Investing Securities

  • RPT-TEN-YEAR UK GILT YIELDS HIT NEW RECORD LOW OF 0.913 PCT AFTER CARNEY SPEECH.

  • TOKYO, June 30- Japanese government bonds edged down on Thursday, with yields pulling away from this week's record lows as investors adjusted their positions on the last day of the month. The 10- year yield added 1 basis point to minus 0.230 percent, after notching a record low of minus 0.240 percent in the previous session. Earlier in the session, data showed that...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- U.S. Treasury debt prices fell on Wednesday, with the 30- year yield flirting with all-time lows, as investors reduced bond holdings on a further rebound in stocks and commodities following a rout triggered by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "The market is taking a break from the Brexit volatility," said Eric Stein, co-director of the...

  • TORONTO, June 29- Canadian securities regulators are considering major changes to the way mutual funds are sold in Canada, possibly banning "trailer fees" and other charges paid to financial advisers selling the products. Trailer fees, which have already been banned in Britain and Australia, are commissions that mutual fund managers pay financial advisers...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- Puerto Rico's benchmark 2035 General Obligation bond rose three quarters of a point in price on Wednesday after the U.S. Senate cleared a procedural hurdle that advanced the debt crisis bill to a final vote. In Washington, the bill aimed at helping Puerto Rico- a territory in the Caribbean with 3.5 million U.S. citizens- deal with a crippling $70...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- Puerto Rico's benchmark 2035 General Obligation bond rose half a point in price on Wednesday after the U.S. Senate cleared a procedural hurdle that advanced the debt crisis bill to a final vote.

  • *Nearly $12 trillion bonds now with negative yields- Fitch. NEW YORK, June 29- The U.S. 30- year Treasury yield slipped on Wednesday, approaching record lows, in a scramble for long-dated bonds on worries about sluggish global growth and bets on more unconventional stimulus measures from major central banks. Yields on other Treasury maturities edged up as...

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission would have stronger policing powers over the derivatives market, along with a boosted budget, under legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday. The bill, introduced by Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Mark Warner in the Senate and Elijah Cummings in the House of Representatives, also...

  • BRASILIA, June 29- Grupo BTG Pactual SA, Latin America's largest independent investment bank, will issue a different class of shares as part of a plan to spin off its commodities trading unit, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. The plan calls for the company's Banco BTG Pactual SA subsidiary to create three types of shares that Grupo BTG Pactual...

  • June 29- U.S. stock index futures were higher for a second day as the initial panic surrounding Britain's vote to leave the European Union settled and investors sought out bargains. *Wall Street closed higher on Tuesday as investors took stock of the impact of the vote on U.S. markets and strong data raised hopes of an economic recovery. *Investors are now pinning...

  • LONDON, June 29- Southern Europe's borrowing costs fell sharply for a third straight day and French bond yields hit record lows on Wednesday, as expectations grow that central banks will act to shore up confidence and the economy after Britain's Brexit vote. Yields on Germany's top-rated bonds were a tad higher but within range of last week's record lows as the...

  • TOKYO, June 29- Yields on Japan's benchmark 10- year government bonds briefly hit a fresh record low on Wednesday as investors looked to safer assets amid uncertainty about the global and financial fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The Bank of Japan offered to buy a total of 1.19 trillion yen of JGBs in its asset purchase operations,...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande (L) and European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

    French president that it would be unacceptable for clearing— a crucial stage in trading of derivatives and equities— to take place in the UK.

  • NEW YORK, June 28- U.S. Treasury prices held steady on Tuesday as worries about sluggish economic growth countered relief from a recovery in stock markets around the globe which were crushed following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Appetite for longer-dated government debt from the United States, Germany, Japan and Britain held their yields near...

  • NEW YORK, June 28- U.S. Treasury prices were little changed on Tuesday as worries about sluggish economic growth countered relief from a recovery in stock markets around the globe which were crushed following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Appetite for longer-dated government debt from the United States, Germany, Japan and Britain held their...

  • Bargain hunting trumped still widespread uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as the bloc's leaders, including soon-to-be-ex UK Prime Minister David Cameron, held their first post-vote meeting in Brussels. Wall Street shares were expected to bounce 1 percent when the market reopens, as European shares clawed back 2.4 percentage...

  • LONDON, June 28- World stocks rose for the first time in three days and sterling and the euro climbed on Tuesday, as investors made a rush for Brexit-bashed assets hammered by some of the biggest falls since the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers. Bargain hunting trumped still widespread uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as the bloc's...

  • TOKYO, June 28- Japanese government bonds rose on Tuesday, with yields of most maturities logging record lows, as investors continued to fret about the fallout from Britain's stunning vote last week to exit the European Union. The Ministry of Finance offered 2.3 trillion yen of 2- year JGBs with a 0.100 percent coupon. The 5- year yield shed 1 basis point, moving...

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain's vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the British economy was strong...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote last Thursday to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the...