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Investing Securities

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 22- Russia and China have not set a timetable for the issuance of a benchmark Russian treasury bond denominated in yuan, as both sides continue to discuss technical and regulatory issues, a Russian finance ministry official said on Thursday. Russia has sought to deepen ties with China since relations with the West soured over the Ukraine conflict...

  • TOKYO, Dec 22- Japan plans to trim the issuance of Japanese government bonds of up to 20 years to maturity during the fiscal year starting April 1 in reaction to soft demand for negative- or low-yielding bonds, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday. The Finance Ministry is reducing the overall JGB sales through auction to 141.2 trillion yen, down from 147...

  • Dec 22- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 27- Dec United States Sale of 2- year notes 27- Dec Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Dec United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Dec United States Sale of 5- year notes 28-...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 21- U.S. It's very holiday like trading, "said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries trading at Credit Agricole in New York. Yields have soared since Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election last month, as investors bet that he would implement new fiscal stimulus that would boost growth and inflation.

  • *Gap between Spain- Italy yields hits 50 bps. Bank bailouts and politics put investors off Italy. Strategists at ING said the combination of possible snap elections next year and higher bond issuance to prop up Italy's ailing banks "arguably make for a dangerous cocktail" for Italian bonds in 2017..

  • NEW YORK, Dec 21- Investors feasted on stock exchange-traded funds during the latest week while delaying their escape from the stressed bond market, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday. Some $26.9 billion flooded into U.S.-based stock ETFs during the seven days through Dec. 14, the trade group said, the largest figure since the funds...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 21- Goldman Sachs Group Inc will pay a $120 million penalty to resolve civil charges that it attempted to manipulate a global benchmark for interest rate products known on Wall Street as "ISDAFIX," U.S. derivatives regulators said Wednesday. The case against Goldman Sachs, brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, was the latest in a...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 21- U.S. It's very holiday like trading, "said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries trading at Credit Agricole in New York. Yields have soared since Donald Trump's election as U.S.

  • *Opportunity to raise 50-, 70- year debt fading. LONDON, Dec 21- A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for euro zone governments to borrow for half a century or more at rock-bottom interest rates might be coming to an end. But this "golden moment" for governments hasn't necessarily extended to investors, especially since Donald Trump's U.S. election victory prompted a...

  • Dec 21- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday, a day after the Nasdaq Composite Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs, with the blue-chip index closing just 25 points shy of the 20,000 mark. *Investors have said that breaching 20,000 could mean that a recent rally on Wall Street would continue. *U.S. stocks have been on a roll since...

  • *Gap between Spain- Italy yields back at 50 bps. *Spain benefits from Italy's woes. Strategists at ING said the combination of possible snap elections next year and higher bond issuance to prop up Italy's ailing banks "arguably make for a dangerous cocktail" for Italian bonds in 2017..

  • LONDON, Dec 21- Spanish government bond yields hit five-week lows on Wednesday as investors shifted money out of similiarly rated Italian debt where bank bailouts and political uncertainty have made what ING strategists called a "dangerous cocktail". Strategists at ING said the combination of possible snap elections next year and higher bond issuance to...

  • TOKYO, Dec 21- Japanese government bond prices edged higher in thin trading on Wednesday, as investors wound down for the upcoming holidays. Underpinning JGBs, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday quashed market speculation that the central bank may soon consider raising interest rates as Japanese yields have risen in line with global bond...

  • Dec 21- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 21- Dec Japan 3- month discount bill auction 21- Dec Japan Auction for enhanced-liquidity 21- Dec Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 27- Dec United States Sale of 2- year notes 27- Dec Japan Auction...

  • *Turkish lira recovers after Russian envoy gunned down in Ankara. NEW YORK, Dec 20- The dollar climbed to a 14- year high on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on jobs reinforced the notion of faster U.S. interest rate hikes next year than had been expected. "It's a bit yield-driven, but flows are extremely light," said Ian Gordon, G10 currency...

  • US TREASURIES PARE PRICE LOSSES, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS OF 2.56 PERCENT.

  • *Italy proposes bank rescue plan. LONDON, Dec 20- Optimistic signals from two of the world's most influential central banks and a rescue plan for Italy's ailing lenders halted sharp falls in euro zone government bond yields on Tuesday. Nerves around a faltering private sector recapitalisation for Italian lender Monte dei Paschi and apparently politically...

  • TORONTO, Dec 20- Canada's main stock index rose for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, led by the financial and energy groups as oil and bond yields climbed, while shares of BlackBerry Ltd advanced after the company posted better-than-expected earnings. The Canadian smartphone pioneer, which has gone through a wrenching transition in recent years, reported...

  • *Turkish lira recovers after Russian envoy gunned down in Ankara. NEW YORK, Dec 20- The dollar climbed to a 14- year high on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments about the labor market reinforced the notion of a faster pace of U.S. interest rate hikes next year than had been expected. "The dollar and bonds have been trading in lockstep," said...

  • *Poland removes media ban that provoked protest. BUDAPEST/ LONDON, Dec 20- Hungarian government bonds extended gains on Tuesday while European debt markets were mixed after the Hungarian central bank eased policy further at its meeting. Growth in Central Europe has slowed this year although increases to government spending and an inflow of European Union...