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Investing Securities

  • *Israel bond market has been strong while stock market slumps. TEL AVIV, March 22- Investment bank Citi is expected to include Israel in its influential World Government Bond Index in coming months, a boost for the local bond market but a potential headache for the central bank as it fights to contain the surging shekel. Israel would account for less than 0.5...

  • March 22- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors sought safe haven assets, a day after Wall Street posted its biggest one-day fall since the November election. *Investors are becoming increasingly worried about the ability of President Donald Trump to deliver on his campaign promises of cutting taxes. *President Donald Trump on Tuesday...

  • *Czech bonds mixed before auction, abundant supply is seen. *Czech crown retreats in forward contracts implied rates. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, March 22- Central European government bond yields and stocks fell on Wednesday, tracking global markets, as doubts grew over U.S.

  • LONDON, March 22- The premium that investors demand to hold U.S. over German government debt was the lowest it has been in four months on Wednesday as investors began to doubt promises of a fiscal boost for the world's largest economy. The bill, to be debated in the U.S. House of Representatives from Thursday, might fail because some quarters of the Republican party...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japanese government bonds rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from rising U.S. The Ministry of Finance's sale of 500 billion yen worth 40- year JGBs with a 0.4 percent coupon produced a highest yield of 0.9350 percent, with only 13.6363 percent of the bids accepted at the lowest price. Japan's stocks also skidded on Wednesday, with the Nikkei stock...

  • March 22- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 22- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 22- Mar Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bond 22- Mar Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 22- Mar Sweden Auction of government bonds 23-...

  • March 22- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 22- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 22- Mar Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bond 22- Mar Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 22- Mar Sweden Auction of government bonds 23-...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, the island's ailing power utility, on Tuesday reopened a long-agreed debt restructuring deal that drew ire from bondholders and put the stock of credit insurers under further selling pressure. I would love to say that we would have investment grade bonds, but it is just not true, " Elias Sanchez, an official in...

  • *U.S. 10- year yields lowest since March 1. NEW YORK, March 21- U.S. "Stocks are down, and bonds are reacting to that," said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • *U.S. 10- year yields lowest since March 1. NEW YORK, March 21- U.S. "Stocks are down, and bonds are reacting to that," said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • *UK inflation since referendum called- http://bit.ly/2nOnzNg. LONDON, March 21- Short-dated gilt yields hit a more than six-week high on Tuesday after a surge in British inflation data prompted investors to bump up bets for rising Bank of England interest rates over the next few years. Last week, one of the BoE's policymakers voted to raise record-low borrowing...

  • *U.S. 10- year yields lowest since March 1. NEW YORK, March 21- U.S. Stocks are down, and bonds are reacting to that, said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • US TREASURY PRICES GAIN AS STOCKS FALL, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO 2.44 PCT, LOWEST SINCE MARCH 1.

  • MOST US TREASURIES ERASE EARLIER PRICE LOSSES TO TRADE FLAT, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO 2.47 PCT.

  • *U.K. inflation jump weighs on safe haven government debt. U.K. inflation shot past the Bank of England's 2 percent target for the first time since the end of 2013, adding to uneasiness among some officials at the central bank about keeping interest rates near zero. Youve got the pound rallying because now people think the Bank of England is going to have to remove...

  • LONDON, March 21- A further pullback in the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields on Tuesday helped to extend a winning streak by emerging market equities to the longest since last August, while Russian bond yields hit three-year lows on rate-cut expectations. The index is up 4.4 percent this month to its highest since August 2015.

  • TOKYO, March 21- Japanese government bond prices edged higher on Tuesday, lifted by a regular debt-purchasing operation by the Bank of Japan and overnight gains by U.S. In a move that could reduce risk for bond brokers, Japan's Ministry of Finance is considering shortening the period between the auction and the issuance of some JGBs, sources with knowledge of the...

  • TOKYO, March 21- Japan's Ministry of Finance is considering shortening the period between the auction and the issuance of some Japanese Government Bonds, sources with knowledge of the matter said, a move that is expected to reduce risk for bond brokers. JGB brokers have long wanted such a step because the Bank of Japan, by far the largest buyer of JGBs because of its...

  • March 21- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 22- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 22- Mar Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bond 22- Mar Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 22- Mar Sweden Auction of government bonds 23-...

  • March 21- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 22- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2047 22- Mar Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bond 22- Mar Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 22- Mar Sweden Auction of government bonds 23-...