Slovak PM Assassination Attempt & Russia-China 'Generational' Relationship | Bloomberg Daybreak:...

by 24USATVMay 16, 2024, 9:50 a.m. 16
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Your morning briefing, the business news you need in just 15 minutes. On today's podcast: (1) Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in public, the first assassination attempt on a European leader in more than two decades that underscores the deep polarization in the country. (2) Chinese President Xi Jinping signaled to Vladimir Putin that ties between the two nations remain strong, as the Russian leader embarks on a new term with the war in Ukraine dragging into its third year. (3) The US Bureau of Labor Statistics said it inadvertently released Consumer Price Index data 30 minutes early on Wednesday. Wall Street traders sent stocks to all-time highs as bond yields slumped after an inflation slowdown reinforced bets the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates as early as September. (4) Ben Bernanke said there is growing interest within the Bank of England over publishing its own interest-rate projections, one of the strongest signals yet that the central bank is mulling a major communications shake-up. (5) HSBC is leaning towards appointing its next chief executive officer from a shortlist of internal candidates as it begins its hunt for a successor to outgoing boss Noel Quinn. See omnystudio.com/listener (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. Bloomberg Daybreak delivers today's top stories, with context, in just 15 minutes. Get informed from Bloomberg's 2,700 journalists and analysts in 120 countries. Subscribe to Bloomberg Podcasts: https://bit.ly/BloombergPodcasts Listen to more Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe Edition: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe4PRejZgr0PqNNpsYrggTdZUf8hA6-t5 #Bloomberg #Podcast #Europe #News Visit us: https://www.bloomberg.com/podcasts Follow Bloomberg Podcasts on Twitter: https://twitter.com/podcasts Visit our other YouTube channels: Bloomberg Television: https://www.youtube.com/@markets Bloomberg Originals: https://www.youtube.com/bloomberg Quicktake: https://www.youtube.com/@BloombergQuicktake For coverage on news, markets and more: http://www.bloomberg.com/video

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