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Don’t Get Too Complacent; It’s Only Tuesday

Both AUD and NZD are trading on the soft side following US NFP. The kiwi has remained under pressure after New Zealand lowered their 2y inflation expectations. But of course, the focus this week is on the RBNZ OCR on ...

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Nomura on RBNZ and Kiwi

“We see a possibility the Bank may express some more explicit dovish leanings because of the subdued inflation backdrop and elevated NZD. We continue to think that too much optimism is priced into the NZD near current levels. And given ...

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The Sleeping Giants – NZD, GBP And The EUR

With most of Europe on vacation, there’s very little left in the month of August as far as compelling economic data to be released and the latter half of the month is expected to be quiet. Monday saw fairly muted ...

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Cigarette Taxes Lead to Robberies

Currently, approximately 75 percent of the cost of cigarettes in New Zealand is comprised of taxes, with the average cost of a pack of 20 sitting at NZD 23.40. Only 5 years ago the average price was approximately NZD 14.50. ...

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