Here's a brief overview of the topics and charts covered in the latest edition of the Weekly Macro Themes report. I send this report out late Friday NZ time and aim to cover a good mix of macro/ideas/risk topics, across a global macro/multi-asset universe.
This week I covered the following topics/ideas:
1. Treasuries: A review of the weight of risks for bond yields based on where things sit on the technicals, sentiment, intermarket analysis, macro models, and valuations.
2. US Dollar: We reconcile the short-term price action against the longer term view.
3. Commodities: Shorter-term there are some distinctly mixed signals, but medium-longer term the bull case remains compelling (underinvestment in supply, long-term technicals, demand boost from capex).
4. Eurozone: A review of the outlook for European equities (and EURUSD) based on macro/earnings momentum, monetary support, relative valuations, dividend outlook.
5. CMA Update: The nominal growth inputs have been revised up across the board for our Capital Market Assumptions (reflects an element of base effects, but also stimulus and recovery/rebuilding efforts).
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