Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.» Read More
TOKYO, May 22- Japanese government bonds edged down on Friday, pressured by rallying stocks and investors' wariness ahead of a 20- year auction next week. A short while earlier, the Bank of Japan said it was maintaining its massive monetary stimulus as expected, and slightly revised up its assessment of the economy, signalling that it sees no need to expand stimulus...
SHANGHAI, May 22- China's Hubei Zhuang Autonomous Region will auction 20 billion yuan of bonds ranging in tenor from three to 10 years on May 28, according to a notice posted on the website of one of the country's main bond clearing houses late on Thursday. Guangxi will be the fourth government to auction municipal bonds in China this year. Of the 20 billion yuan,...
The Bank of Japan may be intent on keeping its easy monetary policy, but it could run out of bonds to buy, and be forced into tapering next year.
Thailand's economy continues to stumble even though the central bank has cut rates twice in a row. CNBC asks Prasarn Trairatvorakul, governor of Bank of Thailand, whether he is running out of options.
Erik Davidson, CIO at Wells Fargo, says investors are getting increasingly complacent amid Greek uncertainty and looming rate hikes in the U.S.
Jeffrey Carbone, co-founder and managing partner at Cornerstone Financial Partners, explains the disconnect between markets and fundamentals in the U.S. economy.
WASHINGTON, May 21- The U.S. Federal Reserve did an about-face on Thursday and proposed allowing banks to count certain municipal bonds as liquid assets in order to comply with new rules designed to ensure banks can survive a cash crunch. The rule change will not apply only to banks regulated by the Federal Reserve that have $250 billion or more in total...
May 21- Moody's Investors Service on Thursday cut Puerto Rico's bond ratings further into junk status, saying the troubled U.S. territory would not be able to access markets by the June 30 fiscal year-end and might have to prioritize debt payments. Puerto Rico is struggling with $72 billion in debt and faces a bond payment of $655.2 million on its general...
*U.S. sells $13 bln 10- year TIPS to solid demand. NEW YORK, May 21- U.S. "There were fears about a sharp spring recovery, but the data haven't rebounded smartly," said Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist at Prudential Fixed Income in Newark, New Jersey.
Credit markets are likely to face heightened short-term volatility, while oil prices will revisit recent lows, according to Goldman Sachs.
CHICAGO, May 21- Banks that entered into credit and other deals related to Chicago's general obligation variable-rate debt have agreed not to demand payments triggered when the city's rating was cut to junk by Moody's Investors Service, according to city documents. The forbearance agreements between Chicago and the banks will allow the city to convert the...
*U.S. to sell $13 bln 10- year inflation bonds. NEW YORK, May 21- U.S. "The economic news is still soft in the second quarter," said Gary Pollack, head of fixed-income trading for private wealth management at Deutsche Bank Asset and Wealth Management in New York.
Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray, reacts to Best Buy's strong earnings report and top quarter for consumer electronics.
Dissecting current market conditions, with Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, and Stephen Wood, Russell Investments.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the latest natural gas inventories data.
An overlooked detail from Wednesday's Fed minutes, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest Philly Fed and LEI data.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports existing home sales for the month of April were down 3.3 percent.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
The rout in bonds earlier this month may have subsided, but analysts said that fixed income was no longer a one-way bet.