Sunday, August 11, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks fall on trade war, global growth worries

[Reuters] Argentine peso crashes after Macri gets thumped in primary election

[Reuters] Yen and bond bulls charge on as share markets falter

[Reuters] Gold holds firm above $1,500 on global growth worries

[Reuters] Markets brace for volatility after Argentine opposition upsets Macri in primary

[CNBC] China fixes yuan midpoint at 7.0211 on Monday — weaker than 7 for three consecutive sessions

[Reuters] Oil falls on fears of a global economic downturn

[Reuters] China's July new loans dip more than expected, further policy easing seen

[SCMP] China’s bank lending weakened in July, suggesting Beijing’s stimulus efforts not working

[Reuters] Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri's re-election bid

[CNBC] Hong Kong airport cancels all flights for the remainder of the day due to protests

[Reuters] Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests

[AP] US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage

[Reuters] U.S. turning Gulf region into 'tinderbox': Iran's Zarif

[Bloomberg] Argentine Assets Tumble After Macri Routed in Shock Vote

[WSJ] Fed Considers New Tool for a Downturn

[WSJ] Chinese Financial Institutions’ Lending Dives

[WSJ] Volatility Isn’t Just for Stocks Anymore

[FT] Job cuts at investment banks near 30,000 as outlook deteriorates

[FT] Korean pension fund reviews Japan investments over ‘war crimes’

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Yen buoyed by China jitters; sterling under water

[Reuters] Goldman Sachs economists say fears rise that U.S.-China trade war leading to recession

[Reuters] Hong Kong police and protesters refine battle tactics

[Bloomberg] Danger Signs From an Esoteric Corner of Finance

[Bloomberg] Indian Kashmir in Lock Down as Communication Links Remain Cutoff

[WSJ] California Fostered America’s Tech Industry. It Is Becoming a Great Adversary.

[WSJ] Weaker Yuan Tests China’s Ability to Prevent Capital Flight

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Fed remains a target as economy falls short of Trump's ambitious goals

[Reuters] Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China's yuan

[Reuters] Volatility in China's yuan due to escalating U.S. trade friction: PBOC official

[Reuters] Italy not thinking about leaving euro: Salvini

[Reuters] Salvini's quest for snap Italian election faces hurdles

[Reuters] Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters as confrontation looms

[Bloomberg] China Is Saving Stimulus for Trade War Winter as Yuan Weakens

[WSJ] Investors Ponder Negative Bond Yields in the U.S.

[FT] China’s economy caught in trade dispute crossfire

[FT] What next for the renminbi’s trajectory?

[FT] Threats to European integration are mounting

[FT] Germany debates loosening purse strings to fund climate measures