The Daily Shot Brief – February 6th, 2020



United States: US demand for housing finance is heating up as mortgage applications to purchase a home hit a multi-year high.

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Mortgage refinance activity rose to the highest level since 2013.

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United Kingdom: Survey data continue to surprise to the upside as business expectations rebound. Here is the service-sector PMI from Markit.

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Europe: According to Alpine Macro, the Norwegian krone (NOK) is already cheap versus oil and could bounce back from here.

Source: Alpine Macro


China: These charts from Fitch Ratings show some scenarios for the GDP growth.

Source: Fitch Ratings


Global Developments: How have different asset classes performed year-to-date?

Source: Goldman Sachs


Food for Thought: Coronavirus cases (still mostly in China):

Source: @bpolitics; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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