Early Headlines: Turkey Default Risk Increases, UK to Join World Bank Rival, Turkey Credit Risk Degrades, Japan Stocks on Fire and More

March 13th, 2015
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Early Bird Headlines 13 March 2015

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U.S.

UK

Greece

Germany

Turkey

  • Political Troubles Drive Turkey's Credit Risk Higher (Moody's Analytics) Expected Default Frequency (EDF) "ticked higher" for Turkey the week ending 06 March. The five-year risk rose to 0.28% which seems pretty small (1 chance in 357) but this was 40% higher than six weeks ago when it was 1 chance in 500. It was even less than that in December.

Iraq

Russia

India

Japan

  • Japanese stocks are on fire. But why? (CNN Money) Even though Japan's economy grew by exactly 0% in 2014 and the country is flirting with a return to deflation, Japanese stocks are still relatively cheap, corporate profits are at record highs and the central bank is willing to pump more money into markets, including buying shares.

China



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