NZ dollar climbs on strong US jobs numbers, stocks

Jenny Ruth
Fri, 03 Jul 2020

The New Zealand dollar continued to climb against the greenback after surprisingly strong United States jobs numbers and as US equities rallied. The domestic currency also strengthened against the Australian dollar as this country continues to demonstrate control over the coronavirus; with the Australian state of Victoria recording new cases of community transmission. The kiwi was trading at 65.12 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 64.93 cents at the same time yesterday and 64.05 cents in New York last Friday. The trade-weighted index was...
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