Macro Briefing: 17 October 2017

Iraq in process of retaking oil fields from Kurds: Independent
UK inflation at five-year high, lifting rate-hike odds: Reuters
Brexit talks at risk of collapse: Independent
NY Fed manufacturing benchmark rises to 3-year high for Oct: MarketWatch
China’s central bank chief: China’s growth will rise to 7% in 2017’s H2: RTT
Senate GOP support for tax reform strengthens: Reuters
Fed’s rate hikes risk going into next recession with low inflation: Fed Watch
Goldman Sachs: Intensifying geopolitical risk is lifting oil prices: