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How much stimulus is too much?

Tuesday 12th January 2020

Bond yields continue to rise In the US as markets prepare for an expected multi-trillion dollar stimulus package from the President-elect. We’ve seen bond yields hit new highs, as equities start to fall.  Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s Gavin Friend whether political uncertainty is behind any of these moves, including a fall in equities, admittedly from record highs on Friday. Meanwhile, Aussie retail sales looked strong yesterday, although the US dollar-strength saw the Aussie dollar lose ground. Could tensions with China also be playing into that weakness? Maybe the issue will go away when Donald Trump leaves the White House.

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