Trading the News: Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) Interest Rate Decision
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) rate of interest resolution could curb the latest advance in NZD/USD because the central financial institution is broadly anticipated to maintain the official money fee (OCR) on the record-low of 1.75% in November.
It appears as if the RBNZ will stick to the present script at its final assembly for 2018 as officers pledge to ‘maintain the OCR at an expansionary degree for a substantial interval,’ and Governor Adrian Orr & Co. could proceed to strike a dovish forward-guidance in 2019 as ‘trade tensions stay in some main economies, rising the danger that ongoing will increase in commerce boundaries may undermine world development.’
As a outcome, extra of the identical from the RBNZ could drag on the New Zealand dollar, however indicators of strong job/wage growth could push the central financial institution to soften its dovish tone amid ‘early indicators of core inflation rising in the direction of the mid-point of the goal.’ With that mentioned, a fabric shift in financial coverage outlook could finally gasoline the latest advance in NZD/USD because it boosts bets for an RBNZ rate-hike in 2019. Sign up and join DailyFX Currency Analyst David Song LIVE for a chance to talk about potential commerce setups.
Impact that RBNZ fee resolution has had on NZD/USD throughout the earlier assembly
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September 2018 Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) Interest Rate Decision
NZD/USD 5-Minute Chart
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) stored the official money fee (OCR) on the record-low of 1.75% in September and it appears as if the central financial institution is in no rush to alter the financial coverage outlook as officers ‘anticipate to maintain the OCR at this degree by 2019 and into 2020.’ It appears as if the RBNZ will maintain the door open to additional assist the financial system as ‘client value inflation stays under the 2 % mid-point of our goal,’ and the central financial institution could proceed to strike a dovish tone subsequent yr ‘draw back dangers to the expansion outlook stay.’
More of the identical from the RBNZ sparked a combined response within the New Zealand greenback, with NZD/USD shortly pulling again from the 0.6680 area to shut the day at 0.6611. Learn extra with the DailyFX Advanced Guide for Trading the News.
NZD/USD Daily Chart
- Keep in thoughts, the broader outlook for NZD/USD is now not bearish as each value and the Relative Strength Index (RSI) get away of the bearish formations from earlier this yr, with the change fee vulnerable to extending the sequence of upper highs & lows from earlier this week because the bullish momentum seems to be gathering tempo.
- Will carefully watch the RSI because it pushes into overbought territory for the primary time for the reason that start of the yr, with the oscillator warning of a bigger correction within the change fee so long as it holds above 70.
- Need a detailed above the 0.6780 (100% growth) to 0.6790 (50% growth) space to open up the Fibonacci overlap round 0.6820 (23.6% retracement) to 0.6870 (78.6% growth), with the following area of curiosity coming in round 0.6930 (23.6% growth) to 0.6960 (38.2% retracement).
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— Written by David Song, Currency Analyst
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