Markets & Market Making News !
Emerging Market Sovereign Bond Index (total return) hit a new all-time high today.
US High Yield Bond Index (total return) up over 14% from its Feb low, now only 0.5% away from a new all-time high.
S&P 500 closes within 1% of its all-time price high, closest to a new high of all global equity indices. $SPX
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YELLEN: MAY JOBS 'CONCERNING;' CAN'T OVEREMPHASIZE 1 MONTH
YELLEN: GRADUAL RATE HIKES LIKELY APPROPRIATE IF CONDITIONS MET
#ECB paper: Ultra-low interests rates will make it harder for CenBanks to boost #inflation. https://mninews.marketnews.com/content/ecb-working-paper-low-rates-challenge-ability-boost-prices …
Looks like the Debate will be very important....
Andrew Neil interview of Hillary Benn. Full interview.
Hitachi Chairman Nakanishi to the Mirror: "jobs would be lost. This is the cold economic reality of Brexit"
Global Chairman of Japanese giant Hitachi tells the Mirror: "Brexit would force us and similar companies to rethink" UK expansion plans
Brexit Polls: All over the place.
The £ collapsing at prospect of BREXIT. This is a narrative that should worry @vote_leave
THURSDAY ITV DEBATE LEAVE: Boris Johnson, Andrea Leadsom, Gisela Stuart REMAIN: Nicola Sturgeon, Angela Eagle and Amber Rudd
EU-Turkey , Refugee Related Matters
Just desperately sad (from The New Odyssey by @PatrickKingsley).
#Refugee crisis on Jordan’s border needs immediate attention: http://muftah.org/refugee-crisis-jordans-border-needs-immediate-attention/ … by @anastasia140491
Appeasement of Erdogan by Merkel results in unprecedented blowback , impacting German MPs of Turkish heritage.
fred walton @fredwalton216
Turkey going tit for tat with Germany , regarding genocide resolutions....
Erdogan erupts , Merkel and her spokesman respond...
Protestors in refugee-camp set garbage bins on fire, tents burned down http://goo.gl/fb/kOpzz7
Lifelong refugee criticises refugees
Austrian FM wants to scrap key international law: the right to seek asylum after crossing a border http://www.dw.com/en/austrian-foreign-minister-suggests-refugees-should-be-held-offshore/a-19307391 …
Just 18 Syrians have been sent back to Turkey under EU-Turkey and those 18 apparently didn't apply for asylum..
The EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement , which was ineffective , halted by Turkey.
ECB bond-buying favored big countries over small in May http://dlvr.it/LVNCy5
Considering his prior role in sacking 5,000 from state payrolls-ironic he is against further austerity being imposed.
No trains on Thursday due to 24-hour strike http://dlvr.it/LVM8BG
And privatisation of Hellinikon port > ESM board to decide on disbursement on June 16-17 via @Elbarbie
Orange light from #EWG on 7,5 bn euros tranche. Awaiting confirmation that last missing items are done including civil aviation EU source
Staff at state hospitals to hold 24-hour strike to protest austerity impact http://dlvr.it/LVHVdB
fred walton @fredwalton216
Must be summertime ! EWG slaps 48 hour deadline for compliance for completion of prior actions.
Greek gov't to present proposals for constitutional reform on July 24 http://greekcrisisnotes.blogspot.com/2016/06/greek-govt-to-present-proposals-for.html … #Greece
#EWG waiting for confirmation that outstanding issues will be done by tomorrow. Potential problem could be the privitisation of OTE.
Not sure EWG will give green light for 7,5 bil. Some sticking points that could b moved on 2nd disbursement in fall http://www.kathimerini.gr/862627