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Investing Securities

  • LONDON, Dec 13- From tiny frontier markets to the world's No. 2 economy, a range of developing countries could experience serious stress next year if a strengthening dollar and sluggish domestic economies make it harder to meet debt repayments. "One consequence of the very loose global monetary policy we've had for the past decade is that financing was easily...

  • *Bond yields retreat, post-election Romania a laggard. BUDAPEST, Dec 13- Central European government bonds rebounded on Tuesday as crude oil prices offered relief to debt markets, although Romanian bonds remained under pressure after leftists won a parliamentary election on the weekend. Poland's 10- year bond yield dropped 5 basis points to 3.58 percent by...

  • TOKYO, Dec 13- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Tuesday as the market absorbed a fresh supply of five-year debt. The benchmark 10- year yield was up half a basis point at 0.075 percent, not far from a 10- month peak of 0.080 percent marked the previous day when it accompanied a surge in U.S. The yield did manage to pull back from minus 0.070 percent after a...

  • *Euro holds gains made on higher bund yields, Italy relief. TOKYO, Dec 13- The dollar steadied against the yen and euro on Tuesday as a surge in Treasury yields was tempered and as the market braced for the outcome of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting starting later in the day. The common currency had gained 0.7 percent overnight, helped by higher German bund...

  • *Euro adds to gains made on higher bund yields, Italy relief. TOKYO, Dec 13- The dollar eased against the yen on Tuesday, coming off a 10- month high, as a surge in Treasury yields was tempered for the time being. The common currency had gained 0.7 percent overnight, helped by higher German bund yields and on relief as Rome was seen ready bail out Italian bank Monte dei...

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White on Monday defied requests by Senate Republicans to delay adopting new rules on everything from derivatives to mutual funds until after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. In a letter to the Senate Banking Committee's top two Republicans, Chairman Richard Shelby and Mike Crapo of Idaho, White...

  • *OPEC, non- OPEC producers agree output cut from 2017. *Lower-rated bonds recover on Italy hopes. LONDON, Dec 12- Euro zone government bond yields shot higher on Monday after a deal between OPEC and other oil producers to cut output sent oil prices surging 5 percent and put reflation trades back on the table.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- BlackRock Inc cut its view on the outlook for U.S. "Interest rates globally are liable to recalibrate to reflect this' reflationary' dynamic in 2017, pushing yields upward, causing pain for holders of long-duration bonds," the company wrote in a publication signed by global chief investment strategist Richard Turnill. President-elect Donald...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 12- European Union competition regulators have whittled down their concerns about the merger of Deutsche Boerse and London Stock Exchange Group to focus mainly on clearing of derivatives contracts, two sources familiar with the situation said. The EU's executive European Commission, which must approve the merger for it to go ahead, is due to...

  • LONDON, Dec 12- A wild ride for bond markets since the U.S. election has re-ignited concern about a liquidity crunch in parts of the exchange-traded funds market, home to a small but fast-growing slice of global assets. The big question for 2017 is whether the bond market flux seen after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election turns into a tougher test as...

  • *OPEC, non- OPEC producers agree production cut from 2017. *Lower-rated bonds recover on Italy hopes. LONDON, Dec 12- Euro zone government bond yields shot higher on Monday after a deal between OPEC and other oil producers to cut output sent oil prices surging 5 percent and put reflation trades back on the table.

  • ROME, Dec 12- Italy prefers a market solution to save Monte dei Paschi di Siena, but should it fail a state rescue would require a forced conversion of the bank's bonds into shares, Treasury sources said on Monday. Italy indicated last week it was ready to pass an emergency decree if the banking system needed support, but the lender, Italy's third-biggest, said on...

  • *China shares' loss biggest in six months, gold at 10- month low. Coming at the start of a week when the United States is expected to raise interest rates for the only the second time since the global financial crisis, the weekend agreement between Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and key non- OPEC states set the markets alive. There was particular...

  • ROME, Dec 12- Italy prefers a market solution to save Monte dei Paschi di Siena, but should it fail a state rescue would require a forced conversion of the bank's bonds into shares, Treasury sources said on Monday. Italy indicated last week it was ready to pass an emergency decree if the banking system needed support, but the lender, Italy's third-biggest, said on...

  • *OPEC, non- OPEC producers agree production cut from 2017. LONDON, Dec 12- Euro zone government bond yields shot higher on Monday after a historic deal between OPEC and other oil producers to cut output caused a 5 percent surge in crude prices and put reflation trades back on the table. And with short-dated bond yields anchored by the European Central Bank's...

  • BEIJING, Dec 12- China's bond market will see more defaults next year even as the government steps up support for state firms struggling with high debt obligations, domestic rating firm China Chengxin Credit Management Co Chairman Mao Zhenhua said. More than 4.3 trillion yuan worth of bonds will mature in 2017, China Chengxin said earlier this month.

  • TOKYO, Dec 12- Long-dated Japanese government bond prices tumbled on Monday, driving the benchmark 10- year yield to its highest in 10 months, on the back of continuing gains in U.S. bond yields and Japanese shares. The longest end of the yield curve came under strongest pressure on growing perception that the Bank of Japan is more tolerant of rises in yields on...

  • LONDON, Dec 11- Financial markets have been remarkably resilient to rising bond yields and sudden shift in outlook following last month's shock U.S. election result, but the sheer scale of uncertainties ahead means the adjustment will be "bumpy", the BIS said on Sunday. While the resilience to recent market swings following the U.S. election and Brexit vote have...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Dec 9- The financially struggling Chicago Board of Education next week will sell a new type of debt, armed with an investment grade rating from Fitch Ratings based on the bonds' ability to withstand a bankruptcy filing. The $500 million of capital improvement tax bonds slated to price through Barclays Capital are secured by a new property tax...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday as more investors piled in on the presidential election rally while the euro continued to weaken after the European Central Bank's decision a day earlier to extend economic stimulus. Treasury yields climbed with benchmark yields marking a fifth consecutive week of increases on stronger-than-forecast data...