Macro Briefing | 17 June 2020

Steroid hailed as ‘breakthrough’ for saving lives among Covid-19 patients: CNBC
US targets seven COVID-19 vaccine candidates for financial support: Reuters
Six US states report record high coronavirus infections: Reuters
Pentagon: China exploiting coronavirus to wage ‘economic warfare’ on US: CNN
India reports 20 soldiers dead in border clash with China: BBC
China shifts to emergency footing amid coronavirus resurgence in Beijing: UST
Fed Chairman Powell says US economy may be at risk for long-term damage: WSJ
US homebuilder sentiment surges in June–biggest improvement on record: CNBC
US industrial production rose 1.4% in May–first gain in three months: MW
US retail sales rebounded sharply in May–biggest monthly gain on record: CNBC