Friday, January 29, 2016

Friday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Boost Yen Bets to 4-Year High Days Before BOJ Shock

[Bloomberg] Apollo LBO Pipeline `Dried Up' as Lending Shut Down, Harris Says

[Bloomberg] Kaplan Says Fed Needs Time to Assess Impact of Market Turmoil

[WSJ] Central Banks Go to New Lengths to Boost Economies

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Bonds Jump Globally as Kuroda Puts Japan Into Negative-Rate Club

[Bloomberg] Economic Growth Cools as American Consumers Temper Spending

[Bloomberg] Goods Trade Deficit in U.S. Widens to $61.5 Billion in December

[Bloomberg] Yen Tumbles as Kuroda Surprises With Negative Interest Rates

[Bloomberg] BOJ Q&A on Adoption of Negative-Rate Policy: Full Text

[Bloomberg] Brazilian Budget Gap Hits Record as Commodity Boom Turns to Bust

[Bloomberg] Ukraine Currency Falls Most in World on Dollar Curbs, IMF Delay

[CNBC] Bank of Japan's negative rates are 'economic kamikaze': Boockvar

[Reuters] Bank of Japan’s new currency salvo could backfire

[Bloomberg] Japan Bank Shares Tumble as BOJ Unveils Negative Interest Rates

[Bloomberg] Agricultural Bank Shuts Access to Online Lenders Because of Risk

[Bloomberg] ICICI Bank Tumbles as Surge in Soured Debt Rattles Investors

[Reuters] Margin calls a fresh threat for China's battered stock markets

[Reuters] Chinese regulators ask some funds to defer new products amid capital flight: sources

[Bloomberg] Eighth Week of Europe Corporate-Debt Outflows Shows Limits of QE

[WSJ] Bad Loans Still Plague Italian Banks

[WSJ] German Exporters Shudder as China Economy Slows

[Reuters] Forty percent of Germans say Merkel should resign over refugee policy: poll