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Macro Briefing: 2 January 2024

* US government faces shutdown on Jan. 19 without new funding bill
* Shale to the rescue: US fracking keeps world awash with oil as conflicts abound
* The slowdown in the housing industry has ripple effects
* Global stock markets in 2023 mark strongest calendar-year rise since 2019
* China’s economy is struggling, admits President Xi Jinping
* China’s manufacturing sector remains sluggish, survey data show
* US Weekly Economic Index surges to highest level in nearly 1-1/2 years:

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