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Investing Securities

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3736, or 72.80 U.S. cents. TORONTO, May 11- The Canadian dollar weakened on Thursday against its U.S. counterpart as a ratings downgrade for the country's major banks offset higher oil prices. Speculators had already become bearish on the Canadian dollar in the face of depressed oil prices and a more uncertain trade outlook with the United...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields turned higher on Thursday, touching their highest levels since at least the end of March, as a stronger-than-forecast rise in producer prices in April buttressed the notion of U.S. inflation accelerating in the second quarter. In early Thursday trading, the benchmark 10- year Treasury yield touched 2.421 percent, its highest...

  • *Europe stocks dip as investors lock in gains. *Wall Street expected to open lower. LONDON, May 11- Stocks fell in Europe as investors locked in gains on this year's strong run, while oil prices rose after U.S. fuel inventories declined and Saudi Arabia cut supplies of crude to Asia by more than expected.

  • LONDON, May 11- Trading in the North Sea crude oil physical market has seen a boost from a growing number of participants, but trader Mercuria warned on Thursday that more financial players meant derivatives could have an unduly large impact on the setting of the dated Brent benchmark price. Dated Brent, which governs around two-thirds of the world's oil trades,...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields turned flat on Thursday, paring their earlier decline, as the latest data on domestic jobless claims and producer prices reinforced the view of diminishing labor slack, and inflation accelerating in the second quarter. The benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was last at 2.402 percent, down 0.8 basis point from late on Wednesday,...

  • TREASURY YIELDS TURN FLAT, PARE FALL AFTER U.S.

  • TREASURY YIELDS TURN FALL, PARE FALL AFTER U.S.

  • LONDON, May 11- Gold rose from eight-week lows on Thursday as U.S. bond yields and the dollar retreated from recent highs after President Donald Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey, but forecasts of a U.S. interest rate rise in June limited the metal's gains. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,223.03 an ounce at. "It's a bit of consolidation," said ABN AMRO...

  • May 11- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Thursday ahead of a set of earnings from big U.S. retailers, including Macy's and Nordstrom. *The surprise sacking of FBI Director James Comey by President Donald Trump on Tuesday sparked a risk-off mood in the market over worries that a potential fallout from the move could distract the president from...

  • LONDON, May 11- Government bond yields rose across the euro zone on Thursday as a jump in oil prices reinforced expectations that a pick up in inflation could encourage the European Central Bank to step back from its ultra-loose monetary policy in coming months. Oil prices extended their 3 percent- plus overnight gains, their biggest one-day jump since Dec. 1,...

  • TOKYO, May 11- Japanese investors sold a record 4.256 trillion yen of foreign bonds in April, the first month of their 2017/ 18 financial year, data from the Ministry of Finance showed on Thursday. The Japanese investors' foray into global bonds had stopped abruptly in November as U.S. bond markets tumbled following Donald Trump's surprise election to U.S.

  • TOKYO, May 11- The benchmark Japanese government bond yield rose to its highest level in a month on Thursday as increasing investor appetite for riskier assets curbed demand for safe-haven debt. The 10- year JGB yield was up 1.5 basis points at 0.050 percent, its highest since April 10. The bid-to-cover ratio, a gauge of demand, at the 800 billion yen 30- year sale...

  • May 10- SoftBank's bid to merge its satellite technology startup with Intelsat SA teetered on Wednesday, as some Intelsat creditors held up the deal and a few made a last-minute offer to rescue it, people familiar with the matter said. The merger is contingent upon an offer to Intelsat creditors to accept a $3.6 billion haircut on their bonds, which is set to expire...

  • 1- Jun Spain Bond auction 1- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 1- Jun Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Jun France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 6- Jun United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022. 6- Jun Netherlands DTC auction 6- Jun Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 7- Jun Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 7- Jun Sweden...

  • 1- Jun Spain Bond auction 1- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 1- Jun Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Jun France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 6- Jun United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022. 6- Jun Netherlands DTC auction 6- Jun Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 7- Jun Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 7- Jun Sweden...

  • May 10- Bond insurer Ambac Financial Group Inc said it was "aggressively pursuing" loss mitigation strategies in debt-laden Puerto Rico. Ambac's plan announced in its quarterly earnings report on Wednesday comes a week after Puerto Rico said it would restructure its public debt, touching off what may be the biggest bankruptcy ever in the $3.8 trillion U.S....

  • NEW YORK, May 10- U.S. President Donald Trump's ouster of the FBI chief that could hinder his plans for tax cuts and infrastructure spending. The yield drop faded following below-average investor demand at a $23 billion 10- year note sale with benchmark yields retesting a five-week high reached on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, May 10- U.S. President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI director that could hinder his economic agenda. The yield drop faded following below-average investor demand at a $23 billion 10- year note sale, the second leg of $62 billion quarterly refunding supply this week with benchmark yields retesting a five-week high reached on Tuesday.

  • TREASURY YIELDS TURN HIGHER, 10- YEAR YIELD RETESTS 5- WEEK PEAK OF 2.416 PCT SET TUESDAY- REUTERS DATA.

  • WASHINGTON, May 10- Barclays PLC will pay more than $97 million to settle civil charges that it overbilled its asset management business clients for tens of millions of dollars, U.S. regulators said on Wednesday. All told, the SEC said that Barclays overbilled customers by about $50 million. Another 63 brokerage clients paid excess mutual fund sales charges...