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NEW YORK, June 2- U.S. Treasuries yields have fallen on expectations that the European Central Bank will cut interest rates and take other measures meant to stimulate growth when it meets on Thursday.
*Dow, S&P 500 may come off fourth month of gains. *VIX near multi-month lows, may be sign of complacency. NEW YORK, June 2- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Monday, with investors finding few reasons to keep pushing shares higher, with the Dow and S&P 500 at record levels.
TOKYO, June 2- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Monday as stocks rallied, sending yields up ahead of a 10- year sale on Tuesday. The Bank of Japan offered to purchase 150 billion yen in JGBs maturing in more than 10 years in addition to 110 billion yen in JGBs maturing in less than one year.
May 31- BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink this week dropped a stink bomb on a small corner of the $2.5 trillion global market for exchange-traded funds. Sponsors of leveraged ETFs and related products, which make up only about $60 billion of global industry assets, called his remarks an exaggeration.
NEW YORK, May 30- The rally in U.S. Jobs data and the European Central Bank meeting next week will determine whether bond prices have further to go.
NEW YORK, May 30- Benchmark U.S. Treasuries yields rose on Friday as the investor demand that stoked May's bond rally faded further and Wall Street dealers sought to resell their share of this week's $95 billion in fixed-rate government debt supply.
NEW YORK, May 30- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday following another record close for the S&P 500 a day earlier as traders dismissed a contraction in the economy in the first quarter. *Data on personal consumption and income for April is due at 8:30 a.m. EDT while May's Chicago purchase managers index is expected shortly after the market opens.
TOKYO, May 30- Japanese government bond prices were steady to slightly weaker, with some investors taking profits after the benchmark 10- year yield had hit one-year low the previous day, and as U.S. The cash 10- year yield rose 1.0 basis point to 0.575 percent, off a one-year low of 0.560 percent hit on Thursday following rallies in global bond prices.
*Global share indexes hit all-time high. NEW YORK, May 29- Global equity markets hit an all-time high on Thursday as investors brushed off weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data, while benchmark U.S.
NEW YORK, May 29- U.S. benchmark Treasury yields inched up from 11- month lows on Thursday as data showed the U.S. economy shrank for the first time in three years in the first quarter but did not alter the view of a solid rebound this spring. The bond market also digested $29 billion of seven-year Treasuries supply, which drew average demand from investors.
WASHINGTON, May 29- A turn higher in U.S. inflation could lead officials at the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sooner and a bit more aggressively than financial markets expect. "The increase has potential to be more than just a flash in the pan," said Jacob Oubina, senior U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets in New York.
NEW YORK, May 29- Global equity markets hovered just off all-time highs on Thursday as investors brushed off a weaker-than-expected reading on the U.S. economy, while benchmark U.S. On Wall Street, the S&P 500 hit another intraday high early in the session despite first-quarter GDP data showing the U.S. economy contracted 1 percent.
*Investors brush off larger-than-forecast downgrade of U.S. NEW YORK, May 29- U.S. benchmark Treasury yields held near 11- month lows on Thursday ahead of a $29 billion seven-year note auction as data showed the U.S. economy shrank for the first time in three years in the first quarter.
NEW YORK, May 29- U.S. stock index futures ticked up in low volume on Thursday ahead of data on the labor market and economic growth, with the S&P 500 poised to challenge its record high after falling a couple of points the previous session.
*Paris Club dispute is legacy of country's 2001/ 02 default. PARIS, May 29- Argentina reached an agreement on Thursday with creditor nations on repaying overdue debts, in a landmark deal that should open up much-needed international financing for the country.
Treasuries, has added momentum to the fall in JGB yields, which had already declined significantly after the Bank of Japan embarked on aggressive monetary easing last year.
U.S. 30- year bond yields also fall, near 12- month lows. NEW YORK, May 28- Yields on benchmark U.S. 10- year Treasury notes dropped to their lowest in nearly 11 months on Wednesday, undermined by falls in the German bond market following weak data and more month-end buying from institutional investors.
May 28- Investors appear to have forgotten two prime lessons of the last crisis: complexity is expensive and leverage is dangerous. "We'd never do one," BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Wednesday.
May 28- BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink said on Wednesday that leveraged exchange-traded funds contain structural problems that could "blow up" the whole industry one day. "We'd never do one," Fink said at Deutsche Bank investment conference in New York.
*U.S. 30- year bond yields also fall, near 12- month lows. NEW YORK, May 28- Yields on benchmark U.S. 10- year Treasury notes dropped to their lowest in nearly 11 months on Wednesday, undermined by falls in the German bond market following weak data and more month-end buying from institutional investors.