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UPDATES: Riot policeman killed during clashes outside parliament (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO) http://www.kyivpost.com/content/kyiv-post-plus/updates-riot-policeman-killed-during-clashes-outside-parliament-exclusive-video-396905.html …
Even though this crisis brought up the worst from some, it also showed they are a minority among the good in Europe!
Support from EZ countries amounted to ~110% of Greece GDP, 3-4 times as much as provided to Ireland 27%, Portugal 32% http://www.voxeu.org/article/back-brink-policy-reform-and-debt-relief-greece …
#Greece cyclically adjusted primary fiscal balance swung from -13.2% of GDP in 2009 to +5.3% in 2014 vs Portugal 9.5% http://www.voxeu.org/article/back-brink-policy-reform-and-debt-relief-greece …
#Austria: Around 20.000 people gathered at parliament in #Vienna to support #refugees. Photo via @MHufnagl
SYRIZA’s new privatization plan creates confusion in the market http://dlvr.it/C1bl1W
Lagarde and Merkel rule out any Greek debt write-off http://dlvr.it/C1bkgB
Public sector union plans protest rally in Thessaloniki on Saturday http://dlvr.it/C1Y1X2
#Greece retail sales fell by 1.7% in Jun, after a short-lived rise in May. http://www.macropolis.gr/?i=portal.en.economy.2880 … #economy #euro
Neo-Nazis throw a grenade outside Ukraine's parliament. Dozens injured. Some feared dead.
#BREAKING Loud explosion heard outside parliament in Kiev
First reading passed. 265 for decentralisation. Serious violence has erupted outside the Rada. #Ukraine
BREAKING: Kiev protesters clash with police amid #decentralization approval http://sptnkne.ws/E8P #UkraineCrisis
Possible grenade was thrown into police. There are wounded http://liveuamap.com/en/2015/31-august-possible-grenade-was-thrown-into-police-there-are … #Ukraine via @berdynskykh_k
UA nation vote:smoke outside the Verkhovna Rada&protesters trying to break through the police border @OksanaDenysova
UKRAINE: Smoke bombs and riot police amidst protests outside the Parliament building in Kyiv. -@SHuijboom
Refugee crisis updates......
Refugees found suffocated in lorry in Austria included Syrian family of six http://trib.al/5RUR79X
#BREAKING Migrants storm onto Budapest trains headed for Austria, Germany: AFP
The building blocks of Fortress Europe: How EU policy is failing record numbers of migrants: http://bit.ly/1JodiKS
Syrians "have become nothing but numbers" – Beautifully written as usual by @AmalHanano: Syria, Etc. http://goo.gl/d4778f for @politico
#FortressEurope emergency meeting about the #refugeecrisis on 14 Sept. Guys, "emergency" means "now". Actually, it means "yesterday".
What results? #refugeecrisis
'Hard to say where moral depravity ends and stupidity begins'. #Hungary and the #refugeecrisis https://www.facebook.com/akos.ronatas/posts/10153628184949662 … HT @richmondbridge
It be nice if EU ministers admitted during their upcoming discussion on
#refugeecrisis that it was their foreign policy that help cause it
"Hungary has received almost 150,000 migrants so far this year" -- but how many are still in Hungary? #refugees
#Hungary-#Serbia #BorderFenceWall: 175Km long fully #RazorWired wall will halt influx of #Refugees or #Migrants !
Meanwhile over the weekend, #Greece's coast guard rescued nearly 2,500 #refugees during 70 rescue missions over the weekend. #refugeesGr
International response desperately needed. I don't think people appreciate the sheer scale of the refugee crisis.
Economic data , Markets , Currency issues , Politics generally , Greece Snap Election items .....
*MERKEL SAYS PROBABLY NO LEEWAY ON GREEK INTEREST RATES - SOME LEEWAY ON GRACE PERIOD FOR GREEK LOANS
#Eurozone inflation surprises on the upside, despite drop in the oil price. https://www.research.natixis.com/GlobalResearchWeb/Main/GlobalResearch/ViewDocument?ecoCreditToken=5161324F43496A494568475149455932414C497262513D3D …
Greek election may reopen can of worms. Markets unconcerned (yet) as flat 2y yields highlight. http://www.breakingviews.com/21214340.article?h=2dd2d9bd9492fb01e50bb960ec8ef8af&s=2#.VeQhoJb_OO8.twitter …
French EconMin Macron says
#Germany must break its Euro region taboos. Says Euro area needs its own budget. http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/emmanuel-macron-europa-neu-gruenden-1.2627314 …
French EconMin Macron says
#Eurozone is doomed without transfers. http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/emmanuel-macron-im-interview-wir-wollen-eine-neugruendung-europas-1.2628139 … via BBG
.@Mahaut1329 As a funding currency Euro gains in times of risk aversion. Peaked last week >$1.17 when Dow down >1000.
Meimarakis predicts ND will win snap vote http://dlvr.it/C1QyPd
Tsipras calls for 'strong mandate' http://dlvr.it/C1Q9hz
Greece to lift short-selling ban, source says http://dlvr.it/C1QzT5
Syriza 24,5 ND 22,4 GD 6,1 Potami 5,6 KKE 5 LAE 4,3 PASOK 4,1 EK 3,9 ANEL 2,4 und 14,6 http://bit.ly/1fPGK3L
poll of polls 2 of 2: seats. #ekloges2015
(note: too early for opinion polls to be anything but a benchmark)
Good morning from Berlin. Looks like we could be in for another volatile week judging by start in Asia. China dn >2%.