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  • *France hit by election uncertainty, IMF worries hurt Greece. LONDON, Jan 30- Borrowing costs across the euro area shot to their highest level in at least a year on Monday as regional data suggested German inflation hit a four-year high in January, stoking concerns about an unwinding of the ECB's ultra-easy monetary stimulus. The state readings will feed into...

  • Jan 30- Oil and natural gas producer Chevron Corp said it would give its top executive fewer stock options after shareholders expressed concern about executive pay. Oil companies have been restructuring pay packages of their top management after a two-year-long slump in oil prices eroded profitability. The company said its board approved a grant to Chief...

  • *German nationwide number released at 1300 GMT. LONDON, Jan 30- Borrowing costs across the euro area rose to their highest level in at least a year on Monday as signs that inflation is picking up in Germany unnerved investors. French government bond yields hit 16- month highs, facing additional upward pressure from growing political risk as France's Socialist...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- Japanese government bonds edged down slightly on Monday as investors awaited the next day's Bank of Japan policy announcement and monthly JGB-buying plans, though market sentiment was underpinned by strong demand at a 2- year auction. The BOJ will release its bond-buying operation plans for February at 5:00 p.m. Tokyo time on Tuesday.

  • *Asia stocks, Nikkei, U.S. futures pull back. SINGAPORE, Jan 30- Asian share markets and U.S. stock futures fell on Monday after President Donald Trump introduced immigration curbs that sparked criticism at home and abroad, adding to fears that his' America First' policy may prove destabilising for the rest of the world. Trump on Friday put a 120- day hold on allowing...

  • *Asia stocks, Nikkei slip on U.S. concerns. SINGAPORE, Jan 30- Asian stock markets and U.S. stock futures retreated on Monday after President Donald Trump introduced immigration curbs that sparked criticism at home and abroad and added to global fears of increasingly unpredictable U.S. policies. Trump on Friday put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- The dollar inched down early on Monday, nudged off a one-week high against a basket of currencies after Treasury yields declined on data showing the world's largest economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace. The U.S. currency was down 0.35 percent at 114.660 yen after rising on Friday to 115.380, its highest since Jan. 20. "The correlation between...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- The dollar inched down early on Monday, nudged off a one-week high against a basket of currencies after Treasury yields declined on data showing the world's largest economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace. The U.S. currency was down 0.35 percent at 114.660 yen after rising on Friday to 115.380, its highest since Jan. 20. "The correlation between...

  • Jan 30- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • Jan 30- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- U.S. equity index futures opened down about 0.2 percent on Sunday after U.S. Trump put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. "Stocks may react negatively for two reasons," said David Kotok, chairman and chief...

  • *2- day meeting ends Jan 31, decision expected 0330-0530 GMT. *Gov Kuroda to brief media 0630 GMT. TOKYO, Jan 30- The Bank of Japan is set to keep monetary policy steady on Tuesday and seek to allay speculation of an early tapering of its massive stimulus, as recent bond market turbulence puts to the test its revamped policy framework that aims to control the yield curve.

  • Jan 29- Puerto Rico's governor signed a law on Sunday that allows him to define essential government services and set aside money to pay for them, setting the vision of how to prioritize a mountain of obligations the struggling U.S. territory cannot afford. In addition to its debt, Puerto Rico faces a 45 percent poverty rate, near-insolvent public health and...

  • CAIRO, Jan 29- Egypt may issue bonds in other international currencies after successfully selling $4 billion of Eurobonds last week, Finance Minister Amr El Garhy said on Sunday. He told a news conference that potential issuing currencies included the Japanese yen and China's yuan but that it was too early to say when or how much Egypt might seek to borrow.

  • CAIRO, Jan 29- Egypt is considering issuing international bonds in currencies such as the Japanese Yen and the Chinese Yuan, Finance Minister Amr El Garhy said on Sunday. Last week, Egypt sold $4 billion of Eurobonds in three tranches, raising twice as much as targeted and at lower yields than initially expected. Garhy told a news conference on Sunday that Egypt was...

  • Jan 28- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • Jan 28- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- Investors have rushed back into North American pipelines after U.S. Investor confidence in the industry was shaken last year when the administration of former President Barack Obama halted the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, just as Energy Transfer Partners had nearly finished building it. A year earlier, Obama rejected TransCanada...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 27- Gold was little changed on Friday, giving up earlier losses as U.S. equity markets and Treasury yields turned lower, but the metal was on track for its first weekly loss of the year after traders cashed in on this week's rally to two-month highs. Spot gold was 0.1 percent higher at $1,190.06 an ounce by 2:56 p.m. EST, while U.S. gold futures for...

  • LIMA, Jan 27- Brazilian construction company Odebrecht said on Friday it was willing to sell off its remaining contracts with Peru as it faces a massive graft inquiry and calls from the government to leave the Andean country. It is now negotiating settlements with prosecutors in Peru and several other countries, after striking a plea deal with authorities in...