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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).

RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

A positive reaction to reports China might drop tariffs on US car imports reversed by threats from President Trump about a possible government shutdown if he doesn’t get the funding to build the wall.

Equities were boosted overnight by the positive (temporary) deal between the US and China.

After rallying at the beginning of the month, AUD/USD mostly range-traded between 72 and 73 cents during the rest of November.

An agreement was reached between Presidents Trump and Xi at the G20 meeting over the weekend.

President Trump is threatening more tariffs – this time on car imports.

President Trump has threatened China again, suggesting the prospect of tariffs at the year end is real.

There was a spark of confidence in the markets overnight as equities rose in the US, along with a bounce back in oil and a rise in Treasury yields.

Thanksgiving week finished with a rapidly falling oil price and questions over the strength of growth in the US economy.

Oil and equities have bounced back up.

Oil prices and US equities are back close to where they were at the start of the year.

A first Brexit milestone could mean a volatile 24 hours or so for Sterling.

With just 137 days until Britain leaves the EU, how low could the pound could sink given the rising uncertainty?

We can expect a relatively quiet 24 hours trading as the world waits for the results of the US mid-term elections.

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