Investing Securities

  • Aug 30- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors waited for more clues on the timing of the next interest rate hike. *Investors are trying to decipher whether an interest rate hike in the United States could come as early as next month after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that the case for a raise was strengthening.

  • LONDON, Aug 30- Italy is set to lead a surge in euro zone government bond supply on Tuesday in what would be the first major test of investor sentiment after concerns over the future of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi intensified. "Rising uncertainties in Italy regarding its own referendum are likely to weigh on the market tone." Germany's 10- year bond yields were up 1...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday affirmed Japan's A1 sovereign debt rating and maintained a stable outlook, citing ultra-low funding costs and continued progress in government efforts to reflate the economy. Japan's very low interest costs and large pool of domestic savings mitigate the risk posed to its credit profile by the...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japanese government bond prices gained on Monday with the market tracking an overnight rise by U.S. The bid-to-cover ratio, a gauge of investor demand, at Tuesday's 2.3 trillion yen 2- year sale rose to 4.44 from 3.95 at the previous auction last month. Market participants said recent comments by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda that the...

  • Aug 30- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 30 August Italy Medium long-term auction 30 August Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 30 August Japan Auction of 2- year Government Bonds.

  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills climbing to their highest level since March. The Treasury Department auctioned $40 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.335 percent, up from 0.310 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,991.53, while a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday as foreign investors swooped in and bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union in late June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday as foreign investors swooped in and bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union in late June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 29- Mexico's Finance Ministry on Monday said it had wrapped up what traders consider the world's biggest sovereign derivatives trade, guaranteeing an average price of $42 per barrel for crude oil exports in 2017.. Due to the government's dependence on oil income, Mexico hedges its crude every year and the deals are closely watched by the market...

  • Treasury prices rose on Monday as investors bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union late in June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on Friday, perceived as raising the likelihood of...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates would rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- Japanese government bond prices slipped across the board on Monday, with lacklustre results for the Bank of Japan's regular debt-buying operation and a retreat by Treasuries weighing on the market. Yields rose after the BOJ's offer to buy 320 billion yen of 10- year to 25- year JGBs indicated relatively strong investor selling pressure.

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- Japanese government bond prices slipped across the board on Monday, with lackluster results for the Bank of Japan's regular debt-buying operation and a retreat by Treasuries weighing on the market. Yields rose after the BOJ's offer to buy 320 billion yen of 10- year to 25- year JGBs indicated relatively strong investor selling pressure.

  • Aug 29- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 29 August Italy Bills auction 29 August France Auction of BTF treasury notes 30 August Italy Medium long-term auction 30 August Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 30 August Japan Auction of 2-...

  • Federal Reserve should scrap a plan to shrink its massive bond holdings and instead keep them "indefinitely" as a new and little-recognized tool to protect against financial shocks, according to research presented on Saturday to some of the world's top central bankers. Former Fed Governor Jeremy Stein and two colleagues at Harvard University concluded in a...

  • Aug 27- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 29 August Italy Bills auction 29 August France Auction of BTF treasury notes 30 August Italy Medium long-term auction 30 August Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 30 August Japan Auction of 2-...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. Treasury yields rose to more than one-month highs on Friday as investors considered whether the Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates at its September meeting, after hawkish but noncommittal comments Speaking at the annual gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Yellen said the case for a U.S. interest rate...

  • US TWO-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO 0.8408 PERCEENT, HIGHEST SINCE JUNE 3.

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO 1.6296 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE JUNE 24.