Investing Securities

  • *10- yr yield at 1.420 pct after Wed record low of 1.321 pct. NEW YORK, July 7- U.S. Separately, the Labor Department said initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended July 2.

  • LONDON, July 7- Sterling bounced on Thursday after dropping below $1.30 for the first time in more than three decades on fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Analysts and traders are convinced more weakness is on the cards, with some forecasting a fall to the low $1. 20 s and others expecting eventual parity with the euro, compared with current...

  • July 7- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday as investors awaited a host economic data that would provide clues on the strength of the economy and determine whether the Federal Reserve would be able to raise interest rates this year. *After a roller-coaster ride sparked by Britain's June 23 vote to leave the European Union, investors in the...

  • LONDON, July 7- Share markets climbed on Thursday as upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar dipped as the country's triple A credit rating came under threat. The European market started firmer with the FTSE up 1.7 percent, the CAC in Paris 1.9 percent higher and Germany's DAX rising 1.3 percent.

  • LONDON, July 7- Sterling steadied on Thursday after two nervous days linked to fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union drove it below $1.30 for the first time in more than three decades. However, the impact of property-related tensions that have hit British assets this week eased in initial trade in London on Thursday, helped by some brighter U.S....

  • LONDON, July 7- Sterling steadied on Thursday after two nervous days linked to fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union drove it below $1.30 for the first time in more than three decades. However, the impact of property-related tensions that have hit British assets this week eased in initial trade in London on Thursday, helped by some brighter U.S....

  • *Hungary, Poland, Romania auction bonds. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, July 7- Central European government bonds retreated slightly on Thursday due to positioning ahead of auctions in Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw later in the day that could draw healthy demand. One Budapest fixed income trader said Hungary might even double its 47 billion forint bond offer at its auction...

  • LONDON, July 7- Sterling steadied on Thursday after two more days of nerves over the fallout of Britain's vote to leave the European Union drove it below $1.30 for the first time in more than three decades. Sterling inched up 0.2 percent to $1.2949 and 0.4 percent to 85.48 pence in early trade in Europe. "Buyers came back into the market with conviction after the fall...

  • *Stocks ex- Japan edge up after Wall St ekes out gains. SYDNEY, July 7- Asian share markets crept ahead on Thursday after upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the latest Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar briefly dipped as the country's triple A credit rating came under threat. The European market were also seen starting firmer, with the FTSE...

  • *Stocks ex- Japan up 0.5 pct after Wall St ekes out gains. SYDNEY, July 7- Asian share markets crept higher on Thursday after upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the latest Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar slipped as the country's triple A credit rating came under threat. The Aussie initially fell half a U.S. cent to $0.7470 after Standard and...

  • NEW YORK, July 6- U.S. benchmark and long-dated Treasury yields finished slightly higher on Wednesday on profit taking after hitting record lows during the session on global growth concerns stemming from Britain's recent vote to exit from the European Union. Treasury yields hit 1.321 percent at 5:08 a.m. EDT, while 30- year Treasury yields hit 2.098 percent...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 6- Gold pared gains after rising to the highest in more than two years on Wednesday, as U.S. equities reversed early losses, Treasury yields turned higher after hitting record lows and investors bought bullion as a haven from risk. Equities and some bond yields were weak earlier as fears about the impact that Britain's vote to leave the...

  • LONDON, July 6- A slump in long-term interest rates since Britons voted to quit the European Union is the clearest financial market verdict on the global impact of' Brexit'- yet another body blow to world growth that may now need a game-changing policy response. Worries about world growth, demographics and deflation didn't start and won't end with Brexit, of course,...

  • LONDON, July 6- Stress in the UK banking system has intensified since Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with the premium banks charge to lend each other short-term sterling funds doubling to its highest level in four years. Its widening comes amid a sudden darkening of the outlook for Britain's economy. Sterling, shares sensitive to the domestic UK...

  • *ISM non-manufacturing index up 56.5 vs est 53.3. Treasury yields touch record low. July 6- The S&P 500 and the Dow pared losses in late morning trade on Wednesday as robust economic data and recovering oil prices helped alleviate investor concerns about a global economic slowdown.

  • BRUSSELS, July 6- The European Union should set up a mechanism to wind down troubled clearing houses, the new head of financial services at the European Commission said on Wednesday, setting out his priorities for the coming months. "Now that we have required more clearing of derivatives to be done through central counterparties, we need a system to resolve them if...

  • *China lets yuan fall to low last seen in late 2010. LONDON, July 6- Fear of instability in the European Union and of decades of global stagnation sent stock markets sharply lower on Wednesday as Britain's pound sank below $1.30 for the first time in more than three decades. After a steadier few days as investors digest the shock of Britain's decision to leave the...

  • BENGALURU, July 6- Gold rose to its highest in more than two years on Wednesday, as investors piled back into the safe-haven asset after the benchmark U.S. government bond yields hit all-time lows amid renewed market jitters over Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Asian share markets turned tail as fears over instability in the European Union...

  • TOKYO, July 6- Japanese government bonds rose on Wednesday, sending yields on longer maturities to fresh record lows as investors scurried into the safety of sovereign debt on fears of global fallout from Britain's vote to exit the European Union. No one wants to buy at these levels, but no one wants to sell aggressively, either, "said Tadashi Matsukawa, head of Japan...

  • With 40- year government bonds, the longest tenure on offer, also yielding just above zero percent, Japan is in line to becoming the only country after Switzerland to have all government bonds yield at negative levels. The BOJ is increasing the holding of JGBs by 80 trillion yen per year when JGBs increase only by 30 trillion yen, "said Hidenori Suezawa, fiscal and...