Tesla reported record revenues last quarter, the Bank of Canada signalled it would pause interest rate rises, and trillions of dollars each day are gushing into a US Federal Reserve facility designed to mop up excess cash in the financial system.

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Tesla aims to build 1.8mn cars this year but warns of challenges

US economic growth set to have slowed in fourth quarter of 2022

Investors pump trillions of dollars a day into ultra-safe Fed facility

Bank of Canada signals likely pause in tightening after latest interest rate rise

Central banks should sacrifice ambitions of a perfect economic landing

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