SLJ: Excluding Monaco, #Japan has the highest median age of 46.5, compared to 37.8 for the US & 36.8 for #China.
It’s a negative-rate world out there. http://on.ft.com/1nQ7OFf
Dollar Index down 3% on the week, one of the largest weekly declines in history. Biggest drop since May '09. $DXY
The lower for longer dance since 2009...
A picture definitely worth 140 characters...
Evening Wrap .....
Angry Greeks protest as impoverished workers warn t... http://gettopical.com/greece/cd005a8ee1ef1111c99fdaa00b4acaa1?src=twitter … via @DavidJo52951945
Half of #Ukrainians back early parliamentary and presidential #elections - #poll http://bit.ly/1X69NAK
Italy vs EU battle looms. .
John Whittingdale becomes first Cabinet minister to suggest he will back Brexit http://tgr.ph/ryBDfA
#Portugal - Gov't adopts draft 2016 budget. Without waiting for EU Commission's assessment, due tomorrow afternoon. http://www.portugal.gov.pt/pt/o-governo/cm/comunicados/20160204-cm-com.aspx …
My big fat Greek refugee crisis quiz. New and improved edition with added political posturing #Greece #RefugeeCrisis http://wp.me/p6tbtR-1co
Cologne carnival begins under tight security as Isil suspects arrested 'for planning terror attack in Berlin' http://tgr.ph/UBRdZE
Headline #s-Turkey's refugee cost to date.10 BN for refugees in camps .20 BN more needed for refugees outside camps
Spain confirms case of Zika virus in a pregnant woman - the first in Europe http://bbc.in/1Pl0SGt
#Spain | PSOE's Sánchez & Ciudadanos' Rivera agree on reform package outline but disagree on 3rd coalition partner.
#Spain | Possible PSOE & Ciudadanos agrmnt to include reforms on social policies, institutions, constitution and economy, + an #EU policy
Following meeting with mission chiefs, #Greece Labour Min said all big issues are (still) open, institutions did not demand pension cuts.
#Abromavicius #resignation prompts calls for new parliament #coalition, government reshuffle http://bit.ly/1PUDVcE
Perhaps now we can move on from debate about whether #Greece is allowing EU to help with border controls?
#Portugal - Leader of Socialist MPs says technical talks with EU Commission over 2016 budget are over, it's time for "political decision".
Migration 'brake' won't work, say critics on both sides of EU divide http://trib.al/k1Ob8xd
S&P lowers #Glencore credit rating to BBB- (from BBB), just one notch above junk (outlook stable) #commodities #oil
Credit Suisse Plunges To 25 Year Lows After Posting Enormous $5.8 Billion Q4 Loss http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-02-04/credit-suisse-plunges-25-year-lows-after-posting-enormous-58-billion-q4-loss …
Thousands of firms flee to Bulgaria http://dlvr.it/KNqRTQ
Greek bus drivers, migrants block highway over border impasse http://dlvr.it/KQ1t6G
Police fire teargas as tempers flare over pensions http://dlvr.it/KQ57GJ
Getting ugly for Credit Suisse -12% today....
BoE votes 9-0 to keep rate at 0.5% Vs 8-1 prev.