Trump's China Hawks, RBNZ Seeks Rate Help, Jackson Hole: Eco Day

(Bloomberg) -- Welcome to Monday, Asia. Here’s the latest news from Bloomberg Economics:

  • The U.S.’s trade war with China is about to get uglier, with the hawks in President Trump’s administration set to unleash a new offensive
  • Meanwhile, the U.S. and Mexico could resolve their bilateral Nafta differences as soon as today
  • Fed rates, pressure from Trump, and the economic impact of superstar firms: here’s a roundup of what we heard at this year’s gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Wanted: help with New Zealand’s rate decisions. No monetary policy experience required but applicants must be available 50 days a year
  • Sweden’s central bank often refers to itself as one of the world’s most transparent monetary institutions. But a closer look reveals it holds plenty of private talks
  • The cost of money is rising for Russians well ahead of a potential central bank move to hike for the first time in almost four years
  • Why Poland’s jobs conundrum is worse than it looks

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