U.S.-China Talks, Fed Pause, Central Bank Communication: Eco Day

(Bloomberg) -- Welcome to Tuesday, Americas. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help get your day started:

  • The U.S. has escalated its attacks on China’s Huawei Technologies right before high-level talks on a broader trade dispute, risking muddying the waters as top commerce negotiator Liu He arrives in Washington.
    • Here’s Bloomberg Economics’s take on the predicament facing China’s leaders.
  • China’s economy slowed for an eighth straight month as weaker global demand and decelerating factory inflation undercut growth, early data show.
  • The Fed may have taken a break but it hasn’t finished raising interest rates, according to a new Bloomberg survey of economists.
  • Central banks from Jamaica to Norway are turning to social media and finding new ways to explain themselves to even the most lay observers.
  • Hungary’s central bank is on the verge of abandoning ultra-loose monetary policy just as its peers are putting the brakes on tightening.
  • U.K. Parliament could take the first steps toward delaying Brexit on Tuesday, increasing the chances of a second referendum and of the U.K. staying in the EU. If the electorate voted to remain in the bloc it would mean faster growth, according to research by Bloomberg Economics. But it wouldn’t undo all the economic damage caused by the 2016 vote to leave.
  • Volatile times are back on the global economic scene with the U.S. appearing to lack clear policy and growth in Europe slowing, the Kenyan central bank governor said.
  • On those fluctuating oil prices, Bloomberg Economics examines how central banks respond to oil shocks.

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