NZD/USD Forecast

NZD/USD (New Zealand Dollar/US Dollar) currency pair is not the most popular, but much sought-after instrument which accounts for a little less than 10% of the total market volume. The rate of this currency pair is influenced by such factors as: general market trend, demand for natural resources, and difference of rates in the two countries. You can check a weekly forecast for this currency pair, also known as "kiwi", in this section. NZDUSD forecast for tomorrow is prepared by analysts with expert knowledge and sound trading experience.


September 6, 2016
NZ economy lifts on data
The New Zealand dollar has managed to claw back some of it's earlier losses as the strong dollar starts to wane, and as economic data out of New Zealand continues to be a mixed back but mostly bullish...
June 22, 2016
How much kiwi appreciation can RBNZ tolerate
With the focus being almost entirely on the issue of Brexit and the pound this week - perhaps rightly so - traders should not lose sight of many other tradable opportunities that will present themselves in the interim...
May 26, 2016
Load up weights in NZD/USD option
Markets have been focused on the NZ trade balance and budget. NZ April 2016 Merchandise Trade prints positive numbers that drives NZD's strength for the moment. Balance: $292m (Market f/c: $117m)...
March 31, 2016
NZD/USD clears major resistance zone
A surprise rate cut from the RBNZ a couple of weeks ago was enough to send the New Zealand dollar tumbling by a couple of hundred pips. However, there was no further follow-through in the selling pressure once the Kiwi reached the key 0.6600 support area...
February 16, 2016
NZD/USD: inflation expectations has dropped
Although retail sales in New Zealand had grown in Q$ (1.2% against the forecast of 1.4% and 1.5% in the previous quarter), the pair NZD/USD fell earlier this morning. According to reported released by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand...
February 5, 2016
NZDUSD: consolidation in the range of 0.6639-0.6697
As the situation in the commodity markets stabilizes, investors turn their attention to the high-yielding currencies once again. At present, the yield spread between 10-year government bonds in New Zealand and the United States is 122 bps, which supports the Kiwi...
January 26, 2016
NZD/USD: fall resumed
Yesterday the pair continued falling amid growing anxiety on the market due to resumed fall in oil prices and the Asian stock markets. At the same time, the US Dollar remains under pressure prior to the Fed Interest Rate Decision that is due tomorrow...
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January 21, 2016
NZD/USD: pair grew on January 21, 2016
Yesterday the pair strengthened showing volatile trade during the day. The NZD was pressured by data on the Consumer Price Index for the fourth quarter of 2015 from New Zealand that grew by only 0.1% against the previous month, while economists predicted a 0.4% growth...
January 20, 2016
NZD/USD: general review for January 20, 2016
Yesterday the pair significantly fell amid the publication of poor data on the Consumer Price Index in New Zealand. In the fourth quarter of 2015, the index fell to 0.1% while economists predicted a 0.4% growth...
January 19, 2016
NZDUSD Update, Short Term Price to Bounce Higher
The macro backdrop for the Kiwi (NZD) remains bearish with recent data showing weak credit card retail sales in New Zealand, along with the risk off global sentiment that kicked off the start of the year, the currency has been kept under pressure...
January 12, 2016
NZD/USD: pair under pressure
The pair keeps being pressured by strengthening US Dollar that was significantly supported after the publication of strong labour market statistics in the US that came out on Friday. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics...
December 30, 2015
NZD/USD bulls are starting the New Year’s celebration early
Over the last week, we have written about the early signs of a potential bottom forming in AUD/USD (see here and here for examples), but we haven’t taken a close look at the Aussie’s antipodean brother NZD/USD, even though the kiwi appears to be a few days ahead...
December 17, 2015
NZD/USD: pair fell
Yesterday the pair showed high volatility but closed at opening levels. However, today the pair started falling despite the publication of quite strong macroeconomic data in New Zealand, where the GDP for the third quarter of the year grew by 0.9%, against a 0.3% growth in the previous quarter...
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December 15, 2015
The Kiwi is eyeing the level of $0.6890
Today forecasts made by the Minister of Finance of New Zealand have supported the Kiwi. He noted that the country GDP will slow down to 2.1% in Q1 2016, but the growth rate will be 2.7% at average in the next 5 years...
December 11, 2015
NZD/USD: pair is strengthening
Towards the end of the week, the pair substantially grew. The pair was unexpectedly supported by the RBNZ decision on interest rates made on Wednesday. As was forecasted, the rate was cut by 25 basis points to 2.5% that caused a sharp growth in the pair...
December 10, 2015
NZDUSD: consolidation below the level of 0.6788
As expected, the RBNZ lowered its key interest rate by 25 bps to 2.50%. The market's reaction was quite unusual - the exchange rate of the Kiwi rose. The regulator's remark that this reduction will be sufficient to achieve the inflation target (in the medium term) has supported the NZD/USD pair...
November 27, 2015
NZD/USD: decline at the end of the week
On Thursday, the NZD/USD was trading slightly down. The volatility was very low due to celebrations of a Thanksgiving Day in the US...
November 18, 2015
NZD/USD: Fibonacci analysis
On the 4-hour chart, the price is trying to rebound from the level of 0.6454. A breakout of the level of 0.6500 would allow the pair to grow to 0.6550 (23.6% correction). However, in the medium-term more likely seems to be a breakdown of the level of 0.6454 and a fall continuation...
November 16, 2015
NZD/USD: pair in flat
The NZD/USD pair finished last week with choppy trading and remained near its local lows at 0.6500. On Thursday, in her speech Fed’s Chair Janet Yellen confirmed that monetary policy tightening in the US could happen at the December meeting of the regulator...
November 11, 2015
NZDUSD: growth against the background of a slowdown in the business activity in China
The October data on foreign trade and inflation in China indicate a slowdown of the economic activity in the world's second largest economy, which has a negative impact on the commodity currencies, including the Kiwi...
November 11, 2015
NZD/USD could awaken from its torpor on RBNZ, Chinese data
Markets remain snore-inducingly slow as we move into the latter portion of today US session. That said, traders may want to start looking ahead to some of the noteworthy data on tap in the coming Asian session...

