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  • *Japan move turns focus back on ECB, Fed. LONDON, Jan 29- Euro zone bond yields tumbled on Friday, with German yields set for their biggest monthly fall in two years following a surprise move by the Bank of Japan to adopt negative interest rates. In Europe, Germany's 10- year Bund yield fell 6.5 basis points to 0.26 percent, its lowest level since late April 2015.

  • LONDON, Jan 29- World shares jumped and the yen slumped on Friday after the Bank of Japan stunned markets by taking one of its main interest rates into negative territory, its boldest step yet to reinflate the economy. The yield on Japanese benchmark government bonds plunged to record lows after the central said it would charge 0.1 percent for excess reserves...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 29- Chinese companies may be forced to sell at least $12 billion in shares in coming weeks to meet margin calls, dealing a further blow to stock markets which have already seen some $2 trillion in value wiped out so far this year. "Over half of all listed companies in China have their shares pledged, so if the market falls further, this issue could become a...

  • *Japan move turns focus back on ECB, Fed. LONDON, Jan 29- Germany's 10- year bond yield hit a nine-month low on Friday after a surprise move by the Bank of Japan to adopt negative interest rates cemented expectations that the ECB may also need to take further steps to boost inflation. Germany's 10- year Bund yield fell 4 basis points to 0.29 percent, its lowest level...

  • TOKYO, Jan 29- Japanese government bond yields sank to record lows on Friday after the central bank shocked markets by easing monetary policy through the adoption of negative interest rates. It now has room to work with interest rates should more easing measures become necessary, "said Akito Fukunaga, chief fixed income strategist at Barclays in Tokyo.

  • U.S.-BASED HIGH-YIELD BOND FUNDS ATTRACT $883 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD, AFTER THREE STRAIGHT WEEKS OF WITHDRAWALS- LIPPER.

  • U.S.-BASED TAXABLE BOND FUNDS ATTRACT $3.3 BLN INFLOWS OVER WEEKLY PERIOD, FIRST WEEK OF INFLOWS SINCE NOVEMBER- LIPPER.

  • U.S.-BASED MONEY MARKET FUNDS ATTRACT $13.9 BLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; LARGEST INFLOWS SO FAR THIS YEAR- LIPPER.

  • Jan 28- OTG Experience Inc will launch a road show on Friday for an initial public offering that could value the airport restaurant concessionaire at as much as $1.77 billion and set it on track to be one of this year's first U.S. The offering will both pay down debt and help support the company's growth, as it moves forward with two recently signed contracts,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 28- Crude oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest in three weeks on hopes for a pact among oil producers to cut output, while the dollar slipped on bets that interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve would be more gradual than it has suggested. The rebound in the oil market lifted share prices on Wall Street and other stock markets in another...

  • *Treasury sells $29 bln 7- year notes to strong demand. NEW YORK, Jan 28- U.S. You're trading weakening domestic growth heading into year-end, and you're battling headlines on oil, "said Gennaidy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 28- Investment managers, foreign central banks and other direct bidders on Thursday bought a record amount of U.S. seven-year Treasury notes at a yield of 1.759 percent, which was the lowest since a year earlier, Treasury data showed. Indirect bidders bought 69.38 percent of the $29 billion seven-year debt offering, which was their biggest share...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 28- Crude oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest in three weeks on hopes for a pact among oil producers to cut output, while the dollar slipped on bets that interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve would be more gradual than it has suggested. Wall Street indexes were mostly little changed after advancing earlier on a boost from the energy sector,...

  • US TREASURIES ERASE EARLIER PRICE LOSSES TO TRADE LITTLE CHANGED ON DAY, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 2.00 PERCENT.

  • Treasury to sell $29 bln in seven-year notes. NEW YORK, Jan 28- Treasuries yields rose on Thursday as oil prices rebounded, raising expectations that inflation may increase, which is negative for bonds. "It's still very much an oil story," said Gennaidy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS DROP TO 1.99 PERCENT.

  • Jan 28- U.S. stock index futures were largely unchanged on Thursday, a day after the U.S. *Benchmark Brent crude was up nearly 1 percent, after Russian officials decided to talk to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries about cutting production to help prices. Both reports are due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

  • *Economists expect Iran to borrow internationally this year. LONDON, Jan 28- Low oil prices and the economic and geopolitical scars of years of international sanctions all point to a high risk' junk' credit rating for Iran when it starts feeling its way back into borrowing markets. "We had Iran at B2 but a lot has changed since then, including our methodology, said...

  • BEIJING, Jan 28- China's central bank said on Thursday it will increase the frequency of open market operations between Jan. 29 and Feb. 19 to maintain liquidity in the market during the Lunar New Year. The People's Bank of China said it would allow more banks to participate in the short-term liquidity operation effective Jan. 29. Bonds issued by government...

  • TOKYO, Jan 28- Japanese government bonds mostly edged down on Thursday as investors awaited the outcome of the Bank of Japan's two-day meeting that began this session, though a solid sale of 2- year JGBs limited losses. The Ministry of Finance offered 2.5 trillion yen of 2- year notes with a 0.100 percent coupon, matching that of the current issue.