The Daily Shot Brief – October 14th, 2020



United KingdomMany jobs are at risk from new restrictions.

Source: ING


Asia-Pacific: Taiwan’s central bank is becoming increasingly concerned about the Taiwan dollar strength. Its interventions have become more aggressive, halting the rally.

Source: @TheTerminal, Bloomberg Finance L.P.


China: China is retaliating against Australia for supporting the Wuhan investigation.

Source: @markets Read full article


Here is China’s overall coal consumption.

Source: Project Syndicate Read full article


Equities: According to one indicator, dealers are running substantial short gamma positions. As discussed previously, this exposure can exacerbate market moves.

Source: @AndrewThrasher


Global Developments: Cross-asset correlations rose this year, similar to the 2008 financial crisis. This makes portfolio diversification difficult.

Source: BCA Research


Food For Thought: How well does the news media cover science?

Source: @pewscience Read full article

Edited by Devon Lall

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