Macro Briefing | 1 October 2019

Secretary of State Pompeo was on Trump’s July 25 Ukraine call: WSJ
Trump sought help from Australia’s PM to probe Mueller investigtion: NY Times
Chicago Fed president: US GDP on track for ‘solid’ 2.25% growth in 2019: WSJ
UK mfg downturn continued in Sep as job losses accelerated: IHS Markit
Eurozone Mfg PMI confirmed: activity fell at deepest rate since 2012: IHS Markit
Japan rolls out consumption tax, raising risks for economy: BBC
Japan’s mfg contraction deepened in Sep based on PMI survey data: Reuters
Dallas Fed Mfg survey: growth continued at slower pace in Sep: Dallas Fed
Chicago PMI slips back into contraction in Sep: Chicago PMI
Gold fell to 2-month low at end of third quarter: MW