Below are today’s serious economic events facing the binary option traders:
- Regulators irate at NY action against Standard Chartered.
- Recession Generation Opts To Rent Not Buy Houses To Cars.
- Egypt launches air strikes on militants in Sinai.
- Loan-Shark Lending Surge Feared In Japan.
- US seeks $3bn for Sudan oil deal.
- Home Prices Climb as Supply Dwindles.
- A lifeline is thrown to the periphery – Smaghi.
- BOE Cuts Growth Forecast, Sees Inflation Below Goal in Two Years.
- S&P Takes CreditWatch Actions On Four Spanish Banks.
- Japan Gets Reprieve as Drop in Oil Eases Trade Impact.
- Bank of Thailand’s Virabongsa Says Inflation Target Ineffective.
- South Korea set to overhaul key lending rate.
From the Eurozone, binary investors are receiving the following signals:
- Switzerland SECO Consumer Confidence -17 – lower than expected.
- Spain Industrial Output -6.3% wda y/y -6.9% nsa y/y – lower than expected. Consensus -6.2% wda y/y. Previous -6.1% wda y/y -5.4% nsa y/y.
- Germany Trade Balance 17.9B – higher than expected. Consensus 14.6B.
- Germany Current Account 16.5B – higher than expected.
- France Trade Balance -5990M – lower than expected. Consensus -5000M. Previous -5325M.
- Turkey Industrial Production 2.7% nsa y/y – lower than expected.
- Hungary Trade Balance 761.7M – higher than expected.
- Czech Republic Unemployment Rate 8.3% – in line with expectations.
Sources: Bloomberg, FT, Reuters