Monday 15th February 2021
There’s absolutely no surprise that Donald Trump has been acquitted in Washington, which means he could stand for office again. It also means a number of Republicans felt their voters are still aligned to the former President, so will that make life harder for Joe Biden to drive the agenda? That’s a question Phil Dobbie puts to NAB’s Tapas Strickland this morning. Plus, a rise in equities and bond yields, driven by strong earnings and stimulus hopes, mixed with inflation concerns. Which will retreat first? It’s going to be a quiet day today in international markets with the US on holiday, along with China and Hong Kong.