TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 08/26 – 09/01

Weekend 08/31 & 09/01

China factory activity dips for 4th straight month – Marketwatch
Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Suffer Net Outflows Driven by Money Market Funds – lipperalpha



Friday 08/30

Business Live – guardian
Hong Kong led higher by CNOOC, PetroChina, but still on track for second monthly loss – scmp

Blackstone warns that stocks normally rally when bond yields invert, so recession still a risk – cnbc
Argentine Mutual Funds Block Redemptions as Locals Rush for Exit – Bloomberg
India GDP Growth Crashes To Six-Year-Low Of 5% In April-June Quarter – bloombergquint
Americans’ Spending Jumps In July As Income Growth Slows Dramatically – Zerohedge

Argentina Bonds Extend Drop After S&P’s ‘Selective Default’ Call – Bloomberg

Much too early for big stimulus package: ECB’s Lautenschlaeger – Reuters




Thursday 08/29

Markets rally as China calls for calm in trade war – business live – guardian
Hong Kong, China shares struggling as trade war, new tariffs coming hammer sentiment – scmp



Wednesday 08/28

Business Live – guardian
China car makers jump on Beijing push to boost vehicle sales, but trade confusion weighs on markets – scmp

Morgan Stanley cuts 2019 oil prices outlook on demand, growth concerns – Reuters
Investors Slam on Brakes in Emerging Markets as Risks Escalate – Bloomberg
Argentine country risk rises, peso falls amid political uncertainty – Reuters

China’s new approach to the trade war – ing
Italian Yields Drop to a Record Low as Coalition Deal Seen Near – Bloomberg

China’s to issue own cryptocurrency as soon as Nov – Forbes – Reuters

U.S. yield inversion deepens, stokes recession fears – Reuters



Tuesday 08/27

Trade war tensions send China’s yuan to 11-year low – business live – guardian
Anta Sports, Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical jump, while China shares get boost from Trump U-turn on trade – scmp

Three U.S. bond kings wield same strategy, get same result: lag their peers – Reuters
The Trade War’s Invisible Damage – fortune
These Macro Funds Are Winning Big in August as Volatility Surges – Bloomberg

J.P. Morgan says it’s almost time to buy stocks – Marketwatch

Preparing For Financial Apocalypse: Insiders Are Selling “$600 Million Of Stock Per Day In August” – Zerohedge

Norway’s Fund Wants to Add Up to $100 Billion in U.S. Stocks – Bloomberg

Italy outperforms Europe stocks on coalition hopes – Marketwatch
The US-China trade war has escalated dramatically in recent weeks. Here’s a timeline of everything that’s happened so far – businessinsider

Asia stocks, bond yields rise on hopes of easing trade war tension – Reuters



Monday 08/26

Hang Seng tanks over protests, trade war; China stocks also falling – scmp

Emerging-Market ETF Flows on Brink of Turning Negative for Year – Bloomberg
Core Durable Goods Orders Disappoint As Shipments Slump Most In 3 Years – Zerohedge

Global recession signals flash again as German business confidence falls to its weakest in 7 years – businessinsider

German business morale falls as ‘export boomerang’ hits – Reuters
Key Events This Week: No Quiet End To The Summer – Zerohedge
Trump says China talks coming, Beijing calls for trade war resolution – Reuters
China’s yuan slumps to 11-year low, stocks fall as U.S. trade war escalates – Reuters
Indonesia will build its new capital city in Borneo as Jakarta sinks into the Java Sea – cnn
The World’s Largest Wealth Manager Just Turned Bearish on Stocks – Bloomberg