Thursday, February 11, 2016

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

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Slide as Topix Extends Losses in Global Bear Market

[Reuters] Japan Finance Minister says will take necessary steps to deal with FX volatility

[Bloomberg] Global Assault on Banks Intensifies as Investors Punish Weakness

[Reuters] Investors pull $1.5 billion from U.S.-based stock funds: Lipper

[Reuters] Lipper fund flows IG US$551.385m inflow; HY US$1.048bn outflow

[Bloomberg] Bear Market Descends on Global Stocks

[Reuters] Gold surges to one-year high on financial uncertainty fears

[Reuters] U.S. oil hits 12-year low on stockpile surge, risk aversion

[Bloomberg] IMF Warns of Renewed `Grexit' Fears Without Credible Greece Plan

[Bloomberg] Mexican Peso Falls to Record, Leads Drop Among Major Currencies

[WSJ] Subzero Rates Deepen Fears of Slowdown

[FT] Negative rates haunt global bank stocks

[UK Telegraph] The world can't afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know it

[FT] M&A: China’s world of debt

[Saudi Gazette] Saudi’s decision to send troops in Syria ‘final’

[Reuters] Russia raises specter of interminable or 'world war' if Syria talks fail