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Macro Briefing: 3 March 2023

* German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is meeting with Biden at White House on Friday
* Robust global economic data suggest central bankers need to raise rates further
* China business activity in services ‘rises sharply’ in February
* Eurozone business activity rebounds in February–fastest pace since June 2022
* Entire US Treasury yield curve now above 4%
* Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises above 7% again
* US jobless claims post downside surprise, highlighting labor market strength:

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