Macro Briefing: 23 April 2021

* Biden seeks higher taxes on wealthy to pay for child care, education
* Russia orders troops to pullback from Ukraine border after buildup
* Eurozone economic growth picked up speed in April, survey data shows
* PMI survey data points to strong economic revival in Apr for UK
* Japan’s economy is growing again–first time in over a year via survey data
* US Leading Economic Index rose in March, signaling stronger momentum
* Existing US home sales fell for second straight month in March
* US jobless claims fell to new pandemic low last week: