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  • NEW YORK, May 4- U.S. Treasuries prices were modestly higher on Monday, hewing to narrow ranges on a combination of consolidation from last week's sharp decline and low trading volumes given holidays in Tokyo and London. "A lot of U.S. data this week and I've been thinking the front-end will be more informative, because if you do get a pickup in data over this week, then...

  • RPT-Shrinking liquidity exposes markets to crunch Monday, 4 May 2015 | 5:19 AM ET

    LONDON, May 1- The calm on global financial markets masks a growing threat to their smooth functioning should shrinking liquidity morph into an outright crunch in response to a U.S. interest rate rise or some other shock. Some analysts blamed the sell-off on a lack of liquidity, with Commerzbank going so far as to call it a "flash crash." Analysis from GreySpark...

  • OMAHA, Neb., May 1- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said first-quarter profit rose 10 percent, and operating results easily beat forecasts, boosted by its railroad and insurance businesses and gains from derivatives. Net income for the Omaha, Nebraska- based insurance and investment conglomerate rose to $5.16 billion, or $3,143 per share, from...

  • *Treasuries lost 0.53 pct in April after March gains- Barclays. Investors have pared their holdings of U.S. government debt since mid-April, as heavy debt supply and diminished pessimism about Europe reduced the safe-haven allure of Treasuries, German Bunds and British gilts. "The fundamentals in Europe are turning and there may be an acknowledgement of that,"...

  • LONDON, May 1- Investors are unlikely to take big bets on Britain's government bond market ahead of next Thursday's closely fought national election, with opinion polls offering little clarity about the next government. Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party remains deadlocked with the opposition Labour party in opinion polls, and strategists...

  • *Treasuries lost 0.53 pct in April after March gains- Barclays. NEW YORK, May 1- The U.S. Treasuries lost 0.53 percent in April, following a 0.63 percent gain in March, an index compiled by Barclays showed.

  • May 1- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday ahead of the release of data that could support signs that the economy is regaining momentum after stumbling in the first quarter. *Construction spending is expected to have risen in March after slipping in February, while the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index is expected to have...

  • LONDON, May 1- Financial markets are betting that the threat of deflation in the euro zone has all but evaporated, calling into doubt forecasts that benchmark German government bond yields could drop to zero or even below. Above-forecast April inflation figures in Germany on Wednesday- albeit still only 0.3 percent- were a major factor behind the surge yields.

  • Shrinking liquidity exposes markets to crunch Friday, 1 May 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    LONDON, May 1- The calm on global financial markets masks a growing threat to their smooth functioning should shrinking liquidity morph into an outright crunch in response to a U.S. interest rate rise or some other shock. Some analysts blamed the sell-off on a lack of liquidity, with Commerzbank going so far as to call it a "flash crash". Analysis from GreySpark...

  • TOKYO, May 1- Japanese government bond prices extended losses on Friday as the market continued to feel the heat from a sobering rout in German Bunds. The two-year yield climbed half a basis point to 0.005 percent, its rise slowed by the Bank of Japan's regular debt-purchasing operation centred on short-end JGBs. The Japanese financial markets will be closed...

  • DIARY-Government Debt Auctions to June 30 Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 8:03 PM ET

    01 May Japan Auction for Enhanced-liquidity 04 May 1350 France Auction of BTF treasury notes 04 May Netherlands DTC Auction 05 May Belgium Auction of treasury bills 06 May Sweden Auction of Government bonds 06 May Germany 5 bln Eur Auction of 2- year Federal Note. 11 May Norway Auction of treasury bills 11 May Germany 2 bln Eur Auction of treasury bills 11 May...

  • Athenahealth climbs aftermarket following 1Q results Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    WATERTOWN, Mass.— Shares of Athenahealth Inc. bounced back in aftermarket trading Thursday after the company reported its first-quarter results. Athenahealth said it lost $8.8 million, or 23 cents per share, in the first quarter, and it reported a similar loss a year ago. Athenahealth maintained its full-year guidance, which calls for a profit of $1.10 to $1.20...

  • *Some movement in Greece debt talks trims safety bids. NEW YORK, April 30- U.S. The month ended with a diminished appetite for safe-haven assets on Thursday, after Greece made its biggest concessions yet in an effort to clinch a deal with its creditors to avert bankruptcy reduced safe-haven bids for Treasuries and Bunds.

  • *Some movement in Greece debt talks pare safety bids. News of the biggest concessions yet from Greece in an effort to clinch a deal with its creditors to avert bankruptcy reduced safe-haven bids for Treasuries and German Bunds. The four-day rise in benchmark U.S. yields has been part of this week's global bond market sell-off, in which traders have either booked...

  • JGBs fall on retreat in Bunds and Treasuries Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 3:43 AM ET

    TOKYO, April 30- Japanese government bond prices dropped on Thursday after U.S. and European bonds suffered big losses following upbeat European economic data, but sharp falls in Japanese share prices helped to limit losses in JGBs. The yield on the 10- year JGBs rose as much as 5.0 basis points to 0.345 percent at one point, its highest level in two weeks, before...

  • However, the situation is changing as the landmark Shanghai- Hong Kong stock connect scheme saw robust southbound flows in the past few weeks, which greatly eased the offshore yuan market's tight liquidity. The stock connect has brought in a net 50 billion yuan into Hong Kong in the past month, according to Reuters calculations, thanks to increased demand for...

  • ATHENS, April 30- Ratings agency Moody's on Thursday cut Greece's credit rating deeper into junk territory due to uncertainty over whether the indebted country will be able to reach a deal with its international lenders in time to meet upcoming debt repayments. Moody's said it downgraded Greece's government bond rating to' Caa2' from' Caa1' and assigned it a "...

  • April 29- Moody's Investors Service said it downgraded Greece's government bond rating to' Caa2' from' Caa1', citing uncertainty whether the troubled country would be able to reach an agreement with official creditors in time to meet its upcoming debt repayments.

  • NEW YORK— Technology stocks are trading at levels not seen since Y2K and that may trigger some bad memories. The Nasdaq is just a number, says Stuart Ritter, a senior financial planner at T. Rowe Price in Baltimore. The Nasdaq composite is not dependent on the technology sector like it was in 2000. "It's diversified," says Hugh Anderson, partner and managing Director at...

  • *U.S. sells $29 bln 7- year notes to solid demand. NEW YORK, April 29- The U.S. "A lot of the action was driven by the sell-off in European bonds," said Kathy Jones, fixed-income strategist at Charles Schwab in New York.