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The World Economy Faces Some Pivotal Health Checkups This Week

  • U.S. gets news on debt sales, a Fed decision and jobs report
  • Key data coming in days ahead on Europe and China’s expansions
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Alicia Garcia Herrero, chief APAC economist at Natixis, talks about China’s economy and fiscal policy.(Source: Bloomberg)

With the world’s three major economic engines all showing signs of fatigue, the week ahead will provide plenty of opportunities to see whether expansions in Asia, Europe and the U.S. are holding up through myriad uncertainties. From trade wars to Italian GDP and Aussie inflation, there’s a packed calendar of market-moving news in the days ahead.

There’s a triple whammy of events on Wednesday, which kicks off with the Treasury Department’s latest quarterly debt-sales plans. These decisions have taken on greater importance as the government’s finance department ramps up sales of bills, notes and bonds to fund a widening budget deficit.