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The final session of the week saw......>

AUSSIE BONDS: The final session of the week saw some drift within yesterday's
range although, it really was a limited session for futures, with YM finishing
+1.0 and XM +0.5. This left YM/XM unchanged at 43.0 come settlement.
- There was nothing in the way of tangible reaction after the AOFM noted that it
will sell A$3.5bn of the new 1.25% 21 May 2032 bond next week, with the coupon
size meeting exp.
- A solid to strong round of Chinese economic activity & GDP data couldn't force
the main contracts below their early lows.
- Bills finished unchanged to 2 ticks higher through the reds.
- Thursday's labour market report dominates next week's local docket, with the
IB strip currently pricing a ~55% chance of an RBA cut in Feb.
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