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Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. Growing political uncertainty in Europe helped increase bond buying overnight as Treasury prices rose in concert with European bonds. "Leading into today you had pretty decent rally yesterday and we're pretty significantly lower in yield than we were on Friday too, so I think it's just a little concession coming into the supply," said Thomas...

  • LONDON, Feb 7- Investor concerns that the far right could win France's presidential vote and take it out of the European Union pushed the premium investors demand to hold French government debt over German bonds to its highest since November 2012 on Tuesday. These intensified in past weeks as opinion polls showed the anti-immigration National Front leader...

  • *Investors ponder BOJ's' yield curve control' policy. TOKYO, Feb 7- Benchmark Japanese government bonds edged higher on Tuesday, shrugging off tepid demand at an auction of inflation-linked 10- year bonds, as investors continued to puzzle over the Bank of Japan's stance on JGB purchases. "For now, shorter maturities, 2- to 5- year JGBs, still have negative yields,...

  • Feb 7- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6- month discount bill auction 8- Feb...

  • Feb 7- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6- month discount bill auction 8- Feb...

  • The new firm, PAAMCO Prisma Holdings, plans to offer alternative investment strategies for individual investors through mutual funds, exchange traded funds and closed-end funds, tapping into a hot segment at a time when less-affluent investors want to diversify their portfolios with funds that used to be reserved for the super wealthy.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- Investors pulled $1.6 billion from the Pimco Total Return Fund in January, leaving assets under management of $75 billion, Morningstar data showed on Monday. The Pimco Income Fund, widely seen by investors and analysts as Pimco's new flagship fund, posted $1.6 billion of inflows, resulting in assets under management of $73 billion, Morningstar...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- Investors pulled $1.6 billion from the Pimco Total Return Fund in January, leaving assets under management of $75 billion, Morningstar data showed on Monday. Pimco Income Fund, overseen by group chief investment officer Dan Ivascyn, posted $1.6 billion of inflows, resulting in assets under management of $73 billion, Morningstar said.

  • *Most U.S. yields hit lowest in at least 13 days. NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. short- and medium-dated Treasury yields hit their lowest levels in at least 13 days on Monday on mounting European political uncertainty and a dearth of information on U.S. Benchmark 10- year Treasury yields touched 2.415 percent, their lowest level since Jan. 24.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- Bond investor Bill Gross said on Monday that without quantitative easing from the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan the 10- year U.S. Gross, who runs the $1.8 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, said in his latest Investment Outlook to clients that Treasury yields will likely rise gradually, yet will stay artificially low due to the "...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 6- JPMorgan Chase& Co < JPM.N> said on Monday it had received approval and licence to underwrite corporate bonds in China's interbank bond market, making it the first U.S.-headquartered bank to do so. China is the third largest bond market in the world with 43.7 trillion yuan outstanding at the end of 2016 with the interbank bond market accounting for...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 6- JPMorgan Chase& Co < JPM.N> said on Monday it had received approval and license to underwrite corporate bonds in China's interbank bond market, making it the first U.S.-headquartered bank to do so. China is the third largest bond market in the world with 43.7 trillion yuan outstanding at the end of 2016 with the interbank bond market accounting for...

  • TOKYO, Feb 6- Yields on 10- year Japanese government bond stabilized on Monday after the Bank of Japan extended buying in that maturities for the second straight day to quell market anxiety about the BOJ's stance on bond purchases. The central bank bought 450 billion yen of bonds with maturity of more than five to 10 years on Monday. But it remains fragile, "said...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 6- Foreign investors reduced their holdings of China's government bonds in January for the first time in more than a year, official data showed on Monday. Foreign institutions' holdings of Chinese treasury bonds fell 1.9 billion yuan last month, bringing the total to 421.8 billion yuan, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the...

  • Feb 6- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6-...

  • Feb 6- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6-...

  • Feb 4- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6-...

  • Feb 4- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6-...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- The U.S. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 227,000 jobs last month, the largest gain in four months, the Labor Department said. "Most of the disappointment is really focused around the inflation pressures that would presumably force the Fed to act," said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AS FED'S WILLIAMS SPEAKS, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.47 PERCENT.