(Express) Boris handed MASSIVE boost as Tories nudge further ahead of Corbyn in latest election poll

(Express) BORIS JOHNSON was handed a huge boost on Monday afternoon after the latest general election poll placed him nudging further ahead of Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was handed a boost after the latest poll results saw him push further ahead of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn as Brits prepare to vote … Continue reading (Express) Boris handed MASSIVE boost as Tories nudge further ahead of Corbyn in latest election poll

(AP) Long festering charges of anti-Semitism hit Labour’s CorbynAntisemitism hit Labour’s Corbyn

(AP) LONDON (AP) — The long-festering issue of anti-Semitism in Labour Party ranks is coming back to haunt Jeremy Corbyn in the first days of his election campaign to unseat Prime Minister Boris Johnson and take up residence at 10 Downing Street.Full Coverage: Brexit Corbyn’s bid for Britain’s top job was sidetracked Thursday by renewed claims … Continue reading (AP) Long festering charges of anti-Semitism hit Labour’s CorbynAntisemitism hit Labour’s Corbyn

(FT) The western backlash against China’s dealmaking

Over the last five years, China has spent unprecedented amounts overseas, but now the acquisitions are drying up as national security concerns worry the west. James Fontanella-Khan and Arash Massoudi, the FT’s corporate finance and deals experts, explain why the US, Europe and others have become wary of China and brought in measures to limit … Continue reading (FT) The western backlash against China’s dealmaking

(ZH) Learn To Code: Traditional Bond Traders Now Being Overrun By Programming Quants

(ZH) Once again, the ability to code is trumping all other skills, again lending credence to the “learn to code” joke that came off as so harsh to the liberal social media elite that it wound up getting people banned from Twitter.  But the adage is holding true in the bond market, according to Bloomberg, where quants are now … Continue reading (ZH) Learn To Code: Traditional Bond Traders Now Being Overrun By Programming Quants

O.P. (JE) Juiz ordena libertação de Lula da Silva

P.O.Quoting Charles De Gaulle, President of the French Republic:“Ciel sans couleur, fleurs sans odeur, fruits sans saveur, hommes sans honneur et femmes sans pudeur”O Brasil foi, é e será o País do futuro.A libertação do ex-Presidente Lula da Silva, embora possa ser justificada por motivos jurídicos, é um péssimo sinal para o Brasil.Haja o que … Continue reading O.P. (JE) Juiz ordena libertação de Lula da Silva

O.P. (Terra) Após soltura de Lula, polarização política preocupa mercado

O.P. O Brasil, infelizmente, como outros Países da América Latina, não é, na minha opinião um País onde se possa viver em segurança, nem investir.Nem vejo como possa ter volta a dar lhe, depois do estado caótico a que chegou. FCMP— (Terra) Investidores temem que radicalização de discurso atrapalhe a tramitação das reformas; dólar sobe … Continue reading O.P. (Terra) Após soltura de Lula, polarização política preocupa mercado

(G1) TRF-4 marca para 27 de novembro julgamento de Lula no caso do sítio de Atibaia

(G1) Apelação da defesa do ex-presidente foi liberada na última terça (5) pelo revisor dos processos da Lava Jato na 8ª Turma, Leandro Paulsen. O ex-presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, em imagem de dezembro de 2017 — Foto: Hélvio Romero/Estadão Conteúdo O julgamento da apelação do ex-presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva no processo … Continue reading (G1) TRF-4 marca para 27 de novembro julgamento de Lula no caso do sítio de Atibaia

(EP) ¿Y ahora qué? ¿Le salen las cuentas al PSOE para formar Gobierno?

(EP) Las únicas dos opciones en las que los separatistas catalanes no condicionarían el nuevo Gobierno serían la formación de un pacto entre populares y socialistas (208 escaños) o un acuerdo entre las formaciones no independentistas, socialistas y Ciudadanos (180) La formación de Gobierno se ha complicado más que nunca. Hay varias fórmulas matemáticas que … Continue reading (EP) ¿Y ahora qué? ¿Le salen las cuentas al PSOE para formar Gobierno?

