Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Treasury market rallied on Monday with benchmark yields hovering near four-year lows in a global scramble for safe-haven investments following Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union. Investors dumped Wall Street and European stocks on worries about the global economic fallout after last Thursday's referendum on the...

  • LONDON, June 27- British financial markets were engulfed in further turmoil on Monday, with 10- year government borrowing costs sinking below 1 percent for the first time and sterling hitting a 31- year low against the dollar as investors bet Britain's vote to leave the EU will trigger a Bank of England rate cut. Billions of pounds were wiped off the value of...

  • June 27- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday as investors assessed the implications of Britons voting to leave the European Union, a decision that sparked a global selloff on Friday. *Wall Street marked its worst day in 10 months amid massive trading on Friday as investors who had pinned their bets on Britain remaining in the EU were caught wrong-footed.

  • LONDON, June 27- British 10- year government borrowing costs sank below 1 percent on Monday for the first time ever and sterling tumbled to a fresh 31- year low against the dollar as investors bet Britain's vote to leave the EU will trigger a Bank of England rate cut. Billions of pounds were wiped off the value of British financial stocks, and analysts at several...

  • LONDON, June 27- Shares in Britain's top banks suffered further deep losses on Monday as fears about the fallout from Brexit sparked a litany of earnings downgrades and sell-offs by shell-shocked investors. Shareholder anxiety about Britain's decision to quit the European Union escalated despite calls for calm from British finance minister George...

  • LONDON, June 27- British 10- year government bond yields sank below 1 percent on Monday for the first time, as government debt prices hit a new record high after investors continued to pile into safe assets following the country's vote to leave the European Union. British debt prices soared on Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, and on...

  • TOKYO, June 27- Long-dated Japanese government bond yields fell to record lows while shorter yields were flat to slightly higher on Monday, as Britain's decision to leave the European Union led to expectations of more global economic stagnation. Such expectations of low global growth and evaporation of yields due to negative interest rates in Europe and...

  • TOKYO, June 27- Japan will ensure liquidity in the yen and in foreign currencies if needed by tapping currency swap lines established among six central banks, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said on Monday. He saw no problems currently in market liquidity or in foreign currency funding among Japanese firms, but would continue to monitor the...

  • HONG KONG, June 27- China has opened its corporate bond market to foreign investors but billions of dollars in potential inflows are being held back because they are wary of the credit ratings applied by domestic credit rating agencies. "We definitely will not adopt China domestic ratings, which can not differentiate good companies from bad ones.

  • *Friday's $2 trillion global equity selloff biggest ever- S&P. NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. stock index futures eased slightly in early trading on Sunday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union sparked a sharp sell-off in global markets on Friday, wiping out over $2 trillion from world equities. There's a better time ahead for equities- it just isn't yet, "said...

  • TOKYO, June 27- U.S. stock futures dipped and the British pound fell more than one percent in early Asian trade on Monday, as markets struggled to shake off a swathe of uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Among many questions Brexit has triggered are just how much UK and European economies will slow, how they will negotiate their...

  • June 26- With markets reeling after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, some on Wall Street expect cooler heads to prevail over the next several sessions as investors focus domestically on the outlook for the U.S. economy and company earnings. S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq index futures were each down about 0.5 percent shortly after 6:15 p.m. New York...

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. stock index futures eased slightly lower in early trading on Sunday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union sparked a sharp selloff in global markets on Friday, wiping out over $2 trillion from world equity markets. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.5 percent. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures fell 0.5 percent and Nasdaq...

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. Treasury debt futures rose on Sunday in a signal that a risk-off mood is persisting among global investors in the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. In early electronic trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 10- year Treasury note futures rose around half a point, or 0.38 percent, while 2- year note futures gained...

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. stock index futures eased slightly lower in early trading on Sunday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union sparked a sharp selloff in global markets on Friday, wiping out over $2 trillion from world equity markets. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.5 points. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures fell 0.5 points and Nasdaq...

  • QUITO, June 25- Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Saturday that Britain's vote to leave the European Union has "spoiled" a bond issue that had been planned for next week to help shore up the cash-strapped oil-exporter's finances. Ecuador, OPEC's smallest member, is suffering from the effects of low oil prices and a devastating earthquake in April,...

  • *UK PM Cameron says talks after he quits by October. LONDON, June 25- Britain was under pressure on Saturday to set out a quick timetable for a divorce from the European Union after the country's historic vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world. Ratings agency Moody's downgraded its outlook for Britain, saying its creditworthiness was now at...

  • LONDON, June 24- Ratings agency Moody's said Britain's creditworthiness was now at greater risk after voting to leave the European Union, as the country would face substantial challenges to successfully negotiate its exit from the bloc. Rival credit ratings agency Standard& Poor's- the only major body one to still assign Britain a top-notch triple-A grade-...

  • *Risk assets routed as Britain votes to leave EU. NEW YORK, June 24- Global stock markets lost about $2 trillion in value on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, while sterling suffered a record one-day plunge to a 31- year low and money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds. The move blindsided investors, who had expected Britain to...

  • NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. municipal bond yields blew through previous record lows on Friday as investors snapped up tax-free debt amid a global flight to safety after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The week ended June 22 had the highest inflows in over three years at $1.4 billion, according to Lipper data. The "feeding frenzy" for muni bonds is unabated, said...