The Morning Call

Start your day with the Morning Call for the latest overnight key economic and market information straight from NAB’s team of expert market economists and strategists.

Pound pummelled as May delays

Theresa May backs off from the vote on her Brexit deal. I talk to NAB’s Tapas Strickland about how it was felt in the pound. Plus, why is oil back on the slide?

Weak jobs data, trade tensions and a Brexit to nowhere

Weaker than expected US payrolls data saw a swift market reaction on Friday. NAB’s Ray Attrill says it has filtered through to the Aussie dollar this morning at the start of what looks set to be another choppy week.

Markets dive on Huawei arrest and OPEC indecision

No consensus at OPEC, a Huawei arrest and a weakening economy all impact equities and bond yields – but NAB’s David de Garis wonders whether the market mood actually reflects how the US economy is travelling.

China’s Q&A, May’s legal advice and Australia’s GDP

Markets are buoyed by China’s optimism on a trade deal, whilst legal advice might have put paid to Theresa May’s Brexit plans. I talk to NAB’s Ray Attrill ahead of the OPEC meeting, and the day after those Aussie GDP numbers.

Flatter curves, the Tariff Man and a government in contempt

Sentiment losing ground as yield curves flatten further. I ask NAB’s Rodrigo Catril whether this is a cause for concern. Plus, bad news for Theresa May and President Trump calls himself the tariff man.

Is US-China deal euphoria hiding the real picture?

The markets are still reacting to the US-China deal, but the flattening yield curve today will prick some attention says NAB’s Gavin Friend on today’s Morning Call

Tariffs off, for now

Risk on after US-China deal. I ask NAB’s Rodrigo Catril what it means for the Australian dollar this week, in light of weaker data from China.

Trump, Xi … and Navarro?

A rocky night for equities, the dollar and oil ahead of the G20. NAB’s David de Garis talks about what to expect, particularly as it seems Peter Navarro might gatecrash the meeting between President’s Trump and Xi.

Brexit fears, more Trump tariffs and Powell close to neutral

Jerome Powell changes his stance, Mark Carney paints the disaster scenario and President Trump threatens car tariffs. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril talks through what’s driving the markets on The Morning Call podcast.

Trump’s warning on China and the Fed’s new neutral

On The Morning Call NAB’s Gavin Friend talks through fears of a wrong turn on trade talks and a softening stance from the Fed.

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