US 10-year bond yield, CPI, interest rates and more

This week in Talking Finance, Alan Kohler spoke to Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets (Australia) about the fact that the US 10-year bond yield broke through 3 per cent for the first time since 2014. There's also economic news with Su-Lin Ong of RBC Capital Markets, a check of the business sector with Chris Richardson, Partner at Deloitte Access Economics and politics with Michael Pachi, National Political Editor for Macquarie National News.

This week in Talking Finance, it’s all about the markets, economy, business sector and politics.

Hello and welcome to Talking Finance, I’m Alan Kohler.  This week the big market news was the fact that the US 10-year bond yield broke through 3% for the first time since 2014, so we’ll lead off with Michael McCarthy of CMC Markets talking about what that means.  And we’ve also got a couple of solid economic interviews for you this week.  Su-Lin Ong of RBC Capital Markets on this week’s CPI and Chris Richardson of Deloitte Access Economics, giving us the low-down on his latest quarterly outlook report.  Finally, Michael Pachi, National Political Editor of Macquarie National News, takes me through the week’s political goings-on, including the self-inflicted misery of Financial Services Minister, Kelly O’Dwyer.

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