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MADRID, Oct 5- Spanish telecoms company Telefonica has hired the lead banks to place a seven-year euro benchmark bond issue, IFR markets reported on Friday. Telefonica named Bayer LB, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank, MUSI and SG CIB for the January 2020 issue, according to IFR, a Thomson Reuters news and markets analysis service.
LONDON, Oct 5- Spain's Telefonica SA, rated Baa2/BBB/BBB+, has opened books on its second bond deal in a month looking to emulate the success of its EUR750m bond that priced in September as a wave of corporate issuers ended a gridlock for peripheral issuers.
LONDON, Oct 5- Telefonica SA, rated Baa2/BBB/BBB+, has mandated BayerLB, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank, MUSI and SG CIB for a new January 2020 euro benchmark issue.
SYDNEY, Oct 5- Pakistan's regulator has issued new draft rules for the issuance of sukuk or Islamic bonds, as part of a range of initiatives to boost the Islamic banking sector in the country.
*Turkey strikes on Syria raise regional security fears. NEW YORK, Oct 4- Oil prices jumped 2 percent Thursday as Turkey's retaliatory strikes on a Syria sparked more concern about potential disruptions to Middle East oil supply, while U.S. gasoline futures rallied after a fire at a refinery in Texas.
October 4- Following are terms and conditions. of a bond priced on Thursday.
*Unrest in Turkey- Syria raises regional security worries. LONDON, Oct 4- Brent crude oil rose almost $2 per barrel on Thursday after skirmishes along the Turkey- Syria border raised fresh concerns over the security of Middle Eastern oil supplies.
*Unrest in Turkey- Syria raises regional security worries. LONDON, Oct 4- Brent crude oil rose above $109 per barrel on Thursday as escalating tensions between Syria and Turkey raised more concerns over the security of oil supplies from the Middle East.
*Hungary increases bond sale, yields rise as demand weakens. Hungary, whose bonds have been rallying in recent months, increased its bond sale to 47.5 billion forints from 45 billion, but average yields rose by 4-11 basis points from the previous auction two weeks ago.
*Commerzbank raises Evotec AG price target to 4.1 euros from 3.8. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
*Spain expected to ask for euro zone financial bailout. *Unrest in Iran, Turkey- Syria raise geopolitical worries. LONDON, Oct 4- Brent crude oil rose towards $109 per barrel on Thursday as expectations Spain would seek a bailout and better U.S. data encouraged investors back into riskier assets such as oil and commodities.
BUDAPEST, Oct 4- The zloty held gains in early Thursday trade after Poland kept interest rates unchanged in the previous session, going against market expectations for a cut, while stock markets across central Europe inched higher.
LONDON, Oct 3- Signs the global economic slowdown may be worsening sent world share markets and oil lower on Wednesday, while the euro held steady against the dollar as investors waited for Spain to take the steps to trigger European Central Bank intervention.
LONDON, Oct 3- Deutsche Bank is set to be the bank most affected, with profits hit hardest, by proposals to separate higher risk banking activities from traditional deposit-taking business, which are likely to affect about 20 banks, analysts said.
*Poland seen cutting rates as slowdown deepens. PRAGUE, Oct 3- The zloty led losses in central European currencies on Wednesday, while Polish bonds were a tad stronger ahead of a central bank decision, which is expected to make the third cut in interest rates in the region in a week. By 0909 GMT, the zloty.
*Brent crude slips under $111 a barrel* Euro trades around $1.29, little changed from U.S. levels* Markets await Spain's next move on bailout request By Richard Hubbard.
LONDON, Oct 3- Britain's service sector growth slowed in September and services providers shed jobs for the first time in 10 months, a survey showed on Wednesday, casting more doubt on the chances of a sustained recovery.
*Berenberg starts Commerzbank AG with sell rating. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
LONDON, Oct 2- The Republic of Poland priced its 3.375% EUR1.75bn 12- year bond due July 9 2024 via Commerzbank, HSBC, ING and SG CIB on Tuesday. Order books for the A2/A-/A- rated deal closed at EUR3.5bn before reconciliation. The bond has a spread of 143 bp over mid-swaps and a reoffer price of 99.195, confirmed lead banks.
LONDON, Oct 2- The Republic of Poland has set final terms on its EUR1.75bn 12 year bond due July 9 2024 via Commerzbank, HSBC, ING and SG CIB. Order books for the A2/A-/A- rated deal closed at EUR3.5bn before reconciliation. The bonds will have a spread of 143 bp over mid-swaps once priced, which will occur shortly, a manager said.