Tuesday 9th November 2021
You’d think markets would be bathed in positivity, particularly in the US, with a string of good news, including infrastructure spending, the COVID pill and the reopening of a lot of international travel. There’s evidence of tiredness in the equity market says NAB’s Rodrigo Catril in today’s podcast, but we’ve been here before and then it takes off again. Bond yields meanwhile are still adjusting to a world in which central banks are not quite so quick to raise rates, whilst coping with a high inflation outlook. On top of all that, Europe has to contend with higher gas prices, rising again, and the danger of a trade war over Brexit. Locally, the NAB business survey is out early this morning (7.30am).