UPDATED The strong greenback is hitting commodities; Wall Street edges lower on major drug company merger.
The kiwi touched 65.92USc.
Kiwi dropped to 66.91USc at 8am in Wellington.
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MARKET CLOSE: Major benchmarks clawed back most of their losses as the House of Representatives was reported to be sitting on Sunday.
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