Broader Europe and Asia ....
PORTUGAL SELLS 6-MONTH BILLS AT NEGATIVE YIELD FOR 1ST TIME
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Morning Note: 1. UBS to plead guilty on Libor. 2. Altice moves for Time Warner? 3. JPN GDP beats. NKY hits 15-yr high
EUR on its knees: Common currency drops below $1.11.
Pork could save #China's bacon from deflationary threat. (via BBG)
CE: #Japan econ likely to slow in Q2 as GDP Q1 growth was mostly due to jump in inventories. Q1 details discouraging.
Nikkei jumps as #Japan’s Q1 GDP surprised to the upside. GDP grew 2.4% QoQ annual vs 1.6% exp. http://reut.rs/1Htg1GL
#China has regained position as largest foreign holder of treasury securities.
Central banks playing with fire in growth push, former #IMF chief economist Rajan warns. http://reut.rs/1LhQQW1