Fridays fact for the stattos...the last 5 official closes in the Bund have been 143.13 , 143.14 , 143.14 , 143.17 & 143.14
Eurogroup's Frieden says expects Greece solution on Tuesday.
EZ stock markets mostly up 0.1 to 0.2% as is the FTSE, but the CAC off 0.2%.
Israeli Army says HAMAS/Jihad not respecting the lull in fighting that was supposed to happen whilst the Egyptian PM visits the Gaza strip.
EU markets commissioner says economy to grow next year /// says worst of the crisis over ... (famous last words ??)
GFMS says Silver prices may reach $50 by next year.
RT @chigrl: @TradeDesk_Steve I thought you all hated the French No we love them - just Police i have problem with haha
Barclays New COCO pops bonds slightly under water /99.00 now
Primary dealers exp US$40bn in US T and US$45bn in MBS purchases after the December Fed meeting, the Fed’s Primary Dealer Survey shows
In France the finance minister has asked that the 'French bashing' stop immediately because its not very nice (FT).
Yesterday ' In Greece, protesters pelted coffee and water at a German diplomat
Ukraine Jan.-oct. Retail Sales Rise 15.7% From Year Earlier
Shanghai ends session down 0.8% @ 2,014
Nikkei ends session up 2.2% @ 9,024The mkt optimistic about a change of Government.
SNB Will Enforce Ceiling `with Utmost Determination:' Jordan Minimum Exchange Rate Will Continue To Apply
SNB Will Enforce Ceiling `with Utmost Determination:' Jordan
Portugal's fin min Gaspar warns of enormous tax hikes to meet fiscal targets next year YIKES
ECB's Coeure expects strong repayments of LTRO money next year. That because they all took too much and long cash at zero %
German CDU wants the OMT to be a 'temporary instrument'
Some O/N headlines Greece - Asked about the liklihood for a deal next week, IMF's Lagarde said it is not over til the fat lady sings.
Abe Says He'll Consider Changing Boj Law Opposes Ending All Tariffs As Condition To Join Tpp Talks Election A Fight To Win Back Japan
Nikkei +2.20%, Hans Seng flat, Shangai - 1.2% rest flattishUSDJPY 81.05, EURUSD 1.2755, GBPUSD 1.5860
Japan Lower House Dissolved, Snap Election To Be Held Dec. 16 [Dow Jones]
Scores on doors eur 1.2770 yen 81.01 cable 1.5860 aud 1.0320 S&P 1349
LYC AT Equity LYNAS CORP LTD -8.26% Lynas down despite Malay court victory as Save Malaysia lodged an appeal against that decision
7751 JT Equity CANON INC +5.65%
Canon and all JP blue chips doing well on spec elections will hand power to the opposition who push for aggressive central-bank easing
Japan flying Japan (NKY) +2.07%, CHINA (HSCEI +0.2%), HONG KONG (0.09%) & Oz (AS51) -0.29%
Good morning. Happy Fridays. This is the most enjoyable tweet I sent out each week. Nippy out though wrap up