Friday, February 12, 2016

Friday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] Financial Shares Lead Rally in U.S. Stocks, Halting 5-Day Drop

[Bloomberg] BOJ Talking With Global Peers Amid Latest Turmoil in Markets

[Reuters] ECB in talks with Italy over buying bundles of bad loans - Treasury

[Bloomberg] Vicious Currency Cycle Ensnares Central Banks Hooked on Easing

[Bloomberg] Credit-Default Swaps Are Back as Investors Look for Panic Button

[CNBC] $12.3 trillion of QE has added up to...this?

[Bloomberg] Brazil's Real Posts Worst Week in Two Months on Fiscal Concern

[FT] Market turmoil: trail of broken trades forces a rethink

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Global Stock Rout Eases Amid Oil Advance as German Bonds Decline

[Reuters] US crude rises 7% on hopes for production cuts

[Bloomberg] Nikkei slumps over 5 pct on firm yen, set for worst weekly loss since 2008

[Reuters] Yen on track for strongest week since late 2008

[Bloomberg] South Korea Halts Small-Cap Equity Trading After Index Sinks 8%

[Bloomberg] Deutsche Bank to Buy Back $5.4 Billion Bonds in Euros, Dollars

[Reuters] Yellen's dilemma: A downturn with no easy response

[Reuters] Japan seeks G20 response to market rout, Kuroda defends negative rates

[WSJ] BOJ Could Consider Further Easing Amid Market Turmoil, Says Abe Adviser

[Bloomberg] Yuan Declines Most in Two Weeks as Global Selloff Saps Sentiment

[Bloomberg] Asia's Rich Advised to Buy Yen as BOJ's Negative Rates Backfire

[Reuters] India's retail inflation hits 17-month high, industrial output falls again

[Bloomberg] Deutsche Bank Ranks Last on Capital Gauge Where Citigroup Excels

[Bloomberg] BlackRock's $1.9 Billion Credit Hedge Fund Suffers Worst January

[NYT] Negative Interest Rates Are Spreading Across the World. Here’s What You Need to Know.

[NYT] Eurozone Economy Grows, but Total Output Still Lags Behind 2008

[NYT] Swedish Bank Move Creates a Global Shudder

[BBC] Schengen zone: EU gives Greece deadline on borders

[Reuters] Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid