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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

The AUD/USD drifted lower over November as progress towards achieving a Phase 1 US-China trade deal slowed, casting doubts on the likelihood of a deal in coming weeks.

It’s an important week for Australian markets, with a slew of data today, GDP released on Wednesday and the RBA meeting between them.

RBA Governor Philip Lowe said QE wouldn’t happen in Australia until interest rates got down to 0.25%.

Sterling has been the biggest mover as Boris Johnson pulls ahead in the polls.

US equities finished last week on new highs on the hope the phase one trade deal between the US and China is close.

The AUD/USD rose during October on the back of improved global risk sentiment, courtesy of progress on US-China trade talks and Brexit developments.

The US President offered nothing new about where trade talks are at and the markets little moved.

With nothing concrete to go on, markets continue to factor-in optimism over the US-China trade talks.

US equities hit new highs again on Friday.

US stocks are on the rise as optimism for a trade deal intensifies.

The pound weakened as Boris Johnson calls for an election on December 12th.

The market reaction has not been favourable to the latest Brexit events.

The pound has already weakened on the latest Brexit delay.

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