NZ dollar extends decline amid coronavirus uncertainty

NZ dollar extends decline amid coronavirus uncertainty
Jenny Ruth
The New Zealand dollar fell further as investors continued their flight to safety in the face of the unknowable extent of the coronavirus crisis. The kiwi was trading at 65.43 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 66.74 cents 24 hours earlier while the trade-weighted index was at 72.18 points from 72.36. The death toll from the coronavirus in China has now climbed past 100 and those infected have risen to more than 4,500 – the figures this time yesterday were at least 80 dead and nearly 3,000 infected. Some experts suspect the actual numbers...

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