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Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, April 19- BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, on Wednesday reported double-digit profit gains as investors plowed money into lower-cost index funds, but the company's share price slipped as revenue fell short of analysts' expectations. Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink said the miss was not attributable to the fees it charges for...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Were consolidating and looking for the next big trade, whether it is a reversal of the rally or an extension of it, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Today is a little bit of a giveback, things are settling down a little bit given the overbought nature of the market, said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Were consolidating and looking for the next big trade, whether it is a reversal of the rally or an extension of it, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Today is a little bit of a giveback, things are settling down a little bit given the overbought nature of the market, said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink, who runs the world's largest asset manager, on Wednesday forecast a wave of mergers and acquisitions in asset management, but said his company may be limited for now to small deals. BlackRock's earnings reported on Wednesday showed it attracted nearly $65 billion in new cash from clients in the...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, on Wednesday reported double-digit profit gains as investors plowed money into lower-cost index funds, but the company saw its share price trimmed as revenue disappointed analysts' expectations. Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink said the miss was not attributable to the fees it charges for...

  • LONDON, April 19- Shorter-dated German government bond yields shot higher on Wednesday following an ECB report on market financing conditions and comments from central bank policy makers. In a survey of banks released on Wednesday, the European Central Bank said the liquidity and functioning of markets for underlying collateral, especially in government...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, on Wednesday reported double-digit profit gains but missed revenue forecasts, results that underscore pressure on the fund industry as investors plow money into lower-cost index funds. Investors poured $82.2 billion into index funds and iShares exchange-traded funds during the first...

  • US 30- YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE LOSSES TO A FULL POINT, YIELDS RISE TO 2.88 PCT.

  • US 10-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGHS OF 2.22 PERCENT.

  • *Bonds weaken to key technical yield levels. NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Were consolidating and looking for the next big trade, whether it is a reversal of the rally or an extension of it, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, on Wednesday reported a 31 percent rise in quarterly profit as investors continued to plow money into its index-tracking funds. BlackRock's net income rose to $862 million, or $5.23 per share, in the first quarter, from $657 million, or $3.92 per share, a year earlier. That beat the $4.89 forecast of...

  • *Futures up: Dow 22 pts, S&P 6 pts, Nasdaq 15.5 pts. April 19- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, giving investors a reprieve a day after Wall Street lost its footing following weak results from some corporate heavyweights. *Earnings will continue to be in the spotlight.

  • *Futures up: Dow 22 pts, S&P 6 pts, Nasdaq 15.5 pts. April 19- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, giving investors a reprieve a day after Wall Street lost its footing following weak results from some corporate heavyweights. *Earnings will continue to be in the spotlight.

  • The company ended the quarter with $5.4 trillion in assets under management, up from the preceding quarter, when managed assets totaled $5.1 trillion. BlackRock's net income rose to $862 million, or $5.23 per share, in the first quarter, from $657 million, or $3.92 per share, a year earlier. In the most recent quarter, the asset manager's iShares exchange-traded...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- An elected official of a New York City suburb faces trial on Wednesday in what authorities have called the first criminal securities fraud case involving municipal bonds. Christopher St. Lawrence, the elected supervisor of Ramapo, New York, has been charged with securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy. Lawrence in April 2016 along with...

  • LONDON, April 19- Long-dated German government bond yields were close to their lowest level of 2017 on Wednesday as investors retreated to safe assets in the face of concerns over geopolitical tensions and the upcoming presidential election in France. In Europe, investors are preoccupied with a British snap election in June and Sunday's unpredictable first...

  • TOKYO, April 19- Japanese government bond yields brushed a five-month low of zero percent on Tuesday, taking cues from an overnight rally in U.S. Analysts see the choices as maintaining the status quo of monetary policy, which BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda already has a large sway over. Treasury yields fell to five-month lows overnight as nervousness ahead of...

  • TOKYO, April 19- Japanese stocks edged down in choppy trade on Wednesday morning as geopolitical tensions soured investor sentiment, while regional banking stocks underperformed as Japanese government bond yields fell to five-month lows. Escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea also kept investors nervous, while eyes were also on...

  • April 19- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 19- Apr Germany Auction of 30- year Federal bonds 19- Apr Sweden Auction of government bonds 20- Apr United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 20- Apr Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 20-...

  • April 19- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 19- Apr Germany Auction of 30- year Federal bonds 19- Apr Sweden Auction of government bonds 20- Apr United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 20- Apr Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 20-...