Thursday, March 26, 2015

Economic News , Data and Views ( March 26 , 2015 ) - Germanwings crash in French Alps a case of suicide via jet ........Greece economic and banking data , Grexit / financial travails items .... Yemen airstrikes roil markets ( equities / currencies / oil ) ... Additional items to consider !

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Mathew D. Rose: Greece – Plus ça change: Whether the Greek government's protests are substantive or mere grand...

EcnMin Stathakis met British Ambo today, said Greek gov't will not pursue any new privatizations.

€80 mln from the €350 mln cash reserves of the Attica Prefecture to be transferred 2 special account w/ BoG (via )

spokesman: if a country fails to pay the IMF, they immediately go into arrears’ status & r not eligible 4 additional financing.

jumped as air strikes in Yemen sparked fears over crude supply disruption. via

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Germanwings Co-Pilot "Deliberately Destroyed" Airplane, Identified As 28-Year Old German Citizen


Prosecutor: In the case of an individual's deliberate act, is the airline responsible? "That's another debate."

It's the definition RT BBC just said Germanwings pilots "was German. Not a known terrorist." They really do go by ethnicity.


French prosecutor appears to have argued bc co-pilot is German willfully taking down plane is not a terrorist attack?

MORE: co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was capable to fly alone, he had the experience - prosecutor

JUST IN: Pilot "deliberately" crashed the Germanwings jet in France, according to a prosecutor


Greek gov official: IMF chief told Tsipras on phone Greece has done absolutely nothing to exploit Lagarde list and rich still shirking taxes


Another source of bailout funds closed off to . April 9 repayment v tough. No reform momentum within Greek Gov. ECB to bridge?

Greek bank deposits fell by €7.8bn in Feb (following a record €12.2bn drop in Jan). Here's the broader picture.

ECB's limit on Greek banks' exposure to T-Bills makes 1st of 2 rollovers (€1.4 bln) in April trickier

US and Russian relationship becomes frostier after says that the US arming Ukraine is threatening to Russia

Credit crunch for the 34th consecutive month: bank lending to companies & households shrank 0.1% in Feb YoY

rebounds above $1.10 on Yemen tensions. Now $1.1015. $1.1070 is next level to watch, acc to SG.

extends gains on Yemen escalation. Brent crude up >6%.

Ruble rallies on higher price.

Oil in Biggest 5day Gain Since 2011 on Yemen. Why bombing Yemen Is Roiling the Energy Market.

Prosecutor identifies jet crash co-pilot as Andreas Lubitz: AFP