New Zealand

Stay in step with market opportunities and get insights, actionable trade ideas and dedicated support.

  • Newest
  • Popular

Asian Open: NZ unemployment falls to a new record low

New Zealand's jobs report saw unemployment fall for a fifth consecutive quarter to a fresh record low of 3.2%.

[VIDEO] NZD/USD: Line in the Sand

The New Zealand government will try and dissuade speculation in the housing market

March 23, 2021 04:28 PM

Open an account today

Tight spreads from 0.5 pts on FX and 1 pt on indices.

Award-winning platforms with fast and secure execution.

Kiwi, King of Currencies: NZD/JPY, NZD/USD, GBP/NZD

There are plenty of opportunities to get long for traders who are bullish the Kiwi

November 18, 2020 02:47 PM

Kiwi Trade Balance below expectations

This morning, New Zealand recorded a trade surplus of 282 million New Zealand dollars (below 293 million NZD surplus expected).

August 26, 2020 03:19 AM

NZD/USD Dilemma: Lockdown Lift and Dampened Commodity Sentiment

NZD/USD does not seems to be benefiting from New Zealand's planned lockdown lift and upbeat CPI data...

April 21, 2020 12:16 AM

Is There a Better Currency to Trade vs GBP than USD?

If you like the Pound, you may wish to trade it vs the NZD

March 31, 2020 12:16 PM

What mattered last week and a preview of the week ahead

What mattered last week: An extreme week of volatility as U.S. equity market fell ~15% as the spread of Covid-19 continued. The impact of Covid-19 via border shutdowns, social distancing measures as well as the obvious impact on health impact presents a huge challenge and likely to result in a recession in several countries. Central banks and governments responded by slashing interest rates, resuming/starting Quantitative Easing (QE) programs and boosting/announcing fiscal stimulus packages.

NZD/USD Tumbles below the .60 Level

Although NZD/USD is moving lower, it may be ready for a short-term bounce.

March 17, 2020 10:43 AM

As the facts change - NZDUSD

The well-known quote “When the facts change, I change my mind” attributed to John Maynard Keyes has resonated throughout markets again overnight as the Bank of Canada became the latest central bank to cut official interest rates in response to the economic threat of Covid-19.

March 4, 2020 11:40 PM

NZD/USD Bulls are Salivating

Sometimes, when things look to be at the worst, they may turn out to be the best.

February 28, 2020 10:48 AM

What mattered last week and a preview of the week ahead

What mattered last week: The benchmark U.S. stock index, the S&P 500 posted solid gains for a second straight week, shrugging off concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (now named Covid-19). As the market continues to take the view that the hit to growth from Covid-19 in the shape of travel restrictions, factory closures, etc will be temporary.

February 16, 2020 05:25 PM

RBNZ surprise again

As universally expected, the RBNZ kept its overnight cash rate on hold today at 1.00%, an acknowledgment to the run of better domestic data of late including GDP, inflation, unemployment, wages growth as well as the improvement in business surveys and the positive impact of upcoming fiscal stimulus in an election year. A polite hat tip as well to the uncertainties around the coronavirus. While there have been no reported cases of the virus in New Zealand, China’s ports have been impacted, disrupting the handling of New Zealand’s key dairy exports as has demand for tourism and education services. This uncertainty is reflected in the paragraph below from the accompanying statement.

February 11, 2020 10:30 PM

RBNZ Needs to Buy Time

The RBNZ needs to consider if they have the economic capacity to keep rates unchanged and buy time.

Nice Double Bottom on AUD/NZD!

Price broke through the most recent highs, forming a double bottom price formation.

New Zealand Employment Data – Does it Matter?

We are over a month into the new year, and the employment data released later will be for Q4 2019.

February 4, 2020 10:59 AM

30 days risk-free trading with £10,000 in virtual funds

The New Zealand Dollar: Low Hanging Fruit in 2020?

Heading into the new year there are many positives which may not be fully priced in to the NZD...

January 20, 2020 07:27 PM

Aussie and Kiwi Post Shooting Stars Ahead of Key Chinese Data

Shooting Star candlestick formations are indicative of a reversal

NZ Business Sentiment Bounces From 11-Year Lows

Add business sentiment to the growing list of economic data that continues to outperform expectations in NZ.

January 13, 2020 06:28 PM

The Kiwi – Low Hanging Fruit?

It’s been a turbulent session, but that’s not to say risk cannot pick itself back up from here. If Trump allows.

January 8, 2020 01:38 AM

Setting the scene for 2020 - NZD

After reaching our upside target of .6600c, I am looking at levels to rebuy the NZDUSD...

December 18, 2019 08:37 AM

NZD/JPY Hovers Above Key Support Ahead Of GDP

NZD/JPY is retracing from its highs towards a key level of support ahead of GDP data later today (tomorrow morning in Asia).

December 18, 2019 12:37 AM