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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

There’s a little apprehension in the markets this morning because the US China trade deal might not be a done deal.

US-China trade talks and Brexit negotiations both look like some sort of deal could be reached.

There’s a risk on mood in the markets today.

The downtrend in the AUD/USD took a pause in September, where the currency ended the month 0.3 cents higher than where it began.

It’s a sea of red for global equities and US bond yields.

US equities are on the rise as markets brush off concerns over the lack of progress on US China trade talks

The US dollar index (DXY) reached over 99.3, close to a two-year high.

Impeachment proceedings against the US President has hit equities, bond yields and oil prices hard.

Hopes of a quick resolution to the US China trade dispute seem as unlikely as ever.

The Federal Reserve cut rates but didn’t give a clear indication of further cuts or promise the return of QE.

Brent Crude rose 20 percent at the market open on Monday morning, the biggest single move since the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

A stimulus boost from the ECB is widely anticipated.

Globally yields are on the rise again.

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