Eyes are on the Reserve Bank of New Zealand policy announcement due at 0200GMT.

Meanwhile, data from NZ.

Trade balance for August -1565m

  • expected -1400m, prior -685m

Exports 4.13bn

  • expected 4.1bn, prior 5.03bn

Imports 5.69bn

  • expected 5.58bn, prior 5.71bn

kiwi $ barely changed.