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Investing Securities

  • March 25- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 27- Mar United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Mar United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 28- Mar Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury note 28- Mar Italy...

  • March 25- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 27- Mar United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Mar United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 28- Mar Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury note 28- Mar Italy...

  • SAO PAULO, March 24- The two biggest bondholder groups in Brazilian telephone operator Oi SA said on Friday they "strongly oppose" the terms of a new debt restructuring plan the company intends to present in bankruptcy court. Oi is Brazil's No. 4 wireless carrier. Last June, the company sought court protection from creditors on about 65 billion reais in Brazil's...

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.414 PCT, FROM 2.394 PCT BEFORE REPORT.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE FROM SESSION LOWS AFTER REPORT THAT HEALTHCARE BILL PULLED FROM VOTE.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. Treasury prices gained on Friday on growing doubts about the ability of lawmakers in Washington to pass healthcare reform, which boosted demand for safe-haven debt. This is being seen as a good litmus test of the rest of Trumps agenda, said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. Treasury prices gained on Friday on growing doubts about the ability of lawmakers in Washington to pass healthcare reform, which boosted demand for safe-haven debt. This is being seen as a good litmus test of the rest of Trumps agenda, said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- Delicate interest-rate hikes are necessary given the United States may be on the cusp of a jump in inflation, one of the Federal Reserve's most influential officials said on Friday before a local gathering that questioned the wisdom of even gradually trimming economic support for poorer Americans. Addressing residents, professors,...

  • *Spain's government bond yield falls to three-week low. LONDON, March 24- Euro zone government bond yields edged lower on Friday, changing direction as investors took advantage of an early rise in yields to move back into the market ahead of a highly anticipated vote in Washington on healthcare reform. Spain's 10- year government bond yields led the reversal...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOW, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO 2.396 PCT.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS, 10- YEAR YIELDS DROP TO 2.40 PERCENT.

  • LONDON, March 24- Big bond funds are becoming increasingly reluctant to lend to the euro zone's weakest members, looking past a crowded electoral calendar to an eventual winding down of the European Central Bank's ultra-loose monetary policy. In recent months, the funds have been hiking the premiums they demand to buy bonds from highly-indebted southern...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- A "massive amount of misconduct" in futures, options and swaps markets goes undetected because of insufficient data mining, Aitan Goelman, who until last month was enforcement chief for the top U.S. derivatives regulator, said in an interview. Goelman said a lack of resources meant the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission did not have the...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. Treasuries were steady on Friday as investors waited on a highly anticipated vote in Washington on healthcare reform, which is being seen as an indicator of whether the Trump administration will be able to pass fiscal stimulus. This is being seen as a good litmus test of the rest of Trumps agenda, said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate...

  • March 24- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, helped by higher oil prices, and ahead of a closely watched vote on a healthcare bill seen as a test of President Donald Trump's ability to pass his legislative agenda through Congress. *Investors fear that if Trump fails to get the bill through the Republican-controlled Congress, it would mean his...

  • March 24- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, helped by higher oil prices, and ahead of a closely watched vote on a healthcare bill seen as a test of President Donald Trump's ability to pass his legislative agenda through Congress. *Investors fear that if Trump fails to get the bill through the Republican-controlled Congress, it would mean his...

  • *Spain's government bond yield falls to three-week low. LONDON, March 24- Euro zone government bonds edged lower on Friday, changing direction as investors took advantage of an early rise in yields to buy, sending yields back down. Spain's 10- year government bond yields led the reversal dropping to a three-week low of 1.677 percent, down 4 basis points on the day...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- A "massive amount of misconduct" in futures, options and swaps markets goes undetected because of insufficient data mining, Aitan Goelman, who until last month was enforcement chief for the top U.S. derivatives regulator, said in an interview. Goelman said a lack of resources meant the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission did not have the...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- Little-known Thrivent Financial, a Minneapolis- based asset manager that offers financial services to Lutherans, is hoping its recent streak of outperformance will make it stand apart at a time when steep investor outflows are prompting a wave of mergers throughout the mutual fund industry. The firm, which collectively manages $15 billion...

  • *Euro govt bond yields rise 1-4 bps across the board. LONDON, March 24- Investors sold euro zone government bonds on Friday as reports on private-sector activity in the bloc provided further signals of economic growth, strengthening the case for a withdrawal of monetary stimulus. "It will be a confirmation of the economic strength in the euro zone, and that means...