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Investing Securities

  • July 22- For other diaries, please see:. 24- Jul Belgium OLO auction 25- Jul United States Sale of 2- year notes 25- Jul Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 25- Jul United Kingdom Auction of 1-1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 26- Jul United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 26- Jul United States Sale of 5- year notes 26- Jul Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27-...

  • July 22- For other diaries, please see:. 24- Jul Belgium OLO auction 25- Jul United States Sale of 2- year notes 25- Jul Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 25- Jul United Kingdom Auction of 1-1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 26- Jul United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 26- Jul United States Sale of 5- year notes 26- Jul Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27-...

  • Treasury bills due to be repaid in October faced their worst weekly performance since March on concerns that debt payments may be delayed if Congress fails to raise the nations debt limit before the government runs out of money. The Congressional Budget Office said last month that Congress would need to raise the debt limit by early to mid-October to avoid a...

  • ISTANBUL, July 21- Ratings agency Fitch on Friday maintained its "junk" rating on Turkey's sovereign debt, citing domestic political and regional risks as well as the impact of economic stimulus measures that could weaken the country's fiscal performance. While noting that economic stimulus measures have boosted growth this year, it said they would weigh on...

  • July 21- With equity indexes at all-time highs, global mutual fund and ETF investors may be choosing now as the time to reverse a long-running move into bonds and out of equities. Thats either in harmony with retail investors legendary ability to pick the top or a canny bet on global reflation. We find increasing evidence that the de-equitisation process, by which...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2538, or 79.76 U.S. cents. Speculators were net long 8,043 Canadian dollar contracts as of July 18, data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Reuters calculations showed. Retail sales rose by 0.6 percent in May from April, a sign of strength that analysts said boosts the case for another interest rate hike from the Bank of...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday, with benchmark yields hitting three-week lows, as the euro reached a near two-year high against dollar, raising doubts whether the European Central Bank would scale back its bond purchases later in 2017. Wall Street stock indexes retreated from record peaks following weak results from General Electric Co,...

  • LONDON, July 21- Euro zone bond yields fell across the board on Friday after the single currency hit a two-year high against the dollar, leading investors to question the timing of the European Central Bank's planned withdrawal of stimulus. The ECB left its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged on Thursday and did not discuss clawing back stimulus, though ECB...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday in step with European yields as the euro hit a near two-year high against dollar, raising doubts whether the European Central Bank would scale back its bond purchases later in 2017. The U.S. and Bunds spread is moving on that after the ECB meeting, " Subadra Rajappa, head of U.S. rates strategy at SG Corporate&...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The yields on U.S. medium and longer-dated Treasuries pared their earlier drop in early U.S. trading on Friday after they hit three-week lows in step with their European counterparts in reaction to the euro hitting a 23- month high versus the dollar.

  • MEDIUM, LONGER-DATED TREASURY YIELDS BOUNCE UP FROM 3- WEEK LOWS IN EARLY U.S.

  • July 21- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Friday, but continued to hover around record levels, as investors took cues from earnings reports of industrial heavyweights General Electric and Honeywell. *The tech sector has been the best performing S&P sector this year, despite concerns over stretched valuation, as investors look for growth in an...

  • LONDON, July 21- Euro zone bond yields dropped across the board on Friday after the single currency hit a two-year high against the dollar, leading investors to question the timing of the European Central Bank's planned withdrawal of stimulus. The European Central Bank left its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged on Thursday and did not discuss clawing back...

  • LONDON, July 21- The euros surge to an almost two-year high dominated financial markets on Friday, with most major stock exchanges consolidating after a second strong week of gains while those in mainland Europe dipped. The euro surged to its highest against the dollar since August 2015, but government bond yields for Europe's southern governments fell...

  • TOKYO, July 21- Japanese government bonds mostly edged higher on Friday, a day after the Bank of Japan trimmed its inflation forecasts. The Ministry of Finance's sale of off-the-run JGBs in a liquidity enhancing auction met solid demand, which underpinned market sentiment. Weekly investment flow data released earlier in the session showed foreign investors...

  • TOKYO, July 21- The euro held near two-year highs against the dollar on Friday after the head of the European Central Bank said tapering of its stimulus will be on the table this autumn, while a solid global economic outlook kept Asian share prices near decade highs. "Although bond markets didn't take his comments as something particularly new, the currency market...

  • July 21- For other diaries, please see:. 24- Jul Belgium OLO auction 25- Jul United States Sale of 2- year notes 25- Jul Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 25- Jul United Kingdom Auction of 1-1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 26- Jul United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 26- Jul United States Sale of 5- year notes 26- Jul Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27-...

  • July 21- For other diaries, please see:. 24- Jul Belgium OLO auction 25- Jul United States Sale of 2- year notes 25- Jul Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 25- Jul United Kingdom Auction of 1-1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 26- Jul United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 26- Jul United States Sale of 5- year notes 26- Jul Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27-...

  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, July 20- Exxon Mobil Corp sued the U.S. government on Thursday, blasting as "unlawful" and "capricious" a $2 million fine levied against it for a three-year-old oil joint venture with Russia's Rosneft. The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday morning slapped the world's largest publicly traded oil producer with the fine for "reckless disregard"...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- U.S. fund investors shifted $7.6 billion to the safe harbor of taxable bonds during the most recent week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, as Republicans efforts to pass major healthcare policy stalled. U.S. equity funds bled $5.5 billion, but funds focused on shares abroad pulled in $3 billion. "Retail money has returned in the usual way- chasing...