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.

Trump talks it up. Will Lowe talk it down?

NAB’s David de Garis talks through what to expect from Philip Lowe’s speech this morning, President Trump’s upbeat performance overnight and more Brexit dither and delay.

The Aussie Coal Ban and Earnings Caution

The Aussie dollar is down. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril says it took two hits – first the reports of a ban on Aussie coal by China, secondly, caution from the US as the end of stimulus hopes sink in.

Barrett Trumps Stimulus on Columbus Day

US equities rise despite the fall in stimulus hopes. NAB’s Ray Attrill short of answers for once. The Aussie and NZ dollars fall with the Renminbi as PBoc measures take hold.

US dollar sinks along with Trump’s hopes

The US dollar is down as Trump’s victory hopes weaken. NAB’s Tapas Strickland says the Chinese Yuan has also been buoyed by hopes of a Biden win.

Markets cling on to stimulus hopes, but maybe after a Biden victory

Markets still clinging to hopes of a US stimulus deal, but it won’t happen till next year says NAB’s David de Garis. Plus NZ zero interest rate expectations reignited.

Markets bounce back on piecemeal stimulus hopes

Market sentiment turned by hope of a piecemeal stimulus deal, but NAB’s Taps Strickland wonders whether the Democrats will play ball. Plus, are the Australian government’s growth forecasts too optimistic?

Markets take a hit as Trump ditches stimulus talks

President Trump ditches stimulus talks. NAB’s Rodrigo says there’s been a swift market reaction, but is Trump bluffing?

Don’t be Afraid of COVID

Risk on with Trump released, stimulus hopes continue, RBA meets, Aussie budget. Get across it all with NAB’s Gavin Friend on today’s Morning Call podcast.

One big October surprise

If the US President returns to the White House will the markets lose their risk concerns and focus on the hopes of a stimulus? A question for NAB’s Ray Attrill on today’s Morning Call podcast.

Fiscal stalemate and long tunnel vision

The claw back in US jobs is a grind, says NABs David de Garis, whilst the fiscal stimulus talks are in gridlock, and Brexit tunnel talks may not happen next week. Still, the mood is risk on!

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