Australian and New Zealand dollars

Tale of Three Dollars

January 16, 2014

The Canadian, New Zealand, and Australian dollars are hybrid currencies.  These monies are used in well developed, industrialized economies, but they  are nevertheless strongly influenced by factors affecting the currencies of emerging markets.  Each economy has a strong commodity sector.  Economic conditions in each vary with the ups and downs of a strong regional power, […] More

Forex Marking Time

January 28, 2011

Four weeks into the year, it remains unclear who will be the big currency market winners and losers of 2011 or how this year might shape up differently from the last one.   In 2010, the dollar appreciated 7.0% against the euro but declined by 12.2%, 11.9% and 9.8% against the Australian dollar, Japanese yen, and […] More