Friday, March 27, 2015

Economic News , Data and Views ( March 27 , 2015 ) - Ukraine debt restructure in focus as Russia remains opposed to any such deal........Greece in focus as Monday's deadline to submit Reforms List looms , related items of note pertaining to Greece's talks with its creditors...... Germanwings follow ups re : co-pilot at center of feared intentional crash ........ Asia market and data roundup ( Japan and China in focus )


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Default Risk Soars After Ukraine's 'American' FinMin Suggests Severe Haircuts For Creditors (Including Russia)
















UKRAINE 5-YEAR CDS RISE 178 BASIS POINTS FROM THURSDAY CLOSE TO HIT NEW RECORD HIGH AT 5,103 BPS - MARKIT









rolls back remarks on Russian holdings of debt as restruc (default) inevitable.









RUSSIA REITERATES IT'S NOT READY TO RESTRUCTURE UKRAINE DEBT








Govt sources say isn't going to continue servicing its debt if creditors don't disburse loan tranches










gov't plans to send detailed reform list to Brussels Group later today. Consultations to begin ASAP ~official







* Brussels group to discuss Greek reforms list on Friday - Greek government official - RTRS




German FinMin spokesperson Kothe: hasn’t received any Greek reforms list. 's 3yr yield jumps.









GREEK GOVT OFFICIAL DENIES MEDIA REPORT THAT FINANCE MINISTER VAROUFAKIS IS CONSIDERING RESIGNING






DepMin Tsakalotos: We're ready for the rupture with the country's lenders if list not accepted via







Buba's Weidmann strikes a hard line: Says Risking Default If Loan Payments Missed.










GREEK PROPOSALS WILL HAVE TO BE 'QUANTIFIABLE,' KOTHE SAYS. oops







Breaking News: Germanwings Co-Pilot Hid Medical Condition From Employer, Prosecutors Say





Authorities didn't find goodbye letter, evidence of political or religious motivation at residence of co-pilot, prosecutor says





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employees complain of burnout, with 5% contemplating suicide, as eurozone woes pile work on staff, by











Italy's domestic economy is still crumbling. Industry turnover down 0.6% Q/Q through January, new orders down 1.7%









Money for nothing: sold 6mth debt for 0.04% in auction today, lowest in history. In 1980s they had to pay 20%.









in tatters: core consumer grinds to halt, keeps BOJ pressured.











China's Stock Bubble Leaves BNP Speechless: "What Happens Next Is An Unknown-Unknown"









































China margin debt purchases have ballooned by over RMB1 trillion since August; equivalent to more than 1% of GDP