Sunday, May 30, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Futures, Stocks Struggle With Jobs Data in View: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asia shares try to extend rally ahead of U.S. jobs test 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Biggest Monthly Gain Since July on Inflation Bets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Takes Its Most Visible Measure Yet to Curb Yuan’s Gain

[Reuters] China raises banks' FX requirements to rein in yuan

[Reuters] China lifts yuan midpoint to new 3-yr high, basket index at highest since 2016

[Reuters] Growth in China's services sector accelerates in May - official PMI

[Reuters] China's factory activity slows slightly in May as raw materials costs surge - official PMI

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong Wires $978 Million to Repay Bonds as Doubts Persist

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Supply Chain Frontliners Bear Brunt of Surging Costs

[Reuters] German inflation pushes further above ECB target in May

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cities Across China’s Industrial Heartland Now Rationing Power

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Limits Issuance in $63 Billion Mortgage-Backed Debt Market

[CNBC] Russia tells U.S. to expect ‘uncomfortable’ signals ahead of Putin-Biden summit

[WSJ] Jobs Report Could Be Pivotal for Federal Reserve

[WSJ] How to Know When Inflation Is Here to Stay

[FT] China’s wolf warriors bristle at Covid blame

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Edge Up, Asia Stocks Eye Steady Start: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Edges Higher With Market Set to Focus on OPEC+ Policy Meet

[CNBC] Asia-Pacific stocks set to slip; China’s official manufacturing activity data for May ahead

[Reuters] ‘Real compromise’ on U.S. infrastructure bill possible - Republican senator 

[Dow Jones] Economy Week Ahead: Factories, Services, Jobs

[CNBC] U.S. Covid cases near pandemic low as travel picks up for Memorial Day weekend

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Australia Central Bank Faces Taper Pressure as More Peers Shift

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Rapid appreciation of China's yuan not sustainable, says former PBOC official

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Iran and World Powers Resume ‘Final Round’ of Nuclear Deal Talks

[Bloomberg] This Time Is Different: Outside OPEC+, Oil Growth Stalls

[Bloomberg] U.S. Infections Hit Low; Asian Lockdowns Announced: Virus Update

[WSJ] U.S. Manufacturers Blame Tariffs for Swelling Inflation