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  • TOKYO, May 31- Benchmark Japanese government bonds were flat on Tuesday, but the market was supported by month-end demand for superlong maturities as well as the solid outcome of a 2- year JGB auction. The Ministry of Finance offered 2.3 trillion yen of 2- year JGBs with a 0.1 percent coupon. The JGB market largely shrugged off data released early in the session...

  • SINGAPORE, May 31- Having dumped Asian shares on resurgent worries about China's economy, the specter of more aggressive U.S. interest rate rises is now forcing global investors to sell the region's bonds and currencies. Indonesia's and South Korea's bond markets, heavy recipients of foreign investment until March, are now seeing chunks of inflows reverse...

  • LONDON, May 30- Euro zone government bond yields rose on Monday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen boosted the case for a U.S. interest rate rise in June or July and data pointed to a brighter outlook for Europe's economy. The probability of a rate rise at the Fed's June 14-15 meeting rose to 34 percent from 30 percent before Yellen's remarks,...

  • LONDON, May 30- Euro zone government bonds yields rose on Monday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen boosted the case for a U.S. interest-rate rise in June or July. But the upward pressure on yields was limited by expectations that the European Central Bank will maintain its message of ultra-easy monetary policy for the foreseeable future...

  • TOKYO, May 30- Japanese government bond prices dipped on Monday, weighed by remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that enhanced the prospect of a near-term U.S. rate hike, although a regular debt-buying operation by the Bank of Japan curbed the losses. The BOJ on Monday purchased a total of 1.24 trillion yen of bonds ranging in maturity from 1- year to 10-...

  • FRANKFURT, May 29- Next week will provide investors with clues as to how far the U.S. Federal Reserve is from its next interest rate hike and whether the European Central Bank will see out the year without easing its monetary policy again. Trading in U.S. federal funds futures on Friday implied a 26 percent chance of an increase at the June 14-15 meeting and 56...

  • NEW YORK, May 27- The U.S. dollar index hit a two-month high and U.S. bond prices fell on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said a U.S. interest rate hike will likely be appropriate in the coming months. "It's appropriate... for the Fed to gradually and cautiously increase our overnight interest rate over time, and probably in the coming months such a move...

  • NEW YORK, May 27- U.S. Treasury prices fell on Friday with short-dated yields spiking up after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said gradual U.S. interest rate increases would be appropriate if the economy improves further and the labor market tightens. Treasury trading at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities USA Inc..

  • NEW YORK, May 27- The U.S. dollar added to gains while U.S. "It's appropriate... for the Fed to gradually and cautiously increase our overnight interest rate over time, and probably in the coming months such a move would be appropriate," Yellen told an audience of Harvard University professors and alumni. "People think June or July are very much alive now," said Stephen...

  • It said around 75 percent of the issue was bought by foreign investors from the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Asia and the United States, with a quarter taken by Russian banks, asset management firms and brokerage companies. On Wednesday, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov had said foreign investors bought $1.2 billion of the $1.75 billion.

  • NEW YORK, May 27- The U.S. dollar and world stock indexes edged higher on Friday ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could provide new signals on the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike. Yellen is due to speak at an event hosted by Harvard University at 1:15 p.m. ET. "We're expecting a lot of major data in the next few weeks and Yellen will balance...

  • NEW YORK, May 27- U.S. Yellen is scheduled to participate in a discussion with economist Greg Mankiw at Harvard University at 1:15 p.m.. "People are waiting to see whether they would get anything meaningful, but it's highly unlikely she wants to rock the boat before a long holiday weekend," said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich&...

  • May 27- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday as cautious investors braced for a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and the second reading of gross domestic product data for the first quarter. *Yellen is due to speak at an event hosted by Harvard University at 1:15 p.m. ET. *The Fed next meets on June 14-15.

  • *Sees value in investment grade corporate bonds in US, Europe. TOKYO, May 27- Even though the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates, long-term U.S. bond yields are unlikely to rise due to China's slowdown and negative rates in Japan and Europe, the top fund manager of Invesco Ltd's $240 bln global bond funds said. Gregory McGreevey, Atlanta- based CEO of...

  • TOKYO, May 27- Japanese government bonds edged up on Friday, bolstered by month-end buying and the Bank of Japan's asset purchases. The Bank of Japan offered to buy 240 billion yen of 10- to 25- year JGBs and 160 billion yen of 25- to 40- year JGBs under its asset buying program. But overall market moves were small, as investors remained wary ahead of Japan's official...

  • NEW YORK, May 26- U.S. fund investors deployed money into taxable bond funds and other safer assets in the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, amplifying a rotation from stocks into bonds which has become one of this year's dominant themes. Taxable bond funds had inflows of $1.5 billion during the week ended May 25, less robust than the $4.9 billion of...

  • U.S.-BASED STOCK MUTUAL FUNDS POST $4.9 BLN OUTFLOW; STOCK ETFS ATTRACT $81 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD- LIPPER.

  • U.S.-BASED HIGH-YIELD BOND FUNDS POST $562 MLN WITHDRAWALS OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; 3 RD WEEK OF WITHDRAWALS OUT OF FOUR- LIPPER.

  • U.S.-BASED CORPORATE INVESTMENT-GRADE BOND FUNDS ATTRACT $873 MLN; 12 TH STRAIGHT WEEK OF INFLOWS- LIPPER.

  • U.S.-BASED TAXABLE BOND FUNDS ATTRACT $1.5 BLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD AFTER $4.9 BLN INFLOW THE WEEK PRIOR- LIPPER.