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NZDUSD: Live Price Chart

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Why trade NZDUSD?



Why trade NZDUSD?

The NZD/USD currency pair represents the exchange rate between the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) and the United States Dollar (USD). It is one of the major currency pairs in the foreign exchange (Forex) market. The NZD/USD pair is also commonly referred to as the "Kiwi" due to the Kiwi bird depicted on the NZ $1 coin.

Here's how the conversion works:
When the NZD/USD pair is quoted as 1.00, it means that 1 New Zealand Dollar is equivalent to a variable number of US Dollars. For example, if the exchange rate is 0.70, it means that 1 NZD is equal to 0.70 USD. The conversion rate fluctuates based on various factors such as economic indicators, interest rates, geopolitical events, and market sentiment.

The NZDUSD currency pair has seen its share of fluctuations within the past five years. The currency pair's lowest rate was $0.5470, recorded in March 2020, while its highest rate of $0.7466 was recorded in February 2021.

As a trader, it is important to note that the NZDUSD currency pair's volatility could be influenced by several factors. For instance, political changes, economic indicators, and global events could affect the currency pair's price fluctuations. Therefore, traders should keep an eye on news that may affect currency pairs they are trading.

Traders may also implement different trading strategies when trading the currency pair. For example day trading normally involves opening and closing trades within a day, while swing trading requires holding positions for a few days or weeks. Traders may also consider using technical analysis tools and indicators when analyzing the currency pair's price action. For example, moving averages are a commonly used trading tool that helps traders identify trends.

Traders may consider trading the NZD/USD currency pair for several reasons. Firstly, the pair is often perceived as a carry trade due to interest rate differentials favoring the New Zealand Dollar (NZD). This makes it attractive for traders looking to take advantage of potential interest rate differentials and earn carry trade profits. Additionally, New Zealand's economy heavily relies on international trade, making the NZD susceptible to fluctuations in commodity prices, particularly in agriculture and dairy products.

However, there are certain disadvantages traders should be aware of when trading NZD/USD. The pair could experience volatility and market uncertainty, especially during times of global economic instability. Traders should also consider the impact of geopolitical events on both the New Zealand and US economies. Other currency pairs that traders may consider when trading NZD/USD include: AUD/USD, USD/CAD and EUR/USD.

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The above spreads are applicable under normal trading conditions. Skilling has the right to amend the above spreads according to market conditions as per the 'Terms and Conditions'.

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