In this week’s Monday Market Highlights, Dealer Brendan Larsen covers the rally in bonds and equities, along with the non-farm payrolls report, which came in stronger than expected. He also looks into the November ISM report which outlined a pick-up in the services sector, and the University of Michigan’s one-year inflation expectation which dropped to the lowest level since March 2021. In Australia, Brendan covers the RBA’s decision to hold interest rates at 4.35%. In equity news, Brendan discusses the Woodside/Santos merger talks, Evolution Mining, SkyCity, and NZ horticulture business Scales.

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