Macro Briefing: 23 October 2020

Trump and Biden clash at kinder, gentler presidential debate: WSJ
Biden calls for economic ‘transition’ from oil to renewable energy: AP
Coronavirus forcing a sweeping changes for US workforce: Politico
US approves antiviral drug remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients: BBC
US 10-year Treasury yield rises to 4-month high: CNBC
Eurozone Composite PMI in Oct shows rising double-dip recession risk: IHSM
UK economic growth ‘slowed considerably’ in Oct via PMI survey data: IHSM
Japan’s economic downturn persists in Oct, PMI survey data shows: IHSM
Coronavirus, election uncertainty are main influences on firms’ outlook: AF
Avoiding virus lockdown may not be be cure for sidestepping economic pain: NYT
US jobless claims fell to pandemic low of 787,000 last week: CNBC