Dramatic situation in Greece ?
Another shift in responsibilities - Houliarakis to head Brussels Group Negotiations
Greek Fi M Gen Sec Theocharakis - now in charge of growth strategy
Greek Gov't forms political negotiation team - headed by the Alternate Foreign Minister Tasakalatos
María Tejero Martín retweeted
@GreekAnalyst @Maria_Tejero I'd read it as a move aimed at facilitating a deal being reached in May & removing any obstacles there may be
#Greece State Minister Nikoloudis said 85,000 persons sent abroad more than €200,000 each since 2010. #economy
Inversion continues - Greek yields:
3y at 25.5% 5y at 17.8% 10y at 12.4% 20y at 10.7% 30y at 9.3%
#China may get the #Yuan into the #IMF's Basket in 2016, Bloomberg reports as Yuan 7th most used payments currency.
FITCH DOWNGRADES JAPAN TO A from A+
FTW RT @zerohedge Fitch is confident Japan's debt to GDP will "stabilize" at 250%.
Japan nominal GDP and debt/GDP, latter fast approaching 250%
My latest #Storify work in progress (read it on Twitter) - Italy, Lost in Stagnation https://storify.com/Edwardhugh/italy-s-ongoing-secular-stagnation … …
But the female labour force participation rate in Italy is still one of the lowest in the EU.
No bubble forming here. Chinese stocks double in just 6 months:
#Ukraine Mar industrial production crashes 17% YoY. We 4cast Inflation to av ~40% in 2015, fastest for 20 years.
Peripheral spreads widen as markets prepare for Greek endgame. #Grexit
YUAN DOWN 0.41%/DOLLAR, SET FOR BIGGEST DROP SINCE MARCH 2014
YEN DOWN 0.3% VS DOLLAR AS FITCH DOWNGRADES JAPAN TO A. Great news for Nikkei