Iraq - Protests continue near the West Qurna-2 oil field (W of Basra) operated by Lukoil, a Russian oil company Turkey's Central Bank leaves rates unchanged In the state Duma introduced a bill prohibiting trade sanctions products The dollar and the Euro has risen more than 30 cents VTB has fired more than 3.5 thousand people, which is approximately 2% of staff More than 500 stocks in Chinese market now down 10% daily limit after major local brokerages restarted margin and short-selling biz Shanghai benchmark index sinking like Titanic now, down 5% amid short-selling worriesIndiGo finalizes $26.55 billion purchase of 250 new Airbus A320 Neo jets Turkish lira hits another record low on political uncertaintyGlobal stocks boosted by steadier yuanAnalysts say U.S. home prices are overvalued and aren't likely to rise between 2016 and 2022 Euro-area Economy Grew 0.3% In Second Quarter Vs 0.4% Estimate Turkey Heading for New Election as Lira, Stocks TumbleIndia prepares to pay Iran $1.4 bln in oil duesTesla seeks to raise about $500 million through share saleWall Street Can Barely Keep Up With the Selloff in the Brazilian Real Israel PM announces major offshore gas deal with US Noble Greece’s economy unexpectedly expands by 0.8% in second quarter, beating estimates Ukraine inflation took breather in Jul on lower food prices. Consumer price inflation still set to average nearly 50% in 2015 Tunisia attack lowers Tui profits All eyes on Italian bonds after ydays flash crash in BTP 10y Future that triggered vol break China sets the guiding rate for its yuan currency lower for third consecutive day. China steps in to support yuanChina's central bank intervenes to prevent yuan from tumbling, instructing state banks to sell dollars. The German 2-year yield is hitting its lowest level ever. European stocks fall further after China pushes yuan lower againOn the Moscow stock exchange suspended trading FTSE 350 miners drop to March 2009 low. -6.8% in two days. Twitter says government requests for user data jumped 52% USDCNH +3%

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18 August 2015
Iraq - Protests continue near the West Qurna-2 oil field (W of Basra) operated by Lukoil, a Russian oil company
Shanghai benchmark index sinking like Titanic now, down 5% amid short-selling worries
Analysts say U.S. home prices are overvalued and aren't likely to rise between 2016 and 2022
Turkey Heading for New Election as Lira, Stocks Tumble
Wall Street Can Barely Keep Up With the Selloff in the Brazilian Real
Ukraine inflation took breather in Jul on lower food prices. Consumer price inflation still set to average nearly 50% in 2015
All eyes on Italian bonds after ydays flash crash in BTP 10y Future that triggered vol break
The German 2-year yield is hitting its lowest level ever.
FTSE 350 miners drop to March 2009 low. -6.8% in two days.
Twitter says government requests for user data jumped 52%
USDCNH +3%