Daily Archives: August 22, 2020

Europe

According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 21 European countries have crossed a key threshold of new coronavirus infections. Latest data showed that the countries have recorded cumulative 14-day infection totals higher than 20 per 100,000 inhabitants, considered an early alarm level by many health experts.

 

Source: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (data as of Aug. 21st)

 

Germany

#Germany's confirmed #coronavirus cases rise by 2034 (v 1222 yesterday) – RKI
*Link: https://t.co/LoHFnnUCU0 pic.twitter.com/URjIZrnEQm

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

At least 41 schools in #Berlin have reported that students or teacher have become infected with the coronavirus not even two weeks after schools reopened in the German capital – ABC Newshttps://t.co/pONoxxvcv4

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

 

Spain

#SPAIN‘S RECORDS 3,650 #CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS IN 24 HOURS (v 3,349 yesterday)
*Link: https://t.co/LXG9UPxXtP pic.twitter.com/gBssvxfZTP

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

#Spain’s epidemic “out of control” in certain areas, says health emergencies director https://t.co/gKpHoq4uYh

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

#BELGIUM ADDS BALEARIC ISLANDS, #MADRID TO ITS QUARANTINE LIST – BBG

https://t.co/kwBKopMEWw

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

US and Spain have been moving in opposite directions. pic.twitter.com/EBR43lbQX0

— Bespoke (@bespokeinvest) August 21, 2020

 

France

#FRANCE REPORTS 4,586 NEW #CORONAVIRUS CASES IN PAST 24 HOURS (v 4771 yesterday)
*Positivity Rate: 3.4%❗ (v 3.3% yesterday).
*Santé Publique France: https://t.co/bZLT3Rguuz pic.twitter.com/v0T3IGtCvF

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

 

Italy

#ITALY REPORTS 947 VIRUS CASES FRIDAY (v 845 yesterday), MOST SINCE MAY 14
*Link: https://t.co/KUR6CVKXRE pic.twitter.com/CZW0Folae2

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

Contagi ancora in salita: 947 nuovi casi e 9 morti nelle ultime 24 ore. Salgono anche i ricoveri (+36) https://t.co/VlCjwIAza4

— Corriere della Sera (@Corriere) August 21, 2020

 


 

Daily New Confirmed Cases (7-day moving average)


Source: Our World in Data

 

Daily New Tests (7-day moving average)

 

Positivity Rates (7-day moving average)

 

Daily New Confirmed Deaths (7-day moving average)

Americas

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs as data points to pockets of strength in the economy https://t.co/4lZdnyvyk3 pic.twitter.com/Wmo2FRyf4f

— Reuters Business (@ReutersBiz) August 21, 2020

*SEN. KENNEDY: NO STIMULUS TALKS ONGOING BETWEEN PELOSI, MNUCHIN – BBG

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

U.S. JULY EXISTING HOME SALES RISE RECORD 24.7% TO 5.86M RATEhttps://t.co/vCuQN7OMET

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

#Pandemic triggers wave of billion-dollar US #bankruptcies – FT
*Link: https://t.co/mRi1vfEAHr pic.twitter.com/6pxg1SrvNQ

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

Biden says he would shut down the country to combat Covid-19, if scientists recommended it https://t.co/J8S9MrwVwa

— Bloomberg Asia (@BloombergAsia) August 22, 2020

Asia

China’s President Xi Jinping called for increased efforts to develop the Yangtze River Delta region as part of the government’s push to boost the domestic market https://t.co/KJgjF85o3e

— Bloomberg Asia (@BloombergAsia) August 22, 2020

As virus cases pass 300 for 2nd day, #SouthKorea expands stricter social distancing nationwide – Yonhaphttps://t.co/KCGA201t8E

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

Malaysian GDP plunge fuels talk of post-COVID economic remodelinghttps://t.co/mMUyYEkO8s

— Nikkei Asian Review (@NAR) August 22, 2020

Loan restructuring plan will help revive India's economy, RBI chief says https://t.co/VubbuOhrLP

— Bloomberg Economics (@economics) August 22, 2020

Europe

#Europe #Covid_19: Daily Summary (August 22nd)https://t.co/NvDbOqo9vW

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

#Trade | Joint Statement of the United States and the European Union on a Tariff Agreement https://t.co/KWzazheCHa

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

EU Gives Trump Trade Gift to U.S. Lobster Industry, GOP Senator – Bloomberghttps://t.co/MMNnnPC6aK

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

*US, EU ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON NARROW #TRADE AGREEMENT – BBG
*INVOLVES PRODUCTS VALUED AT ABOUT $200 MLN
*EU AGREES TO ELIMINATE TARIFFS ON U.S. LOBSTER
*US TO CUT TARIFFS 50% ON EU CRYSTAL GLASSWARE, LIGHTERS
*US ALSO TO CUT TARIFFS ON PROPELLANT POWDERS, PREPARED MEALS

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

#Economic Recovery Hit by Rise in Coronavirus Cases Across Europe – Bloomberg
*Link: https://t.co/5RHoL8DW0r

#Europe #Covid_19 Daily Summary: https://t.co/pZMSKGOQXs pic.twitter.com/H4rumB13qZ

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

We are worried about the state of play of the negotiations with #UK. We do not see how we can have a better agreement if we leave the most difficult subjects to the end. We risk running out of time.

My remarks after this week’s negotiations: https://t.co/emQJgP1ps6 pic.twitter.com/vyJ2nsWRsh

— Michel Barnier (@MichelBarnier) August 21, 2020

EU’s Barnier Warns #Brexit Deal Is ‘Unlikely’ as Progress Stalls – Bloomberghttps://t.co/qr2KBfZhEq

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 21, 2020

#Turkey Outlook Revised to Negative at Fitch as Reserves Drop – Bloomberghttps://t.co/2HKT80wKxp

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

#SPX | Bears Are Going Extinct in Stock Market’s $13 Trillion Rebound – Bloomberg
*Link: https://t.co/3GT6UeFPgd pic.twitter.com/5wU8VmzRCg

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

#Economic Recovery Hit by Rise in Coronavirus Cases Across Europe – Bloomberg
*Link: https://t.co/5RHoL8DW0r

#Europe #Covid_19 Daily Summary: https://t.co/pZMSKGOQXs pic.twitter.com/H4rumB13qZ

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

#Pandemic triggers wave of billion-dollar US #bankruptcies – FT
*Link: https://t.co/mRi1vfEAHr pic.twitter.com/6pxg1SrvNQ

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 22, 2020

#NAAIM allocation levels now approach exuberance levels. Above the February high level on a 4-week moving average. #Exuberance pic.twitter.com/Vv8yshWzPs

— Lance Roberts (@LanceRoberts) August 22, 2020

Energy & Financials continue their historic lag vs. tech and healthcare. YS #DriehausAlts pic.twitter.com/TYhGL37Gdr

— Driehaus (@DriehausCapital) August 21, 2020