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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

Other parts of the world are getting ready for a lockdown that could last a few months.

Equities are on the rise in the US and Europe.

Markets reversed a little overnight with US and European equities rising.

Despite extreme measures by the Fed yesterday and the return of QE, markets were far from impressed.

The RBNZ has slashed rates this morning to a quarter percent.

Markets are in free fall as containment measures impact heavily on business.

There has been a massive fall in oil prices.

The US Fed dropped interest rates by 50 basis points in an emergency cut.

Markets continue to respond to news reports highlighting the (admittedly slow) spread of COVID-19.

There was a strong risk-off mood on Friday due to the spread of the COVID-19 infections and the impact it’s having on the global economy.

Asian currencies have born the brunt of rising concerns over the spread of COVID-19 beyond the Chinese mainland.

Markets have returned to adopting a more cautious approach to the impact of COVID-19, after Apple said it didn’t expect to meet its forward guidance.

There seems to be hope of an early recovery to the impacts of the coronavirus.

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