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  • Yields on German 10- year Bunds spiked by 10 basis points to 0.988 percent, with prices, as always, moving in the other direction, before a highly unusual call by the International Monetary Fund for the Federal Reserve to wait until next year to raise interest rates helped the market to reverse course. The 10 percent move in U.S. 10- year Treasury yields, to 2.31...

  • Wall Street declines, S&P falls through support level. *Oil prices slide ahead of OPEC meeting. The euro was last down 0.32 percent at $1.1238 after powering up to $1.1379, its highest since May 18.

  • June 4- U.S. stocks fell late on Thursday afternoon as uncertainty remained over a Greece aid deal with creditors and as declining oil and gold prices weighed on energy and materials. Greece delayed a debt payment to the International Monetary Fund due on Friday and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said talks on a cash-for-reforms deal were still far from an...

  • *Wall Street declines, but off earlier lows. *Oil prices slide ahead of OPEC meeting. said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab in Austin.

  • LONDON/ AMSTERDAM, June 4- The European Commission will give banks in the EU another six-month exemption until December from having to hold extra capital to cover transactions at clearing houses that don't meet the bloc's standards. "The decision will give the market the legal certainty it needs for the next six months," EU financial services commissioner,...

  • *No resolution as yet on Greece debt crisis. June 4- U.S. stock futures, weighed down by a selloff in global bond markets, trimmed some losses after weekly employment data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped to 276,000 for the week ended May 30.

  • US STOCKS-Futures fall on global bond selloff Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 7:18 AM ET

    *The European Central Bank's insistence on Wednesday that there was no need to adjust monetary policy in the face of volatility also rattled financial markets. *The Greece stand-off continued with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras emerging from late-night talks with senior EU officials in Brussels saying a deal with creditors was "within sight," but...

  • LONDON, June 4- Rising German and U.S. bond yields knocked emerging assets hard on Thursday, with stocks down almost 1 percent while currencies, from the Indonesian rupiah to the Russian rouble, hit multi-month or multi-year lows. MSCI's emerging equity index slipped to two-month lows, now standing 8 percent below end-April levels. That was despite gains in China,...

  • *Oil steadies falls further ahead of OPEC meeting. That took the euro's surge over the last two days past 3 percent and with 10- year Bund yields testing 1 percent, market players had Wednesday's remarks from European Central Bank head Mario Draghi that volatility was here to stay, ringing in their ears. "Clearly these are very aggressive moves," said Patrick...

  • *Syngenta rises on BASF bid interest. *Europe bourses in 2015: http://link.reuters.com/pap87v. LONDON, June 4- European shares lost ground on Thursday as a pick-up in bond yields weighed on utility stocks, whose large levels of debt make them particularly sensitive to credit market jitters.

  • *Global crude glut remains as OPEC seen keeping output high. SINGAPORE, June 4- Oil prices fell on Thursday as a large crude glut overshadowed strong global fuel demand ahead of a meeting on Friday in which OPEC looks to be unlikely to change its production quota. Energy advisory Wood Mackenzie said on Thursday it was unlikely OPEC would agree to cut output at its...

  • SINGAPORE, June 4- Oil prices edged up on Thursday as strong global fuel demand and a sliding dollar overshadowed a large crude glut that had helped pull down the market by 3 percent in the previous session. Front-month Brent futures were up 15 cents from their last settlement to $63.95 a barrel by 0121 GMT on Thursday. Goldman Sachs said that Europe's high diesel...

  • *C.H. Robinson rally lifts transport stocks. Adding to the day's upbeat tone, Greece's international creditors signaled they were ready to compromise to avert a default even as Athens indicated it might skip an IMF loan repayment due this week. Higher yields on fixed income translate into higher rates and that increases the net interest margin for financials, "...

  • NEW YORK, June 3- Wall Street stocks rose modestly on Wednesday on hopes for an imminent Greek debt agreement and after data pointed to renewed life in the U.S. economy, while German debt yields climbed after comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Greece's international creditors signaled on Wednesday they were ready to compromise to...

  • NEW YORK, June 3- Wall Street rose modestly on optimism an agreement over Greek debt was drawing closer and as data pointed to renewed life in the U.S. economy, while German debt yields climbed after comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Greece's international creditors signaled on Wednesday they were ready to compromise to avert a...

  • NEW YORK, June 3- Wall Street moved higher on optimism an agreement was on the horizon surrounding Greek debt and data pointed to a rebound in the U.S. economy, while German debt yields climbed after comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Greece threatened to miss a loan repayment to the IMF this week, opening the way for possible default, just...

  • *Singapore Exchange volumes to reach 1 billion tonnes this year. VIENNA, June 3- The derivatives market for iron ore is reaching a tipping point in its strong growth as steel consumers pile in, with contracts traded outside China expected to reach around a billion tonnes this year. Iron ore derivatives traded on the Singapore Exchange have roughly doubled in...

  • LONDON, June 3- Gold eased on Wednesday as shares rose after U.S. data showed its private sector added more jobs than expected in May, and prospects increased of a debt deal for Greece. Spot gold slipped 0.3 percent to $1,190.40 an ounce by 1446 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for August delivery fell $4.60 to $1,189.70 an ounce. Gold had risen 0.4 percent in the previous...

  • NEW YORK, June 3- U.S. benchmark Treasury debt yields rose to three-week highs on Wednesday, bolstered by a solid U.S. private sector employment report for May and gains in German bond yields after the European Central Bank raised its inflation forecast for this year. "We're tracking the Bund market right now," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist, at Cantor...

  • FRANKFURT, June 3- The European Central Bank sees no reason to adjust its monetary policy stance in response to a recent rise in bond yields in Europe, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Wednesday. "We should get used to periods of higher volatility. Answering a question about the rise in yields, Draghi said: "Let me tell you that the Governing Council was unanimous in...