Macro Briefing: 21 June 2024

* Eurozone recovery in June slows for first time in 4 months: PMI survey
* Citigroup predicts banking sector will suffer the most with AI-related job losses
* Bank of England leaves rates unchanged despite inflation falling to 2% target
* Electric vehicle sales slump in Europe, driven by demand slide in Germany
* US jobless claims eased last week after three straight weekly increases
* US housing starts drop to four-year low in May:

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Macro Briefing: 18 June 2024

* US stocks (S&P 500) close at another record high on Monday (June 17)
* AI optimism persuades 3 Wall Street banks to lift stock market forecasts
* Central banks expected to boost gold holdings due to US dollar pessimism
* China’s housing slump deepened in May, prompting calls for more gov’t action
* California-based electric-vehicle maker Fisker files for bankruptcy
* NY Fed Mfg Index indicates contraction in June–seventh straight decline:

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