NEW YORK, March 5- U.S. Treasuries yields edged lower on Thursday after comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi bolstered Treasuries' attractiveness compared with European bonds, but anticipation of Friday's U.S. jobs report kept trading muted. "There's a lower yield potential for German yields because Draghi stated that the quantitative...» Read More
*BlackRock's Thiel says mistake to bet on full-blown QE. LONDON, Oct 2- Renewed concerns over global economic growth pushed euro zone bond yields near record lows on Thursday, before a European Central Bank meeting after which the ECB is expected to flesh out its plans to pump more money into the economy. Appetite for riskier assets was also suffering due to an...
LONDON, Oct 2- Bill Gross' exit from Pimco has seen billions of dollars leave the fund group and even more value wiped off the share price of its parent company, offering a warning both to firms who rely on star managers and the investors who chase them. Gross's flagship Pimco Total Return Fund lost money every month from May last year, totalling nearly $70 billion by...
TOKYO, Oct 2- Japanese government bonds were mostly steady on Thursday, underpinned by sagging stocks and solid demand at a 10- year JGB sale, though modestly weakening at the superlong end. In the morning session, some JGB dealers covered their short positions in the current 10- year JGBs in relatively large lots of more than 70 billion yen, market participants...
WASHINGTON, Oct 1- The U.S. bond market may be teetering on the brink of a "liquidity cliff" and appears to be an asset "bubble" that could burst once interest rates start to rise again, a top U.S. securities regulator said on Wednesday. "Everybody knows that this is a cliff that is coming," said Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Daniel Gallagher, in...
*Weak Asia, Europe data adds bid for German, U.S. debt. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. Treasuries prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. manufacturing growth unexpectedly slowed, adding to earlier gains seen after worsening factory activity in Europe and Asia increased concerns about faltering global growth.
BOSTON, Oct 1- Vanguard Group's global bond chief said Wednesday the company has tightened controls at some of its long-term bond funds to screen out "hot money" amid heavy cash outflows from rival Pacific Investment Management Co..
BOSTON, Oct 1- Vanguard Group's global fixed income chief said Wednesday the company has tightened controls at some of its long-term bond funds to screen out "hot money" amid heavy cash outflows from rival Pacific Investment Management Co..
CONTROLS TIGHTENED AT FUNDS INCLUDING AT $121 BLN VANGUARD TOTAL BOND MARKET FUND, VANGUARD BOND CHIEF GREG DAVIS SAYS.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds committed a net $831 million to bond funds in the week ended Sept. 24 on continued appetite for tax-free municipal debt, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday. "This is just a yield-chasing play," said David Keeble, global head of fixed income strategy at Credit Agricole in New York.
*Weak Asia, Europe data adds bid for German, US debt. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. Treasuries prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. manufacturing growth unexpectedly slowed, adding to earlier concerns about faltering global growth after Europe and Asia saw worsening factory activity.
US 10- YEAR TREASURY NOTES EXTEND RALLY, YIELDS FALL TO 2.42 PERCENT.
US 30- YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE GAINS TO A FULL POINT, YIELDS DROP TO 3.14 PERCENT.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. Treasuries rallied on Wednesday as Germany sold new bonds at record low yields, after weak factory data in Europe and Asia increased concerns about slowing global growth.
US TREASURY YIELDS FALL, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS DROP TO 2.45 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE SEPT 8.
US TREASURIES STEADY AFTER ADP, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 2.48 PERCENT.
UKRAINIAN PM YATSENIUK SAYS GOVERNMENT HAS BEGUN PROCEDURE TO REPAY NAFTOGAZ EUROBOND OF $1.67 BILLION, ADDS THAT "WHOLE AMOUNT" WILL BE PAID.
TOKYO, Oct 1- Japanese government bond prices were mixed on Wednesday ahead of the next session's 10- year auction, with superlong JGBs extending losses. Contrary to some market participants' expectations, the Bank of Japan did not offer to buy any superlong JGBs under its massive JGB purchase program.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept 30- Argentina deposited a $161 million bond interest payment with a newly appointed local trustee on Tuesday, the Economy Ministry said, defying a U.S. judge who held it in contempt a day earlier for taking illegal steps to meet its debt obligations.
WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Policies pursued by the U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers argued that the two agencies should break down the traditional barrier set between them to better coordinate the Treasury's management of public debt with the Fed's management of monetary policy.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- U.S. Treasuries have oscillated from weakness on Friday to gains on Monday amid concerns that asset manager Pimco may need to liquidate positions if investor redemptions increase after the departure of co-founder Bill Gross.