Market Update (2 februari 2015)

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Market Update (2 februari 2015)

Kredietcrisis

  • Obama Expresses Sympathy for New Greek Government (Wall Street Journal)
  • JPMorgan to pay $99.5 million to resolve currency rigging lawsuit (Reuters)
  • Germany vs Greece: Merkel Says ‘Nein’ to Greek Debt Negotiation (Sputnik News)
  • Eurozone breakup threat reaches all-time high (Telegraph)
  • Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis playing a high-stakes political game (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Oil Workers Launch Largest US Strike Since 1980 (Sputnik News)
  • Yanis! (FOFOA)
  • ‘Chance for a new start’: Croatia writes off debts of 60,000 poorest citizens (Russia Today)

Valutacrisis

  • Kan de Deense kroon nog wel aan de euro gekoppeld blijven? (Daskapital)
  • SNB unofficially targeting 1.05/1.10 francs/euro – Schweiz am Sonntag citing sources (Reuters)
  • Costa Rican Colon to Float Against Dollar as Bank Releases Brake (Bloomberg)
  • Putin Fingerprints Seen All Over Surprise Interest-Rate Reversal (Bloomberg)
  • Devaluation Is Putin’s Best Friend (Bloomberg)
  • Deputy Prime Minister Says Ruble Float Extremely Painful But Necessary (Sputnik News)
  • PBOC’s Growth Focus Seen Delaying Yuan Trading Band Changes (Bloomberg)
  • RBI urges companies to hedge FX exposure (Reuters)
  • U.S. must target currency manipulation in trade deals -senator (Reuters)

Geopolitiek

BRICS

  • US considers supplying arms to Ukraine — New York Times (Itar-Tass)
  • Chinese Business Believes Russia’s Problems Are Temporary (Sputnik News)
  • $242 Billion High-Speed Beijing-Moscow Rail Link Approved (Newsweek)
  • Russian, Indian foreign ministers discuss broader bilateral cooperation (Itar-Tass)

Goud

Grafiek/Cartoon van de dag


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