The Morning Call Podcast
May caves in, Trump takes sides and China woos Europe
Tuesday 17th July 2018
President Trump seems quite enamoured with the Russian President at their summit in Helsinki. As Phil Dobbie discusses with NAB’s Gavin Friend he was even prepared to trust the word of the Russian President over his own agencies. Meanwhile China has been wooing the EU in Beijing. Neither event really moved markets, yet, but the dissent in the UK has weakened the pound. Theresa May, herself severely weakened, has accepted four amendments to her Brexit proposal – as Gavin asks, why would she do that unless something is afoot?