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Macro Briefing: 29 March 2023

* Taiwan’s president heads to US for visit, provoking China
* Fed’s Barr: there’s a ‘need’ for stronger bank regulation after SVB collapse
* BlackRock forecasts that investor bets on Fed rate cuts this year are wrong
* US Consumer Confidence Index ticks up in March, holding at middling range
* US electricity from renewables exceeds coal-based output for first time
* Amazon reportedly eyeing purchase of AMC movie theater chain
* US trade deficit in goods widened modestly in February
* US home prices continue to decelerate in January, easing to +2.5% annual pace:

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