The Daily Shot Brief – January 9th, 2020



Europe: The EU is running a trade surplus with itself. This anomaly may be caused by value-added tax fraud of more than €60 billion.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Asia-Pacific: Sentiment among large Japanese electronics retailers has soured. Will they begin to cut prices?

Source: Nomura Securities


China: As China relies more on consumption-driven growth, the decline in disposable income per capita could be a headwind going forward.

Source: Natixis


Emerging Markets: EM Asia equity markets are much less exposed to commodities but have a higher concentration of tech companies.

Source: Capital Economics


Global Developments: Morgan Stanley expects a recovery in trade volumes and new orders to lead an upswing in global growth.

Source: Morgan Stanley Research


Here is the share of countries with rising export orders.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Food for Thought: US population growth from immigration:

Source: USAFacts; Read full article

Edited by Devon Lall

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