Thursday, January 20, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Bonds Up as Nerves Fray: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] Chinese shares fall as weakness in tech, healthcare stocks weigh

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil’s Red-Hot Rally Cools After Surge to Highest Since 2014

[CNBC] Cryptocurrencies tumble, with bitcoin falling 7% and ether down 8% in the last 24 hours

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto Selloff Pushes Bitcoin to a Six-Month Low of $38,000

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bond Drop Reverses Amid Tech Selloff, Russia Tensions

[Reuters] Global bond funds see higher outflows on rates outlook

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Seen Signaling March Rate Rise and Assets Runoff Soon After

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] PBOC’s Pledge to Open Tool Box Puts Focus on Less-Known Options

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Urges Banks to Boost Lending After Slow Start to 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] One of China’s Busiest Ports Jammed by Covid, Global Ship Delays

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bondholder Identification Process Kicks Off: Evergrande Update

[Reuters] China Evergrande's offshore debt, assets could be separated in restructuring - report

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Developer Sunac Suffers Downgrades on Funding Worries

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Country Garden Sells $500 Million Convertible Bond

[Reuters] Ant Group is connected to former Hangzhou party secretary's corruption case - FT

[Reuters] China's local COVID cases fall while infections grow in Beijing city

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Debt-Strapped Canadians Brace for a Risky Rate-Hiking Cycle

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. seeks way to speed delivery of new fighter jets to Taiwan

[AP] US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

[Reuters] Ukraine says Russia recruiting mercenaries, sending weapons to eastern Ukraine

[Reuters] Hong Kong warns people to stop trying to prevent COVID hamster cull

[WSJ] ‘Farms Are Failing’ as Fertilizer Prices Drive Up Cost of Food

[WSJ] The SPAC Ship is Sinking. Investors Want Their Money Back.

[WSJ] EV Makers’ Next Headache: Scarce Battery Chemicals, Made in China

[FT] Australia turns to backpackers as Omicron devastates workforce

[FT] Russia wants Nato forces out of ex-Warsaw Pact states, says Lavrov

[FT] Russia raises pressure by sending more troops to Ukraine border