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NZD (New Zealand Dollar)

The New Zealand Dollar is often called the 'Kiwi', as the $1 coin depicts the kiwi bird that New Zealand is often associated with. The New Zealand Dollar has consistenly been one of the top 10 most-traded currencies in the world, and interest rate differentials after the financial collapse have helped the currency to remain popular amongst Forex traders.

NZD News and Analysis

NZD/USD Bullish Engulfing Pattern Awaiting Confirmation
NZD/USD’s latest bounce has left a Bullish Engulfing pattern in its wake. If confirmed by a successive up-session it may herald a revisit of the recent highs near 0.8000.
Euro Vulnerable as German CPI, Draghi Commentary Looms Ahead
The Euro may face renewed selling pressure as a soft set of German inflation figures and dovish comments from ECB President Draghi drive stimulus expansion bets.
Euro Heading Into Turbulent Fundamental Seas
The effects of a drained US market session on a global FX marketwill be weighed by Euro traders in the upcoming session.
NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Kiwi Rebound Hinted Ahead
NZD/USD Grind Lower May Continue With Key Reversal Signals Lacking
NZD/USD remains devoid of bullish candlesticks signals, which may in turn leave its slow downward drift to continue.
Japanese Yen May Rise as Year-End Capital Flows Begin to Emerge
The Japanese Yen may rise as year-end profit-taking begins to emerge. The British Pound looks to revised third-quarter GDP figures to inform BOE rate hike speculation.
Dollar and Yields Slide Despite Improved US Data
Though the Dow Jones FXCM Dollar Index (ticker = USDollar) marked a fresh five-year high on an intraday basis, the benchmark marked little progress at the end of the day.
Video: Event Risk Can Set Off Volatility, but Carry Trends?
With the FX market focusing more intently on monetary policy rather than the muddled bearings for general sentiment, there is a greater chance of volatility as the week progresses.
NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Short Trade Hits First Target
NZD/USD Maintaining Range; Yet to Confirm AUDUSD Break

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The New Zealand Dollar came into existence in 1967 after the country shifted away from the New Zealand Pound. The New Zealand Dollar was initially pegged to the US Dollar at a rate of one New Zealand Dollar equaling $1.6200 US Dollars, although the peg was changed later in the year of introduction to $1.12 US Dollars for each New Zealand Dollar. This peg was managed and changed up until 1985 in which The New Zealand Dollar was set to free-float.


Monetary Policy for the economy and the New Zealand Dollar is controlled by The Reserve Bank of New Zealand. The bank embarked on intervention efforts in June of 2007 for the first time since the currency was allowed to free-float, largely in an effort to drive the value of NZD lower.


These efforts were largely seen as ineffective as The New Zealand Dollar moved to new post-float highs of .8103 shortly thereafter. However, after printing a new high in early 2008, the Financial Collapse sparked a massive move in the currency that eventually saw the New Zealand Dollar trading below .50 against the US Dollar.


After bottoming below .50 against the US Dollar in March of 2009, the currency embarked on a massive move, gaining more than 75% against the US Dollar over the next two-and-one-half years, creating more calls within government for additional easing.