Macro Briefing | 9 September 2019

Typhoon strikes Japan, leaving nearly 1 million households without power: CNN
Nearly 1,500 deaths in France attributed to summer heat: BBC
US job growth was weaker than expected in August: CNBC
UK economy grew faster than expected in July: Reuters
Is China’s economic slowdown worse than official data suggest? WSJ
China’s gold reserves rose a strong 5% in August: FXStreet
Will a manufacturing recession prevent Trump’s re-election? Bloomberg
The ‘Volfefe index’ tracks influence of Trump’s tweets on bond market: CNBC
VIX Index, the US stock market “fear gauge,” fell to lowest print since July on Friday: