Wellington, Oct 18 NZPA - The New Zealand dollar eased today mostly because the US dollar rose.
The kiwi was worth US75.17c at 5pm from US75.62c at 8am and US75.70c at 5pm on Friday. It had traded as high as US76.15c during the weekend.
Wellington, Oct 14 NZPA - The New Zealand dollar fell after weaker than expected retail sales data suggested interest rates will stay on hold for longer then recovered as the US dollar fell and Singapore moved to widen the band its currency trades in.
Wellington, Oct 12 NZPA - The New Zealand dollar eased against the US dollar today, after the Reserve Bank released its annual report saying the economic recovery is proving "brittle, uncertain, and full of surprises".
Wellington, Oct 12 NZPA - The New Zealand dollar had a quiet night as both the United States and Japanese markets were closed for holidays.
By 8am the kiwi was buying US75.32c down from US75.48c at 5pm yesterday.
Wellington, Oct 7 NZPA - The New Zealand dollar fell sharply against the Australian dollar today on news that the strong Australian jobs market again exceeded expectations, making a rate rise there more likely.
Wellington, Sept 30 NZPA - Pike River Coal Ltd has negotiated an unsecured loan facility of up to $25 million with its largest shareholder New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd (NZOG) to provide short-term working capital while its mine on the West Coast ramps up.