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    RBNZ Rate Statement

    Index: tracking.
    Set by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand 8 times a year.

    Market Impact: High.
    Interest rate has a strong influence over the market. It’s advance means tightening of monetary policy and the money value appreciation.

    Published: eight times a year.

  2. #22

    Retail Sales

    Index: tracking.
    The indicator of sales volume dynamic of the retail sales. Reflects the total revenue received from the sales.

    Market impact: high.
    The index has a strong influence over the market and is difficult to forecast. It’s lower value is a signal to decrease of the economic growth and the rate of the national currency.

    monthly, in the middle of the month.

  3. #23

    Trade Balance

    Index: tracking.
    The key indicator, strongly influencing over the market. The report contains a detailed recorded import and export of goods and services, shows the results of the international trade of the country.

    Market Impact: high.
    The trade balance is the difference between exports and imports. Export always has to be analyzed first, since it directly affects the economic growth. Import images the domestic demand and has an influence over the trade balance and the currency quotation. It corrects revenue from import in the national currency. The positive trade balance (exports more than imports) or decrease of the negative trade balance – has a positive influence over the rate of the national currency. In case of the import is more than exports, the opposite effect occurs. The market will react to the trade balance indicator, depending on as the results will be important to the economy at the moment. Indicator’s fluctuations help to forecast the GDP, as far as import is sourced from GDP and export is added. The decrease of the trade deficit strengthens the national currency due to higher export.

    Published: monthly, at the end of the month.

  4. #24

    Unemployment Rate

    Index: tracking.
    The ratio of the number of people registered as unemployed to the total employable population from 15 up to 64 multiplied by 100.*

    Market Impact: high.*
    Index has a strong influence over the market.*Rise in unemployment levels has a negative influence over the national currency rate.*

    Published: quarterly.

  5. #25

    Vizitor Arrivals

    Index: tracking.
    People who visited the country last month.

    Market impact: limited.
    Reflects the economic well-being and GDP dynamics, since tourism makes up 10% of its volume. The indicator has a small influence over the market, its advance has a positive impact on the national currency.

    Published: monthly 20th.

  6. #26

    Westpac Consumer Sentiment

    Index: tracking.
    The indicator is calculated on the base of 1 500 people polling.

    Market Impact: high.
    Characterizes consumers' expectations regarding the future economic situation. The financial condition, the expectations of the next five years and purchasing power have influence over the index volume. The index rate of 100 is considered as neutral. Its advance is promotive of the currency quotation strengthening. The index has a strong influence over the market.

    Published: quarterly.

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