Thursday 8th October 2020
There’s been a market rebound on the hope that some sort of stimulus deal in the US is still possible before the election, but will it really happen? Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s Tapas Strickland whether the rising likelihood of a Biden victory is also an influence. The FOMC minutes haven’t shifted markets much this morning, so was there anything surprising in there? There’s also discussion in today’s podcast on last night’s Australian Federal Budget. There’s plenty of stimulus, but has the government got it right on growth forecasts?