie and Kiwi dollars at risk from Evergrande collapse

Default by the property developer would drag down the China-proxy currencies

Mensholong Lepcha


NZD/USD
NZD/USD forecast: range bound with scope to rise

The New Zealand dollar to US dollar forecast is largely optimistic over the next 12 months.

Debabrata Das
An Air New Zealand aircraft in Auckland
Air New Zealand CEO says travel bubbles unlikely to return

Carrier suspends earnings guidance as travel restrictions continue

Debabrata Das
Aussie dollars fanned out
COVID-19 weighs down the Aussie and Kiwi

Rising COVID-19 numbers in Australia and a fresh case of the virus in New Zealand pull down the currencies

Debabrata Das
A shopper pulls a credit card out of their wallet
Strong New Zealand consumer spending fuels rate hike views

Total spending on credit cards and debit cards increased 0.9% month-on-month to NZD8.53bn

Debabrata Das
EUR/NZD
EUR/NZD forecast: what’s next amid the COVID economic recovery?

The article considers the latest EUR/NZD moves, factors driving the rate and where the pair is headed next.

Kathryn Davies
New Zealand dollar bills
NZ dollar gains as falling unemployment underpins rate hike expectations

Tightening labour market raises risk that wage growth will prompt faster interest rate hike cycle

Neil Dennis
New Zealand currency
New Zealand central bank could raise interest rates as early as August

Economists expect the RBNZ to enter a rate-tightening cycle that hits 1.75% in 2022

Debabrata Das
Bank notes
Global growth fears dampen Aussie and Kiwi dollars

Investors move to safe-haven currencies as COVID-19 case numbers rise globally

Debabrata Das
Shopping cart illustration
New Zealand reports second quarter consumer confidence rise

Improved economic conditions and lifting of COVID-19 restrictions propel household consumer confidence

Debabrata Das
Economic calendar
18 October, 2021
05:00 CNY
China
High Unemployment Rate 0.051
05:00 CNY
China
High Retail Sales YoY 0.023 0.025