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ANZ rural economist Con Williams says "Ahead of the likely next hike from the FOMC, the USD strengthened against the entire G10."

Kiwi falls to 6-week low as FOMC looms, Fonterra hikes payout

Wed 21 Mar 1

The dollar fell to 71.79USc as at 8am in Wellington from 72.23USc late yesterday.

ANZ rural economist Con Williams says "Expect downward pressure to be maintained as interest rate differentials come into focus next week."

Kiwi falls as Kudlow talks up greenback, commodity prices slide

Fri 16 Mar 1

The US Federal Open Market Committee holds its two-day meeting next week.

ANZ rural economist Con Williams says "The kiwi continues to hold in tight ranges."

Kiwi holds gains as muted US wage growth weighs on Fed rate outlook

Mon 12 Mar

Low wage inflation is seen as reducing the need for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates aggressively.

ANZ rural economist Con Williams says "Offshore events are likely to hold sway with US CPI figures the key event this week."

Kiwi falls as inflation indicators awaited and volatility measure ebbs

Tue 13 Feb

Figures tonight may show UK core inflation was 2.6% year-on-year in the first quarter.

ANZ rural economist Con Williams says "Downside pressure could come from Q4 labour market data unwinding some of its strength from the previous quarter."

Kiwi gains as dairy prices rise and employment data looms

Wed 7 Feb

Economists expect figures today will show the unemployment rate rose to 4.7% in the fourth quarter.

ANZ rural economist Con Williams says biosecurity risks are still the biggest dangers for kiwifruit growers.

Labour costs and Chinese exports challenges for kiwifruit growers in bumper year

Fri 2 Feb 3

Opportunities for new investors to get into the $2 billion industry.

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