Investing Securities

  • LONDON, Sept 29- Euro zone government bonds yields were broadly higher on Thursday, with Finland's 10- year yield moving out of negative territory, as a surprise decision by OPEC to trim crude oil output boosted both oil prices and risk appetite globally. While there was some caution as markets opened on Thursday as to how OPEC would implement such a plan, oil...

  • TOKYO, Sept 29- Japanese government bonds mostly slipped on Thursday, as equities rallied and demand at a two-year auction was modestly weaker than last month's sale of that maturity. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield added 1 basis point to minus 0.085 percent, while December 10- year futures ended down 0.05 point at 152.31. The Ministry of Finance's sale of 2.3...

  • TOKYO, Sept 29- Japanese government bonds mostly slipped on Thursday, as equities rallied and demand at a two-year auction was modestly weaker than last month's sale of that maturity. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield added 1 basis point to minus 0.085 percent, while December 10- year futures ended down 0.05 point at 152.31. The Ministry of Finance's sale of 2.3...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan's actions last week have given a second wind to an alternative investment strategy that relies on cheap money and low market volatility to produce outsized returns. The funds had a rough 2015 when volatility spiked because of concerns about China's economy and tumbling oil prices, prompting investors to...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields edged higher on Wednesday, boosted by a Reuters report that OPEC has reached a deal to limit oil production, with the agreement to be implemented in November. According to sources, OPEC agreed to limit oil output to 32.5 million barrels per day. "You're not going to add risk in this kind of environment," said Jim...

  • The bond funds attracted $6.5 billion in the week to Sept. 21, the 12th straight week of inflows, according to the data from the Washington- based Investment Company Institute. The Fed's closely watched decision last Wednesday kept interest rates unchanged even as it signaled it could tighten monetary policy by the end of 2016. "Leading up to that meeting the odds...

  • The bond funds attracted $6.5 billion in the week to Sept. 21, the 12th straight week of inflows, according to the data from the Washington- based Investment Company Institute. The Fed's closely watched decision last Wednesday kept interest rates unchanged even as it signaled it could tighten monetary policy by the end of 2016. "Leading up to that meeting the odds...

  • LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters)- European shares rose on Wednesday, helped by gains among commodity stocks, while Deutsche Bank recovered from all-time lows hit in the previous session. Deutsche faces a $14 billion fine from the U.S. Department of Justice for misselling mortgage-backed securities, and concerns over its funding depressed its shares to a record low on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- Pacific Investment Management Co, which oversees more than $1.5 trillion in assets, slightly upgraded its forecast for world gross domestic product, from around 2.5 percent this year to between 2.5 percent and 3 percent in 2017, but cautioned that many asset classes appeared overvalued. In Pimco's latest Cyclical Outlook released on...

  • PIMCO SAYS STOCKS, JUNK BONDS, GLOBAL GOVERNMENT DEBT PRICES APPEAR' STRETCHED'.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields on Wednesday edged higher from three-week lows hit the previous session, as risk aversion eased with a recovery in Deutsche Bank's share price and more stable global stocks. David Keeble, global head of interest rates strategy at Credit Agricole in New York, said bonds such as 10- year German Bunds have...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 28- State-controlled company Russian Railways is considering issuing a four-year benchmark Eurobond denominated in U.S. dollars, and pricing of the issue might happen on Thursday, a financial market source said on Wednesday.

  • ANKARA, Sept 28- Turkey will draw lessons from its credit downgrade to "junk" by Moody's but is already tackling some of the challenges highlighted by the agency, including structural reform and improving the quality of its institutions, Finance Minister Naci Agbal told Reuters. In his first interview since Moody's cut Turkey's sovereign debt to...

  • Sept 28- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before a Congressional Committee. *Fed presidents and voting members Esther George, James Bullard and Loretta Mester are among the five officials scheduled to speak at separate events through the day. The report is due at...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 28- Singapore Exchange Ltd sees the potential to develop new freight derivatives centered on active Asian shipping routes and expand the use of freight derivatives with its acquisition of London's Baltic Exchange, a senior SGX official told Reuters. "We believe there are a number of opportunities that the Baltic Exchange and SGX can realize...

  • LONDON, Sept 28- Emerging equities edged off one-week lows on Wednesday, tracking a bounce in developed markets, but emerging currencies remained under pressure with the rouble slipping ahead of oil producer talks as hopes faded for a deal to curb output. The bank has been hit by a $14 billion fine over claims that it mis-sold mortgage-backed securities and, like...

  • Finland's 10- year bond yield, which fell into negative territory for the first time on Tuesday, was at minus 0.02 percent and Spain's 10- year bond hit fresh record lows, dropping 2.5 basis points to minus 0.88 percent. "The current yield levels I think to some extent is an overreaction so we could see some move in yields as the market calms down and German Bunds will...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Japanese government bonds rose on Wednesday, as the Bank of Japan's smooth JGB purchase operations reassured investors. U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields fell to three-week lows on Tuesday on concerns about ongoing problems at Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, which could again delay the next interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields fell to three-week lows on Tuesday on concerns about ongoing problems at Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, which could again delay the next interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Deutsche Bank, whose stock has shed over 10 percent in the last two days and more than 50 percent so far this year, is...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 27- Deutsche Bank shares hit a record low on Tuesday and state-backed lender NordLB scrapped plans for a 500 million euro bond sale, underlining investor concern about the health of the financial industry in Europe's largest economy. The decision by NordLB to shelve the bond issue because of a lack of demand came a day after Deutsche, Germany's...