Wednesday 15th September 2021
Inflation in the US has slowed. Is this a win for those arguing it is all transitory? Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s Rodrigo Catril what this means for the Fed and expectations of tapering. Market moves aren’t just a reaction to the US CPI, there’s also a risk-off mood driven by increasing cases of COVID in China which could cause further supply disruption. The Aussie dollar is still weak after Philip Lowe’s dovish speech at lunchtime yesterday. UK jobs numbers were strong but there are still a million job openings to be filled, by who? And today we’re expecting to see weaker activity numbers from China.