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MacroBusiness Weekend links 20-21 January, 2018

January 19, 2018 - 23:39 -- Admin

Loading the Jinker, W Lister Lister, 1914 Art Gallery of NSW   Asia China pads GDP with spending boost before party congress – Nikkei Asian Review China’s economy grew 6.9 per cent in 2017, eclipsing official targets but doubts remain – ABC China asked Marriott to shut down its website. The company complied. – Washington

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Will Sahul’s First Nations Recognise Australia?

January 19, 2018 - 17:45 -- Admin

Part One of a history of European occupation and rule of Indigenous Australia, by Dr George Venturini. Introduction: Head of will Sahul In the Pleistocene-era what are modern Australia, Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste on a single continent: Sahul. Some 80,000 years ago, the water having receded, the Indigenous People began to arrive. After some…

Macro Afternoon

January 19, 2018 - 16:48 -- Admin

A mixed end to the trading week here in Asia with again most of the action in bond markets as the Aussie 10 year yield up another 5 points as US Treasuries head to a yearly high. Most stock markets finished flat outside of China, while commodities dropped, particularly oil markers as the Aussie dollar

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When will iron ore crash next?

January 19, 2018 - 14:44 -- Admin

When will iron ore crash next? Via Deutsche: Try April-June! There are good reasons for it. March marks the peak of the post Winter restocking and running into June we see steel mills selling inventory to raise year-end cash for taxes just as miners glut the market to reach year-end volume targets.

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Aussie dollar maintains rage above 80 cents

January 19, 2018 - 14:30 -- Admin

The currency we love to hate is holding on here above the psychologically important 80 cent mark against USD, just shy of last week’s false breakout high: That’s not far at all now to matching the September 2017 high and if broken, a new three year high. This trend is almost straight line perfect: Meanwhile, something

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