GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Investing Securities

More

  • FOREX-Euro pauses after biggest gains in six years Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 4:05 AM ET

    LONDON, June 4- The euro took a breather on Thursday, after its biggest two-day gain against the dollar in over six years on Thursday as the European Central Bank played down the impact of bond market volatility and the euro zone returned to inflation. News overnight that cash-strapped Greece might be coming close to a deal with its creditors and that it would make...

  • *Syngenta rises on BASF bid interest. *Europe bourses in 2015: http://link.reuters.com/pap87v. LONDON, June 4- European shares lost ground on Thursday as a pick-up in bond yields weighed on utility stocks, whose large levels of debt make them particularly sensitive to credit market jitters.

  • JGBs pare losses after 10-year yield hits 6-month high Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 2:54 AM ET

    TOKYO, June 4- Japanese government bond prices fell on Thursday, sending the benchmark 10- year yield to its highest level in six months as weakness in overseas bonds pressured prices- though solid demand at a 30- year sale pulled yields off session highs. The yield on benchmark 10- year Japanese government bonds spiked to 0.500 percent, its highest level since...

  • TOKYO, June 4- Japan's Nikkei share average eked out its first gains in three sessions on Thursday, with insurers leading the way on higher Japanese and global bond yields, though rising volatility in bond prices kept many investors cautious. The Nikkei 225 rose 0.1 percent to 20,488.19, not far from its 15- year high of 20,655.33 hit a week ago.

  • Funds run by Boston- based Fidelity Investments and Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, for example, more than doubled their money with pre-IPO bets on Facebook Inc. And shares of lesser known Zafgen Inc are up 15- fold since the Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio made a pre-IPO investment of $11.2 million in late 2013. Zafgen's IPO was in June 2014.

  • *Rakuten announces public offering through new shares. TOKYO, June 4- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Thursday morning after U.S. and European shares strengthened, but Rakuten Inc tumbled after announcing plans to issue $1.6 billion in new shares. Treasury yields rose in tandem with their European counterparts as European Central Bank President Mario...

  • *C.H. Robinson rally lifts transport stocks. Adding to the day's upbeat tone, Greece's international creditors signaled they were ready to compromise to avert a default even as Athens indicated it might skip an IMF loan repayment due this week. Higher yields on fixed income translate into higher rates and that increases the net interest margin for financials, "...

  • NEW YORK, June 3- U.S. Treasury debt yields hit seven-month highs on Wednesday, bolstered by a solid U.S. private sector employment report for May and gains in German bond yields after the European Central Bank raised its inflation forecast for this year. "I think the big story is we are trading off as Europe leads the way down," said Ian Lyngen, senior government bond...

  • SAO PAULO, June 3- Moody's Investors Service expects to decide whether to downgrade Brazil's credit rating only after its analysts meet with the country's policymakers in the third quarter, said senior analyst Mauro Leos at the rating agency on Wednesday. The agency assigned a negative outlook to Brazil's Baa2 credit rating last September, warning it could...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 3- Gold fell to a three-week low on Wednesday as data showed the U.S. private sector added more jobs than expected in May and prospects increased of a debt deal for Greece. Spot gold was down 0.7 percent at $1,185.56 an ounce by 2:56 p.m. EDT after falling more than 1 percent to the lowest since May 11 at $1,179.43. Gold fell despite the U.S. dollar...

  • FRANKFURT, June 3- Europe has lost some growth momentum and bond market volatility is here to stay, the European Central Bank said on Wednesday, pledging to see through its money printing scheme until its job of lifting the economy is done. In remarks after the bank left rates on hold at record lows, ECB president Mario Draghi also urged a deal with Greece, which is...

  • *Singapore Exchange volumes to reach 1 billion tonnes this year. VIENNA, June 3- The derivatives market for iron ore is reaching a tipping point in its strong growth as steel consumers pile in, with contracts traded outside China expected to reach around a billion tonnes this year. Iron ore derivatives traded on the Singapore Exchange have roughly doubled in...

  • LONDON, June 3- Gold eased on Wednesday as shares rose after U.S. data showed its private sector added more jobs than expected in May, and prospects increased of a debt deal for Greece. Spot gold slipped 0.3 percent to $1,190.40 an ounce by 1446 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for August delivery fell $4.60 to $1,189.70 an ounce. Gold had risen 0.4 percent in the previous...

  • NEW YORK, June 3- U.S. benchmark Treasury debt yields rose to three-week highs on Wednesday, bolstered by a solid U.S. private sector employment report for May and gains in German bond yields after the European Central Bank raised its inflation forecast for this year. "We're tracking the Bund market right now," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist, at Cantor...

  • FRANKFURT, June 3- The European Central Bank sees no reason to adjust its monetary policy stance in response to a recent rise in bond yields in Europe, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Wednesday. "We should get used to periods of higher volatility. Answering a question about the rise in yields, Draghi said: "Let me tell you that the Governing Council was unanimous in...

  • June 3- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday ahead of the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting and the release of private sector job numbers. *Also due on Wednesday are trade deficit numbers for April at 8:30 a.m. ET and the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing index for May at 10:00 a.m.. *Synchronoss Technologies'...

  • *Investors hunt trading opportunities in QE data. LONDON, June 3- Buried in the data the European Central Bank provides about its asset buying programme are hints about which bonds it might buy next, which some investors hope can give them an advantage. "We look at the numbers for curve strategies," Mauro Vittorangeli, a senior portfolio manager at Allianz Global...

  • TOKYO, June 3- Japanese government bonds took their cue from weakness in overseas bond markets and skidded on Wednesday, with investors also wary ahead of a 30- year JGB auction in the next session. The BOJ offered to buy 400 billion yen of JGBs in the 5- year to 10- year zone, 400 billion yen of JGBs in the 3- year to 5- year zone, and 375 billion yen of JGBs in the 1- year to...

  • Michael Thompson, Pimco's Singapore- based executive vice-president, told Reuters that Pimco's Income Fund invested in Australian bonds for their appealing yields- despite the risk posed by the currency. California- based Pimco, full name Pacific Investment Management Co, had assets $9.4 billion under management in the Income Fund at end-April.

  • DIARY-Government Debt Auctions to July 30 Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 8:03 PM ET

    03 Jun Germany 3 bln Eur Auction of 5- year Federal Note 03 Jun Sweden Auction of Government bonds 04 Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 04 Jun Japan Auction of 30- year Government. 04 Jun France OAT Auction 08 Jun Germany 2 bln Eur Auction of treasury bills 08 Jun Japan 6- month discount bill auction 08 Jun 1350 France Auction of BTF treasury notes.