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Phil Dobbie talks to Rodrigo Catril about the latest US data, Europe’s widening trade gap with the US, the rise and rise of the Japanese Yen, and what we can expect from RBA Governor Philip Lowe at a the House of Reps Standing Committee today.

USD is set to close lower for a 4th consecutive day and US equities look set to climb for a fifth day in a row

Stocks, bonds & Australia – still optimistic growth!

RECENT updates

US stocks retreat on Russia meddling, steel/aluminium tariff reports, but still make it ‘6 from 6’ up days.

The calm in financial markets for much of 2017 and into early 2018 recently came to an abrupt end with a surge in market volatility and big falls in share prices.

USD is set to close lower for a 4th consecutive day and US equities look set to climb for a fifth day in a row

Global upturn to continue despite market turbulence.

There was a sharp reaction to higher than expected CPI figures overnight but they have been tempered by weaker than expected retail figures.

The RBI held the benchmark Repo rate at 6% at its February meeting. This decision was in line with expectations.

The US dollar is on the slide again. As Phil Dobbie discusses with NAB’s Ray Attrill the volatility remains ahead of US CPI figures tonight.

Elevated business conditions & confidence point to a robust business sector in Australia at present.

Stocks, bonds & Australia – still optimistic growth!

US equities extend Friday’s rally and Europe joins the party.

In understanding the drivers of the rise in AUD/USD from 0.75 in early December to above 0.81 in January, higher commodity prices have justified much of the move.

Friday was another choppy day for equity markets, although the S&P500 managed to end on a positive note.

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