NZ dollar at 33-month high as Georgia votes roll in

Dan Brunskill
Wed, 06 Jan 2021

The New Zealand dollar held at a 33-month high while shares were relatively flat as investors' attention lingered on the re-run of the Senate election in the US state of Georgia.At the time of writing, Republicans and Democrats each held one seat - both on a razor-thin margin with 96 percent of the vote counted.Mike Shirley, a senior trader at Kiwibank, said the currency surged in the early hours of the morning after dairy commodity beat expectations with a 3.9 percent jump in the Global Dairy Trade overnight. Equity markets on Wall St...

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