NEW YORK, April 23- The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro and yen on Wednesday, undermined by a decline in U.S. equity prices and Treasury yields and finding little support from a slower-than-expected expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector.» Read More
CARACAS, Nov 14- PDVSA president Rafael Ramirez said the Venezuelan state oil company's new $4.5 billion bond offer is starting on Thursday.
Treasury debt prices rose on Thursday as investors awaited clues on the path of monetary policy from a Senate panel hearing on Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen's nomination to head the U.S. central bank.
*Cisco shares tumble after revenue warning. NEW YORK, Nov 14- The Dow and S&P 500 were on track to set fresh record highs at the open on Thursday, extending gains from late in the previous session after the release of remarks from Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet Yellen, while a slide in Cisco shares weighed on Nasdaq futures.
LONDON, Nov 14- Investor appetite for euro zone companies as the economy shows signs of recovery has fuelled a rally in dividend futures, making a trade seen as easy money for the past two years look less secure. "There is less of a crisis discount on the longer-dated dividends," said Simon Carter, European head of derivatives equity strategy at Deutsche Bank.
*Cisco shares tumble after revenue warning. NEW YORK, Nov 14- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Thursday, holding on to gains late in the previous session after the release of remarks from Janet Yellen, nominee to lead the Federal Reserve, while a slide in shares of Cisco weighed on Nasdaq futures.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- BlackRock Inc, a money manager that has long worked with the largest U.S. financial institutions, is now turning to the country's smaller banks, where it sees a promising market for exchange-traded corporate bond funds.
*Yen falls as Japan signals further intervention possible. In remarks prepared for her nomination hearing before a U.S. Senate Banking Committee later in the day, Yellen said high unemployment, weak inflation and an economy running below potential meant the Fed had "more work to do".
TOKYO, Nov 14- Japanese government bond prices were mostly up at midday on Thursday, ahead of the outcome of an auction of 5- year notes later in the session. As widely expected, the Ministry of Finance set the coupon of the new 5- year JGBs at 0.2 percent, unchanged from the previous month, re-opening the current issue.
SYDNEY, Nov 14- Investors made short shrift of the dollar early in Asia on Thursday after dovish comments from Fed Chairman-elect Janet Yellen suggested the U.S. central bank might not be near scaling back its stimulus, sending Treasury yields lower.
Municipal bonds issued for bankrupt American Airlines that once traded for less than 20 cents on the dollar have taken flight over the past year, scoring big-ticket gains for a handful of U.S. municipal bond fund managers.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. In remarks prepared for delivery to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, Yellen said the U.S. central bank has "more work to do" to help an economy and a labor market that are still underperforming. Yellen, the Fed's vice chair, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Chairman Ben Bernanke when his term expires in January.
*Wall Street stocks gain on prospects for accommodative Fed. *Treasury yields ease before Yellen's Senate Banking Committee appearance.
*Yellen to appear before Senate Banking Committee Thursday. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. Yellen, currently Fed vice chair and nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Chairman Ben Bernanke, will speak before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday.
CARACAS, Nov 13- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA announced on Wednesday a $4.5 billion bond sale, accelerating a steep rise in borrowing over the last year with its second-largest issue that will finance operating expenses rather than investments.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Asset managers building big stakes in corporate bonds could be left hanging as banks cut back on providing liquidity, increasing the risk of chaotic selloffs should interest rates spike from record lows.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds poured over $9 billion into stock funds in the week ended Nov. 6 despite uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's next move, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday.
*U.S. to sell $24 billion 10- year notes, part of refunding. Treasuries prices rose on Wednesday as investors prepared for a $24 billion auction of 10- year notes, the second leg of the Treasury's $70 billion quarterly refunding this week. That's giving people some confidence, "said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.
*U.S. to sell $24 billion 10- year notes, part of refunding. Treasuries prices rose on Wednesday as investors prepared for an upcoming $24 billion auction of 10- year notes, the second leg of the Treasury's $70 billion quarterly refunding this week.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Asset managers' bond holdings are surging as banks that traditionally facilitated trades in debt markets scale back, raising fears that increasingly one-sided markets are at a greater risk of frantic selloffs.
*Italy, Germany sell government bonds. LONDON, Nov 13- German Bund yields briefly hit three-week highs on Wednesday, but held in narrow ranges as uncertainty over when the U.S.