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Markets ignore impeachment, they want the trade war resolved

Markets slide further as they wait for trade news, ignoring the impeachment proceedings in the US. And its PMI day for Europe today. Tapas Strickland on NAB’s Morning Call.

Will Human Rights Bill scupper a trade deal?

With a bill on Hong Kong human rights passing the US senate, is a trade deal looking even less likely this side of Christmas? NAB’s Ray Attrill on today’s Morning Call podcast.

China wants to rollback to May, RBA considered a cut, Boris goes in to bat

A US-China deal is some way off says NAB’s David de Garis on today’s Morning Call, whilst the pound slides ahead of a televised election debate.

China uncertain, Boris boosted

Concerns that China isn’t optimistic about a trade outcome but NAB’s Rodrigo Catril says the market response has been contained, in the absence of any real new news.

Markets living on high apple pie, in the sky hopes

The hot and cold vibes continue from the US China trade talks says NAB’s Rodrigo Catril, with US the dollar and treasuries showing more caution than the optimism seen in equities.

Aussie dollar fall continues, bond yields down as trade delay persists

NAB’s Ray Attrill talks through the Aussie dollar’s swift response to yesterday’s jobs numbers and weak activity data from China. But that’s not the only bad news …

The Kiwi flies, Powell stands still

The NZ dollar soared as the RBNZ kept rates on hold yesterday. NAB’s David de Garis says the dollar has kept that level since. Otherwise markets were fairly muted given a total lack of other surprising news.

President talks, but gives nothing away

The US President gives nothing away on trade talks, and the potential of a rate cut rises from the RBNZ. It’s NAB’s Rodrigo Catril on The Morning Call podcast today.

Brexit pact boosts pound

Sterling is the biggest move of major currencies on election manoeuvring. NAB’s Tapas Strickland explains why, and looks ahead to today’s NAB Business Survey.

Tariff rollbacks. Stock market up big.

It’s back to risk-on, with trade hopes now expecting a rollback on some existing tariffs. NAB’s Tapas Strickland talks through a sharp market reaction.

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