Sunday, February 1, 2015

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Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares skid as China data raises growth concerns

[Bloomberg] Yen, Aussie Bonds Gain on Shrinking Chinese Manufacturing

[Bloomberg] Industrial Metals Slide After China’s Factory Activity Contracts

[Bloomberg] Greece Asks ECB to Keep Banks Afloat as Debt Deal Sought

[Bloomberg] Greece Wants Special ECB Help While Going ‘Cold Turkey’ on Aid

[BBC] Greece Finance Minister Varoufakis: 'Europe comes first'

[Bloomberg] Merkel Said to Avoid Meeting Tsipras, Doubt Tax Plans

[Reuters] Deadly clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks fail

[Reuters] U.S. taking new look at giving arms to Ukraine forces: NYT

[NYT] U.S. Taking a Fresh Look at Arming Ukraine’s Forces, Officials Say

[Bloomberg] PBOC’s Growth Focus Seen Delaying Yuan Band Changes to Post-2015

[Bloomberg] Oil Workers in U.S. on First Large-Scale Strike Since 1980

[Bloomberg] USSR Alive to Bond Traders for Wrong Reasons: Chart of the Day

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] SNB unofficially targeting 1.05/1.10 francs/euro - Schweiz am Sonntag citing sources

[Reuters] Greece starts drive to sell new debt deal to doubting Europe

[Reuters] Greece shakes Europe's political kaleidoscope: expect the unexpected

[Bloomberg] France Open to Easing Greek Debt Burden: Finance Minister

[BBC] Greece: The dangerous game

[FT] Eurozone alarm grows over Greek bailout brinkmanship

[UK Guardian] Greece’s Yanis Varoufakis begins European talks in France

[Reuters] Greek turmoil an unexpected boon for German AfD eurosceptics

[Reuters] A week in and Greece's new leftist PM sticks to tough line, for now

[Reuters] China's factory sector unexpectedly shrinks in January

[Bloomberg] Sunac China Agrees to Pay 2.37 Billion Yuan for Kaisa Companies

[Reuters] East Ukraine death toll mounts after peace talks fail

[Reuters] Fed's 'solid' growth view faces test as Greek drama unfolds