Thursday 1st July 2021
As we’ve mentioned before, central bank speakers are having little influence on the markets since the sharp response to the last FOMC meeting. As David de Garis says on today’s podcast, investors should wait for the evidence, with the non-farm payrolls on Friday the next significant cab off the rank. The ADP numbers overnight were down on April, and could be revised down further, as is often the case. There’s also discussion about weakness in the Aussie dollar, despite the iron ore price, Andy Haldane’s parting words from the Bank of England and uncertainty over China’s growth.