New Zealand might be set for a market-friendly election result but the bigger picture is being dictated by the FOMC.
The greenback initially fell after the Federal Open Market Committee kept the federal funds rate between 1% and 1.25%.
Con Williams said the kiwi will meet resistance if it rises to 73.30 USc.
Locally, traders will be watching for the Westpac consumer confidence report for the third quarter.
Mr Vlieghe's comments came a day after the Bank of England kept its benchmark rate unchanged.
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