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  • We think Fed hikes in December and twice next year: Deutsche's David Bianco

    David Bianco, Deutsche Asset Management, and Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, provide insight to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's dovish tone and how they are playing the market. Maybe it's time to start looking at European banks, says Bianco.

  • A trader talks on the phone while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York

    "The market has bought itself time," explains Piper Jaffray technical analyst Craig Johnson.

  • LONDON, July 13- The Australian and New Zealand dollars were the biggest beneficiaries of a second day of gains for stock markets on Thursday, comments by U.S. But share prices were broadly higher across Europe and Asia, driving more gains for commodity-linked currencies like the Aussie and kiwi seen as most closely connected to appetite for risk on financial...

  • Wheeling turning on consumer confidence but still need tax cuts: Voya's Karyn Cavanaugh

    Karyn Cavanaugh, Voya Investment Management, and Bruce Kasman, J.P. Morgan, provide insight to economic growth in the U.S., and why markets are rallying.

  • BUDAPEST, July 13- Central European government paper firmed slightly as markets were awash in money ahead of auctions on Thursday and investors expected slower monetary tightening in the United States. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen late on Wednesday signaled that the Fed's rate hikes, which make Central Europe's debt yields relatively...

  • LONDON, July 13- Emerging equities surged to 26- month highs on Thursday, currencies strengthened and bond issuers rushed to take advantage of the risk appetite bounce sparked by dovish comments from U.S. MSCI's emerging equity index rose almost 1 percent and was set for its best weekly gain since mid-March, with bourses in India and Korea hitting record highs...

  • *STOXX 600 up 0.4 pct. LONDON, July 13- European shares inched higher on Thursday, with investors less keen to chase the previous session's strong rally that came on the back of the relatively dovish tone struck by Fed chair Janet Yellen overnight. "With stocks having come off in the last few weeks, maybe investors were thinking now is the time to take the opportunity...

  • Support strategy of Fed to go ahead with normalization: JPMorgan Chase

    JPMorgan Chase International Chairman Jacob Frenkel discusses the U.S. economy following the first day of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony.

  • *Asia ex- Japan highest since 2015, S.Korea and India hit records. *Europe stocks consolidate after best day since French election Bonds rally as market wagers on very gradual Fed tightening. LONDON, July 13- World shares hit their fourth all-time high in less than a month on Thursday as investors wagered policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at...

  • July 13- Hong Kong stocks rose for the fourth straight day on Thursday to a fresh 2- year high, as investors responded positively to China's solid trade data and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's signal to adopt a patient approach in the current U.S. rate-tightening phase. China posted better-than-expected trade data for June, with exports rising 11.3...

  • *Dollar down on day, but looking steadier early in Europe. LONDON, July 13- The Australian and New Zealand dollars were the biggest beneficiaries of a slide in their U.S. equivalent on Thursday after testimony from U.S. "The market was not really buying the dollar even during the hottest moments of the past two weeks," said Athanasios Vamvakidis, head of G10 FX strategy...

  • LONDON, July 13- Germany's benchmark 10- year government bond yield held near a one-week low on Thursday as cautious comments on inflation from U.S. In testimony delivered to Congress on Wednesday, Yellen said the Fed would not need to raise rates "all that much further" to reach current low estimates of the neutral fed funds rate. Germany's benchmark 10- year Bund...

  • LONDON, July 13- European shares inched higher on Thursday with investors less keen to chase the previous session's strong rally that came on the back of the relatively dovish tone struck by Fed chair Janet Yellen overnight. Supermarket Casino gained 2.1 percent, leading the retail index which was among the strongest performers. Drugmaker Astrazeneca...

  • SHANGHAI, July 13- Chinese stocks firmed on Thursday, with the blue-chip index closing at an 18- month high, underpinned by solid trade data and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's signal to adopt a patient approach in the current U.S. rate-tightening phase. China's better-than-expected trade performance for June lifted market sentiment.

  • TOKYO, July 13- Japanese stocks ended flat on Thursday, as gains in tech shares offset weakness in financial stocks after U.S. yields slipped on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments. "After all, Yellen's comment capped gains in the Japanese market as value stocks such as banks and autos weakened," said Takuya Takahashi, a strategist at Daiwa Securities.

  • *Asia ex- Japan highest since 2015, S.Korea and India hit records. *Europe markets expected to be steady on opening. SYDNEY, July 13- Asian shares scaled a two-year top on Thursday as investors wagered policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at best, lifting Wall Street to record peaks and lowering bond yields almost everywhere.

  • TOKYO, July 13- Japanese government bonds strengthened on Thursday, bolstered by solid demand at a 20- year JGB sale and underpinned by lower Treasury yields after remarks by the head of the U.S. At the Ministry of Finance's sale of 1 trillion yen of 20- year JGBs with a 0.60 percent coupon, some 34.8784 percent of the bids were accepted at the lowest price of 99.80.

  • Goldilocks economy in the US,

    Mark Phelps, CIO of concentrated global equities at Alliance Bernstein, weighs in on the U.S. economy.

  • *China June trade data beat expectations. SHANGHAI, July 13- Chinese and Hong Kong stocks gained on Thursday morning, as investors were encouraged by China's solid trade data and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's signal to adopt a patient approach in the current U.S. rate-tightening phase. In Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng index jumped 1.1 percent, to...

  • SHANGHAI, July 13- China's yuan firmed against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after the central bank fixed a stronger guidance level, following weakness in the greenback overnight in the overseas markets. Traders said that better-than-expected China June trade data, announced on Thursday morning, did not affect the forex market. Prior to the market opening, the...