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NEW YORK, April 10- The U.S. A steep selloff on Wall Street, where the major indexes lost between 1 and 3 percent, ramped up safe-haven bids for Treasuries and stoked demand at a $13 billion 30- year bond auction that fetched the lowest yield in 10 months.
LONDON, April 10- Banks will not have to hold as much capital as feared to cover trading losses, global regulators said on Thursday in their latest easing of rules to avoid crimping economic recovery.
*Greece makes successful return to bond markets. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. technology stocks slumped on Thursday, resuming recent weakness in shares that had led U.S. stocks higher for more than a year, while Greece's much-heralded return to the bond market buoyed euro zone debt.
*Greece makes successful return to bond markets. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. and European equity markets resumed their downward trend on Thursday, driving investors into safe-haven government bonds, while Greece's much-heralded return to the bond market buoyed euro zone debt.
*Fed to buy $2.75- $3.50 billion debt that matures in 2018. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. Treasuries prices rose modestly on Thursday before a $13 billion auction of 30- year bonds after market-friendly minutes from the Federal Reserve's March policy meeting spurred a rally in short-to-medium notes, sending yields to three-week lows.
NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. stock index futures trimmed their losses on Thursday after weekly jobless claims fell more than expected in the latest week, a positive sign for the labor market. S&P 500 futures fell 1.3 point and were below fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract.
*Greece makes successful return to bond markets. LONDON, April 10- Greece's much-heralded return to the bond market buoyed euro zone debt on Thursday, outperforming flat equity markets as gains driven by easing U.S. interest rate concerns fizzled out.
*Greece returns to bond markets, ends four-year exile. *Greece sees sale as first step to end austerity, bailout.
*Greece returns to bond markets, lifts fixed income. *Equities best asset class- Hampstead Capital's van Dam. LONDON, April 10- Greece's stunning return to the bond market buoyed European fixed income assets on Thursday, enabling euro zone bond prices to strengthen and outperform flat equity markets.
LONDON, April 10- LONDON, April 10- Two years after being at the epicentre of the European sovereign debt crisis, Greece has returned to the bond markets to much fanfare with a heavily subscribed 3 bn five-year deal offering a yield of just 4.95%.
*Financial markets take soft China data in stride. LONDON, April 10- Equities rose on Thursday as markets took heart from minutes of the Federal Reserve's March meeting, which suggested U.S. policymakers would be more cautious about raising interest rates than some had expected.
April 10- Several large hedge funds doubled down on Puerto Rico in last month's giant bond sale despite the U.S. territory's financial struggles, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing confidential documents reviewed by the newspaper.
*Markets take soft China data in stride. TOKYO, April 10- Asian shares look to extend recent solid gains on Thursday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting suggested the Fed may be more cautious towards raising interest rates than markets had thought.
TOKYO, April 10- Japanese government bonds prices dipped on Thursday as Tokyo stocks rebounded from the previous day's sharp losses and dampened demand for safe haven, low yield debt. Traders said the lack of inclusion of super long JGBs at the Bank of Japan's regular bond-purchasing market operation and overnight losses by longer-dated U.S.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 9- Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Wednesday that his country would honor the terms of the $700 million bond offering it plans to make to foreign investors this year, its first international debt sale since a $3.2 billion default in 2008..
*Fed minutes show officials concerned about "overreaction" in markets. TOKYO, April 10- Asian shares look to extend recent solid gains on Thursday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting suggested the Fed may be more cautious towards raising interest rates than markets had thought.
NEW YORK, April 9- The Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund, cut its holdings of U.S. government-related securities and mortgages for the second straight month in March on continued bets that the Federal Reserve will conclude bond purchases this year, data from the firm's website showed on Wednesday.
BOSTON, April 9- Templeton Global Bond Fund manager Michael Hasenstab, who has a multibillion-dollar bet on Ukraine bonds, says he is confident the country can flourish over the next decade and that the international community can put together a reform package to solve any short-term liquidity and solvency issues.
BOSTON, April 9- Templeton Global Bond Fund manager Michael Hasenstab, who has a multibillion-dollar bet on Ukraine bonds, expressed confidence in newly released commentary that the country can flourish over the next decade and the international community can put together a reform package to solve any short-term liquidity and solvency issues.
NEW YORK, April 9- Short- and medium-term U.S. People are readjusting now, "said Brian Rehling, chief fixed income strategist with Wells Fargo Advisors in St. Louis, Missouri.