Sunday, November 17, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street at record levels after U.S. extends Huawei reprieve

[CNBC] Mood in Beijing about trade deal is pessimistic, government source tells CNBC

[Reuters] Trump and Powell met Monday at White House to discuss economy

[CNBC] The United States’ dubious privilege of being a key currency country

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Central Bank Warns on Growth Pressure, Inflation Views

[Reuters] Harbin Bank shares rise after state takes control in deal worth $2 bln

[Reuters] China calls on U.S. to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea

[Reuters] U.S. condemns "unjustified use of force" in Hong Kong: senior official

[Reuters] Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus amid fears of crackdown

[Reuters] China says carrier's passage through Taiwan Strait not directed at any target: Xinhua

[Reuters] China will not tolerate any Taiwan independence incidents: defense spokesman

[Reuters] Iran's Guards warn of 'decisive' action if unrest continues

[Reuters] 5-Star's crisis threatens Italian government's survival

[Bloomberg] U.S., China Trade Negotiators Discuss Concerns of Phase One

[Bloomberg] China Trims Market Borrowing Costs as Economic Outlook Dims

[Bloomberg] Record $300 Billion of Asian Bond Sales Stirs Debate on Returns

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Home Sales Plunge as Violent Protests Shut Down City

[WSJ] Why China’s Smaller Banks Are Wobbling

[FT] China’s central bank cuts short-term lending rate

[FT] Why global capital flows could wreck the bond rally

[FT] Alarm sounds over heavy short selling of junk bond ETFs

[FT] Rise of sub-zero bond yields turns economic logic on its head

[FT] Dividend growth falters as global economy slows

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia shares in waiting mode ahead of Fed, ECB events

[Reuters] Currencies off to cautious start, China-U.S. trade deal in focus

[Reuters] Oil prices flat with markets on hold for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] China is building up its ‘shadow reserves’ to counter its reliance on the US dollar

[Reuters] Trump hails 'cash' to farmers, U.S. aid in China trade war

[Reuters] Hong Kong police seal off university amid fears of crackdown

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] China, U.S. had 'constructive' phone call on trade: Xinhua

[MarketWatch] U.S. stock market at record but farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011

[CNBC] Saudi Aramco’s IPO is set to value the oil giant at up to $1.7 trillion

[Reuters] Hong Kong campus protesters fire arrows as anti-government unrest spreads

[Reuters] Lebanon mired deeper in crisis after Safadi withdrawal