Sunday, February 21, 2016

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Pound Sinks on `Brexit' Risks as Global Shares Rally With Crude

[Bloomberg] Pound Slides Most Since 2009 as Johnson Backs ‘Brexit’ Campaign

[Bloomberg] Yuan Forwards Rise on Bets PBOC to Support Currency Before G-20

[Reuters] Japan February flash manufacturing PMI shows growth slowing sharply as export orders shrink

[Reuters] BOJ's Kuroda blames 'excessive' risk aversion for market tumult

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sachs Says 40% of Lending to Oil and Gas Firms Is Junk

[Reuters] As U.S. shale sinks, pipeline fight sends woes downstream

[Reuters] Investment banks' trading revenue declined 9 percent in 2015: survey

[NYT] Toys ‘R’ Us Poses a Test for Junk-Bond Markets

[Bloomberg] Europe’s Economy Strains as Global Slowdown Takes its Toll

[FT] Sovereign wealth funds pull at least $46.5bn from asset managers

[Bloomberg] China Tensions Fuel Acceleration in Military Spending in Asia

[NYT] Truce Unravels as Fighting Picks Up in Ukraine

[Reuters] China signals no South China Sea backdown as foreign minister goes to U.S.

[Reuters] U.S. urges wider challenge to China's claims in South China Sea

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Pound Sinks Amid `Brexit' Showdown While Asian Stocks Fluctuate

[Bloomberg] Biggest Banks' Commodity Revenue Slid to Lowest in Over a Decade

[Bloomberg] Fixed-Income Revenue Dropped Last Year to Lowest Since 2008

Sunday's News Links

[BBC] Boris Johnson to campaign to leave the EU

[Bloomberg] New market storm could catch euro zone unprepared

[Bloomberg] OPEC's Path From Oil Freeze to Output Cuts Is Far From Clear

[Reuters] RPT-Saudi oil minister to face rival U.S. producers as price rout bites

[Bloomberg] China's Yuan Bears See More Trouble Ahead

[Bloomberg] China's Debt Seen Rising Through 2019, Peaking at 283% of GDP

[CNBC/NYT] High-Risk Deals on Shabby Homes Ensnare Buyers