Good morning from Berlin! Asia stocks near 2y high as US Tech rebound boosts risk mood. Oil prices near 2017 low as supply concerns mount.
#China A shares rise to 19mth high ahead of MSCI's decision on whether to include China’s domestic equities in indexes. (via BBG)
Economic data due from Asia today (& RBA meeting minutes)
China is rolling out crude oil futures trading potentially as early as late July
Central banks will be the focus in the day ahead. Six events to watch http://bit.ly/2sPItRG
Fed's Evans: Need Very Gradual Interest-Rate Hikes, Slow Reductions In Fed Balance Sheet – RTRS
Fed's Evans: Does Not Want To Get Hung Up Over Whether 2 Or 3 Or 4 Rate Hikes This Year
Fed's Evans: Fed Rate Hikes Should Be Determined By Outlook For Achieving Goals - Fed Has Essentially Met Employment Goal
Fed's Evans: Sees Low Inflation As 'Serious' Policy Miss
US stock end the day with strong gains
ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Stocks jump to another record. Dudley upbeat
#Russia Ruble drops and default probability rises on falling oil price and rising tension w/ US over Syria.
European stock indexes have a strong Monday..
Trump was speaking at beginning of American Technology Council roundtable at White House.
BREAKING: Otto Warmbier has died according to his family. @WCPO
Spicer may move into a more senior strategy role. WH considering hiring new press secretary. @JenniferJJacobs scoop:
Not true that David Martosko has been/is being considered for communications director post, sources tell me.
In his first on camera remarks, Jared Kushner talks to CEO's about government tech innovation. Tim Cook, Eric Schmidt and many others.
Top conservative writer calls on states to consider secession: http://hill.cm/ZXOGEUI
Only ObamaCare insurer in most Iowa counties to hike premiums by 43.5 percent http://hill.cm/HombRBr
Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview beaten in ratings by "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun: http://hill.cm/58kcBcO
Data on nearly 200 million potential voters exposed by RNC contractor http://hill.cm/Uubo6do
Supreme Court agrees to hear most important partisan gerrymandering case in years http://hill.cm/eCqLNzk
Senate GOP considers deeper Medicaid cuts than House ObamaCare repeal bill http://hill.cm/6pm07A1
David Davis caves in to EU over Brexit timetable on first day of talks http://bit.ly/2sIyCwp
UK BREXIT SEC: BRITAIN WILL LEAVE SINGLE MKT, CUSTOMS UNION
SENIOR EU OFFICIAL SAYS AFTER 1ST DAY OF BREXIT TALKS LONDON STILL QUESTIONS WHETHER THERE IS LEGAL BASIS FOR EXIT PAYMENT TO THE EU
UK, EU agree 3 negotiating groups for Brexit talks: Citizens rights, financial settlement and other separation issues
Davis: it was clear from the opening that both of us want to achieve the best possible outcome for both UK and EU #Brexit
Barnier: a fair deal is possible and far better than a no deal, that is why we will work with the UK and never against the UK #Brexit
EU's chief Brexit negotiator Barnier: today we agreed on dates, organisation and priorities for #Brexit negotiations
Full statement from Prime Minister May concerning the incident occurring near the London Mosque last night.
#FinsburyPark Mosque attack: Suspect named locally as dad-of-four Darren Osborne http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/19/finsbury-park-mosque-latest-terror-attack-london-live/ …
Attempted murder , as well as terror charges , brought against last night terror attacker.
#BREAKING Champs-Elysees car attacker was on terror watchlist, probe sources say
Libya pumps most oil since 2013 on restart at Wintershall fields
BREAKING: Suicide bomber strikes in Sidra - https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/06/20/breaking-suicide-bomber-strikes-in-sidra/ …
46 HOR Members establish the National Accord Bloc to reform Parliament and work with other blocs to meet the challenges facing #Libya
Slow , methodical eradication underway..
RUSSIAN FORCES IN #SYRIA MAY SWITCH FROM TRACKING TO DESTROYING U.S.-LED COALITION'S AERIAL TARGETS - FEDERATION COUNCIL MEMBER: IFX
Qatar- KSA Gulf Crisis Updates...
12 yr moratorium lifted>>#Qatar's foot off the brake http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/exploration-production/2017/qatars-foot-off-the-brake … #oott
Get the latest updates on the Qatar-Gulf crisis here: http://aje.io/ywb7
Turkey to send 11 tons of aid to Qatar http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-to-send-11-tons-of-aid-to-qatar-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=114522&NewsCatID=510 …
Quartet Agrmnt: Countries funding terror groups, providing training,safe haven&media propaganda 2them will also b designated as terrorist
As per Qatar Foreign Minister , no talks w/ Arab countries that have imposed "blockade" until measures are lifted.
Local Qatar Banks short on dollars receive dollar deposits from Qatar Wealth Fund.
Turkish soldiers participate in exercises with Qatari forces , in show of support.