• *Russia, Ukraine announce peace progress, triggering bond selloff. Treasury debt yields rose to three-week highs on Wednesday, bolstered by a slew of U.S. corporate bond supply and efforts from Russia and Ukraine to end fighting.

  • US STOCKS-Futures higher on Ukraine, Russia optimism Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    *Toll Brothers advances after results. NEW YORK, Sept 3- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, on hopes a resolution would be reached between Ukraine and Russia and ahead of the latest batch of data which could provide insight on the health of the economy.

  • 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.

  • JGBs sag on weaker Treasuries, firmer Tokyo shares Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:44 PM ET

    Treasuries' retreat overnight and gains in Tokyo shares. Participants said the market was so far taking in stride the appointment of reform-minded Yasuhisa Shiozaki to head the ministry that oversees the giant Government Pension Investment Fund.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Sept 3- The dollar hovered at 14- month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, underpinned by stronger-than-expected U.S. data and a resulting rise in Treasury yields. A rise above 105.45 yen would take the dollar to a high not seen since October 2008.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 2- U.S. "There is a little bit more of a reality check of what that actually would look like, how you would implement it, and then down the road how you would exit from that," said George Rusnak, managing director of global fixed income for Wells Fargo Private Bank in Princeton, New Jersey, in reference to the potential ECB stimulus.

  • 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.

  • JGBs weaken on Nikkei's rise, less-robust 10-year sale Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    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.

  • TABLE-Schedule of maturing Ukrainian Eurobonds Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    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.

  • Bracing for debt troubles as Ukraine gloom deepens Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:49 AM ET

    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.

  • JGBs slightly lower as Bunds retreat from highs Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 1:04 AM ET

    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 appealing US judge's order on bond pay Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET
    A man walks past graffiti that reads, "Get out vultures" in Buenos Aires, August 14, 2014.

    Argentina will appeal a decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

  • 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.