The New Zealand dollar fell against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Monday, as investors awaited meetings of major central banks amid concerns about aggressive monetary policy tightening to combat inflation.

The Federal Reserve will announce its interest rate decision on Wednesday, with investors expecting an another 0.75 percentage point rate hike.

The Bank of England and the Swiss National Bank will meet on Thursday and the markets expect rate hikes of 75 basis points and 50 basis points, respectively.

The Bank of Japan is expected to maintain ultra-low interest rates even as inflation picked up.

Investors fear that aggressive rate hikes by major central banks could lead to a recession across the globe.

The kiwi dropped to 1.6761 against the euro and 1.1237 against the aussie, down from its early highs of 1.6701 and 1.1201, respectively. The next possible support for the kiwi is seen around against the euro and against the aussie.

The kiwi weakened to 85.26 against the yen and 0.5949 against the greenback, off an early high of 85.73 and a 4-day high of 0.6002, respectively. The kiwi may locate support around 83.00 against the yen and 0.57 against the greenback.

Looking ahead, Canada industrial product and raw materials price indexes for August and U.S. NAHB housing market index for September will be released in the New York session.

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