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David de Garis

David de Garis

Director and Senior Economist

“Dave writes for the Bank’s daily and weekly economics and market reports, and speaks with the media, often on a day to day basis speaking about the economy and financial markets”

Dave is a Director and Senior Economist with the NAB.

His bread and butter work is as a business, treasury or financial markets economist, speaking with clients ranging from the Bank’s agribusiness and corporate clients as well as to institutional clients at home and abroad.

He’s writes for the Bank’s daily and weekly economics and market reports, and speaks with the media, often on a day to day basis speaking about the economy and financial markets.

Dave did his economics apprenticeship with federal governments of various persuasions in Canberra, before he left Canberra in the late 1980s. He finished his indenture in Canberra as a senior economic adviser in the then Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s Department in Canberra, and before that in the Federal Treasury and the Bureau of Statistics.

RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Equity markets took another hammering overnight.

Whilst the US economy seems to go from strength to strength, there is speculation that China will ramp up stimulus measures to keep their economy strong.

An eleventh-hour deal has has buoyed markets and contributed to increased risk sentiment.

Agricultural prices and production continues to be very region and commodity specific.

The size of the Italian government’s budget deficit is causing concern in Europe.

SEEK data for August showed that Job Ads fell again and the RLB Crane Index reported that residential high-rise surprisingly increased.

The US dollar is down this morning even though equities are at record highs.

Yesterday President Trump pushed ahead with further tariffs on Chinese imports and the promise of retaliation soon followed.

The Aussie and Kiwi dollars gained some ground helped by hopes of renewed trade talks between China and the US.

No further news on tariffs overnight calmed down emerging markets overnight and gave the Aussie dollar a short reprieve.

The Aussie dollar was higher despite continued woes in emerging markets, whilst the pound gained strength on positive hearsay on Brexit negotiations.

The Aussie and the Kiwi dollars have hit multi-year lows as the situation worsens in emerging markets.

The Weekly digs deeper into the revival in resources sector activity in WA

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