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As idle cash looks to find a strong and secure yield, it is no wonder that the New Zealand Dollar has benefited from the current Euro-Zone crisis. Pairs such as the Australian Dollar and New Zealand Dollar are often viewed as a proxy for Chinese growth and thus have performed well against the Euro in recent years. Although Chinese growth may become a cause for concern as the nation shifts away from export led growth, weakness in the Euro-Zone may cap any significant reversal.


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Euro and New Zealand Dollar News

EUR/USD Appeal Due to Covering Potential, Not Yield Prospects
As yields fall further in the Euro-Zone, traders have dismissed concerns of the ECB tapering its QE program, pricing in the first rate move not until December 2019 at the earliest.
Any Euro Rally on ECB Economic Optimism to Prove Short-Lived
The ECB can’t risk being too positive about recent economic developments, otherwise it risks upsetting capital markets – mainly bond and equity investors.
EUR-crosses Edging Lower, USD-pairs Waiting on FOMC Minutes
Greece raises cash to cover its upcoming loan repayments, and EURUSD has only recovered modestly as traders await the March FOMC minutes.
EUR/USD Volatility Starting to Run Higher as Data, Greek Headlines Collide
The market remains heavily short EURUSD, even as investors have started to reprice the likelihood of the Fed raising rates into early-2016.
Euro Relief Rally May Hit Wall as Market Refocuses on EZ CPI, US NFPs
Commercial long positions continue to dig in, helping spark widespread gains in the EUR-crosses, particularly in EURGBP and EURUSD.

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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
Apr 19
NZD Consumer Prices Index (YoY) (1Q) 0.1% 0.2% 0.8%
Apr 20
EUR ECB Announces Details of QE Purchases
Apr 21
EUR German ZEW Survey (Economic Sentiment) (APR) 53.3 55.3 54.8
Apr 24
EUR Euro-Area Finance Ministers, Central Bankers Meet in Riga