Podcasts and other audio content from Phil Dobbie

Are we on the verge of a global recession?

An inverted yield curve suggests we are on the brink of a recession. Yet Steve Keen suggests that’s not the case, but what will follow will be felt for much longer.

Turn around on trade war but downturn in Germany

The markets reversed their position on optimism over US China trade talks, but NAB’s Tapas Strickland wonders what’s really changed?

A stormy Monday as trade war ratchets up

As the trade war ratchets up NAB’s Ray Attrill looks at how things escalated over the weekend, and the market reaction expected today.

All eyes on Powell; manufacturing weak in US and Europe

A few surprising remarks from Fed speakers, says NAB’s Alex Stanley on today’s Morning Call podcast. All eyes and ears on Powell’s words at Jackson Hole.

A divided Fed, a failed bond auction and a blistering Brexit

What can we learn from the FOMC minutes? NAB’s David de Garis talks to me about expectations from the US, a failed bond auction in Germany and a new ultimatum for Boris Johnson.

Markets retreat as Conte goes, but Merkel offers an olive branch

The markets have shown a complete reversal on yesterday. Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s David de Garis why the sudden change of fortune?

US dollar, equities and bond yields rise, but why?

US dollar, equities and bond yields rise, but why? Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s Rodrigo Catril on today’s Morning Call podcast.

What went wrong at Bretton Woods. Time for another meeting?

Bretton Woods aimed to encourage international trade by stabilising currencies. Today, we are as far from that aim as you can imagine. So what went wrong?

Germany to spend, Huawei to extend and Boris to block

Is Germany ready to spend its way out of a recession? Is the US economy weakening further? What’s going wrong in New Zealand? Three questions put to NAB’s Tapas Strickland on today’s Morning Call podcast.

China’s retaliation and Europe’s big bazooka add to the bond rally

More US China trade concerns have knocked bond yields still further, along with an ECB member suggesting a bazooka of stimulus measures is on the way. Phil Dobbie discusses it all with NAB’s Gavin Friend.

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