Saturday, November 28, 2015

Economic News & Views ( November 28 , 2015 ) -- Quick hits for Saturday ...... Turkey still trying to figure out how to quell the " Russian Storm " , while new controversy is raging at home presently ( Shooting death of a key Kurdish Opposition Leader roiling Turkey ) ..... Greece in focus ( economic and political news de jour ) ...... Aftermath of Paris attacks continues to be felt in Europe .... Russia and China also continue to make moves on the grand stages ..... Refugee Situation - ahead of EUCO meeting with Sultan Erdogan on Sunday ...... Central Bankers - ECB and FED loom / Shadow banking concerns remains a sticking point / OPEC looms ..... Many additional items of note to ponder !


Emerging Nations News.....









Former MI5 agent: Russia ruins Western plan to build a pipeline from Qatar to Europe via Syria













More detail on todays sanction regime announcement....








BREAKING: Russia imposes economic restrictions against after downing of


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MORE: signs decree to boost national security, introduce measures against


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DETAILS: Russian travel agencies will stop selling tours to after January 1, 2016

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MORE: Charter air transportation between Russia and will be banned

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BANG !






Russia limits imports of Turkish goods











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BREAKING: Turkey has mobilised sixty tanks to its southern border with Syria








voices disappointment over attack on Russian bomber


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Third Turkish journalist arrested amid fears of Ankara censorship: reports








PM reportedly proposed to political leaders interparty committees re pension reform and constitution revision.









Russia adds yuan as currency reserve

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57 people suspected of radicalism lose authorization to work at Charles de Gaulle Airport



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Macedonia reinforces fence at Greek border 'to control migrant inflow'














Macedonia is now building a border fence, with technical help from Hungary.










This seems to be escalating !





















| Pro-Kurdish head of Diyarbakır Bar Association Tahir Elçi shot and killed. Video→


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In 's polarised landscape slain Kurdish human rights lawyer stood for honesty, fairness, justice & freedom.A huge loss.











BBC Turkish corr at scene: "Thousands gather in front of morgue. leader Demirtaş and other MPs here. Silent, worried wait"











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Kremlin says Putin ‘fully mobilized’ to tackle threat from Turkey


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's Rousseff cancels Japan, Vietnam trip Amid Budget Woes. Default risk on rise again.

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Beijing’s crackdown on to shake up China’s -money structure, say analysts.


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Euro area & lack of data: Assets of ~€12.5 trillion in "remaining other financial intermediaries".











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OPEC officials question upbeat outlook ahead of policy meeting.


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glut to stay: Energy majors queue up in w/ $30bn of projects in play.


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Saudi Arabia to sue Twitter users who compare its death penalty policy to ISIS. Oh.. Saudi's death penalty policy = ISIS.









"damning" new report on unlawful strikes: "Is the US a party to civilian deaths in Yemen? via










China Brokerage Probe Worsens Weekly Selloff in Emerging Markets via











"Russian jets are burning down my town." Impt report from on the effects of Russia's "anti-Isis" strikes








Europe......








Greek farmers sign petition against new tax hikes


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Thousands take to London streets in protest against UK Syria intervention








erects fence on border to control migrant flow


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Europe's biggest economies at end Q3: Germany - €2.99 trillion UK - €2.50 trillion France - €2.17 trillion












-led govt accuses the opposition of not acting according to the circumstances, for not helping out on pension reform.











Meanwhile In Greece, The Price Of A Prostitute Drops To €4 Per Hour











being boxed in by the crisis and political class below par to deal with it
















EU referendum, state of play It is increasingly looking like Cameron's renegotiation will be a failure and be seen as a failure










There is a small majority for Brexit if Cameron's renegotiation is perceived as a failure




Wyplosz on causes of EZ Crisis & lessons for future.


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Oligarch Firtash will be arrested if dares come back Ukraine – MP Heraschenko









Nearly 1,000 'security risks' denied entry to France since Paris attacks


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In October 2014, 23,000 people crossed the Mediterranean—this October it was over 220,000


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Documenting Spain’s property boom and bust - site invites public to catalog abandoned homes


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Greece Guarding the EU’s External Borders, PM Tsipras Reiterates











Greek University Sets Up Website with Available Health Services for Refugees










This is a suspected French people smuggler who got stranded on an English beach



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party leaders mtng @ Pres Pavlopoulos starts with tension. Tsipras lookng for consensus on pension reform but opposition's reluctant










Detained journalists Dündar and Gül urge not to compromise with ovr human rights


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Out of synch with Europe


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Note to which calls Uccle "poverty-stricken" part of : it's possibly wealthiest neighborhood in Europe









Chart: Dollar index (DXY) above 100 again -

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FinMin Schäuble threatens to form a 'blocking minority' against 's Deposit Insurance Scheme










Our base case for the on 3 Dec: -20bp depo cut to -0.4% -EUR 20bn increase in monthly QE -QE open ended; door left open for rate cuts










Chart: Greece in recession again; GDP decline worse than expected -
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TOP RUSSIAN OFFICIALS SAID TO SKIP MEETING IN VIENNA: RTRS *REUTERS CITES UNIDENTIFIED ENERGY MINISTRY OFFICIALS ON









EURO WEEK AHEAD: ECB Policy Meeting, EMU Inflation In Focus