Sunday, February 16, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] World shares inch up on Chinese support measures

[CNBC] Chinese stocks up more than 2%, rest of Asia mixed as investors assess coronavirus impact

[Reuters] Oil prices steady as coronavirus-related demand concerns weigh

[Reuters] China's home price growth hits near two-year low as coronavirus spreads

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Diamond Princess passengers, including 14 new cases, arrive in US

[Reuters] Russia says U.S. using weapons in space an irreversible blow to security: RIA

[Bloomberg] U.S. Factories in China Are Open, But With ‘Severe’ Worker Shortage

[Bloomberg] China Moves to Delay Parliament for First Time in Decades

[Bloomberg] Fears of Global Coronavirus Contagion as 3,000 Cruise Passengers Go Home

[NYT] Slowed by the Coronavirus, China Inc. Struggles to Reopen

[WSJ] U.S. Weighs New Move to Limit China’s Access to Chip Technology

[FT] Central banks’ influence on economies is diminishing

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares ease off three-week highs as virus fears return

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Leads Asia Stock Declines After Slide in GDP: Markets Wrap\

[Reuters] Oil prices slip ahead of data pointers on impact of coronavirus on demand

[Reuters] China central bank cuts one-year MLF rate by 10 basis points to support virus-hit economy

[Reuters] Americans disembark from virus-hit cruise; China says new cases slow

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China’s Hubei province confirms another 100 deaths

[Reuters] Japan economy shrinks 6.3% annualized in fourth quarter, biggest fall since 2014

[Reuters] Singapore cuts 2020 GDP forecast due to virus, flags recession chance

[Bloomberg] China’s Fiscal Coffers Are Depleted Just as Virus Spurs Spending

[Bloomberg] Indian Banks Lured by 14-Year Low Borrowing Costs Binge on Bonds

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Americans to fly home from coronavirus-hit cruise; China says new cases slow

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Taiwan confirms first death, US ship passenger infected with virus

[Reuters] China finance minister says expects fiscal revenues to fall, expenditure to rise

[Reuters] China's Evergrande to offer discount for all properties on sale in Feb, March

[Reuters] Iran's Rouhani says Tehran will never yield to U.S. pressure for talks

[Bloomberg] There’s a Wall of Cash Eager to Buy Treasuries on Any Price Dip

[Bloomberg] Ships Are Skipping China and It’s Causing Turmoil for Trade

[WSJ] The Bond Market Might Finally Be Nearing Its Limit