(BBC) Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid election protests

(BBC) Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power, amid turmoil following his disputed re-election last month. The head of the army had called on him to go after protests over his election win. Auditors found irregularities with the poll but Mr Morales said he had been the victim of a … Continue reading (BBC) Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid election protests

(Reuters) Italian court convicts Deutsche Bank, Nomura in Monte Paschi derivative trial

Well done for the Italian Justice SystemFCMP — (Reuters) An Italian court has convicted 13 former bankers from Deutsche Bank, Nomura and Monte dei Paschi di Siena over derivative deals that prosecutors say helped the Tuscan bank hide losses in one of the country’s biggest financial scandals. The verdict, read in court on Friday by … Continue reading (Reuters) Italian court convicts Deutsche Bank, Nomura in Monte Paschi derivative trial

(NYT) Portugal Hopes European Tech Investment Will Drive Up Exports

(NYT) LISBON — European investment in Portugal’s digital sector can help address a shortfall in equity funding for start-ups and support an export-driving technology industry, Portugal’s economy minister said on Wednesday. A 30 million euro fund backed by the European Investment Fund, the Portuguese government and venture capital investors was announced on Tuesday at the … Continue reading (NYT) Portugal Hopes European Tech Investment Will Drive Up Exports

(JE) Presidente da APA: “Montijo não vai ter ligação ferroviária direta”

(JE) A ANA admitiu surpresa com os 48 milhões de euros exigidos pela APA para as medidas mitigadoras, mas Nuno Lacasta aguarda “serenamente”. Cerca de uma semana após ter anunciado uma decisão favorável condicionada ao projeto do aeroporto complementar do Montijo, Nuno Lacasta, presidente da APA – Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, em entrevista exclusiva ao … Continue reading (JE) Presidente da APA: “Montijo não vai ter ligação ferroviária direta”

(ZH) Trump Celebrates “A New Record” As Stocks, Bond Yields, & The Dollar Soar

(ZH) Another day, another trade-deal headline saying nothing new but good enough for the algos… US equity markets love it… Surging to new record highs, a fact not missed by the president… BofA Merrill’s Paul Ciana Recommends Buying Bonds, Shorting Dollar-Yen Donald J. Trump✔@realDonaldTrump Stock Market up big today. A New Record. Enjoy!58.4K3:43 PM – … Continue reading (ZH) Trump Celebrates “A New Record” As Stocks, Bond Yields, & The Dollar Soar

(Economist) Why are so many countries witnessing mass protests?

(Economist) Blame economics, demography, a sense of powerlessness…and social media FOR ANYONE trying to follow protest movements around the world it is hard to keep up. Large anti-government demonstrations, some peaceful and some not, have taken place in recent weeks in places on every continent: Algeria, Bolivia, Britain, Catalonia, Chile, Ecuador, France, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, … Continue reading (Economist) Why are so many countries witnessing mass protests?

(Economist) Assessing Emmanuel Macron’s apocalyptic vision

(Economist) Europe is “on the edge of a precipice”, says France’s president. Is he right? Today’s europe owes its existence to the United States. America fought two world wars on European soil; American diplomacy was midwife to what became the European Union; American arms protected western Europe from Soviet invasion; and American statesmen oversaw German unification. … Continue reading (Economist) Assessing Emmanuel Macron’s apocalyptic vision

(ZH) Profits, Trading Plunge At World’s 3rd Largest Exchange As Hong Kong Chaos Spreads

(ZH) The social-economic turmoil in Hong Kong is certainly unprecedented.  Retail sales have crashed, housing prices are rolling over, monetary policy via the Hong Kong Monetary Authority is failing to stabilize the economy, and now, new evidence suggests the financial industry is starting to crack. Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd., the world’s third-largest stock … Continue reading (ZH) Profits, Trading Plunge At World’s 3rd Largest Exchange As Hong Kong Chaos Spreads