Macro Briefing | 3 December 2019

US threatens new tariffs on French goods in response to digital tax: CNBC
France says it will retaliate over new US tariff threat: Bloomberg
Global Mfg PMI reflects growth in November–first gain in 7 months: IHS Markit
Is the fate of global economy tied to the health of US consumers?: Bloomberg
US construction spending fell in Oct but 1yr trend returns to growth
In contrast with ISM data (see below), US Mfg PMI rebounds in Nov: IHS Markit
US ISM Mfg Index continues to show mild contraction for sector in Nov: ISM