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Macro Briefing: 17 May 2023

* US debt-ceiling talks continue but agreement still not imminent
* House Speaker McCarthy hints at debt-ceiling deal by next week
* Russia oil exports rise to post-invasion high in April
* China’s demand for oil growing at faster-than-expected pace
* Home Depot blocks Amgen’s takeover bid of Horizon Therapeutics
* European Union gives green light to Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard
* US industrial output bounces back in April
* US retail sales rebound in April, first monthly gain since January:

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