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  • BlackRock expands low-cost 'Core' series with 10 ETFs Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    NEW YORK, June 10- BlackRock Inc, the largest U.S. provider of exchange-traded funds, is expanding its lineup of low-cost ETFs with 10 equity and fixed-income funds that focus on areas such as dividend growth and value, and add exposures such as European and Pacific region stocks.

  • TOKYO, June 10- Asia stocks rose to three-year highs on Tuesday on optimism over global growth prospects and a record run on Wall Street, which helped lift Treasury yields and the dollar. On Wall Street overnight the S&P 500 ended at a fourth straight record closing high and the Dow at its third.

  • TOKYO, June 10- Asia stocks nudged three-year highs on Tuesday on rising optimism over global growth prospects and a record-run on Wall Street, helping lift Treasury yields and the dollar. On Wall Street overnight the S&P 500 ended at a fourth straight record closing high and the Dow at its third.

  • JGBs mostly edge down slightly Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:41 PM ET

    TOKYO, June 10- Japanese government bond prices mostly edged down on Tuesday, pushing up yields in the 9- year and longer zone. As expected, the Bank of Japan refrained from offering to buy JGBs under its massive purchase scheme, as it normally does when the Ministry of Finance conducts a JGB sale.

  • *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange traded up 0.1 percent at $6,678.50 a tonne by 0136 GMT, from the previous session when it dropped to $6,636 a tonne, which was its weakest since May 7.

  • FOREX-Dollar extends gains on rising U.S. yields Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK, June 9- The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Monday as a rise in U.S. government bond yields underpinned support for the greenback following last week's strong U.S. jobs report.

  • Yields on U.S. long-term securities rose for a second straight day, helped as well by easing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, analysts said. Officials from Ukraine and Russia met late on Monday in last-minute talks brokered by the European Union to resolve a dispute that could halt the flow of gas from Russia.

  • PARIS, June 8- With the euro zone bond market back to irrational exuberance and economic growth returning slowly if unevenly, politics rather than economics now poses the biggest threat to the long-term endurance of Europe's single currency.

  • NEW YORK, June 9- The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Monday in the wake of last week's sturdy U.S. jobs report, with bids supported by higher U.S. government bond yields compared to those of European counterparts.

  • TREASURIES-Prices slide as U.S. supply weighs Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    Yields on U.S. long-term securities rose for a second straight day, helped by easing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Ukraine and Russia will hold talks on Monday to avert a gas war, a welcome sign that both countries are at least willing to talk.

  • *US 30-YEAR BOND YIELDS HIT SESSION HIGHS Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:18 AM ET
  • *Apple may see heavy action following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stock index futures pointed to modest losses at the open on Monday, as a rash of corporate deals weren't enough reason for investors to keep buying following a rally that has taken major indexes to repeated record highs.

  • LONDON, June 9- The euro gave up gains to weaken against the dollar on Monday, as yield differentials between U.S.

  • US STOCKS-Futures flat with indexes at records Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    *Apple may see heavy action following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday, as investors sought fresh incentives to keep buying following a rally that has taken major indexes to repeated record highs. While Wall Street's upward trend looks intact, traders may need new catalysts to maintain its momentum.

  • LONDON, June 9- Emerging local currency bond yields fell to multi-month lows on Monday after the euro zone's extraordinary monetary easing pushed cash into high-yield assets and boosted expectations of rate cuts in the developing world. "We've seen a three-pronged attack on short emerging market positions," UBS strategist Manik Narain said.

  • JGBs dip after BOJ skips bond buying operation Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    TOKYO, June 9- Japanese government bond prices dipped on Monday after the BOJ did not conduct bond buying operations despite market expectations of such an action. The 10- year JGB yield rose 0.5 basis point to 0.600 percent, while the 30- year JGB yield rose 1.0 basis point to 1.710 percent.

  • HONG KONG, June 9- Contrary to trends in the West, actively managed stock funds in China are set to become more popular with foreign investors, as moves to open up Chinese markets should give stock pickers an edge over poor performing index trackers.

  • NEW YORK, June 6- U.S. The U.S. government will sell $28 billion in three-year notes on Tuesday, $21 billion in 10- year notes on Wednesday and $13 billion in 30- year bonds on Thursday, new supply that weighed on the market late on Friday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 6- Uber Inc has raised $1.2 billion from mutual funds and other investors in a funding round that valued the fast-growing rides-on-demand service at $18.2 billion in one of the highest valuations ever for a Silicon Valley startup.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 6- Uber Inc has raised $1.2 billion in funding from mutual funds and investors, valuing the fast-growing rides-on-demand startup at $18.2 billion, the company said on Friday.