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Investing Securities

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • *Shares dragged lower by financial, energy sectors. *U.S. crude prices hit 10- month lows. NEW YORK, June 21- Declines in financial and energy shares sent U.S. and European equity markets lower on Wednesday, weighed down in part by U.S. crude prices at 10- month lows, while the U.S.

  • The Feds optimism has no real counterpart in any of the data that weve seen so far, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York The presumption of weak economic growth is fairly firmly rooted and you can see that in the long-end of the curve. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said that the yield curve...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...

  • US FIVE-YEAR, 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE FLATTENS TO 95 BPS, FLATTEST SINCE DEC 2007.

  • LONDON, June 21- The Bank of England moved closer to ending its decade-long emergency support for Britain's economy on Wednesday when its chief economist, Andy Haldane, said he was likely to vote for an interest rate hike this year. The surprisingly hawkish tone of Haldane in a speech added new uncertainty about monetary policy at a time when Prime Minister...

  • *Some investors bearish on South Africa. JOHANNESBURG/ LONDON, June 21- A row over central bank independence could worsen South Africa's bond sell-off after foreign investors last week dumped the biggest amount of the country's securities in nearly five months over new ownership rules for mining companies. This is partly because South Africa is in the Citi...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...

  • ATHENS, Greece— Greece's prime minister said Wednesday that his bailout-reliant country will "very soon" be in a position to tap bond markets again, which would be Greece's first test of investor sentiment since 2014.. Alexis Tsipras told his cabinet that this was a result of last week's deal with European creditors, which eased fears Greece might face another...

  • *Russia issues two tranches of dollar Eurobonds. MOSCOW/ LONDON, June 21- Global bond investors showed strong demand for Russia's new Eurobond, as the yields offered by Moscow eclipsed political risks, including signs that Western sanctions may get tighter. The deal- and investor enthusiasm- came just days after the U.S. Senate voted to impose new sanctions on...

  • LONDON, June 21- It is the conversation dominating and worrying world markets in equal measure: is there anything on the immediate horizon that will snap the "Goldilocks" cycle that has sent volatility to historic lows and stock prices to record highs? This month the Fed raised U.S. interest rates again and said it will soon begin reducing bond holdings, the Bank of...

  • *Asia, Europe shares stumble as energy stocks fall. LONDON, June 21- A renewed slump in oil prices to seven-month lows dragged down world stocks on Wednesday and flattened bond curves as bets that inflation and interest rates will stay lower for even longer began to build again. Poorly performing banking stocks also made for a weak start for London, Paris and...

  • FRANKFURT, June 21- Around 12 percent of corporate bonds held by the European Central Bank have been bought at negative yields and over half of all purchases involved French or German firms, the ECB said in a bulletin article on Wednesday. The ECB has so far bought around 950 different corporate bonds from around 200 firms, with 30 percent coming from Germany and 25...

  • *Yields normally rise ahead of bond sales. LONDON, June 21- Yields on long-dated German bonds fell back towards two-month lows on Wednesday ahead of a debt sale that should signal the extent to which investors have re-evaluated the pace of monetary tightening at home and abroad. Europe's benchmark borrower is set to sell 30- year debt on Wednesday following a...

  • TOKYO, June 21- Longer-dated Japanese government bond prices gained on Wednesday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. Treasuries, causing the yield curve to flatten. Data released on Tuesday by the Japan Securities Dealers Association showed that large domestic banks bought a net 521.6 billion yen of superlongs in May.

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • NICOSIA, Cyprus— Cyprus' finance minister says the country has managed to secure the lowest-ever interest rate on a public bond issue, hailing it as a strong signal of trust from international markets in the Cypriot economy. Finance Minister Harris Georgiades said Tuesday's seven-year bond issue raised 850 million euros, carrying a 2.75 percent interest rate.