• Kiwi Catches Fire on Optimistic RBNZ Meeting

    RBNZ Holds Steady The New Zealand dollar saw a sharp increase overnight as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s first meeting of the year saw them holding monetary policy unchanged. No change was expected, and rates remain at current all-time lows. However, the meeting itself was a little more hawkish than many were expecting. The […]

  • Worst Performing Currencies 2019

    Australian Dollar -4.63% At just short of 5% down on the year against USD, the Australian Dollar takes home the crown for worst performing currency in the G10 space. Over the course of the year, the Australian Dollar was hard hit by the breakdown in US-Sino trade talks which put a great deal of pressure […]

  • NZD Higher As RBNZ Defies Market Expectations

    RBNZ Bucks The Trend At a time when global central banks are increasingly guiding markets and signalling forthcoming moves, the RBNZ is increasingly become a difficult bank to anticipate. In August, the RBNZ caught traders off-guard when, against expectations of a near-certain 25 basis point rate cut, they lowered rates by a huge 50 basis […]

  • Softer Outlook For NZD Economy

    The release of the NZIER’s Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests an increased likelihood that we could see negative rates in New Zealand at some point in the future. Currently, the RBNZ projects that the level of rate cuts and fiscal easing in play will be enough to fuel a pickup in economic growth, taking […]

  • NZD Rocked By Surprise .50% RBNZ Rate Cut!

    Perhaps the recent USD experience in reaction to the Fed’s latest rate cut was a learning curve for the RBNZ. At its August meeting held overnight, the bank was widely expected to cut rates, with a .25% cut priced in. However, the RBNZ took markets by surprise as it announced a .50% rate cut, sending […]

  • NZDUSD reversing nicely below major resistance!

    Price is now reversing nicely below our major area of resistance from 0.7042 to 0.7084 (38.2% Fibonacci retracement, 100% Fibonacci extension, horizontal overlap resistance). Our next major level of support is at 0.6823 (Fibonacci extension, horizontal swing low support) and our next major level of resistance is at 0.7214 (Fibonacci retracement, horizontal swing high resistance). […]

  • EUR/USD raised the flag!

    We discuss the reasons for the EUR/USD to possibly keep going down, as well as, ponder over the perspectives of the New Zealand Dollar.

  • The US economy is ready for a strong NFP report

    The dollar took an offensive position on Wednesday, as investors waited for bullish comments from the FED. Meanwhile the New Zealand Dollar has been saved by a strong labor market report.

  • Markets events of next week

    Take a look at what the financial markets might have in store for you next week!

  • The Kiwi is at a crossroads!

    We discuss the possible reasons for the GBP/JPY pair to head North and provide some interesting facts about the NZD/USD.

  • NZD/USD is trying to turn back!

    View the trajectory the GBP/USD is on and get an estimate on how the NZD/USD develops. In this technical analysis.

  • FOMC rate hike brought changes to the market

    The FED finally raised rates, so what can we learn from that? Let´s take a look the Kiwi and the Canadian Dollar.

  • EUR/USD pairs short-term destiny!

    EUR/USD is at the crossroads, but we can also see that it is clearly heading North and the broken channel is even proving it. At the same time, what is happening to Kiwi? Let´s find out!

  • NZD/USD fell to the lowest level of the year

    The RBNZ leaves the rate unchanged, as in Australia, finding a balance in the interest rates is a big headache for the RBA, as the real estate market boom spurs prices growth.

  • What is happening with the commodities?

    The Australian currency is suffering, as NZD/USD pair seems to have regained traction and turned to a positive path.