The Daily Shot Brief – July 7th, 2021




United States: Given the urgent demand for labor in many areas, more workers should be coming off unemployment.

Source: @PIIE Read full article


China: Beijing’s aggressive stance on DiDi may sap demand for China’s equity listings abroad.

Source: @WSJ Read full article


Recently-listed US shares of Chinese companies took a hit.

Source: Daily Shot


Commodities: US grains tumbled on Tuesday, with rains expected to ease drought in many parts of the country. There are also concerns that China’s buying spree will moderate. As the chart below shows, corn and other grans have been whipsawed since May.

Source: Daily Shot


Energy: The US involvement in OPEC’s spat improves the chances of a deal to boost production. Crude oil tumbled.

Source: Bloomberg Read full article


Global Developments: How will investors change allocations in response to higher inflation and a more hawkish Fed?

Source: Hugo Ste-Marie, Portfolio & Quantitative Strategy Global Equity Research, Scotia Capital


Food for Thought: Sub-Saharan Africa working-age population:

Source: IMF, @adam_tooze Read full article

Edited by Richard Holmes

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