Sunday, May 24, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Stocks Climb With U.S. Futures; Dollar Flat: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks gain as German survey fuels optimism; dollar firm

[Reuters] China lowers yuan midpoint to weakest since 2008 global financial crisis

[Reuters] Dollar holds advantage as Hong Kong tensions test risk-wary investors

[Reuters] Oil falls as U.S.-China tensions take toll

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Japan seeks to end state of emergency for Tokyo; Trump suspends travel from Brazil

[Reuters] China says to take action if U.S. undermines its interests in Hong Kong

[AP] China demands US withdraw sanctions on tech suppliers

[Reuters] China firmly opposes latest U.S. sanctions against Chinese firms over Xinjiang

[Reuters] EU eyes first face-to-face summit in months to haggle over budget

[Bloomberg] China Strongly Condemns U.S. Blacklisting Dozens of Its Firms

[Bloomberg] Rival Plans for EU Crisis Fund Signal Bumps in the Road to Come

[Bloomberg] Coronavirus Spreads Into Parts of Brazil Without ICUs or Clean Water

[FT] US shale industry braces for wave of bankruptcies

[FT] Jair Bolsonaro’s populism is leading Brazil to disaster

Sunday's News Links

[CNBC] China will likely face U.S. sanctions over Hong Kong national security law, White House says

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Airlines, federal agencies add new procedures for summer air travel

[Reuters] Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands protest security law

[Reuters] China's new Hong Kong laws a 'flagrant breach' of agreement, foreign officials say

[Reuters] China says U.S. law on audits and regulations will harm both sides

[Reuters] China diplomat says U.S. should not challenge China's red line on Taiwan

[Reuters] Xi says China could have set GDP growth goal around 6% had there been no coronavirus

[Reuters] Turkey hikes tax on FX transactions to 1% from 0.2% -Official Gazette

[Bloomberg] Beijing Warns Americans Are Pushing Countries Towards ‘New Cold War’

[NYT] Why China’s Move to Rein In Hong Kong is Just the Start

[WSJ] Summer Jobs Dry Up and Teens Face Highest Unemployment in Decades

[WSJ] State and Local Budget Woes Create Drag for Economic Recovery Prospects

[WSJ] Coronavirus Threatens to Hobble the U.S. Shale-Oil Boom for Years

[FT] EU ‘frugal 4’ push back on Franco-German virus recovery plan

[FT] China signals room left to borrow in drive for economic rebound

[FT] China is playing EU countries off against each other