Macro Briefing: 1 March 2021

* Iran rejects offer for US talks on reviving nuclear deal
* Myanmar security forces kill at least 18 protesters
* J&J vaccine approved by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
* Central banks expected to tolerate higher inflation
* US bond market ‘radically oversold,’ says economist
* China factory growth slowed in Feb to softest pace since May
* Chinese investment in Australia down sharply in 2020
* Eurozone manufacturing activity grew at fastest pace in 3 years in Feb
* US consumer spending rebounded in January, driven by pandemic relief money: