Trump on Cars, German Exports Fall, U.K. Sales Rebound: Eco Day

(Bloomberg) -- Good morning, Americas. Here’s news from Bloomberg Economics to help get your Thursday started:

  • President Donald Trump’s push for tariffs on imported cars and trucks risks aggravating trade tensions with American’s closest allies and threatens a shake-up of the global auto industry
  • Just as it might have closed the book on its Greek debt crisis involvement, the European Central Bank has eyes on embattled populists rising to power in Italy
  • German exports fell the most in more than five years at the start of 2018, holding back growth in Europe’s largest economy
  • U.K. retail sales rebounded more than expected in April as the spring weather lured shoppers into stores
  • Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said plans for improving the behavior of bankers and others in the U.K. finance industry are slowly making a difference
  • The Bank of Korea kept the benchmark interest rate unchanged amid disappointing exports and job growth
  • Finally, here’s a look at how markets won in Turkey

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