Futures Soar After Dramatic Chinese Last Hour Intervention Following Latest Bout Of Terrible Trade Data http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-09-08/futures-soar-after-dramatic-chinese-last-hour-intervention-following-latest-bout-ter …
@fredwalton216 Apparently she kicked a few other refugees as well. So, there's our baseline. http://www.businessinsider.com/camerawoman-tripping-refugee-in-hungary-2015-9 …
#Greece MoF and BoG decided today to form a special working group on bank recapitalisation. #economy #banking #ecb #esm #ec
fred walton retweeted
China Just Killed the World's Biggest Stock-Index Futures Market http://bloom.bg/1UEinUA via @business
Yday it was Spanish FM, today Austria FM says the forbidden words: Fight against Islamic State needs Syria's Assad http://news.yahoo.com/austria-says-fight-against-islamic-state-needs-assad-111427829.html …
12 days till elections: Main parties level, Independent Greeks struggling to beat threshhold #Greece
#Greece polls in recent days show a very narrow lead by Syriza. The televised debate of all political leaders (exc GD) is on tomorrow.
UNHCR: Nationalities of Med. sea arrivals Syria 53% Afghanistan 14% Eritria 7% Nigeria 3% Iraq 3% Rest http://data.unhcr.org/mediterranean/regional.html … @akhbar
UNHCR: demographics of Med. sea arrivals 72% men 13% women 15% children. Syrians tell me: Trip tough. Men go 1st, apply for family reunion.
@Frances_Coppola At any rate, we approach moment where IMF must pick from a) ignore DSA, b) ignore official sector rules or c) cut programme
Denmark wants former PM Thorning-Schmidt to land UNHCR top job. Denmark also published this ad in Lebanese press.
Morning round up.....
#France foreign minister says taking all #refugees would be victory for 'Islamic State' http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0R810L20150908 …
"Five myths regarding the current refugee and migration crisis", my new comment for
@capx: http://www.capx.co/five-myths-regarding-the-current-refugee-and-migration-crisis/ …
After revisions, Eurozone on track for 1.5% growth in 2015. Q2 boosted by 1.6% gain in exports as euro sank to $1.10
Breaking the Greek debt impasse: Greece needs debt restructuring. Yet, to get debt reduction, the Greek govern... http://bit.ly/1K0XU6B
Lenders Expect New Greek Gov’t to Present State Budget at Oct 5 Eurogroup http://dlvr.it/C5J6Qh
EU to grant farmers €500m to compensate for falling prices http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/hollande-confirms-france-will-accept-24000-refugees-as-part-of-eu-burden-sharing-plan/#section-5 …
Nineteen Parties, 5 Coalitions Declare Intention to Participate in September 20 Elections http://dlvr.it/C5J8dk
France to prepare for airstrikes on Syria, Italy opposed http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/hollande-confirms-france-will-accept-24000-refugees-as-part-of-eu-burden-sharing-plan/#section-3 …
Tsipras raises prospect of coalition with PASOK and To Potami http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/hollande-confirms-france-will-accept-24000-refugees-as-part-of-eu-burden-sharing-plan/#section-2 …
Government suffers defeat as full purdah rules to apply to EU referendum http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/hollande-confirms-france-will-accept-24000-refugees-as-part-of-eu-burden-sharing-plan/#section-1 …
Greek wages index drops in Q2 to its lowest level since 2001. https://shar.es/1vITOw #Greece #economy
* Greece says Russia has chosen route east of Greece for Syria aid flights; use of Greek airspace no longer an issue - Greek gvt spokesman
BREAKING: Bulgaria denies airspace use for Russian supply flights to #Syria - Reuters http://on.rt.com/6qu7
Irish governing coalition split over response to migrant crisis http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/hollande-confirms-france-will-accept-24000-refugees-as-part-of-eu-burden-sharing-plan/ …
Greece coastguard picks up nearly 500 migrants overnight http://www.rt.com/news/line/
Latest twist in Russia bond saga: Russia says it will question Ukraine's IMF program If $3b bond not paid http://bloom.bg/1EKCoHB
Refugee crisis: Germany says it could take 500,000 people a year - live updates http://trib.al/ScsB8ln
New migrant clashes on Lesvos as EU chief warns ‘exodus’ could last years http://dlvr.it/C5HNlZ
EUCO President Tusk - “The present wave of migration is not a one-time incident but the beginning of a real exodus” http://bruegel.org/2015/09/speech-by-president-donald-tusk-at-the-bruegel-annual-dinner/ …
and another first for
#ekloges2015 as main contenders appear to be vying for role of opposition leader, not prime minister. #vote_irate
German current account surplus surges 20.1% Y/Y in 2015 through July to €137.5bn driven by rising trade surplus
French budget deficit hits €79.8bn YTD in 2015. Not exactly austerity.
And the "invisible hand" again guiding Chinese stocks higher in the last hour...CSI 300 rallies 4% - 30 min. to close
#China stocks stage a 5% turnaround: Shanghai Comp ends 2.9% higher shrugging off horrible trade data.
#Japan's Nikkei erases all the gains seen in 2015. Index ends down 2.4% at 17427.08 below End-2014 level of 17450.77
Asia crisis 2.0: Ringgit falls for fifth day on lower oil, #China growth concern. http://btd.sg/1UxMjap
More doom data from #China: Imports dive in Aug, indicate economy fared worse than expected. http://bloom.bg/1UDnGnh
China Jan-Aug imports of automobiles down -25.6% y/y in quantity (vs. -23.9% Jan-Jul), -27.7% y/y in value.
China iron ore imports (AUG - volume) 74.12 million -14% on the month
China August trade snapshot (in yuan): Exports -6.1% y/y (prev -8.9%) Imports -14.3% y/y (prev -8.6%) Trade balance 386bn yuan (+40% m/m)
China’s foreign trade in August dropped 9.7% y-o-y; exports falling 6.1%, imports 14.3%, says China Customs