Month: March 2020

Lockdowns adding to market turmoil

More countries and regions are in lockdown. NAB’s Tapas Strickland says this is likely to add to the turmoil in global markets.

Next, a repair based economy?

Are we too reliant on stuff? I ask Steve Keen if now is the time to ignite the repair-based economy?

Buybacks, paybacks – the economic answer to the crisis

How the government can get the right amount of money into the hands of those who need it. Plus, how to save companies whilst penalising their greediness.

What’s driving today’s sea of green?

Renewed optimism, profit taking, liquidity or government stimulus. NAB’s David de Garis on what’s driving today’s sea of green.

Another day of extremes, RBA ready to cut again

All asset classes took a hammering – NAB’s Tapas Strickland explains why safe havens like gold and bonds are amongst them. Plus, a rate cut from the RBA today, but hasn’t monetary policy gone as far as it can go?

Aussie’s new low and US ‘Helicopter’ Money

More stimulus from the US and UK governments – enough to help equity markets? Plus, a pre-GFC low for the Aussie dollar. NAB’s Ray Attrill on today’s Morning Call podcast.

Herd but not seen

The merits or otherwise of herd immunity, the Big Brother household that knows nothing about it and a good place for Katie Hopkins.

Another black day as markets look for light at the end of the tunnel

Moves by the Fed yesterday didn’t stop another black day on the markets, as stocks collapse and bonds rally. NAB’s Gavin Friend talks us through what happened.

RBNZ latest to cut in global ‘whatever it takes’ moves

More emergency measures by central banks as virus spread continues. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril says the uncertainty will continue until we know containment measures are working.

Markets in turmoil as virus spreads and governments fail to respond

Congress squabbling is one example of governments failing to deliver on a comprehensive stimulus program. That’s what’s causing turmoil in the markets says NAB’s Gavin Friend.

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