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  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The U.S. dollar hit an 11- month peak against a basket of currencies on Monday as the risk of faster inflation and wider budget deficits sent Treasury bond yields shooting higher. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. On Wall Street, the Dow Industrials set a record high led by financial stocks, on bets on higher interest rates and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday sold a combined $78 billion of bills at the highest interest rates since late 2008 amid a dramatic sell-off in bond markets worldwide sparked by Donald Trump's surprise U.S. presidential win. Bidding was lower than at recent auctions as investors have dumped bonds in favor of stocks on worries about...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The U.S. dollar hit an 11- month peak against a basket of currencies on Monday as the risk of faster inflation and wider budget deficits sent Treasury bond yields shooting higher. On Wall Street, the Dow Industrials set a record high led by financial stocks, on the expectation of looser regulations and consumer protections that could lift profits.

  • *Italian 10- year yield hits highest since Sept 2015. LONDON, Nov 14- Italian bond yields spiked to their highest levels in over a year on Monday, spurring a widespread bond sell-off, after Prime Minister Matteo Renzi suggested he may not stay on if he loses next month's referendum on constitutional reform. President-elect Donald Trump could push up inflation are...

  • LONDON, Nov 14- A trading crunch stemming from the mushrooming of index-tracking exchange traded funds is a "crisis waiting to happen" in world markets, according to wealth manager Indosuez. However, Frederic Lamotte, who oversees 110 billion euros as chief investment officer at Indosuez, told the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit he was sanguine about...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The dollar rose to an 11- month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, in step with a jump in U.S. bond yields as traders bet fiscal and trade policies under a Donald Trump administration would stoke inflation. Trump's stunning U.S. presidential win last week also sparked expectations of similar victories in Europe in the coming...

  • LONDON, Nov 14- Gold fell more than one percent to a 5-1/ 2- month low on Monday, as the dollar and Treasury yields strengthened on expectations that President-elect Donald Trump will boost U.S. spending. "Gold is suffering from an irrational dollar rally on expectations Trump's fiscal policies will boost spending and therefore inflation, which could lead to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The bond market sell-off resumed on Monday on the heels of the worst week for U.S. Treasuries in more than seven years on growing worries that inflation will become a resurgent force under the policies of President-elect Donald Trump. I think we've topped out as far as the value of bonds, "said Tom Simons, money market economist at Jefferies and Co."...

  • LONDON, Nov 14- British 10- year government bond yields approached their highest level in six months on Monday, after prices fell for a sixth day in a global rout driven by expectations that President-elect Donald Trump's policies will boost inflation. Ten-year yields peaked at 1.491 percent at 1112 GMT according to Reuters data, more than 12 basis points up on...

  • LONDON, Nov 14- Mozambique wants to strike a debt restructuring deal before the end of this year and aims to treat bondholders on par with its other commercial creditors, the country's legal advisor told Reuters. "There is virtually no capacity for Mozambique to pay anything to commercial creditors in coming years," said Ian Clark, a partner at law firm White& Case...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 14- A surge in U.S. dollar and Treasury yields since Donald Trump won the election is set to increase fund outflows from emerging markets in the short-term as investors chase higher yields, said a senior executive for Northern Trust Asset Management. The long-term investment outlook in the emerging markets, however, remains robust with a growing...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Donald Trump's stunning victory for the White House may mark the long-awaited end to the more than 30- year-old bull run in bonds, as bets on faster U.S. growth and inflation lead investors to favor stocks over bonds. A two-day thumping wiped out more than $1 trillion across global bond markets worldwide, the worst rout in nearly 1-1/ 2 years, on bets...

  • LONDON, Nov 14- Gold edged lower on Monday, hovering just above an earlier five-month low, as the dollar and Treasury yields strengthened on expectations that President-elect Donald Trump will boost U.S. spending. "Gold is suffering from an irrational dollar rally on expectations Trump's fiscal policies will boost spending and therefore inflation, which...

  • Nov 14- The Hong Kong stock market touched its lowest point since Aug. 5 on Monday, as a stronger U.S. dollar continue to take a toll after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election sent Treasury yields soaring. "Hong Kong stocks are unlikely to have a strong rebound soon," said Alex Wong, Hong Kong- based director at Ample Finance Group, adding that the...

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japanese government bonds edged down on Monday, taking their cue from U.S. Treasuries, with benchmark 10- year JGB futures and cash bonds creeping down to their lowest levels since Sept. 21. The 10- year yield has traded in negative territory since the Bank of Japan announced its current monetary policy on Sept. 21: to guide the 10- year yield around zero...

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japanese government bonds edged down on Monday, taking their cue from U.S. Treasuries, with benchmark 10- year JGB futures and cash bonds creeping down to their lowest levels since Sept. 21. The 10- year yield has traded in negative territory since the Bank of Japan announced its current monetary policy on Sept. 21: to guide the 10- year yield around zero...

  • *Nikkei jumps on weaker yen, but Asia shares ex- Japan skid. SYDNEY, Nov 14- The U.S. dollar hit a nine-month peak in Asia on Monday as the risk of faster domestic inflation and wider budget deficits sent Treasury yields ever higher, a painful mix for assets in many emerging market countries. The dollar bounded above 107 yen in brisk trade to hit 107.43, while the euro...

  • *China up after Jan-Oct fixed-asset investment +8.3 pct y/y. *Hong Kong shares hurt by stronger dollar. The Hong Kong market, which is more vulnerable to global market volatility, was hurt by a stronger U.S. dollar, which has gained after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election last week amid rising Treasury yields.

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- The dollar rose to a nine-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, riding climbing U.S. yields and seen to be at the cusp of a renewed bull phase following Donald Trump's U.S. election win. The 10- year Treasury note yield rose to a 10- month high of 2.2 percent in Asia. "What was expected to be a gradual dollar rise is going much faster than...

  • *Nikkei jumps on weaker yen, but Asia shares ex- Japan skid. SYDNEY, Nov 14- The U.S. dollar touched a nine-month peak in Asia on Monday as the risk of faster domestic inflation and wider budget deficits sent Treasury yields ever higher, a painful mix for assets in many emerging market countries. The dollar bounded above 107 yen in brisk morning trade to hit 107.37, while...