Macro Briefing | 22 October 2019

Rising business challenges weigh on low-rated US companies: WSJ
Facing obstacles, UK’s Johnson focuses on final push for Oct. 31 Brexit: BBC
Election results show Canada’s Justin Trudeau will serve 2nd term as PM: CNN
Negative rates have unintended consequences, says JP Morgan’s Dimon: CNBC
More than half of banks won’t survive next crisis, McKinsey & Co predicts: BBG
In a surprising turn, protests rattle investor expectations for Chile: Reuters
Eurozone banks eased lending standards in Q3: Reuters
10yr-2yr Treasury yield curve rises to +18 basis points, a 3-month high: