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  • TREASURIES-Prices fall before three-year note sale Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    *Fed to buy $0.75 bln- $1 bln in TIPS. NEW YORK, April 8- U.S. "We're probably trying to make some sort of concession, we've had a decent run-up since payrolls," said Sean Murphy, a Treasuries trader at Societe Generale in New York.

  • *Ghana could still meet budget deficit target of 8.5 percent of GDP. ACCRA, April 8- Ghana is paying over-the-odds for its domestic debt but foreign investors are not fleeing the market even though the government has missed a string of fiscal targets, central bank Governor Henry Kofi Wampah told a Reuters Africa Summit.

  • JGBs tick down after BOJ stands pat on policy Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 2:06 AM ET

    TOKYO, April 8- JGBs ticked down on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan did not announce fresh stimulus measures as expected, with the yield curve slightly steepening as the longest maturities came under the most pressure. The benchmark 10- year cash bond yield rose 1.0 basis point to 0.620 percent, while the 20- year yield rose 1.5 basis points to 1.490 percent.

  • April 7- Creditor objections flowed into a U.S. bankruptcy court on Monday, claiming a document supporting Detroit's plan to deal with $18 billion of debt and other obligations is missing crucial details.

  • WASHINGTON, April 7- Four U.S. lawmakers launched a bill on Monday to rewrite the rules of of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, giving more leeway to smaller players in the derivative markets it oversees.

  • April 7- Citigroup Inc said it would pay $1.12 billion in cash to settle legacy securities and other claims and incur a related charge of $100 million in the first quarter. Citi has offered the settlement to the 68 Citi- sponsored mortgage securitization trusts that participated in the $59.4 billion residential mortgage-backed securities.

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street stocks slumped on Monday, extending a broad retreat in global equities markets from a six-year high touched last week, while U.S. On Wall Street, the biggest decliners were Internet stocks.

  • Internet stocks were among the day's biggest decliners with Amazon.com down 1.6 percent at $317.76 and Yahoo! The Global X Social Media ETF which includes Groupon Inc and LinkedIn fell 2.5 percent.

  • NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. Treasuries prices rose on Monday, extending last week's gains as a deepening sell-off on Wall Street inspired a flight into safer government debt, sending the 30- year yield to its lowest in a week.

  • *Internet stocks tumble; Yahoo shares down nearly 5 pct. Internet stocks were the day's biggest decliners with Amazon.com down 2.8 percent at $314.02, Yahoo! The Global X Social Media ETF which includes Facebook and LinkedIn fell 3.4 percent to $17.91.

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street stocks sank on Monday, joining a broad retreat in global equities markets from a six-year high touched last week, while U.S. The dollar fell against major currencies as comments from European Central Bank policymakers curbed expectations for more stimulus and boosted the euro against the greenback.

  • BRUSSELS, April 7- Thirteen investment banks, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank, will fight EU charges of blocking exchanges' access to the credit derivatives market at a hearing next month, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

  • *Fed to buy $900 mln to $1.15 bln in long-dated bonds. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. A selloff in Wall Street shares also supported demand for U.S. government debt.

  • LONDON, April 7- Holdings of the world's largest platinum-backed exchange-traded fund, Johannesburg's NewPlat ETF, breached 1 million ounces for the first time last week, data from the fund showed, as a strike in the South African platinum sector prompted new buying.

  • The SEC regularly examines a wide range of financial institutions including brokerages and clearing houses to ensure compliance with federal securities laws. The SEC already has examiners who specialize in funds, but historically the agency has focused on public asset managers such as mutual funds that have been highly regulated since 1940..

  • TOKYO, April 7- Japanese government bond prices gained on Monday, with the market taking positive cues from higher U.S. Treasuries and falling Tokyo stocks. The market saw wider price swings compared to the last few sessions but a wait-and-see mood before the Bank of Japan's monetary policy decision on Tuesday limited trade volume.

  • QUITO, April 6- Ecuador plans to issue around $700 million in global bonds this year, President Rafael Correa said in an interview broadcast on Sunday, the country's first international debt sale since a $3.2 billion debt default in 2008..

  • NEW YORK, April 4- U.S. Employers added 192,000 new jobs last month, after adding 197,000 jobs in February, the Labor Department said. "The markets were disappointed," said Dimitri Delis, a fixed-income strategist at BMO Capital Markets in Chicago.

  • LONDON, April 4- A solid pace of U.S. jobs growth pushed up Wall Street stocks futures and the dollar on Friday, adding to pressure on the euro from signs that the European Central Bank is warming to the once-taboo idea of aggressive asset buying. Futures prices extended gains, pointing to a rise of around 0.4 percent for Wall Street.

  • NEW YORK, April 4- U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, adding to earlier gains despite the March payroll report coming in modestly below expectations. S&P 500 futures rose 8.1 points and were above fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract.