BOSTON, Dec 11- Capital gains pain has arrived for U.S. mutual fund investors. Fidelity's $16 billion Magellan Fund, for example, plans to distribute capital gains of $5.52 a share in 2013. That is up from just 2 cents a share in 2012, according to fund disclosures.» Read More
NEW YORK, Sept 30- U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday as a last-minute deal to resolve a budget battle in Washington appeared less likely, increasing the chances of a government shutdown.
MILAN, Sept 30- Italy's bond yields soared on Monday amid political chaos after ministers in Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right party pulled out of the governing coalition headed by Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
*Euro pressured by its own political problems as Italy govt teeters. SYDNEY, Sept 30- U.S. stock futures and the dollar came under pressure on Monday as a shutdown of the U.S. government seemed increasingly likely, while the euro had political troubles of its own as the Italian government teetered on the edge of collapse.
*Weighting for bonds in Japan decreases. TOKYO, Sept 30- Japanese fund managers increased their assets allocated to equities in Asia and U.S. markets in September on the prospect of ample liquidity after the U.S.
TOKYO, Sept 30- Japanese government bond prices were steady on Monday morning, as traders braced for a possible shutdown of the U.S. government and looked ahead to a run of key domestic events on Tuesday.
*Euro pressured by its own political problems as Italy govt teeters. SYDNEY, Sept 30- U.S. stock futures and the dollar came under pressure on Monday as a shutdown of the U.S. government seemed increasingly likely, though the euro had political troubles of its own as the Italian government teetered on the edge of collapse.
NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. stock index futures fell on Sunday as a last-minute deal to resolve the budget battle in Washington appeared less likely, making a government shutdown more likely. Such a shutdown is expected to impact markets by injecting massive amounts of uncertainty into all asset classes.
NEW YORK, Sept 28- Government shutdown. Worried about rising chances that federal workers and contractors won't get paid if much of the government shuts down on Oct. 1 amid a political standoff in Washington, investors are expected to go by the conventional crisis playbook- dumping assets perceived to be higher-risk and rushing into those seen as lower risk.
NEW YORK, Sept 27- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has warned against the use of controversial documents that have been at the center of disputes in the $300 trillion derivatives market in recent weeks, after some fund managers accused big banks of trying to use the proposed agreements to maintain their market control.
NEW YORK, Sept 27- U.S. Washington braced for a partial shutdown on Tuesday as Congress struggled to pass an emergency spending bill that Republicans want to use to achieve Tea Party- backed goals, such as defunding the new healthcare reform law.
NEW YORK, Sept 27- U.S. Washington braced for a partial shutdown on Oct. 1 as Congress struggled to pass an emergency spending bill that Republicans want to use to achieve Tea Party- backed goals, such as defunding the new healthcare reform law. "The driver has been what's going on in Washington," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.
*Tenaris falls after BofA ML downgrade. LONDON, Sept 27- Italy's political crisis helped drag equities lower on Friday which, combined with U.S. debt worries, saw European shares close the last full trading week of the third-quarter on a sour note.
*USD25bn of orders flood in as GM heads back to high grade. NEW YORK, Sept 27- General Motors garnered both praise and a whopping order book this week when it came to market with its first unsecured bond offering since coming out of bankruptcy.
*Tenaris falls after BofA ML downgrade. LONDON, Sept 27- Italy's political crisis helped drag equities lower on Friday which, combined with U.S. debt worries, saw European shares close the third-quarter of 2013 on a sour note.
NEW YORK, Sept 27- Investors in funds worldwide poured a net $4.5 billion into bond funds in the week immediately following the Federal Reserve's surprise decision to keep its bond-buying program unchanged, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed Friday.
*New York Fed President William Dudley speaking at 2 p.m. ( 1800 GMT.
NAIROBI, Sept 27- Kenya does not see a significant impact on its economic growth from the attack by Islamist militants on a shopping mall, and it plans to go ahead with a debut Eurobond issue this financial year, the finance minister said on Friday.
MILAN, Sept 27- Italy paid the highest yield in three months to borrow over 10 years at a bond auction on Friday as the threat of a government crisis revived concerns over the country's ability to deal with its financial problems.
HONG KONG, Sept 27- Lauded by many for its principled stance in rejecting Alibaba Group's plans to list shares, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has left the city's financial community fuming at a lost opportunity, and re-ignited calls for market reforms.
*Treasury sold $29 billion in 7- year notes. NEW YORK, Sept 26- U.S. "Most traders think that we're still going to see yields trending higher," said Kim Rupert, managing director of fixed income analysis at Action Economics in San Francisco.