Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views ( January 26 , 2016 ) Asia- Emerging Nations - Puerto Rico - Zika Outbreak - Commodities - Flashes / Comments / Data / Links To News .


Asia ,  Emerging Nations , Puerto Rico , Commodities ....








World Bank Cuts Iron Ore Predictions Through 2020 as Glut Builds










Index is breaking below 2,700 handle...











Many A-Share at significant shareholders "share option pledge" reached their call-loan threshold. Lenders are exercising their rights now.













Ooof. Downturn worsens for China's industrial sector, 7th month of profit declines. Dec. industrial profits -4.7% Y/Y (prev -1.4%) FY -2.3%










CHINA SETS YUAN CENTRAL PARITY AT 6.5533 WEDS VS 6.5548








Costa Rica has first case of Zika infection, list of countries on travel warning list at 24.
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virus data as of Jan 26 06.00 pm CT. Shall be updated as needed.


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Energy prices dropped more than 13% in the 4th quarter of 2015:


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Brazil Said to Announce $12.3 Bln in Credit to Boost Economy




















BoCom's Hao Hong sees 2,500 floor for -9% from Tues close, 50% from June's 7-yr-high

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Venezuela Oil Group Seeks Incentives to Lure More Foreign Money







Nigeria Flirts With Economic Disaster as Currency Controls Stay
































Zika case detected in Arkansas.













reports more local confirmations, GBS spike




















This is moving much faster than thought possible initially.










Puerto Rico status
Prepa talks back on Central govt debt talks Jan 29 trial briefings due Feb 1 Ambac/ lawsuit in works







Puerto Rico's unemployment rate declines from 13.7% in Dec 2014 to 12.2% in Dec 2015 /









i would add that Saudi/Russia will not even cut without any sign of reduction from the US side of the Atlantic.










Freeport-McMoRan reports a fifth straight quarterly loss on cheap and

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Not Even Bloomberg's Analyst Is Buying The "Saudi Production Cuts"








All what you need to know: considering $25 a barrel price for 2016 budget planning, minister says

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warns billionaire investor George Soros against shorting renminbi.


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has granted Syrians the right to work in a belated move to stop highly qualified refugees’ flight to Europe










As China’s hunger for Africa’s commodities wanes, many African economies are tumbling.
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trading house Noble Group credit market update: 2018 bonds yield at 49%; 2020 bonds at 32%


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Halliburton CEO says running firm on week-by-week basis until our customers see some stability." US $30.34










Plan Seen Spurring 400,000 Job Cuts, Instability via


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Good morning from Berlin. It's risk-off again: Asia markets retreat as breaks <$30 again. at 13mth low.

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Last weeks rally a distant memory. Nikkei ends down 2.4% at 16708.90 while Yen strengthens beyond 118 per Dollar.

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Risk-off returns w/ full force: stock markets crash w/ Shanghai Comp closed at lowest level in 13months.
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