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  • By Karin Strohecker and Sujata Rao. LONDON, April 26- President Jacob Zuma's exit, whenever it comes, will be no panacea for South Africa's deepening political problems which many investors blame on the ruling ANC party rather than its 75- year-old leader. South Africa is a key emerging economy, with a $140 billion bond market and a $825 billion equity market that...

  • TOKYO, April 27- Japanese government bond prices were mostly steady on Thursday, underpinned by stronger U.S. Treasuries, and were given some breathing space as Tokyo stocks pulled back from a four-week high. Treasury prices rose on Wednesday, reversing steep losses sustained the last few sessions, as President Donald Trump unveiled a tax reform plan that...

  • April 27- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 27- Apr United States Sale of 7- year notes 27- Apr Italy Medium-Long Term auction 27- Apr Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bond 28- Apr Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds.

  • April 27- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 27- Apr United States Sale of 7- year notes 27- Apr Italy Medium-Long Term auction 27- Apr Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bond 28- Apr Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds.

  • LONDON, April 27- Political risk is the biggest concern this year for insurers globally, following several shock outcomes in 2016, a survey of insurers managing $10 trillion in assets showed on Thursday. Political events have overtaken issues such as worries about an economic slowdown in the United States or China to become the top macro-economic risk for...

  • The April 25 settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and BlackRock Fund Advisors comes after the SEC said that from December 2010 through January 2015, the company operated iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF in violation of SEC rules. Legal requirements governing mutual funds require that they seek a special exemption from the SEC before...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Wednesday, reversing steep losses sustained the last few sessions, as President Donald Trump unveiled a tax reform plan that largely underwhelmed the market. The market right now is a little bit unimpressed mainly because there's so much that needs to be worked out, and the bottom line is that the news article you're...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Wednesday, reversing steep losses sustained the last few sessions, as President Donald Trump unveiled a tax reform plan that largely underwhelmed the market. The market right now is a little bit unimpressed mainly because there's so much that needs to be worked out, and the bottom line is that the news article you're...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds and exchange-traded funds poured $4.7 billion into stock funds in the week ended April 19, marking the biggest inflows in five weeks as investors returned to U.S.-focused share funds, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday. Investors committed $1.3 billion to U.S.-focused...

  • LONDON, April 26- President Jacob Zuma's exit, whenever it comes, will be no panacea for South Africa's deepening political problems which many investors blame on the ruling ANC party rather than its 75- year-old leader. South Africa is a key emerging economy, with a $140 billion bond market and a $825 billion equity market that is often used by global investors as...

  • LONDON, April 26- Most euro zone government bond yields crept up on Wednesday, with U.S. Separately, the threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend receded after Trump backed away from demanding Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. "Trump is stealing the show today," said Martin van Vliet, senior fixed-income...

  • U.S. 10-YEAR, 30-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS HIT SESSION LOWS.

  • U.S. 10-YEAR, 30-YEAR TREASURY PRICES TURN POSITVE.

  • focus@ NEW YORK, April 26- U.S. Treasury prices were little changed on Wednesday after paring steep losses sustained in the last few sessions, as investors looked to President Donald Trump's announcement on tax reform later in the day, with some market participants remaining skeptical that it can get done. "Yesterday afternoon, the broad strokes of the tax reform...

  • April 26- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday amid a flood of corporate earnings, while investors awaited President Donald Trump's tax plan. *Trump is proposing to slash the corporate income tax rate and offer multinational businesses a steep tax break on overseas profits brought into the United States, officials said late on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, April 26- Euro zone government bond yields crept up on Wednesday ahead of a keenly anticipated announcement on tax reform from U.S. The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend also receded after Trump backed away from demanding Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. "Trump is stealing the show today,"...

  • DUBAI, April 26- The volume of international bond issues from the Gulf may hit a record high for a second straight year in 2017 as lower oil prices crimp the capacity of banks to finance billions of dollars of investments and state budget deficits. Issuance data shows the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council's bond market is on track to become more important than...

  • LONDON, April 26- Euro zone government bond yields nudged up on Wednesday ahead of a keenly anticipated announcement on tax reform from U.S. The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend also receded after Trump backed away from demanding Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. "Trump is stealing the show today,"...

  • *Investors look beyond French vote, Italy now in focus. *Fitch downgrades Italy, S&P review on May 5. LONDON, April 25- Even before the final outcome of France's presidential race, investors are shifting focus to potentially bigger risks emanating from the euro zone's third biggest economy, Italy.

  • TOKYO, April 26- Japanese government bond prices were weighed down as an ebb in risk aversion sent Tokyo stocks to four-week highs and weakened investor demand for safe-haven debt. As part of its regular debt-buying program, the BOJ on Tuesday bought a total of 750 billion yen of JGBs ranging in maturities from five years to those exceeding 25 years.