Weekly Reports

Weekly Market Commentary & Outlook.

The U.S. economy continued to climb its way out of the pandemic downturn. August nonfarm payrolls increased 1.371M, slightly missing estimates of 1.4M. The prior two months were revised down 39K. The unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, well below the 10.2% consensus, for the fourth-straight monthly decl...
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U.S. and China put trade war ‘on hold’

Steven Mnuchin, US Treasury secretary, says negotiations over tariffs with China have borne fruit. America has pulled back from launching a trade war with China that could have destabilised the global economy, by agreeing to put proposed tariffs on Chinese imports “on hold”. The Treasury secreta...
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