Investing Securities

  • Treasury yields fell slightly on Tuesday after a new opinion poll showed that the campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union has lost some of its lead over the rival "Out" camp ahead of Thursday's EU membership referendum. Treasury moves have been dominated in the past few sessions to remain in, or leave, the European Union. "All eyes are on that vote," said Ian...

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL MORE THAN ONE BASIS POINT TO 1.6662 PERCENT AFTER BRITISH EU POLL.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL AFTER POLL SHOWS LEAD FOR BRITAINS TO REMAIN IN EU, AND ALSO GAINS IN VOTES TO LEAVE.

  • June 21- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on the economy and Britain's vote on its European Union membership on Thursday. *Yellen is expected to speak on the central bank's monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee at 10:00 a.m. ET in Washington. *Wall Street, which rallied at the...

  • LONDON, June 21- A decision by Germany's top court to reject a challenge to an emergency ECB bond-buying scheme comforted bond markets on Tuesday as investors braced for Britain's too-close-to-call referendum on whether to stay in the European Union. Conceived at the height of Europe's debt crisis in 2012, the Outright Monetary Transactions program was...

  • KARLSRUHE/ FRANKFURT, June 21- Germany's Constitutional Court rejected on Tuesday a challenge of the European Central Bank's emergency bond-buying scheme, placing only minor limits on the Bundesbank's participation in the not-yet-used crisis fighting tool. Conceived at the height of Europe's debt crisis, the Outright Monetary Transactions programme...

  • LONDON, June 21- A ruling on Tuesday by Germany's top court on the legality of an emergency ECB bond-buying scheme looks set to test bond investor confidence in the bank's crisis-fighting powers just two days before Britain's vote on membership of the European Union. Germany's constitutional court is due to gives its final ruling on the European Central...

  • TOKYO, June 21- Japanese government bond prices edged down on Tuesday amid an ebb in risk aversion that favoured equities over safe-haven debt. But they have recently come down from their highs as polls showed increased support for Britain remaining in the European Union. Tokyo's Nikkei extended Monday's rally to rise 1.3 percent, adding pressure to JGBs.

  • TOKYO, June 21- Japanese government bond prices edged down on Tuesday amid an ebb in risk aversion that favored equities over safe-haven debt. But they have recently come down from their highs as polls showed increased support for Britain remaining in the European Union. Tokyo's Nikkei extended Monday's rally to rise 1.3 percent, adding pressure to JGBs.

  • SAO PAULO, June 20- Oi SA filed for Brazil's largest ever bankruptcy protection on Monday after the country's No. 1 fixed-line phone carrier ran out of time to reorganize operations and restructure 65.4 billion reais of debt amid a harsh recession. The petition for bankruptcy protection from Oi, Brazil's fourth-biggest mobile provider, and six subsidiaries...

  • SAO PAULO, June 20- Oi SA, Brazil's largest fixed-line phone carrier, and six subsidiaries filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday after OI failed to win the support of key shareholders for a plan to restructure 65.4 billion reais of debt. The petition is Brazil's largest ever, according to Thomson Reuters data. Concern over a looming bankruptcy plan gained...

  • SAO PAULO, June 20- Brazil's largest fixed line telecommunications company, Oi SA and six subsidiaries, filed for bankruptcy protection in a Rio de Janeiro court on Monday, after the country's most indebted phone carrier failed to garner the support of key shareholders for a plan to restructure 65.4 billion reais of debt. Apart from Rio de Janeiro- based Oi, the...

  • SAO PAULO, June 20- Brazilian mining company Samarco Mineração SA and owners Vale SA and BHP Billiton Plc have hired banks to sound out creditors on a potential renegotiation of $3.8 billion in debt, after a deadly dam spill led to the shutdown of a key mine, a source with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday. Bloomberg News first reported the hiring of the...

  • SAO PAULO, June 20- Brazilian mining company Samarco Mineração SA and owners Vale SA and BHP Billiton Plc have hired banks to sound out creditors on a potential renegotiation of $3.8 billion in debt, after a deadly dam spill led to the shutdown of a key mine, a source with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday. Bloomberg News first reported the hiring of the...

  • *Traders await Fed chair's testimony before Congress. Treasury yields rose on Monday with longer-dated yields hitting their highest level in more than week, as traders trimmed safe-haven holdings of government debt due to polls showing increased support for Britain to stay in the European Union. The shift in polls to favoring "Bremain" over "Brexit" comes after...

  • *Traders await Fed chair's testimony before Congress. Treasury yields rose on Monday with longer-dated yields hitting their highest level in more than week, as traders trimmed safe-haven holdings of government debt due to polls showing increased support for Britain to stay in the European Union. The shift in polls to favoring "Bremain" over "Brexit" comes after...

  • *Polls show UK "Remain in EU" camp recovering momentum. LONDON, June 20- A split in euro zone bond markets, created by worries over Britain's upcoming referendum on its EU membership, narrowed for a second day on Monday after polls showed the "Remain" camp recovering some momentum. "We have had a pretty strong turnaround in risk appetite as the perceived chance of a...

  • SAO PAULO, June 20- Voting shares of Oi SA fell as much as 16 percent in early Monday trading as approaching deadlines for debt repayments added to fears that Brazil's most indebted phone carrier could default in the middle of a restructuring. Fitch Ratings cut Oi's long-term debt rating to "C" from "CCC" on Friday, warning the company's current capital structure "is...

  • *Traders await Fed chair's testimony before Congress. Treasury yields rose on Monday with longer-dated yields hitting their highest in more than week, as traders trimmed safe-haven holdings of lower-risk government debt due to polls showing support for Britain to stay in the European Union. The shift in polls to favoring "Bremain" over "Brexit" comes after last...

  • LONDON, June 20- Hedge funds cut their net long position in the main crude futures and options contracts by 63 million barrels, 10 percent, in the week to June 14, as the rally in oil prices showed signs of running out of steam. The one-week reduction in the net long position was the largest since July 2014, according to an analysis of data published by the U.S. Commodity...