Brexit Breakthrough?, Italy, U.S.-China Trade Deal: Eco Day

(Bloomberg) -- Good morning Europe. Here’s the latest news from Bloomberg Economics to help get your Monday started:

  • Two weeks of strategic silence on the progress of Brexit talks appears set to end this week
  • Big fight. How did the Irish border become the biggest fight of Brexit?
  • Talking Italy. Euro-area finance ministers gathering in Brussels on Monday will discuss Italy’s escalating budget standoff with the EU
  • Deal maker. A U.S.-China trade deal is likely to begin rather than end at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina
  • Walk the talk. China intends to cut import taxes further and spend more on goods from abroad
  • Take note. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda dropped a heavy hint Monday that he wants to normalize monetary policy once the BOJ gets closer to its price goal.
  • Looking ahead. Goldman Sachs says global economic growth should be somewhat softer next year as tighter financial conditions bite

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