Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Tech boosts Wall Street after China trade comments

[Reuters] Argentina bonds plumb new lows, country risk soars, as govt eyes debt 'reprofiling'

[Reuters] China sets yuan midpoint much firmer-than-expected for 3rd straight day

[Reuters] Oil prices pegged back by mounting concern over U.S. economy

[CNBC] Trump says US and China resume trade talks Thursday ‘at a different level’

[CNBC] China says it’s willing to resolve the trade war with a ‘calm attitude,’ hints it won’t retaliate for now

[Reuters] China hopes U.S. will create conditions necessary for September trade talks

[Reuters] Argentina says to extend maturities of international bonds, IMF debt

[Reuters] U.S. second-quarter GDP growth revised to 2.0%

[Reuters] Retailers howl as U.S. trade agency locks in 15% tariffs on September 1

[Reuters] Explainer: Can political unrest in Hong Kong break its currency peg?

[Reuters] Breakingviews - China's big banks feel the bailout pinch

[Reuters] Italy's Conte gets green light to form new government

[Reuters] BOJ policymaker warns of dangers of more easing, widening rift in board

[Reuters] Rotated China troops 'will defend Hong Kong prosperity'

[Reuters] China military says will make 'new' contributions to Hong Kong's stability

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin Says Ultra-Long Bonds Under ‘Very Serious Consideration’

[Bloomberg] U.S. Goods-Trade Deficit Narrowed in July to Three-Month Low

[Bloomberg] Xi to Deliver Major Speech to ‘Mobilize the Whole Party, the Whole Military’

[Bloomberg] China’s Slowdown Deepens in August, Early Indicators Show

[Bloomberg] China Warns U.S. Warship Sailing Through South China Sea

[Bloomberg] Worst Unemployment in Decades Strains Indian Consumer Loans

[WSJ] China Studying Tech Companies’ Exposure to U.S. Suppliers

[WSJ] Has America’s China Backlash Gone Too Far?

[FT] Argentina seeks to restructure $101bn of debt

[FT] China’s renminbi and the global ring of fire

[FT] Russians struggle under burden of soaring consumer loans

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street climbs on energy, financials boost

[Reuters] As Argentine peso weakens again, central bank sells $353 million

[Reuters] British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit, opposition denounces 'coup'

[Reuters] Italy's 5-Star tells president it has government deal with PD

[Reuters] Wide spreads and a hunt for higher-rated credits strain CLO equity

[Bloomberg] U.S. Corporate Bonds Are Having the Best August in Four Decades

[Bloomberg] Dalio Says Central Banks Are Losing Ability to Reverse Downturns

[Bloomberg] Crypto Crash Prompts Guessing Game as Bitcoin Breaches $10,000 Again

[Bloomberg] SNB’s Maechler Says Franc Level Means Expansionary Policy Needed

[FT] What is Boris Johnson trying to achieve?