#Lagarde to stand trial for negligence http://www.politico.eu/article/imf-chief-lagarde-to-stand-trial-for-negligence/ … >> Anyone guess what the bastard verdict will be? Go on!
EU leaders set June 30 deadline for new border force to slow influx of migrants http://u.afp.com/ZAPY
EUCO Conclusions on refugee / migrant crisis.
"Effective answer" needed on EU migrants' access to welfare, Cameron told EU leaders according to @SkyNews. #EUCO
Rajoy suffer a concussion yesterday ?
Corruption claims could derail Mariano Rajoy's bid for 2nd term as Spain's PM http://bloom.bg/1UDazUO
That the IMF has finally confirmed sovereignty nature of debt at issue , is a big point here.
Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic jointly reject any British EU demand that is discriminatory or limits free movement - REU
So the BoD of the ESM on Monday will give the final final green light on the disbursement of the 1 billion.
Green light from EWG for the 1 billion disbursement- however Greece will have to deliver on 3 points that were not concluded till tomorrow.
Parallel program introduced by #Greek gov will be re-examined by Institutions next year. For the time being its postponed. #EWG
IMF head Lagarde's lawyer recommends appealing decision by French court to bring her to trial http://www.reuters.com
#Greece government withdraws draft bill on "parallel programme" tabled in Parliament earlier this week, acc to local media. #politics #ec
"We're not pushing for a deal tonight, but we're pushing for real momentum," says @David_Cameron as he walks into #EU summit bldg.
Riots erupt as Dutch protest against refugee centre http://u.afp.com/ZAMM
Online Poll Puts U.K. Campaign to Leave EU Into The Lead http://bloom.bg/1UDmPod
#Greece #unemployment fell further to 24% in Q3 on seasonally increased employment http://www.macropolis.gr/?i=portal.en.economy.3451 … #economy
Greek primary cash surplus notably widens by 1.9 bln to 4.48 bln by November https://shar.es/1G64lJ #Greece
Migrant crisis, Britain dominate final EU summit of a long difficult year.
@AFP's wrap https://in.news.yahoo.com/migrant-crisis-britain-dominate-european-111009231.html …
Dutch PM Rutte under parliamentary scrutiny for deal with druglord http://sabahdai.ly/TifXsF
LIVE — PM Davutoğlu: Turkey and Germany to hold high-level cooperation meeting in Berlin on Jan. 22
One of GER's most prominent economists told @DieWELT: #refugees are a stroke of luck for German economy. Here's why: http://www.dw.com/en/deutsche-bank-refugees-best-thing-thats-happened-to-germany-in-2015/a-18916133 …
#Putin wraps up his annual #PutinPresser; if you missed the live session, watch it here: http://sptnkne.ws/arzg
#Brexit | *EU'S TUSK SAYS PARTS OF UK PROPOSAL ARE UNACCEPTABLE ..Technocratic monstrosity moaning because he might actually have to do work
While Putin is speaking at presser, #Russia Ruble keeps falling as Crude oil extends its decline after Fed rate hike
*DJ EU Juncker: Open Minded on How to Solve 'Complicated Situation' on British Reform Demands ..."open minded" ...what a <<INSERT HERE>>
#Germany's Ifo index drops to 108.7, undershooting forecast of 109.0 BUT still points to GDP YOY growth of about 3%.
#France | *DJ France to Examine Prospect for Syndicated 50-Year Bond in 2016
#Denmark | *DANSKE BANK: DANISH RATE INCREASE HAS `MOVED CLOSER' ....someone's been very long Tuborg Julebryg last few days!
Investors re-risk after the Fed decision. #Germany's benchmark index Dax trades 1.9% higher after open.
#Sweden | *DJ Volvo: South America Nov Truck Deliveries -63% Y/Y; Asia -9%; Europe +40%; N America -2% (& easy comps); Other Markets -37%
#Greece | GREECE NEEDS TO FULLY OWN BAILOUT: WEIDMANN TO NAFTEMPORIKI ...Yeah! What he said.
#Euro drops to $1.0854 as 2y Bund/US Treasury spread widens to 134bps on CenBank divergence after Fed rate hike.
*VIETNAM CENTRAL BANK TO KEEP DONG, RATES STABLE THIS YR: HONG ...no point going long dong then
#China | *CHINA TO HOLD CENTRAL ECON. WORK MTG. DEC. 18: PEOPLE'S DAILY ...got to fix that GOALSEEK bug in the GDP excel spreadsheet
Good Morning from Berlin. #Fed’s lift-off seems to have gone well so far, w/ Asia stock mkts rally on wonderful hike
#China | Offshore CNH weakest since March 2011....
*TAIWAN CENTRAL BANK CUTS KEY INTEREST RATE TO 1.625%
#Singapore | NOV ELECTRONIC EXPORTS Y/Y: 0.7% v 5.2%e; NON-OIL DOMESTIC M/M: -3.8% v +0.4%e; Y/Y: -3.3% v +1.5%E
#Japan | Nov Imports y/y: -10.2% v -7.3%e ...3rd straight month imports down 10%+...down every month in 2015
#Japan | Nov Exports y/y: -3.3% v -1.6%e; largest decline since Dec 2012