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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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China is doing what it can to boost infrastructure investment.

The Euro rose today after the ECB spoke little of new measures to combat the economic downturn.

There’s been a sharp rise in US equities after comments from the Fed’s Jerome Powell, signalling rate cuts are likely.

The market continues to adjust to the expectation that the US-China trade spat won’t disappear in a hurry.

How far do US stocks need to fall before the President takes note and tries to resolve the US-China dispute?

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Bond yields have risen slightly ahead of Jerome Powell’s talk today – will he give a strong hint a rate cut is coming? And will Philip Lowe from the RBA be doing the same?

Overnight we saw rising US share indices and a strengthening dollar.

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The imposition of tariffs by the US on Chinese imports is just hours away.

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