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NEW YORK, March 28- WisdomTree Investments Inc has paid a price for being so dependent on its flagship Japan fund- as that market reversed fortune this year, shares of the asset manager fell nearly 30 percent and Citi analysts downgraded its stock.
*Gold at six-week low as U.S. economic picks up. NEW YORK, March 28- Global equity markets rose on Friday, bolstered by U.S. economic data that was largely promising and signs that China will step in to support a cooling economy, while euro zone government bond yields fell on renewed bets the European Central Bank will ease policy next week.
March 28- The Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund, is trailing 87 percent of its peers so far this year, according to Morningstar data on Friday, in the latest setback for co-founder Bill Gross.
NEW YORK, March 28- Global equity markets rose on signs China will step in to support a cooling economy and on mostly promising U.S. data, while government bonds yields fell across the euro zone on renewed bets the European Central Bank will ease policy next week.
NEW YORK, March 28- U.S.
US TREASURIES PRICES FALL AS STOCKS EXTEND GAINS, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 2.71 PERCENT.
*Fed to buy $1 bln- $1.25 bln bonds due 2036- 2044. NEW YORK, March 28- U.S. "If the Fed is going to hike it's going to be the belly of the curve that takes the brunt of the pain as we get closer to actual hikes," said Ira Jersey, an interest rate strategist at Credit Suisse in New York.
*Momentum stocks still in focus, Netflix down in premarket. *Red Hat down after outlook, BlackBerry up on results. NEW YORK, March 28- U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher opening on Wall Street Friday, lifted by remarks from China's Premier Li Keqiang that the Chinese government was ready to take steps to support its economy.
*Red Hat profit beats expectations, but outlook weak. NEW YORK, March 28- U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, lifted by remarks from China's Premier Li Keqiang that the Chinese government was ready to take steps to support its economy. *The prospect of slowing growth in China, the world's second-largest economy, has long been a market headwind.
TOKYO, March 28- Japanese government bond prices ticked up on Friday, helped by the Bank of Japan buying short and superlong maturities in a subdued market that showed little reaction to a series of Japanese economic indicators. The BOJ offered to buy 170 billion yen of JGBs maturing in more than 10 years and 500 billion yen in one- to five-year maturities.
SPREAD BETWEEN 5- YEAR NOTES, 30- YEAR TREASURIES YIELDS COMPRESSES TO 179 BPS, TIGHTEST SINCE 2009.
NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. Treasuries held at lower yields on Thursday after the government sold $29 billion of new seven-year notes to strong demand, the final sale of $96 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week.
LONDON, March 27- Spanish, Italian and Portuguese bond yields hit multi-year lows on Thursday, with speculation about further European Central Bank monetary policy easing prompting investors to seek the bigger returns offered by lower-rated assets.
LONGER-DATED TREASURY BOND FUTURES ADD TO EARLIER GAINS, HIT CONTRACT HIGHS.
US 30- YEAR TREASURIES BONDS YIELDS FALL 3.514 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE JULY.
*Fed to buy $3.75 bln- $4.50 bln notes due 2018, 2019. NEW YORK, March 27- Intermediate-dated Treasuries yields edged higher Thursday, and the yield curve resumed a recent flattening trend, as investors prepared for $29 billion of new seven-year notes, the final sale of $96 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week.
*Citigroup falls in premarket, Fed rejects capital plan. NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat opening on Wall Street Thursday as the latest economic data pointed to improving conditions, though investors were reluctant to make big bets amid tensions in Ukraine and a drop in Citigroup shares.
US TREASURIES YIELDS INCREASE AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS HIT SESSION HIGHS OF 2.72 PERCENT.
LONDON, March 27- Spanish, Italian and Portuguese bond yields hit new historical lows on Thursday, with speculation about further European Central Bank monetary policy easing prompting investors to seek higher returns in lower-rated assets.