Markets latch on to falling infection rates

Markets are cautiously hoping the worst of the Corona Virus is over, with equities creeping up slowly in the US and commodity currencies gaining some ground last week. But, as NAB’s Ray Attrill tells Phil Dobbie, there’s still a lot of ground to recover and the impact on demand from China could be felt for some time. A key factor to influence the Australian economy this week will be whether bans on visitors from China are lifted this week. There’s also discussion on the US retail sales numbers from Friday, Japan’s GDP read today, and the White House’s tariff increase on Airbus.

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