Headlines discussed at Monday morning briefing:
— The US blacklisted Chinese telecom giant Huawei further esclating tensions with China, after trade talks collapsed.
— In an effort to reduce global trade tensions, the US cut tariffs on Mexico, Canada and delayed new auto tariffs on the Eurozone.
— A key index of US consumer sentiment surged in April to its highest level in 15 years, fueled by healthy job market.
— Venezuela sold $570 million of its gold reserves, defying US sanctions aimed at freezing assets held by current government.
— Brexit could be derailed or further delayed, if Parliament rejects Prime Minister Theresa May’s final Brexit proposal this week.
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