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  • NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday as investors evaluated the prospect of faster growth and higher inflation before Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president. "Clients believe that what you are going to see down the road is more supply by this administration, whether it's a 50- year bond or just more supply to finance what they want to do in...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks looked set to advance on Friday, with investors counting down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "All eyes will be on the content and style of Trump's...

  • *Officials in Washington D.C. prepare for massive protests. LONDON, Jan 20- The dollar recouped earlier losses on Friday while stocks were little changed as investors refrained from big bets ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president and a speech that could shed some light on his economic policies. Concerns over the details of Trump's inauguration...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Friday ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. *Futures also got a lift after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen backed her stance for gradual interest rate increases on Thursday. *Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. What the country needs now, labor economists and Fed officials say, is small-bore surgery- policies focused on depressed regions in its rural areas and industrial...

  • LONDON, Jan 20- Euro zone government bond yields hit one-month highs on Friday as investors, looking ahead to Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president later in the day, focused on prospects of stronger economic growth and higher inflation. Fed chair Janet Yellen reiterated on Thursday that the central bank should continue to raise rates slowly or risk...

  • *Officials in Washington D.C. prepare for massive protests. LONDON, Jan 20- The dollar edged lower while stocks were little changed on Friday as investors held back ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president and a speech that could shed some light on his economic policies. Concerns over the details of Trump's inauguration speech offset...

  • LONDON, Jan 20- The dollar inched down on Friday before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, as further comments from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen were perceived as less hawkish than what she said the previous day. After a week of volatile moves that have seen investors question the fate of the greenback under Trump, both the dollar and...

  • LONDON, Jan 20- Borrowing costs in the euro area pulled further away from one-month highs on Friday, as caution. crept in before Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president. The European Central Bank's decision on Thursday to maintain its ultra-easy monetary policy and play down a recent rise in inflation supported regional bond markets.

  • Jan 20- Hong Kong stocks ended a thinly-traded week down and snapped three weeks of gains on Friday, as investors were wary ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. president later in the day. The external risk of China is obviously heightened, at the same time how Fed will move policy rates in the U.S, "said Raymond Yeung, chief economist of Greater China...

  • *China Q4 GDP data tops expectations, lifts mainland stocks. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, even as China's economic growth beat expectations and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen toned down her earlier hawkish policy stance. Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open 0.1 percent higher, and Germany's DAX and...

  • *Spot gold likely to test resistance at $1,219/ oz- technicals. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,206.26 per ounce to $1,206.60 per ounce. "There is a bit of safe-haven buying ahead of Trump's inauguration," said Ronald Leung, chief dealer at Lee Cheong Gold Dealers in Hong Kong.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. What the country needs now, labor economists and Fed officials say, is small-bore surgery- policies focused on depressed regions in its rural areas and industrial...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. What the country needs now, labor economists and Fed officials say, is small-bore surgery- policies focused on depressed regions in its rural areas and industrial...

  • *China Q4 GDP grows 6.8 pct, slightly better than expected. SHANGHAI, Jan 20- China stocks rebounded on Friday morning as data showing stronger-than-expected fourth quarter GDP growth bolstered blue-chips, while bargain hunting helped small-caps recover much of the losses suffered earlier in the week. But underlying caution prevailed ahead of Donald...

  • TOKYO, Jan 20- Japanese government bond prices edged higher on Friday as a regular debt-buying operation by the Bank of Japan helped offset pressure from an overnight drop in U.S. That peak in yield was hit after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled faster interest rates than markets had been anticipating and as an auction of five-year JGBs drew tepid...

  • *Spot gold likely to test resistance at $1,219/ oz- technicals. "There is a bit of safe-haven buying ahead of Trump's inauguration," said Ronald Leung, chief dealer at Lee Cheong Gold Dealers in Hong Kong. Spot gold may approach resistance at $1,219 per ounce again as it failed to break support at $1,196, according to Reuters technical analyst Wang Tao.

  • TOKYO, Jan 20- The dollar lost momentum on Friday as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke of a gradual pace of rate hikes and sounded less hawkish than some had expected, while investors braced for U.S. The dollar came off peaks after Fed Chair Yellen spoke at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research in early Asian trading hours.

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down; Nikkei flat. *China 4 Q GDP data tops expectations, aids mainland stocks. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, even as China's fourth-quarter economic growth beat expectations and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen took a less hawkish policy stance.

  • China is not fully convinced about intensive U.S. Federal Reserve rate rises in 2017 and beyond, the SMCP reports.