Daily Reports

  • Daily Report 25 September 2020

    September 25, 2020

    The US share market indices rose in a volatile session overnight.

    10-year Commonwealth bond yields fell. Yields on Commonwealth bonds maturing in 2023 also declined, to be well below 0.25%. The Australian dollar continued to depreciate.

    The probability of an RBA rate cut in early October implied from futures remains high.

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  • Daily Report 24 September 2020

    September 24, 2020

    US equity market correction resumed overnight, as the rise in COVID-19 cases starts to translate into weaker economic data in the advanced economies.

    The Australian dollar depreciated and Australian Commonwealth bond yields fell amid speculation on interest rate cuts in October.

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  • Daily Report 23 September 2020

    September 23, 2020

    US and European share markets bounced back overnight, though the rebound in Europe was uneven with French and Spanish stock prices down.

    The Australian dollar depreciated in reaction to Guy Debelle’s comments on interest rate cuts. Yields on Commonwealth bonds maturing in 2023 continued to fall.

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  • Daily Report 22 September 2020

    September 22, 2020

    Equity market correction continued overnight.

    Long-term government bond yields fell across the advanced economies, including Australia. 3-year Australian Commonwealth bond yields continued to fall, and remain below 0.25%.

    The US dollar continued to appreciate, pushing the AUD/USD lower.

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  • Daily Report 21 September 2020

    September 21, 2020

    US share market indices continued to fall on Friday, as the pandemic reaccelerated across the advanced economies.

    The decline in US stock prices was led by tech stocks amid tensions over the shutdown of Chinese apps.

    Government bond yields are little changed. The Australian dollar depreciated against the greenback, euro and yen.

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  • Daily Report 18 September 2020

    September 18, 2020

    US stock markets fell overnight after a choppy session.

    The Aussie gained overnight against a weaker greenback, though it is slightly lower versus the euro.

    10-year Commonwealth bond yields fell somewhat and 3-year yields were stable, slightly below 0.25%.

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