Wednesday 6am ( EST ) updates....
#Alibaba reportedly in talks to acquire telecommunication software company ZTEsoft, subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, at 2-3bn yuan
BANK OF CHONGQING CHAIRMAN GAN WEIMIN RESIGNS, SINA SAYS
Chinese developers raised $14.87bn via offshore #bond so far 2017, surging 97% y/y, exceeding total $14.4bn for 2016 (Centaline Property)
Nikkei 225 closes down -0.47% at 20,130.41
Platts: #China customs mulls increasing checks on #coal imports, impeding flow https://www.platts.com/latest-news/coal/perth/china-customs-mulls-increasing-checks-on-coal-27850085 …
Good morning from Berlin! Tech rout hits Asia stocks. Bonds fall on rate bet. CenBanks key driver for markets. Draghi-inspired euro advance.
#HK small cap stock plunge continues, after wiping out $6.1bn yesterday
Tuesday 7:08 ( EST ) updates....
Economic data due from Asia today (this is a short post)
No open market operations from the PBOC again today. Stay tuned .... USD/CNY central rate still to come.
Retracted, minor CNN story elates Trump amid his war with 'fake news' mainstream media http://jtim.es/KEl130cZKJm
US Ambassador To China Branstad: Hopes To Work To Cut China Trade Barriers To US Goods
Takata Shares Drop 69pct to JPY34 After Daily Limit Removed By Stockmarket
FT: Top China think-tank forecasts Q2 GDP of 6.8%
Keep an eye on this !
U.S. says Russia could help N. Korea evade sanctions in lieu of China http://buff.ly/2ugijnY
Toshiba Throws In Towel On Efforts To Ink Chip Unit Deal On Wednesday
China May Services Trade Deficit $22.5 Bln – RTRS - Jan-May Services Trade Deficit $101.4 Bln
Fed's Kashkari: No rush to raise rates when still some slack in labor market
OIL - Private inventory data shows surprise build in crude stocks
ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Euro rips higher, dollar and yen beaten up
US stock indices close near day lows. Blame it on _________.
Surprise , Surprise , surprise...
More from Kashkari: Nothing on the horizon to suggest another crisis is imminent
Cable blows out stops in a flash jump http://bit.ly/2rYvFVq
Forex technical analysis: EURUSD finds another bid/new high
The USDJPY falls after healthcare vote delay
Euro just hit $1.1305, highest level since Sept as Draghi took mkts by surprise.
Note the slow walk back from Trump committing a crime......
Sanders not a big fan of FBI it appears...
Get your popcorn for this one ! ;-D
Nine Senators out...
TRUMP SAYS IF HEALTHCARE BILL DOESN'T GET DONE, IT WILL BE SOMETHING WE DON'T LIKE BUT HE'LL UNDERSTAND
Trump officially nominates new FBI director http://hill.cm/c0bI1IS
No claim made by CNN Producer's statements were taken out of context or defense by CNN offered to his observations.
Don't have the votes..
Facing a revolt on healthcare bill, Senate Republicans delay the vote. More here: http://reut.rs/2uf6bE1
Rick Perry, on the global cyber attack, says the hackers "may be lone rangers," and "may or may not work with nation states," not clear.
NEW: Hours before the White House issued warning to Assad, Tillerson gave the same message to Lavrov
Kushner, as well as chief strategist Bannon, were consulted prior to Monday evening’s Syria announcement
CNN not having a good last few days...
PEYTA or NOT PEYTA Attack Today .....
Wednesday morning updates...
