[Reuters] Lockdown in global tech hub hits stocks

[CNBC] U.S. consumer price index rose 0.6% in June, vs 0.5% increase expected

[Reuters] JPMorgan beats estimates on trading, but loan losses loom

[CNBC] Coronavirus updates: Hong Kong grapples with new cluster; U.K. study says immunity may wane after two months

[Reuters] California’s new lockdown dims outlook for U.S. growth in pandemic

[CNBC] Surge in U.S. coronavirus cases causes testing delays across the nation as labs scramble to keep up

[Reuters] China June exports unexpectedly rise as economies reopen, imports up

[Reuters] Encouraged by regulators, China banks request easing of capital adequacy rule -sources

[Reuters] China says U.S. accusations on South China Sea are ‘unjustified’

[Bloomberg] U.S. Shift in South China Sea Raises Risk of Clash on the Water

[WSJ] JPMorgan Sets Aside More Than $10 Billion to Cover Coronavirus Loan Losses

[WSJ] Coronavirus Spending Pushes U.S. Budget Deficit to $3 Trillion for 12 Months Through June

[WSJ] U.S. Rejects Most Chinese Maritime Claims in South China Sea

[FT] Mounting risks in US will weigh on the dollar, analysts predict

[FT] UK-China relations: from ‘golden era’ to the deep freeze