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RBA, mid-terms and the law of the jungle

All quiet ahead of mid-terms, but uncertainty on China trade talks and Brexit. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril talks through it all, plus today’s RBA meeting.

Tariffs, Tehran, mid-terms and a breakthrough for the Aussie dollar?

What will be impact of sanctions on Iran today. Is the US getting closer to a deal with China? What about a Brexit deal?

Big moves based on small bits of hope

A swift reverse on the US dollar, big falls in oil and sharp rises for the pound and the Aussie dollar. NAB’s Tapas Strickland on an overnight session driven by hope.

Will China survive the trade war?

Can China survive the trade war with the United States? Will President Trump be successfully in reducing his trade deficit? Who has most to lose?

Sharing in the spoils of your hard work

The Shadow Chancellor has a plan to ensure shared ownership of major companies – will it work?

Could the Euro be the world’s reserve currency?

Could the Euro ever displace the US dollars as the default reserve currency for the planet? or at least provide a choice?

Announcing the Nobble Prize in Economics

There’s the Nobel Prize for Economics – but today we launch the Nobble prize. Who should be the first recipient?

The inefficiency of inequality

A big divide between low and high wage earners isn’t just bad news for those on low incomes – everyone loses.

Labour mobility – do we need more or less?

Migrants are viewed more as a drain on resources than a boost to the economic output of a country. But s an open border any better?

Are the Kiwis right to ban foreign home buyers?

A new law in New Zealand prevents foreign buyers from acquiring homes in there. Will it work?

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