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Rodrigo Catril

Rodrigo Catril

“Rodrigo contributes to the creation of trade ideas and research publications, and advises our internal and external clients on developments in global foreign exchange markets.”

Rodrigo is a Currency Strategist and member of the FX strategy team at NAB. In this role, he contributes to the creation of trade ideas and research publications, and advises our internal and external clients on developments in global foreign exchange markets.

Rodrigo has lived and worked around the world. Before coming to Australia, he worked in London for Henderson Global Investors, firstly as the Head of Risk Measurement and then as a Quantitative Analyst in the Global Fixed Income Hedge Team. In 2009, Rodrigo made his move to NAB as an investment strategist within the private wealth division. He then worked in Rate Strategy for four years, before taking on his role today as Currency Strategist.

Rodrigo was born in Chile, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours and Masters in Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He’s also a CFA charter holder, and has a diploma of Financial Markets (AFMA).

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The risk off mood is being driven by increasing inflation concerns.

Inflation expectations continues to influence markets.

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The Fed’s board continues to talk down the prospect of tapering, pushing the argument that price rises will be transitory.

Janet Yellen surprised the markets uggesting it might be necessary to raise interest rates to stop the economy from overheating.

Demand is outstripping supply on both sides of the Atlantic.

The AUD/USD traded in a 2.86c range in April with a low of 0.7532 recorded on the first day of the month while a high of 0.7818 printed on April 29.

It’s been a choppy session for US stocks, even though the news on the economy was largely positive and earnings results have been strong.

Markets are treading water ahead of the FOMC meeting tomorrow morning.

A new podcast series to help small to medium sized businesses make sense of current market movements.

There’s still plenty of positive sentiment around as the US, UK and Europe continue to vaccinate at pace.

Equities came back off the highs we saw on Tuesday/Wednesday, but their decline didn’t reflect the sentiment in the market.

It’s been a session with mixed messages.

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