Dovish or hawkish? Over or underweight? We speak to analysts to understand how decisions and events affect key markets across the world.
What's Supporting This Risk-On Market?
The Morning Run speaks to Tony Nash about the Dow breaking past 30,000 and whether he's risk-on or risk-off, the stuttering economic recovery in the US, Janet Yellen as Biden's Treasury Secretary and what that could mean, as well as whether oil has more legs to rally.
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Giving Big Tech In China A Break
The Dow hit an all-time high of 30,000 points as investors piled into cyclicals on the back of positive vaccine news and the potential stimulus plan in the US. Jack Kouzi, Director of Strategy at VFS Group, tells us if this rally is sustainable. He also weighs in on Big Tech names and the recent risks.
A Vaccine-Shaped Recovery
As President-elect Joe Biden looks set to nominate former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to the position of Treasury Secretary, we speak to Joe Quinlan, Chief Market Strategist at the US Trust-Bank of America Private Wealth Management, for his thoughts on whether this will herald a significant shift to US economic policy. We also ask Joe whether it's time to jump on the cyclical train, as more vaccine news emerges.
As America Dithers Over Its Leader, New Pockets Of Growth Emerge
Fund flows, cyclical sectors and new China plays are the order of the day, even as America grapples with the Presidential transition and markets wait for a US government stimulus that has divided policymakers. Kingsley Jones, Chief Investment Officer of Jevons Global, discusses.
Tech Sector Risk-Reward Now Unfavourable?
Is it time to go back to tech stocks for the long term, with the possibility of further US lockdowns and restrictions?
The Morning Run also speaks to Tim Mulholland about Tesla entering the S&P500, US Dollar weakness, US stimulus measures, and the disconnect between financial asset prices and the real economy.
A Prolonged Dollar Story
The US Equity markets have pulled back from their recent highs, raising questions over whether this is a return to more risk-averse behaviour on the part of investors. We speak to Vishnu Varathan, Head of Economics and Strategy at Mizuho Bank, on what he thinks of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's recent comments, the signing of RCEP, as well as whether the strength of the Rupiah will play a role in Bank Indonesia's decision on whether to cut rates at its meeting today.