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After a modest slowdown in the third quarter, the economy appears to be maintaining a robust—even if likely slightly softening—growth momentum in the fourth quarter, buttressed primarily by upbeat private spending thanks to the winter holiday season. Indeed, consumer confidence remained elevated in November, while retail sales data in the same month signaled private consumption growth will accelerate somewhat in Q4 compared to the previous quarter. This should further be supported by steady job gains in the labor market, fanning upward wage pressures. However, a subdued housing sector should continue to weigh on the economy. On the trade front, the meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping in early December yielded a 90-day truce. This ensured no new tariffs will be enacted during the period, which should limit disruptions in business activity for the time being. Indeed, despite concerns about tariffs, the manufacturing sector gained steam in November thanks to solid domestic demand. Nevertheless, the reprieve could be short-lived; the U.S. is set to increase the rate on existing tariffs from 10% to 25% on 2 March, in the likely event that trade talks fail to produce a substantive agreement.

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