Macro Briefing: 25 September 2017

Merkel wins 4th term as German chancellor: Reuters
Yellen and Cohn are considered the frontrunners to lead Fed: NY Times
US business inflation outlook unchanged at 1.9% in September: Atlanta Fed
Dollar-denominated debt obligations outside US continues to rise: Bloomberg
The battle over Obamacare may never end: FiveThirtyEight
Japan’s government says country’s moderate recovery continues: RTT
US Composite PMI points to “strong” growth in September: IHS Markit