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Investing Securities

  • *UK's Imagination Tech puts itself up for sale, shares bounce. LONDON, June 22- A rise in European health stocks helped pull European shares out of negative territory on Thursday, pegged back by the slide in the energy sector on the back of weakened oil prices. Health care was the top-gaining sector, up 2 percent and briefly touching its highest level since December...

  • *Inflation gauge nears 1.50 pct for first time this year. LONDON, June 22- Euro zone government bond yields struck or were near multi-month lows on Thursday as an oil slump added to concerns about inflation and whether the European Central Bank would be able to tighten policy any time soon. "It's not good news for the ECB and it maybe reinforces expectations that...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- Yields on short-dated U.S. The yield curve between five-year notes and 30- year bonds briefly flattened to 94.9 basis points, the narrowest since December 2007, as 30- year Treasury yields hit more than a seven-month low of 2.713 percent. Data last week showed the so-called core Consumer Price Index posted its smallest rise since May 2015.

  • The Feds optimism has no real counterpart in any of the data that weve seen so far, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York The presumption of weak economic growth is fairly firmly rooted and you can see that in the long-end of the curve. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said that the yield curve...

  • *Inflation gauge nears 1.50 pct for first time this year. LONDON, June 22- Many euro zone government bond yields were close to multi-month lows on Thursday as falling oil prices added to concerns about inflation and whether the European Central Bank would be able to tighten policy any time soon. "It's not good news for the ECB and it maybe reinforces expectations...

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 22- South African ecommerce and pay-TV group Naspers said on Thursday its subsidiary Myriad International Holdings B.V. is exploring the possibility of an international U.S. dollar bond offering. Naspers, Africa's biggest listed company by market size, said its subsidiary would launch a roadshow to meet potential investors, but gave no...

  • *UK's Imagination Tech puts itself up for sale, shares bounce. LONDON, June 22- European shares were in store for another weak session on Thursday, pegged back by the slide in commodities-related sectors on the back of depressed oil prices. "What didn't help were those conflicting comments from OPEC... and Iran.

  • *Inflation gauge nears 1.50 pct for first time this year. LONDON, June 22- Many euro zone government bond yields were close to multi-month lows on Thursday as falling oil prices added to concerns about inflation and whether the European Central Bank would be able to tighten policy any time soon. "It's not good news for the ECB and it maybe reinforces expectations...

  • TOKYO, June 22- Longer-dated Japanese government bond prices rose on Thursday and the yield curve continued to flatten due to outperforming super-long maturities. The super longs took their cues from U.S. Treasuries, which saw their yield curve flatten to almost 10- year lows overnight as investors evaluated the impact of hawkish Federal Reserve policy on...

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • *Shares dragged lower by financial, energy sectors. *U.S. crude prices hit 10- month lows. NEW YORK, June 21- Declines in financial and energy shares sent U.S. and European equity markets lower on Wednesday, weighed down in part by U.S. crude prices at 10- month lows, while the U.S.

  • The Feds optimism has no real counterpart in any of the data that weve seen so far, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York The presumption of weak economic growth is fairly firmly rooted and you can see that in the long-end of the curve. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said that the yield curve...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...

  • US FIVE-YEAR, 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE FLATTENS TO 95 BPS, FLATTEST SINCE DEC 2007.

  • LONDON, June 21- The Bank of England moved closer to ending its decade-long emergency support for Britain's economy on Wednesday when its chief economist, Andy Haldane, said he was likely to vote for an interest rate hike this year. The surprisingly hawkish tone of Haldane in a speech added new uncertainty about monetary policy at a time when Prime Minister...

  • *Some investors bearish on South Africa. JOHANNESBURG/ LONDON, June 21- A row over central bank independence could worsen South Africa's bond sell-off after foreign investors last week dumped the biggest amount of the country's securities in nearly five months over new ownership rules for mining companies. This is partly because South Africa is in the Citi...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...