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Currency guessing hopeless, fund managers say

Wall Street continues to drop in budget stalemate

MARKET CLOSE: Major benchmarks clawed back most of their losses as the House of Representatives was reported to be sitting on Sunday.

NZ dollar outlook: Kiwi may fall if data disappoints traders

The RBA's review of interest rates tomorrow in New Zealand's biggest export market is a major focus for the kiwi this week.

Kiwi falls as weak US data, rumours of Spanish downgrade

Weak US data and speculation Spain's credit rating may be cut to junk erodes investor appetite for higher-yielding, riskier assets.

Kiwi gains as low volatility encourages investors to seek bigger returns

The relatively low level of volatility has stoked appetite for higher yields. 

Kiwi gains as higher yields, economic stability lifts haven appeal

Renewed uncertainty in Europe draws offshore investors to New Zealand's relatively high yields and economic stability.