Global Cyberattack Hits Indian Port https://newsheadline.press/global-cyberattack-hits-indian-port/ …
NATO's Stoltenberg says cyberattack can trigger Article 5 mutual defence clause
FRENCH SUPERMARKET RETAILER AUCHAN SAYS GLOBAL CYBER ATTACK IMPACTED ITS PAYMENT TERMINALS IN UKRAINE, INCIDENT NOW OVER
Maersk Line, APM Terminals’ systems hit by cyber attack
Cyber attack update 09:06 CEST
BNP PARIBAS SAYS ITS REAL ESTATE ARM HAS BEEN HIT BY GLOBAL CYBER ATTACK, HAS TAKEN MEASURES TO QUICKLY ISOLATE THE IMPACT OF IT
Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link http://reut.rs/2tjubc7
The latest big cyberattack reaches Asia after spreading from Europe to the U.S. https://bloom.bg/2sg64eN
India's largest container port hit by global cyber attack http://reut.rs/2s0EH4h
Petya Ransomware Outbreak Is Extorting Bitcoin and Spreading Worldwide https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/petya-ransomware-outbreak-is-extorting-bitcoin-and-spreading-throughout-the-world/ …
Petya is another case study on the NSA's tools leaked by @shadowbrokerss to be discussed next month at BH https://www.blackhat.com/us-17/briefings.html#matt-suiche …
Petya - All you need to know.
Cyber-attack has impacted companies in: - Ukraine - Russia - United States - India - Spain - Norway - Denmark - United Kingdom
Petya on an ATM. Photo by REUTERS. http://pictures.reuters.com/archive/CYBER-ATTACK-UKRAINE-RC139588FE20.html …
BREAKING: American pharmaceutical company Merck, one of the world's largest, has been hit by cyber-attack.
Infrastructure attack in Europe..
Found evidences of post kernel exploitation too: IA32_SYSENTER_EIP after decoding kernel shellcode. I confirm, this is a WannaCry situation
Car bomb in Kiev kills senior intel officer .....
As expected , German politicians across the spectrum royally pissed off over EUC allowing Italian Banks bailout.
FRENCH CGT UNION CALLS FOR STRIKE IN ALL FRENCH COMPANIES ON SEPT 12 TO PROTEST AGAINST MACRON GOV. PLANNED LABOUR REFORMS (honeymoon over)
Jeremy Corbyn: I will be Prime Minister in six months - http://bit.ly/2tbzNVW
As trash piles up across Greece, PM and union of garbage collectors fail to resolve jobs row. Public health risk fears as temps of 43C loom.
Chornobyl nuclear power plant has switched to manual radiation monitoring of site b/c cyberattack, says Exclusion Zone agency press service.
BREAKING: 'Petya' cyber attack that started in Ukraine has reached companies in Spain, India, Denmark, Russia, UK, Norway and others.
*SCHAEUBLE: EU TREATY CHANGES NOT REALISTIC IN SHORT TERM
What in the Holy Heck ? ! ?
Everything you need to know about the deal between the Conservatives and DUP - http://bit.ly/2rT5G1q
How deep will this rabbit hole go ?
PM May's spokesman says 95 buildings in 32 local authorities have failed safety tests, 100 percent failure rate - Reuters
So the question is -or else what Arab Quartet ?
What you need to know on how the Qatar crisis could impact rebel rivalries in Syria http://ow.ly/BjLv30cUBwt
All the latest developments on the Qatar-Gulf crisis: http://aje.io/97rc
Germany calls Saudi demands from Qatar 'very provocative' http://ow.ly/UeeC30cVmIh
Qatar's foreign minister Al Thani to meet Secretary of State Tillerson in DC today. Tillerson seeks a diplomatic solution to the Gulf Rift.
Apart from both standing for Qatar , Turkey and Iran see advantages to becoming closer as well.
Odds & Ends....
Is it difficult to find a stolen helicopter?
Venezuela National Assembly stormed...
Meanwhile in Venezuela....
This is a correct application of facts to law. However , it underlines the absence of a legal remedy...
Turkish artillery started to hit Tall Rifaat, Sheikh Issa and Harbul Map: http://syriancivilwarmap.com
Protests, looting, gov’t offices burned in Venezuela - http://bit.ly/2tTOdaQ
Libya remains the main source of destabilization of the Sahel countries: a report - https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/06/27/libya-remains-the-main-source-of-destabilization-of-the-sahel-countries-a-report/ …
Military Situation In Southeastern Syria. Government Forces In Striking Distance From T2 Pumping Station http://dlvr.it/PQPWK3
Unfortunately US also bartering off its wealth by spending over $600 bil on military & borrowing $1400 billion a year it doesn't have.