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Markets Today: Aussie dollar falls as risk sentiment deteriorates

24 September 2020

NAB had forecast that the Aussie dollar would reach 74 US cents by the end of the year. It did earlier this month but, as global risk sentiment rises, it is rapidly losing ground.

Markets Today: Powell asks for support, Debelle hints at easing, NAB revises rates forecasts

23 September 2020

In the US Jerome Powell spelt out very clearly in his testimony before Congress that more fiscal stimulus was needed and had been assumed by many board members in their policy predictions.

NAB Change in Policy View – 22 September 2020

22 September 2020

The RBA continues to signal further monetary easing is likely.

22 September 2020 Alan Oster Podcast – Coronavirus and the economy

22 September 2020

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest impacts of the Coronavirus. Listen now.

AMW: Labour market recovering more quickly than expected

22 September 2020

Traditionally the labour market has been a lagging indicator of activity. However, in this pandemic it is largely contemporaneous and is thus a good summary indicator of the wider economy as well as being timely given new data sets such as weekly payrolls and regular job ad updates by SEEK and Indeed.

Markets Today: Equities fall; bond yields weaken

22 September 2020

Concerns over the impact of a second wave in the US and Europe seem to be gathering momentum, driving investors to government bonds and safe-haven currencies.

Markets Today: A word from your central bank

21 September 2020

What more can central banks do to help stabilise the global economy?

18 September 2020 Alan Oster Podcast – Coronavirus and the economy

18 September 2020

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest impacts of the Coronavirus. Listen now.

Markets Today: Equities fall again

18 September 2020

It’s been a topsy turvy session overnight.

NAB Economics Data Insights 17 September 2020

17 September 2020

For the week ended September 12, NAB data showed a -2.5% year-on-year fall in overall consumption spending.