Investing Securities

  • U.S. 30- YEAR BOND PRICES FALL MORE THAN A POINT, YIELDS AT 2.344 PCT, A THREE-WEEK HIGH.

  • U.S. 10- YEAR NOTE YIELD RISES TO 4- WEEK PEAK; 30- YEAR BOND YIELD HITS 3- WEEK HIGH.

  • US 10- YEAR NOTE, 30- YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELDS EDGE HIGHER AFTER FALL IN U.S.

  • July 21- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday ahead of a flood of earnings reports and economic data, including the European Central Bank's first meeting since the Brexit vote. The rate decision is due at 7:45 a.m. ET and President Mario Draghi will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. ET. *Wall Street gained on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Dow...

  • HONG KONG, July 21- Chinese companies will consume nearly two-thirds of new credit raised globally by 2020 as the world's second-largest economy leans on the corporate sector to support growth, said a report from S&P Global published on Thursday. The report highlighted China's opaque and ever-expanding corporate sector and rapidly rising U.S. leveraged...

  • SHANGHAI, July 21- A dispute between investors and the underwriter of a bond issued by Evergreen Industries is showing up regulatory failings that need fixing if China is to sustain newly robust inflows of foreign capital into local bonds. As China's economy slows and its currency weakens under pressure from domestic capital flight, policymakers have opened...

  • TOKYO, July 21- Japanese government bonds fell on Thursday, led by the superlong zone, as the Japanese government geared up to unveil another stimulus package. "My guess is that the amount is that high, but much of it will be used to pay various' consultants,"' said Hiroki Allen, chief representative of Superfund Japan in Tokyo. On Thursday, the central bank offered to buy a...

  • TOKYO, July 21- Investors betting the Bank of Japan will ease monetary policy next week could be riding for a fall, as the yen's recent weakening and a government spending package take some pressure off the bank to step up its massive stimulus programme. Market speculation of further easing spiked last week after visiting former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben...

  • TOKYO, July 21- Investors betting the Bank of Japan will ease monetary policy next week could be riding for a fall, as the yen's recent weakening and a government spending package take some pressure off the bank to step up its massive stimulus program. Market speculation of further easing spiked last week after visiting former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- U.S. "It's a risk-on day, with equities higher, but we're looking at light volume," said Justin Lederer, Treasury analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York. On Thursday, the European Central Bank holds its monetary policy meeting weeks after Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union.

  • NEW YORK, July 20- U.S. "It's a risk-on day, with equities higher, but we're looking at light volume," said Justin Lederer, Treasury analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York. On Thursday, the European Central Bank holds its monetary policy meeting weeks after Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union.

  • US TREASURY 10-YEAR NOTE, 30-YEAR BOND YIELDS HIT SESSION HIGHS.

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Applications for U.S. mortgages slipped from a three-plus year high last week as home borrowing costs rebounded from their lowest levels in more than three years, according to data from an industry group released on Wednesday. Thirty-year mortgage rates approached their record lows two weeks ago as the 10- year Treasury yield reached...

  • July 20- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday, with the Dow industrials on track for its ninth straight day of gains, as results from Morgan Stanley and Microsoft helped spur investor optimism regarding the health of corporate earnings. *Morgan Stanley was up 3.2 percent at $29.08 in premarket trading after the investment bank's profit topped...

  • Wall Street set to follow suit. Wall Street looked set to open higher, according to index futures. The tech sector has been in focus this week since Japan's Softbank agreed to buy Britain's chip designer ARM for $32 billion.

  • LONDON, July 20- British 30- year bond yields rose to their highest since the start of the month on Wednesday after long-dated debt underperformed in response to weak demand at an auction of 1.5 billion pounds of 2039 bonds. "We've had two totally rubbish auctions here and in Germany... it just underlines to me that the appetite isn't there," said ADM Investor Services...

  • LONDON, July 20- Turkey's deepening political turmoil pushed the lira to 10- month lows and drove up bond yields and debt insurance costs on Wednesday, while other emerging assets also suffered at the hands of a firmer dollar. "We continue to expect the lira to struggle, see downside risk to the currency and look for dollar/lira to stay above 3.00 today," ING analysts...

  • GENEVA/ LONDON, July 20- In a packed Christie's auction room in Geneva, one could hear a pin drop as two anonymous bidders slugged it out in their quest to own the world's most exquisite blue diamond. The room in the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues was filled with multi-millionaire collectors and diamond dealers, listening intently as the bidders, each speaking by...

  • TOKYO, July 20- Benchmark Japanese government bond prices firmed on Wednesday, while the superlong zone edged lower after lacklustre demand at a 20- year auction. But risk assets anticipate that the BOJ will act next week, so risk assets will go down more, and that will be supporting the JGB market as usual, "said Tadashi Matsukawa, head of fixed income investment at...

  • Treasury debt prices gained on Tuesday as risk appetite waned following declines in stocks, hurt by the drop in oil prices as well as soft consumer sentiment data in Germany. A coup attempt may have been averted in Turkey, but the ramifications, including a purge of thousands of civil servants and military personnel and its impact on overall global sentiment,...