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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

Preview for August US NFPs and Trade Setups in USD-pairs
EURUSD probably sees a 'cleaner' outcome than USDJPY around today's US labor market data.
NZD/USD .6477/97 Zone is Important
US Dollar Likely to Hit Fresh Highs versus GBP, AUD, but Watch Euro, JPYs
The US Dollar remains in position to hit further highs versus the British Pound, Australian Dollar, and Gold prices. But watch for risks in the Euro and Japanese Yen.
New Zealand Dollar Forecast to Decline Further
Our retail forex data shows that the majority of traders remain long the New Zealand Dollar versus its US namesake, and a contrarian view of crowd sentiment leaves us firmly in fa...
EUR-, USD-pairs Anxiously Await ECB Today, US NFPs Tomorrow
The market should have the next two days digested by the start of 'normal' trading next week.
September Forex Seasonality Sees Chance for Big Moves in USD-pairs
“Mixed at best” would be a good way to describe US Dollar price action during the QE era.
AUD/USD Down Under $0.7000 as HY, EM FX Pressure Remains
The broader USDOLLAR Index is aiming for a retest of recent highs near 12070.
AUDNZD: Rinse & Repeat- Reversal Scalp Back in Play Ahead of GDP
AUDNZD has reversed off this slope for the fifth time. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.
NZD/USD .6707 is the Pivot
US Dollar Stands at Pivotal Price Levels on Big Week for FX Markets
The Euro trades at pivotal support versus the US Dollar, while the USD challenges key resistance across the board. A big week for FX markets suggests major breakouts are likely.

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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.