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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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Markets continued in risk-off mood as China announced its response to President Trump’s threat of extended import tariffs.

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US shares were doing well ahead of the news that trade talks would resume between the US and China next week.

There was a reversal of fortunes on Friday as the NY Fed clarified comments from their President John Williams the day before.

China’s industrial production numbers were far better than anticipated.

The US payrolls data was stronger than expected on Friday.

Trading has been thin as US markets closed for the 4th July holiday.

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