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Ray Attrill

Ray Attrill

Head of FX Strategy

“Ray has 30 years experience as an economist and market strategist, obtained in roles working in London, Sydney and New York.”

Ray Attrill is Head of FX Strategy within the Fixed income, Currencies and Commodities division of National Australia Bank.

In this role, he advises the bank’s dealing rooms and institutional and corporate clients on developments in global foreign exchange markets.

Ray has 30 years experience as an economist and market strategist, obtained in roles working in London, Sydney and New York. Prior to joining NAB in 2012, he held a similar role at BNP Paribas, based in New York.

He previously amassed considerable experience in research and strategy, being a joint founding partner for 4CAST limited, a leading independent economic and financial market research company. Prior to that, he worked for many years in senior roles at MMS International, also a leading on-line market research provider.

He holds both Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in economics from the London School of Economics.

RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Join NAB’s Head of FX Strategy, Ray Attrill as he sits down with Phil Dobbie to discuss the recent release of NAB’s updated FX forecasts.

The week’s got off to a quiet start.

What did the RBA’s Guy Debelle say yesterday to spur the Aussie dollar on so much?

It’s been a quiet 24 hours that has seen stocks lose some of their gains of last week.

US payrolls data is out this evening (Australia time) and, unless something else is brewing, markets tend to tread water in anticipation.

There was continued optimism in the markets overnight with more strong data reads from China and the US.

The UK Prime Minister will table her Withdrawal Agreement again tonight.

The US stock market has rebounded helping the Aussie dollar.

The US Fed has revised its growth forecasts for this year and next, and removed all dot points for rate moves this year.

Why are the Aussie and New Zealand dollars amongst the worst performers overnight?

And signs that the European economy might be levelling off rather than falling.

Friday saw quite a shocking miss on US non-farm payrolls.

It’s been a strong 24 hours for data releases.

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