PBOC Injects $28.3 Billion of Liquidity via Medium-Term Lending Facility
China's central bank injected $28.3 billion of liquidity into the banking system via the medium-term lending facility, while keeping the interest rate of the monetary tool unchanged.
Trump Moves Ahead With U.S.-Japan Trade Pact That Eases Some Tariffs
President Trump notified Congress on Monday that the U.S. and Japan were prepared to enter a limited agreement that would lower some tariffs and set terms of digital trade.
China Vice Finance Minister to Visit U.S. to Pave Way for Trade Talks
China plans to send an aide of top trade negotiator Liu He to the U.S. to pave the way for high-level meetings, scheduled to take place in Washington in early October.
Frackers to Stand Pat, Reap Profits After Attacks on Saudi Oil
U.S. shale companies aren't planning to fill the void in global crude supplies left by an attack on Saudi Arabia's top oil facilities. Instead, producers hope to profit from price increases caused by the disruption.
No Brexit Breakthrough as U.K. Prime Minister Meets With Top EU Official
The EU's Jean-Claude Juncker told U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson the bloc is still awaiting concrete proposals from London for how to avoid a physical border on the island of Ireland, damping hopes of a swift breakthrough in Brexit talks.
The Fed's Tail-Chasing Problem
The U.S. economy is probably going to be fine, but the Federal Reserve looks likely to lower rates this week anyway.
Inflation Bonds Lead Gains in U.S. Government Debt
U.S. government bonds that offer investors protection against inflation rallied Monday, powered by concerns that a surge in oil prices would raise consumer prices after an attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry.
Growth of China New Home Prices Moderated in August
The rise of home prices in China moderated in August as the government tightened control over property speculation. Average prices rose 9.1% from a year earlier, according to calculations by The Wall Street Journal.
RBA Leaves Door Open to Cut Again; Timing Uncertain
The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the door open to cut interest rates further, but for now is assessing the impact of cuts announced in June and July.
Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO After Attacks
Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco's initial public offering, after attacks on the company's largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom's output, people familiar with the matter said.