November 5, 2015
NZD/USD: technical analysis
On the daily chart, the pair stopped at the 50% Fibonacci retracement and attempting to develop an upward impulse. The previous candle was closed below the bottom MA of Bollinger Bands, while the price is currently trading below the line. The EMA130 and EMA65 start turning down...
November 3, 2015
NZD/USD: flat continues
At the beginning of the week, the volatility in the NZD/USD pair was very low. Though the USD was trying to strengthen, the NZD managed to more or less hold its positions...
October 26, 2015
NZD/USD: technical analysis
On the daily chart, the pair bounced off the middle MA of Bollinger Bands and growing towards the upper MA of the indicator. The EMA65 turned up, while the EMA130 is still directed sideways. A longer-term descending trend was broken...
October 23, 2015
NZD/USD: technical analysis
On the daily chart, the price remains below strong resistance at 0.6845 that it successfully tested in the end of last week but could not consolidate above the level...
October 19, 2015
NZDUSD: consolidation in the range of 0.6782-0.6821
The decline of the annual growth rate of China's GDP from 7% to 6.9% in Q3 2015 can be one of the factors that contribute to the US Federal Reserve maintaining the key interest rate in the range of 0-0.25% in October...
October 16, 2015
NZDUSD: growth after the publication of the consumer price index in New Zealand
The consumer price index in New Zealand increased by 0.4% (y/y) in Q3 2015, with the previous value of +0.3% (y/y). Rising inflationary pressure reduces the likelihood of the regulator further reducing the key interest rate, which remains at 2.75%...
October 13, 2015
NZDUSD: under pressure after the publication of data on China's foreign trade
Chinas foreign trade statistics for September was mixed and put some pressure on the commodity currencies. In the reporting period, imports decreased by 17.7% (y/y), and exports decreased by 1.1% (y/y)...


October 8, 2015
NZD/USD: pair continues growing
On Wednesday, the NZD/USD pair strengthened and broke out important resistance level at 0.6600. The pair is growing amid some recovery of the Asian stock markets and the USD weakness, which is still struggling to recover from poor labour market statistics that came out in the US last Friday...
September 30, 2015
NZD/USD: trading flat
On Tuesday, the NZD/USD pair was trading flat. The demand for the USD is not high, as market participants have relatively calmed down on US rate hike speculations. The NZD, at the same time, is affected by weakness in the oil market and disappointing statistics from China, where stock markets tend to decline again...
September 16, 2015
Can NZDUSD maintain this upward momentum
Like every major FX pair NZDUSD is cautiously awaiting this weeks all-important policy meeting at the Fed, but it’s also waiting for some growth figures out of NZ tomorrow...