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NZD/AUD Transfer

Moves in the Australian Dollar (AUD), New Zealand Dollar (AUD) cross extended off 0.9275 (1.0780) Monday from mid week’s 0.9365 (1.0680) as the Aussie eyes a fresh yearly high around 1.0830 (0.9230). The IMF has suggested the RBA should cut spending and hike rates further in order to reduce inflation targets back to the target band before 2026. This will have certainly been factored into recent AUD demand. The economic docket is thin this week in the pair with only NZ CPI y/y printing. Forecast is for a fall of 0.5% in the fourth quarter down from 1.8% in the third quarter. Year on year should print around 4.7% down for 5.6% confirming further pressure for the RBNZ to cut rates mid year or sooner. Australia Day Holiday Friday should see the cross meander into the close.

The current interbank midrate is: NZDAUD 0.9245 AUDNZD 1.0809

The interbank range this week has been: NZDAUD 0.9243- 0.9289 AUDNZD 1.0765- 1.0818

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