Thursday, September 17, 2015

Economic News , Data & Views ( September 17 , 2015 ) ...... Greece Updates ( Greece Snap election Related Items , Economic Items of the day - including Employment data , Banks / MOU related Items ) ...... Broader Europe Updates ( "Officialdom " Statements / Actions of the Day - ECB / IMF / Fed in focus today , Countries in the news - Spain , Ukraine , Switzerland / SNB and Swiss Franc ) ...... Refugee Situation - Items of note for the day !


Evening wrap.....



Asia morning items.....





CSI300 futures for Sept settle today. Would be dramatic, significant day if China still had a futures market.











Japanese Stocks/USDJPY Plunge As China Cracks Down On Aggressive-Buying By "Sinister Stock Squads"








Europe / refugee situation...





Ukrainians should be considered in voluntary EU refugee quotas – Czech president









CROATIA CLOSES BORDER CROSSINGS WITH SERBIA, OFFICIAL SAYS: AFP





Croatia closes seven border crossings with Serbia.



11.000 migrants entered Croatia today; govt bans traffic on key roads & border crossings to control influx







"The Greek people are humbled... and deeply disappointed. They just want a bit of peace"











Croatia signalling it might join Hungary in treating this like a public order issue, rather than a humanitarian one.



















Greeks preparing for possible new wave of migrants on land border with Turkey











Greek ministry issues response to Hungarian officials' criticism










Slovenia the latest EU country to announce temporary border controls.









Morning Tweets....








Overview......















The Fed's Long Awaited Decision Day Arrives, And Chinese Stocks Again Wipe Out In The Last 15 Minutes







Greece ......






*MOSCOVICI SAYS GREEK DELAYS OF A FEW WEEKS WON'T CAUSE PROBLEMS







*MOSCOVICI SAYS `WE ARE ON TRACK' FOR GREEK BAILOUT REVIEW








*GREEK 10-YEAR BOND YIELD DROPS TO 8.36%, LOWEST LEVEL THIS YEAR







labour market, 73% of unemployed, 863K, more than 1 year, 245K underemployed, 101K discouraged workers











Greece's jobless rate drops to 24.6 percent in second quarter























:Greek debt will be dealt with"in coming months.The prospect is that of a cut in interest rates and longer maturities








Stathakis repeats SYRIZA pledge of no repeat elex after Sunday, no matter result. Party also rules out ND alliance. Can't have both










’s Syriza party gets 29% vs 28.4% for New Democracy party in Kapa Research poll published on To Vima website. (BBG)








Asset Quality Review of 's banks expected to identify €6bn shortfall in provisions for bad loans, BBG reports citing capital.gr.










EU-Summits on Greece... And on refugees (German Cartoonist Stuttmann):





Broader Europe.....















In Spain, Political Risks Overshadow a Buoyant Economy








ECB: 'Premature' To Judge Impact of Financial Market Moves on Inflation







Poroshenko invites Tony Abbott to become adviser on reforms. - Saakashvili is not enough anymore?








Kiev removes British, German and Spanish journalists from the Black List signed by









Poroshenko's press secretary says BBC journalists will be removed from sanctions list







German Journalists Association slams Kiev over blacklisting correspondents










Ukrainian president bans dozens of journalists, incl from BBC, El Pais, RT's Ruptly










There won't be better Ukraine debt restructuring terms for Russia – Yatseniuk







Ukrainian parliament approves restructuring of commercial foreign state debt








Ukraine $18b debt deal threatened by lawmaker rebellion; now it seems the talks with Templeton were the easy part -->









Swiss Franc strengthens vs Euro as SNB leaves its monetary pol unch as expected but gave a bit hawkish statement.













Refugee Situation......






I convene an extra on Wednesday 23 September at 18h to discuss how to deal with the refugee crisis










Well , so much for Croatia - already stuffed to the gills with refugees , it would appear.











Europe vs. Caliphate according to today's videos from , and on refugees




















Dear EU; this is how modern, free and united Europe looks like these days.














WARNING! over LAND MINES on Serbia-Croatia border! please RT







































: Czech PM Sobotka says it is necessary to end unproductive debate about mandatory quotas for migrants (Reuters)










This crisis cannot be solved by Ministers. President Tusk must organise an extraordinary summit .











Media reports suggesting dropping mandatory relocation proposal are false. defending our proposal.