TOKYO, Dec 10- Japanese government bond prices edged higher on Tuesday, with the longer-dated sectors underperforming ahead of an auction of 30- year debt later in the day. The Ministry of Finance was to sell 600 billion yen worth of 30- year JGBs on Tuesday.» Read More
BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT, Sept 10- The impact of the U.S. central bank unwinding its policy stimulus risks being greater now than in 1994, when it started a tightening cycle and bond markets crashed, a European Central Bank policymaker said on Tuesday.
*Chinese data, easing Syria concerns reduce bond demand. Treasuries yields rose on Tuesday as upbeat Chinese industrial output and retail sales data eased fears over an economic slowdown, while ebbing concerns about conflict with Syria also reduced demand for safe-haven U.S. debt. Concerns about conflict with Syria also fell after U.S.
FUTURES CLIMB ON ROSY CHINA DATA, EASING SYRIA FEARS. U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a sixth day of gains, following another batch of rosy economic data out of China and as expectations eased about a Western military strike against Syria.
NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a sixth day of gains, following another batch of rosy economic data out of China and as expectations eased about a Western military strike against Syria.
HONG KONG, Sept 10- Foreign companies are increasingly using cross currency swaps to fund onshore operations in China rather than raising money via the Dim Sum bond market in Hong Kong.
TOKYO, Sept 10- Japanese government bond prices edged higher on Tuesday, with traders citing buying by public funds, including public employee pension funds at local governments, pushing the 10- year yield to a one-week low.
SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, Sept 9- Investors are hoping that Apple Inc will unleash some of its old magic when it takes the wraps off its latest iPhone on Tuesday, with many building bullish share and options positions.
*Fed seen reducing bond purchases by $10 bln- Reuters poll. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. Economists told Reuters after the latest jobs report they now expect the Fed to begin paring its purchases of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities by $10 billion a month, down from the $15 billion median in Friday's primary dealer poll and a wider poll conducted in August. "
WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. derivatives regulator published a long-awaited discussion paper on computerized trading, a first step to what could become new rules for a sector often blamed for market disruptions.
*Treasury to sell $65 billion of three-, 10-, 30- year bonds. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. After the disappointing employment report on Friday the market is now expecting a very small amount of tapering, if tapering begins at all, "said Gary Pollack, head of fixed income trading at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management in New York."
Treasuries prices rallied on Monday as some investors covered bearish bets that yields are likely to continue to rise, while concerns over potential conflict with Syria was also seen adding some safety buying to U.S. debt.
*Jacobs Engineering to buy Sinclair Knight. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stock index futures advanced on Monday in the wake of upbeat economic data from China, though concerns remained about a potential strike against Syria.
TOKYO, Sept 9- Japanese government bond prices were slightly higher on Monday, driven by firmer U.S. Treasury yields despite a sharp rally in Tokyo stocks after the city won its bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
President Barack Obama is considering naming Lael Brainard, a senior U.S. Treasury Department official and a veteran of Democratic administration economic policymaking, to fill a vacancy at the Federal Reserve, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
NEW YORK, Sept 6- Argentina urged a U.S. appeals court Friday to reconsider an order last month requiring it to pay $1.33 billion in favor of hedge funds that have refused to participate in two debt restructurings that sprang from Argentina's 2002 default.
*OGX calls on Batista for immediate $100 mln. *OGX to exercise part of $1 bln put sold by Batista. RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 6- OGX, the debt-laden Brazilian oil company, said on Friday it has called in a promise from controlling stakeholder Eike Batista to start injecting $1 billion into his empire's flagship company while it renegotiates debt.
*Stocks up after briefly retreating on Putin comments over Syria aid. Wall Street stocks briefly retreated in tandem with European shares after Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to assist Syria. However, Putin made clear that Russia did not want to be sucked into a war over Syria.
*Anxiety over Syria lends safe-haven bids for bonds. NEW YORK, Sept 6- The U.S. bond market rallied on Friday with benchmark yields falling back below 3 percent as a government report showed disappointing job growth, leaving traders to question whether the Federal Reserve might pare its bond purchases soon.
NEW YORK, Sept 6- The U.S. bond market rallied on Friday with benchmark yields falling back below 3 percent as a government report showed disappointing job growth, leaving traders to question whether the Federal Reserve might pare its bond purchases soon.
LONDON, Sept 6- Newly cheap currencies may soon start to boost emerging markets' exports but for many that will only soften the bigger blow of imported inflation and the higher interest rates needed to stabilise their exchange rates.