*Hungary auctions 3-, 5- and 10- year bonds. BUDAPEST, Nov 24- Hungarian government bonds eased slightly on Thursday ahead of an auction expected to draw good demand after a surge in yields since the U.S. presidential election. "The 3- and 5- year bonds will be smoothly sold," one Budapest- based fixed income trader said.
TOKYO, Nov 24- Japanese Government bonds sagged on Thursday, with the 20- and 30- year bond yields hitting eight-month highs, following a retreat in U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's policies may boost fiscal spending and lift U.S. growth and inflation. Investors are turning cautious ahead of Friday's auction of 500 billion yen 40- year JGBs.
*Dow hits record intraday, closing highs for third straight day. NEW YORK, Nov 23- The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 ended at record highs for a third straight day on Wednesday, while U.S. two-year Treasury yields and the dollar hit multi-year peaks after upbeat U.S. economic data reinforced expectations for interest rate hikes. The S&P's gains were...
NEW YORK, Nov 23- U.S. money market fund assets grew for a fifth consecutive week to their highest level since late August, led by heavy inflows into funds that invest only short-term government debt, the Money Fund Report said on Wednesday. Financial markets have been volatile since Donald Trump's U.S. presidential win on Nov. 8. In the latest week, money fund assets...
NEW YORK, Nov 23- U.S. Treasury yields fell from multi-year highs on Wednesday after the Treasury Department saw very strong demand for an auction of seven-year notes, and after minutes from the Federal Reserve's November meeting contained no large surprises. "It looks like everything is on the path for a hike in the next meeting," said Tom di Galoma, managing...
US TREASURIES LITTLE CHANGED AFTER FED MINUTES, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 2.36 PERCENT.
NEW YORK, Nov 23- Investors pulled $9.7 billion from U.S.-based bond funds during the latest week in the stiffest blow of the year for those funds, Investment Company Institute data showed on Wednesday. The withdrawals, during the weekly period ending Nov. 16, come during a bond rout sparked by Donald Trump's unexpected Nov. 8 win in the U.S. presidential election.
*Germany's two-year yields up from record lows. By Abhinav Ramnarayan and Dhara Ranasinghe. LONDON, Nov 23- Germany's two-year bond yields shot up from record lows on Wednesday after a report that the European Central Bank is looking to lend out more bonds to avert a market freeze.
US TREASURY YIELDS FALL SLIGHTLY AFTER SEVEN-YEAR NOTE AUCTION, SEVEN-YEAR YIELDS DECLINE TO 2.20 PERCENT.
US TWO-YEAR TREASURY NOTE YIELDS HIT FRESH SIX-AND-A-HALF YEAR HIGH OF 1.147 PCT.
US TREASURIES ADD SLIGHTLY TO PRICE LOSSES BEFORE FED, SEVEN-YEAR AUCTION, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.406 PERCENT.
30- YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELDS RISE TO 3.07 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE DECEMBER 2015.
NEW YORK, Nov 23- U.S. "I would characterize the data as universally strong, but the core figures are not as compelling as the headline," said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Investors are nervous that the bond selloff, sparked by Donald Trump's surprise election as U.S. president on Nov. 8, has further room to run.
BENCHMARK 10- YEAR TREASURY NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.40 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE JULY 2015.
US SEVEN-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO 2.21 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE JUNE 2015.
US TREASURY PRICES EXTEND LOSSES, TWO-YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 1.14 PERCNT, HIGHEST SINCE APRIL 2010.
US TWO-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO 1.119 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE APRIL 2010.
US TREASURY YIELDS RISE AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.355 PERCENT.
Nov 23- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday, a day after the post-election rally powered the Dow past the 19,000 mark as investors bet that the next U.S. government's policies would be more market friendly. *Analysts say President-elect Donald Trump's planned policies would boost inflation, helping the Fed move closer to raising interest...
*European stocks fail to match Wall Street records. LONDON, Nov 23- European shares dipped and German bond yields briefly touched record lows on Wednesday, a contrast with the buoyant mood on Wall Street as investors focused on diverging growth and interest rate prospects in Europe and the United States. In Britain, sterling was a tad weaker at $1.2396 before a...