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NZD in focus of traders’ attention
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will make the monetary policy statement on June 24 at 5:00 MT time.
Instruments to trade: NZD/USD, NZD/CHF, NZD/JPY
The monetary policy statement is the primary tool the RBNZ uses to communicate with investors. Authorities unveil their decision on interest rates and set guidelines for the economic development. In the middle of March, the RBNZ cut its interest rate to the record low of 0.25%. This time analysts highly expect that rates won’t be changed. It will be more important to know what economic outlook the RBNZ will give and what measures it will take to support the economic recovery.
- If the RBNZ eases its policy, the NZD will weaken;
- If the RBNZ keeps the policy unchanged, the NZD will strengthen.
The US inflation will come out today at 15:30 GMT+3. Traders can’t wait to see the numbers as they will impact all the pairs with the USD!
The Federal Reserve will release its statement and announce its interest rate decision at 21:00 MT time. Then, at 21:30 MT time, the central bank will hold a press conference.
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