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.

Fed thinking and trade talk pontificating

US stocks continue to rise but, as I discuss with NAB’s Rodrigo Catril, uncertainty remains over the China trade talks and there’s clarification needed from the Fed’s thinking in tomorrow’s minutes. The pound does well on strong jobs and wage numbers.

A bit of car trouble

Is Trump about to impose tariffs on German imports? NAB’s Tapas Strickland struggles to see how it could be argued on national security grounds, so is it just another negotiating tactic?

No shutdown, just an emergency (and a holiday)

A risk on mood as the US govt shutdown is avoided and optimism on US China trade talks. But are these real resolutions? I ask @NAB’s David de Garis whether markets are getting ahead of themselves?

Hours from the shutdown solution; US retail shock; May defeated

Is the government shutdown hours from a resolution? What was the response to weak US retail sales? Does Theresa May’s latest defeat matter? And what will Christopher Kent have to say this morning? NAB’s David de Garis talks to me about a busy 24 hours.

Kiwi spikes on less dovish RBNZ; Is Trump playing games on shutdown?

RBNZ rate move is years away – NAB’s Gavin Friend discusses the market reaction to yesterday’s news. Plus, is President Trump playing games on the government shutdown?

Market optimism as deadlines pushed back

A deal before the government shutdown and a delay to the March 1 tariffs on China? As NAB’s Tapas Strickland suggests, the markets seem to think so, although President Trump isn’t giving too much away.

Suddenly, nothing happened

A quiet day on the markets, but NAB’s Ray Attrill and I still find plenty to talk about!

Wall talk stumbles, Brexit can kicked further

Could this be the week a US government shutdown resumes? NAB’s Rodrigo Catril looks ahead to another busy week for the markets.

A way to go – for growth and that trade deal

A day of gloomy news for the markets – NAB’s David de Garis tries to keep it all in perspective on The Morning Call podcast.

Lowe sends Aussie lower; Markets unmoved by Trump

Philip Lowe sends the Aussie dollar lower. I ask NAB’s Tapas Strickland what it’ll take for the RBA to cut rates?

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