Friday 2nd July 2021
Markets have been treading water all week waiting for the non-farm payrolls data, particularly in bond yields which hardly moved at all in the last 2 4hours. NAB’s Gavin Friend says there’s been a lot of data for markets to chew over too, some of it below expectations, some of it over. Markets are clearly looking for direction, and hoping that payrolls will provide it. In the podcast we also look at yesterday’s manufacturing, trade, dwellings and job vacancy numbers form Australia – all good, although the Aussie dollar was one of the weaker currencies overnight. Why?