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  • *U.S. first-quarter GDP shrinks at 0.7 pct annual rate. NEW YORK, May 29- U.S. "The market simply doesn't believe the data will be strong enough to let the Fed this year," said Aaron Kohli, interest rate strategist at BNP Paribas in New York.

  • *Gold recovers from previous day's 2 1/ 2- week low. LONDON, May 29- Gold edged up from Thursday's 2 1/ 2- week low, supported by a softer dollar and uncertainty over Greece's debt talks, but remained under pressure on Friday from expectations U.S. interest rates might rise soon. "The recent surge in the dollar, which pushed crude oil prices lower, has put pressure on gold,"...

  • A world of sluggish growth: Pro   Friday, 29 May 2015 | 10:02 AM ET
    A world of sluggish growth: Pro

    Russ Koesterich, BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist, discusses market data including consumer sentiment, fixed income, and a Fed rate hike.

  • Santelli: A drift lower in yields   Friday, 29 May 2015 | 9:39 AM ET
    Santelli: A drift lower in yields

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • BRASILIA, May 29- Brazil's economy shrank 0.2 percent in the first quarter, setting the stage for a likely recession this year as companies slash investments and leftist President Dilma Rousseff tries to atone for policy missteps from her first term in office. Brazil's short-term interest rate futures rose early Friday as traders bet the economy's relative...

  • Rates... what's normal? 3% the new 6%: Ed Keon   Friday, 29 May 2015 | 6:34 AM ET
    Rates... what's normal? 3% the new 6%: Ed Keon

    This is a fundamental supply and demand story, says Ed Keon, QMA managing director, sharing his outlook on bond yields and demand for fixed income products.

  • *52 pct of ESM's assets invested in paper with negative yields. BERLIN, May 29- Europe's rescue fund is seeking to revise its investment guidelines to allow it to buy lower-rated debt as it grapples with record low interest rates, according to documents from the so-called ESM and German finance ministry seen by Reuters. At the end of March, more than half of the ESM's...

  • LONDON, May 29- Gold steadied off the previous session's 2-1/ 2 week low on Friday, supported by uncertainty over Greece's debt talks, but still under pressure from expectations that a rise in U.S. interest rates may come soon. Spot gold was at $1,188.30 an ounce at 0915 GMT, little changed from late on Thursday, while U.S. gold futures for June delivery were up 30 cents...

  • TOKYO, May 29- Japan's financial regulator is urging banks to strengthen safeguards against potential market turbulence from a U.S. interest rate hike expected later this year, according to a document seen by Reuters. Policymakers believe Japan's banking system remains sound with no immediate signs of financial imbalances or excessive risk-taking.

  • *Gold supported by easier dollar. SINGAPORE, May 29- Gold was hovering above a 2-1/ 2- week low on Friday as the dollar gave back some of its recent gains, but the metal was still headed for a second straight weekly decline on the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates. "The market looks set to continue to trade in a $1,180- $1,195 range with a break to the downside looking...

  • Expect India Q1 GDP around 7%: Experts   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 9:34 PM ET
    Expect India Q1 GDP around 7%: Experts

    Richard Iley, chief Asia economist at BNP Paribas and Jahangir Aziz, Head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, outline their estimates for India's first-quarter gross domestic product.

  • SINGAPORE, May 29- Gold was hovering above a 2-1/ 2- week low on Friday as the dollar gave back some of its recent gains, but the metal was still headed for a second straight weekly decline on the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,188.45 an ounce by 0041 GMT. *Gold also got some support from uncertainties around the Greek debt...

  • Is China easing losing its mojo? Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 6:57 PM ET

    China is pulling out all the usual easing props to counter its slowing economy, but the old hats don't appear to be working as well as they used to.

  • Atlantic City prices second bond deal in two weeks Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 5:05 PM ET

    May 28- New Jersey's struggling gambling hub, Atlantic City was able to access capital markets for the second time in two weeks, albeit at high interest rates and only with state backing. Atlantic City sold $12 million of tax-exempt general obligation bonds to Bank of America Merrill Lynch in a competitive offering, with a top yield of 6 percent on 15- year bonds...

  • NEW DELHI, May 29- India's government and businesses are pushing for an interest rate cut next week even though data on Friday may show output is expanding faster than China's, in the latest sign of concerns that the figures are masking weaknesses in the economy. But New Delhi, worried that companies are not investing enough and that a period of low inflation may be...

  • BRASILIA/ RIO DE JANEIRO, May 28- Brazil's central bank risks causing unnecessary damage to a struggling economy if it raises interest rates even more in coming weeks, a growing number of economists and business leaders warn. Brazil's rate hike cycle, the most rigorous among major economies in 2015, is an effort to tamp down inflation, currently running at above 8...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- The dollar climbed to a 12-1/ 2- year high against the yen on Thursday before pulling back as investors bet that U.S. interest rates will rise later this year while Japan's monetary policy remains ultra-loose. This reminds investors U.S. rates are moving up later this year and has revived the dollar's appeal since last week, "said Omer Esiner, chief...

  • Here's how to boost a lame economy: Fed's Bullard Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 1:49 PM ET
    James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve St. Louis

    To the St. Louis Fed's James Bullard, the Fed's low rates have not done their job, and it is time to assess other approaches.

  • LONDON, May 28- Tom Hayes, a former trader charged with conspiring to rig benchmark interest rates, had become such a powerful player in 2008 that Goldman Sachs tried to hire him with a $3 million signing-on bonus, a London court was told on Thursday. Mukul Chawla, prosecuting for Britain's Serious Fraud Office, alleged that Hayes, who joined UBS in Tokyo in 2006, was...

  • FOREX-Dollar rises to 12-1/2-year peak vs yen Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    *Dollar hits highest vs yen since December 2002. NEW YORK, May 28- The dollar climbed to a 12-1/ 2- year high against the yen on Thursday as investors bet that U.S. interest rates will rise later this year while Japanese monetary policy remains ultra-loose. This reminds investors U.S. rates are moving up later this year and has revived the dollar's appeal since last...