The Daily Shot Brief – April 15th, 2021



United States:  The Fed’s Beige Book report was more upbeat than the markets were expecting. The survey also showed an increase in inflation.

Source: MarketWatch Read full article

Economic uncertainty and COVID concerns are easing.

Source: @GregDaco, @federalreserve, @OxfordEconomics

Stocks pulled back from the highs after the Beige Book report was released (due to inflation concerns).

Source: The Daily Shot


Eurozone: More gains for producer price inflation ahead?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Asia-Pacific: Asia’s central banks are not concerned about inflation.

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


Emerging Markets: India’s pandemic situation is out of control.

Source: The Daily Shot

This chart shows India’s vaccination trend.

Source: ING


Rates: LIBOR replacement benchmarks in the US and Japan are not getting much traction.

Source: @markets Read full article


Food For Thought: US climate-related costs:

Source: Brookings Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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