Macro Briefing | 14 August 2019

Trump delays Chinese tariffs, igniting stock market rally: WSJ
China refuses port visits in Hong Kong for US warships: Bloomberg
Calm returns to Hong Kong airport after protests: CNN
Five of world’s major economies at risk of recession: CNN
German economy contracted in second quarter: BBC

China’s industrial production in July posts slowest growth since 2002: Reuters
US small business optimism ticked up in July, close to post-recession high: NFIB
US core consumer inflation edged higher in July to +2.2% annual pace: