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Key Events In EMEA And Latam Next Week - Saturday, August 15
Central Bank decision from Turkey, real economy data releases, retail sales and industrial output are all likely to reflect continued uncertainty in the EMEA.
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US Manufacturing’s Long Road To Recovery
Manufacturing continues to bounce as factories re-open, but this story is fading and with output still 8.2% below the December level, the strains are clear.
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US Retail - Back On Top
US monthly retail sales have more than fully recovered from the crisis with the value of spending above that of February.
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Prepare For Another Huge Fall In Japanese GDP
A fall of about 20% (annualised) in second-quarter Japanese GDP is not a big event these days - but for what it is worth, this is how we arrive at our forecasts.
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The Netherlands: Ouch, That GDP Number Hurts
Dutch GDP fell by 8.5% in the second quarter of 2020, delivering the worst performance ever recorded.
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Romanian GDP: Not That Bad, But…
Romanian 2Q20 GDP contracted by 12.3% versus 1Q20 broadly in line in market expectations.
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Stronger-than-expected growth in China, de-escalating tensions in the Middle East and the signing of the Sino-American phase-one deal should all pave the way for a good week for risk sentiment.

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