Macro Briefing | 29 November 2019

Trump restarts talks with Taliban during visit to Afghanistan: The Hill
North Korea fires two short-range missiles in latest provocation: AP
Will US law on Hong Kong derail trade talks with China? Maybe not: NY Times
Is a tight US job market Trump’s ticket to re-election? WSJ
Signs of financial stress are rising in China: Bloomberg
Poll sees UK’s Conservatives set for big win in December election: Reuters
German retail spending tumbled in October: Reuters
Industrial output in Japan fell sharply in October: Nikkei Asian Review
Japan’s retail sales tumble after tax hike: Japan Times
US stock market begins November’s last trading day at record high: