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08.06.2016

Bund Germany: new historical record low

The yield on German 10-year Bund retouchs historic low. The record marked yesterday with an interest of 0.47% has been canceled today at the start of trading on European markets. The yield on the Bund falls to 0.33% and approaches the fateful zero. All government bonds of the euro area are well procured from a few sessions but not with the intensity of the German 10-year. Meanwhile, today part of the plan purchases of corporate bonds non-bank by the ECB as part of the Qe and with the goal of bringing in 80 billion euro monthly purchases. Among the operators some fear that the Eurotower not reach at least 5 billion of corporate bonds and the level below € 3 billion would be read as a failure.

 
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08.06.2016

WTO: whether it will be Brexit, no "copy and paste" for London

The output from the Union is likely to cost the UK exporters 5.6 billion pounds - about 7.2 billion Euros, if not longer as a result of exchange rate volatility, in additional customs duties. To launch this new cost warning of a possible vote by the EU for the divorce was the Director General of the WTO, Roberto Azevedo. Azevedo has clarified such as London, in case of Brexit, should renegotiate their agreements from scratch.

 
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07.06.2016

Putin is sure that St. Petersburg Forum will be key event for the global economy

The Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin gave his welcome address to the International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg. during the presentation speeches. "The global economy is increasingly influenced by political and social factors," said the Russian president in the welcome message to the event which will take place from 16 to 18 June. As communicated to the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker from Brussels should be present.

 
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07.06.2016

Facebook: Brexit dominates the popular social network

Facebook is also involved in the referendum on Brexit, which will see the UK go to the polls next June 23 to decide whether to remain in the European Union. The popular social network has decided to side openly with an alert sent to citizens under 45 years, statistically mostly against Brexit, to register before the deadline of this evening to participate in the referendum of 23 June. Collecting approximately 100 thousand favorable responses from users who have immediately followed the advice. In one day there were 155 thousand people: 52 thousand between 18 and 24 years, 68 thousand from 25 to 34 and 35 thousand from 35 to 44. It is more than three times what they had done in previous days: According to The Times, three fifths were convinced by Facebook.

 
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07.06.2016

Falciani list: searches continue in Spanish banks

In the morning the Madrid headquarters of BNP Paribas was raided by the Central Operating Unit Civil Guard officers (Uco) that required, by order of Judge José de la Mata, data and information relating to alleged money laundering at the bank in Geneva hsbc. The raid comes four days after a similar operation at the headquarters of Banco Santander in Boadilla del Monte. The origin of the survey is the so-called Falciani list. Judge José de la Mata is investigating the activities of HSBC in Spain in relation to Falciani list, which includes more than 600 holders of Spanish accounts worth about 6 billion euro, held at the headquarters of the Geneva private bank.

 
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07.06.2016

Euro Zone, the economy grows more than expected

According to the European Statistical Office, Eurostat, the third and final estimate of GDP for the 1st quarter indicates an increase of 0.6% on the quarter and 1.7% on year. These forecasts exceed those announced last month respectively 0.5% and 1.5%. In the fourth quarter of the year there has been a growth of 0.3% qoq and 1.6% yearly. The entire European Union (EU) economy recorded an increase of 0.5% as compared to the cyclical same quarter last year, there was an increase of 1.8%.

 
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07.06.2016

Fed: Yellen does not hide fear Brexit

"The monthly data on the labor market is an important indicator. We will continue to follow the trend of the labor market carefully," Yellen said, stressing that the current level of monetary policy is "appropriate to support the economy and encourage further improvements in the labor market, which will help inflation return to the 2% ". "I still believe that rates will rise gradually over time to ensure price stability and maximum sustainable employment in the long term", Yellen highlights . "I believe that the positive forces that sustain employment growth and inflation will continue to weigh more than the negative ones. I expect the continuous economic expansion, with the labor market still improve and that GDP will grow."

 
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07.06.2016

Verizon ready to assault Yahoo

The US giant telecom Verizon Communications would plan to submit a bid in the second round of 3 billion US dollars for the core business of the Internet Yahoo, according to the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. According to the newspaper of the Big Apple, Verizon would have to meet the Monday deadline for the second round of bids.

 
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07.06.2016

Economiesuisse: optimistic forecasts, the GDP of 1.3%

Among the solutions, economiesuisse says including process optimization, review of purchase channels, the increased investment, the temporary increase in working hours, hiring freezes and also downsizing and relocations abroad. Taking advantage of the slight weakening of the franc,  the worst scenarios wasn't realized. The cautious evolution of the global economy prevents a more sustained recovery, but the current trend has the merit of bringing stability. Therefore, economiesuisse expects an improvement in consumer sentiment over the year. After a smooth start, the economy looks up and growth of new approaches of the rates recorded in Germany.

 
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06.06.2016

First steps for a free trade agreement Switzerland - India

Switzerland and India could resume discussions on a free trade agreement at the end of the week. Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammmann has discussed with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Geneva today. "We have established a very good basis" of discussion for the next days and the next few months, Schneider-Ammann said in a meeting with Nerandra Ways and twenty representatives of the Swiss economy. Previously the Swiss minister of the economy had entertained for over an hour with the head of the Indian government. The talks were energy and financial issues.

 
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