Emerging Nations , Commodities & Asia.....
BREAKING: Iran will hold US sailors through the State of the Union and into tomorrow http://thebea.st/1ngxkCL
Since Dama is rushing to banks to exchange RMB for USD, banks in 1st-tier cities request client to make reservation in advance for >USD1k
Here are the China BOT figures
China's December exports up 2.3 pct, imports down 4 pct http://xhne.ws/ztUgI
Rabobank's Michael Every says 66% yuan rate jump is "murderous", PBoC might win this round but will lose in the end. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-12/-murderous-yuan-rate-deals-jolt-to-hong-kong-currency-hub-role …
Here we go: SOME BANKS IN BEIJING, SHANGHAI RUN SHORT OF DOLLAR BILLS: 21ST
Chart: Another larger than expected draw on crude oil inventories; however gasoline supplies jump sharply again -
WTI Crude Crashes Under $30 After EIA Cuts Demand, Increases Production Forecast http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-01-12/wti-crude-crashes-2-handle-after-eia-cuts-demand-increases-production-forecast …
CORRECTION: my bad, only WTI below $30 a barrel -- Brent holding just above $30
VENEZUELA OIL BASKET PRICE AT $24/BBL, MADURO SAYS. Andy Hall is a better buyer at $25
Bloomberg Commodity Index (investable benchmark index) closing in on its lowest level in history. Inception: Jan '91
Global Currencies: new lows vs. US Dollar today in Russia, Canada, South Korea, UK, and Taiwan.
CHINA'S SAFE SAID TO ASK BANKS TO LIMIT YUAN OUTFLOWS. Nothing like capital controls to ease concerns about capital flight
#Nickel | Now trading at it’s lowest levels since 2003...
Day ends in "y" ...*BALTIC DRY INDEX FALLS 3.1 PERCENT TO 402 POINTS
#China #Nickel | Nickel lowest since '03;NPLs in China doubled in '15 ..so... *NORILSK NICKEL SIGNS 4.8B YUAN REVOLVER CREDIT W/ CHINA BANKS
Russia's parliament is to consider a draft bill that would give stiff fines for using digital currencies http://coinde.sk
The Telegraph has now removed sensors monitoring if journalists are at their desks http://ind.pn/1OoitwX
#Eurogroup @J_Dijsselbloem clarified to @tsakalotos : the total solution for Greece (+debt) will take months not the first review.
Government gets backing for bill on taking migrants' cash and valuables http://bit.ly/1KbFaT2 #dkpol
Talks on hot spot for migrants inconclusive http://dlvr.it/DFvytG
Just blowing smoke. #Syriza always rejects reform, until its time to deal. Later they undercut it quietly.
No Cuts in Greek Primary Pensions, Minister Says Ahead of Talks http://bloom.bg/1ULIMAS via
BP slashes 4,000 jobs amid oil price plunge http://nbcnews.to/1OooEB8
Suicide bomber kills 10 people, mainly Germans, in Istanbul http://reut.rs/1RBhKi6
Police sources to TRT World: a female suicide bomber was responsible for the blast in Istanbul this morning. http://www.trt.net.tr/anasayfa/canli.aspx?y=tv&k=trtworld …
German tourists 'killed in Istanbul blast': reports http://bit.ly/1ZpySeU