US bond yields surge

This week in Talking Finance, Alan Kohler discusses the US 10 year bond yield surging overnight – the biggest move since Donald Trump was elected President. To investigate why it happened, and what it means, Alan turns to Chris Weston, Head of Research at Pepperstone Group Limited and Michael Blythe, Chief Economist at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. It’s also house prices week, so Alan chats to Tim Lawless, Head of Research at CoreLogic Asia Pacific to put this property down turn into historical context. There's also politics with Dennis Atkins, National Affairs Editor at The Courier Mail and Sabrin Chowdhury, Commodities & Mining Analyst at Fitch Solutions on a report she’s just put out about technology in mining.

In Talking Finance this week:

Hello, and welcome to Talking Finance, I’m Alan Kohler.  This week the big news is the US 10-year bond yields surging overnight, the biggest move since Donald Trump was elected President.  To investigate why it happened and what it means, I’ll be talking to Chris Weston from Pepperstone and Michael Blythe from Commonwealth Bank.  And it’s also house prices week so I’ll be checking in with Tim Lawless of CoreLogic and asking him to put this property downturn into a historical context.  We’ve also got Dennis Atkins from The Courier Mail on politics, and Commodities and Mining Analyst at Fitch Solutions, Sabrin Chowdhury, on a report that she’s just put out about technology in mining.

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