Thursday, April 14, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views ( April 14 , 2016 ) Overview - Asia Friday News , Thursday Recap ( 1. North Korea Tries Another Missile Launch On Founder's Birthday - Apparent Fail. 2. Japan In Focus - Trading In Japan - Alice In Wonderland , NIRP In Land Of The Rising Sun , BOJ Striving To Buy More Of What It Hasn't Yet Corned The Market . 3. Libya In Focus - Political Drama Continues. 4. Greece In Focus . 5. IMF Spring Meetings - Items From Lagarde Press Briefing. Deutsche Bank Starting Agrees To Settle Gold and Silve Manipulation Cases , Pay Monetary Compensation & Cooperate Against Remaining Defendants. 6. Turkey In Focus - Refugees , Geopolitics , Germany Tiff. 7. Refugee Crisis Updates. )



Overview......






China......







China GDP goalseek() 6.7%. Exp 6.7%






Chinese money supply grows twice as fast as the economy





CHINA'S MARCH AGGREGATE FINANCING 2,340 BLN YUAN. That's a third of a trillion dollars in new loans in one month








North Korea......





North Korea Launches Missile On Founder’s Birthday, But It Fails





















URGENT: ’s ballistic missile launch fails – S. Korean Defense Ministry


Missile type not confirmed: Allegedly new Musudan medium-range ballistic missile detected in the area earlier









Japan......






ASO: SAID THAT G-20 PROMISE ON FX DOESN'T APPLY TO NEG. RATES. Mutiny on the Peterpanic








Largest weekly outflow from Japanese funds since November 2014. BOJ has been very busy





Why For Japanese Traders "Every Day Is Like Being Alice In Wonderland"








Japan's negative-rate experiment: trading has withered in money markets, yen goes on a tear







BOJ SAID TO BE RECEPTIVE TO BUYING MORE ETFS: REUTERS






Recap: BoJ Gov Kuroda Calls Yen’s Recent Rise ‘Excessive’ -- WSJ





Libya.......














How many " Authorities " will Libya sprout ? Not talk of a Parallel State Council in East Libya.








East Libya discussions on forming parallel State Council, organ of UN-backed govt.(Tripoli SC already formed)









's coastguard picks up 4,000 boat & coming via in 36 hours







Ageila Saleh tells Central Bank to require all banks to deal w/ interim gov until unity gov receives confidence vote










Greece.......




Between inertia and panic








 
Probe into Greeks included in Panama Papers








Shippers paid 17.5 pct more tax last year






banks’ funding down €2.78bln MoM to €101.45bln (end-Mar) from €104.23bln (end-Feb). ELA at €66.19bln (BoG)








Severe material deprivation in (22.2%) 3rd highest in after (34.2%) and (24.6%) in 2015, acc to







IMF Spring Meeting.....






European Fin Min and Christine Lagarde- press briefing at the IMFs headquarters








The IMF says it's time to shake up the Greek bailout









Lagarde on debt relief for Greece: we are open to modalities but it must add up.







Lagarde: we can not have fantasies regarding the future of GR economy







Lagarde:the reforms have to be made and legislated and on a parallel level the debt must be analyzed and operated







"realistic assumption"









Alexander Zinell apointed CEO of Greece, responsible for country's newly acquired 14 regional airports







Gold & Silver Manipulation.....









Additional background on DB's silver rigging settlement.








Wow, that's a lot of plaintiffs in the class action against London Gold Market Fixing Limited







 

9 hours ago
Deutsche agrees to settle with plaintiffs in class action against London Gold Market Fixing Ltd - letter to judge






Turkey.......







Despite deep divides over Syria, Turkey rolls out the welcome mat for Iran







 

BREAKING: blocks website, citing 'administrative measures'









Merkel, accused of betraying core values, faces a balancing act with Turkey








King Salman’s luxury Turkey visit: 300 person entourage, 500 luxury cars & $10m hotel refurb




Refugees.......







After EU and Turkey strike deal, migrants may have no choice but dangerous Italy route









As renewed fighting sends more Syrians fleeing north, Turkey should stop shooting at them.









Why is Hungary restricting journalists trying to cover the refugee crisis?



















The faces behind the figures. The refugee crisis in focus at .