Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. Treasury debt futures rose on Sunday in a signal that a risk-off mood is persisting among global investors in the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. In early electronic trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 10- year Treasury note futures rose around half a point, or 0.38 percent, while 2- year note futures gained...

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. stock index futures eased slightly lower in early trading on Sunday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union sparked a sharp selloff in global markets on Friday, wiping out over $2 trillion from world equity markets. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.5 points. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures fell 0.5 points and Nasdaq...

  • QUITO, June 25- Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Saturday that Britain's vote to leave the European Union has "spoiled" a bond issue that had been planned for next week to help shore up the cash-strapped oil-exporter's finances. Ecuador, OPEC's smallest member, is suffering from the effects of low oil prices and a devastating earthquake in April,...

  • *UK PM Cameron says talks after he quits by October. LONDON, June 25- Britain was under pressure on Saturday to set out a quick timetable for a divorce from the European Union after the country's historic vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world. Ratings agency Moody's downgraded its outlook for Britain, saying its creditworthiness was now at...

  • LONDON, June 24- Ratings agency Moody's said Britain's creditworthiness was now at greater risk after voting to leave the European Union, as the country would face substantial challenges to successfully negotiate its exit from the bloc. Rival credit ratings agency Standard& Poor's- the only major body one to still assign Britain a top-notch triple-A grade-...

  • *Risk assets routed as Britain votes to leave EU. NEW YORK, June 24- Global stock markets lost about $2 trillion in value on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, while sterling suffered a record one-day plunge to a 31- year low and money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds. The move blindsided investors, who had expected Britain to...

  • NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. municipal bond yields blew through previous record lows on Friday as investors snapped up tax-free debt amid a global flight to safety after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The week ended June 22 had the highest inflows in over three years at $1.4 billion, according to Lipper data. The "feeding frenzy" for muni bonds is unabated, said...

  • TORONTO, June 24- Canada's currency and shares of most of its largest companies weakened in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union on Friday, while government bond yields slipped as investors bet the Bank of Canada will cut interest rates. "This is just a bump in the road," Brian Pow, an equity analyst at Acumen Capital Partners in Calgary.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- The U.S. commodities regulator said on Friday it was monitoring the effects of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, and that the markets its oversees, which include derivatives, are functioning properly. "Following the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, the CFTC is closely monitoring the derivatives markets and...

  • NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. municipal bond yields blew through previous record lows on Friday as investors snapped up tax-free debt amid a global flight to safety after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The week ended June 22 had the highest inflows in over three years at $1.4 billion, according to Lipper data. The "feeding frenzy" for muni bonds is unabated, said...

  • NEW YORK, June 24- Britain's stunning vote to quit the European Union roiled the global markets, but borrowers raising debt in the US may turn out to be largely immune to the turmoil. "Clients would be remiss not to see this as an opportunity, given where yields have fallen," said a senior capital markets banker on Wall Street who asked not to be named.

  • LONDON, June 24- Investors ran for the safety of top-rated German debt and ditched bonds in riskier southern Europe on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union gave euro zone markets their biggest shock since their 2012 crisis. German bond yields- an indication of government borrowing costs- dropped to record lows while equivalents in Spain, Italy...

  • *Industry calls for EU- UK free trade post-Brexit. *Weaker pound shields UK- built cars, punishes importers. The auto industry was at the forefront of efforts by big business to persuade voters in Thursday's referendum to choose to stay- arguing that Brexit posed serious threats to UK economic interests.

  • LONDON, June 24- British markets plunged on Friday, with sterling hitting a 31- year low in its biggest fall on record and UK stock futures pointing to a steep fall at the market open after Britons voted to leave the European Union. Bonds also sold off sharply, pushing UK government borrowing costs sharply higher, as traders and investors grappled with the market...

  • *Risk assets routed as Britain votes to leave EU. *Sterling suffers historic fall in massive selloff, yen jumps. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 24- Global capital markets reeled on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, with $2 trillion in value wiped from equity bourses worldwide, while money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds.

  • *Britain's vote to leave EU boosts safe-haven U.S. bonds. Treasury prices soared on Friday on safe haven buying as rattled investors evaluated the repercussions of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "Right now it's' every man for himself' safety buying," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.

  • LONDON, June 24- Investors ran for the safety of top-rated German debt and ditched bonds in riskier southern Europe on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union gave euro zone markets their biggest shock since their 2012 crisis. German bond yields-- an indication of government borrowing costs-- dropped to record lows while equivalents in the likes of...

  • *Britain's vote to leave EU boosts safe-haven U.S. bonds. Treasury prices soared on Friday on safety buying as rattled investors evaluated the repercussions of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "Right now it's' every man for himself' safety buying," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.

  • *Futures on Wall St's VIX fear gauge jump. June 24- U.S. stock futures slid in premarket trading on Friday after Britain's vote to quit the European Union delivered the biggest blow to the global financial system since the 2008 financial crisis. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures were down about 3.5 percent while those on the Dow Jones industrial average were off...

  • *Risk assets routed Britain votes to leave EU. LONDON, June 24- World stocks saw more than $2 trillion wiped off their value on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union triggered 5-10 percent falls across Europe's biggest bourses and a record plunge for sterling. London's FTSE dropped almost 5 percent while Frankfurt and Paris fell 6 to 8 percent.