WASHINGTON, Sept 3- U.S. bank regulators plan to adopt on Wednesday rules forcing big banks to hold more assets that they could sell easily in a credit crunch, a requirement that is closely linked to the experience of the 2007-2009 financial crisis.» Read More
WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to the lowest level since late April while rates on six-month bills were unchanged. The Treasury Department auctioned $28 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.025 percent, down from 0.030 percent last week.
NEW YORK, Sept 2- The dollar jumped to its highest this year against the yen on Tuesday, lifted by strong U.S. economic data, while the euro slipped to a one-year low on speculation the European Central Bank will move toward looser monetary policy when it meets later this week.
NEW YORK, Sept 2- U.S. Treasuries yields rose on Tuesday after traders took profits on uncertainty ahead of a highly anticipated European Central Bank meeting this week.
LONDON/ PARIS, Sept 2- Traders are buying up' call' options betting on a gradual move higher in European stock markets, as expectations grow of new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.
TOKYO, Sept 2- Japanese government bond prices dropped on Tuesday, initially pressured by a weaker yen and stronger equities and extending the declines after the results of 10- year sale came in slightly below expectations. The dollar rose to a high of 104.79 yen, its highest level since January, while the Nikkei stock average surged 1.5 percent.
LONDON, Sept 1- Ukraine has almost $19 billion worth of hard currency Eurobonds maturing over the next nine years and bond prices have fallen in recent weeks as the conflict with Russia has escalated and economic gloom has deepened. To read an article on this topic click.
LONDON/ KIEV Sept 1- Global investors' view of Ukrainian bonds as a relatively safe bet anchored by Western support is taking a battering as the country's economic gloom deepens, with many starting to brace for some form of debt restructuring.
*Citi, Commerz, DB, ENBD, MS, Stanchart to arrange deal. DUBAI, Sept 1- Emirates NBD, Dubai's largest lender, plans to sell a benchmark-sized capital-boosting bond, a document from lead managers said on Monday, looking to take advantage of favourable markets to strengthen its reserves.
TOKYO, Sept 1- Japanese government bond prices were slightly lower on profit-taking on Monday after German Bund prices stepped back from highs, but trading was thin due to a U.S. market holiday and ahead of key events such as a Bank of Japan policy meeting.
*India's plan to fund infrastructure via bonds off to limp start. MUMBAI/ SINGAPORE, Sept 1- A central bank ban on Indian banks buying new issues of infrastructure bonds has handicapped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chances of gathering billions of dollars needed for mega-projects through the bond market.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Argentina said on Friday it would appeal a U.S. judge's decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp for its restructured bondholders.
Argentina will appeal a decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Blackrock Florida Municipal Bond Trust: Approximately 700 shares changed hands, a 91.6 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 13 or 1.6 percent to $7.98.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- A year after Goldman Sachs bungled a software upgrade and lost tens of millions of dollars from unintended trades, the 12 U.S. stock options exchanges have crafted new rules for dealing with erroneous transactions, according to draft documents seen by Reuters.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Treasuries were steady on Friday, pausing a week-long rally, as investors remained focused on next week's highly anticipated European Central Bank meeting.
*Wall Street mixed, even after mostly strong economic reports. NEW YORK, Aug 29- Global equity markets wavered and German bond yields edged up from record lows on Friday after euro zone inflation was seen as still not dire enough to drive the European Central Bank to ease monetary policy next week, as many investors have anticipated.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Treasuries yields rose slightly on Friday, pausing a week-long rally, as investors rethought expectations for next week's highly anticipated European Central Bank meeting. "If the market rallied in Europe because he was going to do it does the backend in Europe sell-off hard because he hasn't done it?
*Aims to prevent a repeat of Argentina debt battle. LONDON, Aug 29- Banks, investors and other users of bond markets have agreed to change how they would deal with defaulting government debt, removing the right of veto from holdouts to avoid a repetition of the fracas over Argentina.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Friday, suggesting the market's recent upswing was intact and pointing to a fourth straight week of gains for major indexes.
LONDON, Aug 29- Banks, investors and other users of bond markets have agreed to change how they would deal with defaulting government debt in an attempt to avoid the disputes seen with Argentina. A small group of U.S. hedge funds rejected Argentina's 2005 and 2010 debt restructurings, pushing the country into default in July.