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  • LONDON, Jan 27- Donald Trump's first week in charge in the United States was the best for bond funds in four months, a good one for reflation enthusiasts and for emerging markets, fund flow data shows. Figures from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which track flows through to Wednesday, showed inflation-sensitive TIPS U.S. government bond funds notched their 31st...

  • *BOJ increases 5-10 year bond purchases to Y450 bln from Y410 bln. TOKYO, Jan 27- The Bank of Japan surprised the government bond market on Friday by increasing its buying in five- to 10- year bonds, helping to bring down their yields from 11- month highs touched earlier this week. But I suspect the BOJ could not stay silent if the 10- year yield was to go above 0.1 percent, "...

  • *Little reaction to better-than-expected Japan CPI, U.S. TOKYO, Jan 27- The dollar perked up on Friday, rebounding from a seven-week low on optimism over the U.S. economic outlook and corporate earnings, while the Mexican peso fell after the White House floated the idea of a 20 percent tax on Mexican goods to pay for a border wall. Treasury yields and strong equities, "...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- The Bank of Japan surprised the government bond market on Friday by increasing its buying in five- to 10- year bonds, helping to bring down their yields from 11- month highs touched earlier this week. But I suspect the BOJ could not stay silent if the 10- year yield was to go above 0.1 percent, "said Hideaki Chida, chief fixed income strategist at NLI...

  • GDP due later in the day, Japan CPI better than expected. TOKYO, Jan 27- The dollar edged up on Friday, rebounding from a seven-week low on optimism over the U.S. economic outlook and corporate earnings, although U.S. Treasury yields and strong equities, "said Minori Uchida, chief FX analyst at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- Investors pulled cash from stock funds and bought government bonds during the latest week, favoring a defensive stance over the risk-trading spectacle that has followed the presidential election, Lipper data for U.S.-based funds showed on Thursday. U.S.-based stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds posted $5.7 billion in outflows...

  • Jan 27- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • Jan 27- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Thursday with benchmark yields retreating from a four-week high, after strong investor demand at a $28 billion auction of seven-year notes, part of this week's $88 billion coupon-bearing government debt supply. Pressprich& Co in New York.

  • TUNIS, Jan 26- Tunisia will start a roadshow for a Eurobond worth 1 billion euros on Feb. 5, and expects to go to capital markets twice more this year with bonds worth up to another 2 billion euros, a government source told Reuters on Thursday. Tunisia had announced in late November plans to issue a Eurobond worth 1 billion euros as it seeks funding to cover its budget...

  • *France's 10- year yield at 1 pct, first time since Dec 2015. *Potential early elections in Italy adds to risk. Germany's 10- year bond yields, the benchmark for the region, hit around one-year highs as did equivalents in France, Italy and Portugal, following a sharp rise in U.S. stocks and Treasury yields overnight.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- The dollar rebounded from a seven-week low on Thursday, as investor appetite improved with higher global bond yields and stable stock markets around the world, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped the 20,000 mark for the first time. "The impression... is that the Trump reflation trade may be getting back on track," said Shaun Osborne,...

  • Treasury to sell $28 bln 7- year notes at 1 p.m.. NEW YORK, Jan 26- U.S. Political risks have pushed yields up and down, "said Boris Rjavinski, senior rate strategist at Wells Fargo Securities in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • *Qalaa Holdings up sharply in Egypt. DUBAI, Jan 26- Gulf stock markets were mixed on Thursday, supported by strong global equities and oil prices, while Egypt surged on the back of the success of Cairo's international sovereign bond issue. Construction firm Abdullah Abdul Mohsin al- Khodari and Sons fell 3.2 percent after it said the total value of its delayed work...

  • *Futures up: Dow 35 pts, S&P 1.25 pts, Nasdaq 10.75 pts. Jan 26- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 20,000 milestone for the first time. *The 42- session surge from the Dow's first close above 19,000 marks the second-shortest length of time between such milestones.

  • *Romania to finish 2017 budget draft soon, deficit a concern. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 26- Central European government bonds fell on Thursday, with Romania's new government expected to introduce a draft 2017 budget that might increase its deficit and trigger sanctions from the European Union. On Thursday, Romania's 10- year debt was bid at 3.63 percent in the...

  • TOKYO, Jan 26- Japanese government bonds sank on Thursday, with superlong yields rising to their highest levels since early last year, as investors pondered whether this week's rising yields would prompt the Bank of Japan to adjust its bond-buying operations. Treasury yield hit four-week highs as stocks rallied on Wall Street amid investor optimism about the...

  • The rate increase came after the central bank made its largest weekly liquidity injection on record into money markets last week as China geared up for the long Lunar New Year holiday, fueling speculation that it was loosening its stance. It doesn't want people to interpret too much injection means easing, "said Chen Long, China economist at Gavekal Dragonomics...

  • *Beijing aims to shrink $3 trln shadow banking sector. SHANGHAI, Jan 26- China's campaign to cut high debt levels in its economy is aiming this year to shrink the $3 trillion shadow banking sector, which could drain a critical source of income for the country's banks and of funding for its fragile bond market. Shadow banking, a term for financial agents that perform...

  • Jan 26- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 26- Jan United States Sale of 7- year notes 26- Jan Japan 3- month discount bill auction 26- Jan Japan Auction for enhanced liquidity 26- Jan Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United...