Like a bad joke: *EX-BOJ DEPUTY IWATA SEES CHANCE FOR EASING THIS WEEK: ASAHI
Asian equity markets track the losses from Wall St. as the best 2-day rally in crude for 7 years reversed below the USD 30/bbl level #ASIA
So much for the rally: WTI #oil drops below $30 a barrel (down more than 7% to $29.74). Brent falls to $30.08
BOJ MULLS OWN CPI INDEX AS ADDL INDICATOR FOR 2% GOAL: SANKEI. LOL
Chinese Rush To Buy Foreign Assets As Mammoth $1 Trillion In Capital Flees Country http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-01-25
OPEC Begging ? Who could have seen this day coming ? Signs & wonders. ..
Cash-strapped #Europe bows before #Rouhani’s historical visit http://rudaw.net/NewsDetails.aspx?pageid=189329 …
Italy's Renzi says new business accords with Iran "just the beginning" http://bit.ly/1S6RYCN
Nissan, Airbus, Unilever, General Motors (Vauxhall) and Toyota have said they've no intention of withdrawing from the UK if we leave the EU.
Falling apart: German cities fear social collapse under #refugees' pressure http://sptnkne.ws/a5yr #MigrantCrisis
WTI $25 puts open interest http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-01-25/what-squeeze-bets-oil-will-drop-below-25-hit-record-high …
Merkel catching grief from her European counterparts.
French farmers protest falling prices of dairy and meat products
Swedish refugee worker, 22, dead after stabbing attack at centre for unaccompanied minors http://www.thelocal.se/20160125/swedish-refugee-centre-worker-dead-in-stabbing …
Breaking: UN Syria envoy de Mistura says #Syria talks in #Geneva delayed, now tentatively scheduled for January 29th. @vicenews
#Libya One sticking point in today's vote - parliament does not want to dismiss military commanders.
#Libya - Big HoR majority rejected the GNA Gov & requested PC forms a smaller Gov no more than 17 ministries within 10 days. #Libya
#Libya FT report - War has cost Libya $68 B in lost oil earnings.
ELSTAT data on Greece Economy for January 2016.
#Greece disposable income -30.2% over last 6 years from €43.6 bln in Q3 '09 to €30.4 bln in Q3'15. #economy #euro
Greek minister lashes out at EU for not helping with refugees http://dlvr.it/KJtzcn
Farmers’ blockade closes off key northern border crossing http://dlvr.it/KJp4lc
Ouch! The mood among German manufacturing companies hit a 12mth low, the Ifo Institute said. http://on.mktw.net/1KzhkRo
Uncertainty hits confidence: #Germany Ifo drops more than exp. Still points to decent growth http://bloom.bg/1nJ01IN
Civil servants plan rally on Tuesday against pension reform http://dlvr.it/KJn960
#Italy | Industrial Orders
#Italy | *POP. MILANO HALTED, LIMIT DOWN AFTER FALLING 3.8% IN MILAN ...should try banning short selling
Despite patrols, sealing Greek sea border is near impossible http://dlvr.it/KJmRK3
EU migration commissioner warns against Schengen ouster talk http://www.ekathimerini.com/205367
Risk-on rally fizzles out: #Germany's Dax starts nearly unchg to the week despite positive start in Asia.
#ECB | Eurozone Excess liquidity rose to €643.681B from €632.103B
#Spain | Dec PPI M/M: -0.7% v -0.2% prior; Y/Y: -2.2% v -2.6%
#Italy | Italian state guarantee in "bad bank" plans seen at €40B-Repubblica
Asia & Emerging Nations In Focus .....
VIDEO - France and India sign a memorandum of understanding on 36 Rafale Jets http://f24.my/1ZMTCZ8
Takata shares hit seven-year low as air-bag recalls grow, @Kubota_Yoko reports http://on.wsj.com/1KyXztm
#Japan | *DJ Ford to Cease All Ops in Japan, Indonesia This Year..*DJ Ford Sees 'No Path to Sustained Profitability' in Japan/Indonesia
#China | JAN.-DEC. STATE-OWNED COS. PROFIT FALLS 6.7%
#China | Combined profits of China's 125 brokerage firms rose to CNY245B in 15 vCNY97B in 2014 - Shanghai Daily ...moar stk mkt bubbles!
#China | *CHINA BANKS END-DEC. DOMESTIC ASSETS RISE 15.5% ON YEAR
#Japan | Dec Imports y/y: -18.0% v -16.4%
#Japan | Dec Exports y/y: -8.0% v -7.0%e...biggest decline since 2012
Good morning from Berlin back from Davos. Asia stocks extend global rebound with #Oil >$32/bbl & Offshore Yuan gains