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Investing Securities

  • *State banks prepare 2.9 trillion won bailout plan for Daewoo. SEOUL, March 23- South Korean state banks are preparing a fresh $2.6 billion bailout for floundering Daewoo Shipbuilding& Marine Engineering Co Ltd- a group that has built up huge losses from offshore projects and risks missing debt repayments this year. Without the infusion of funds, Daewoo is not...

  • *Daewoo bankruptcy would hit S.Korea economy by 48.4 trillion won economic damage-regulator. SEOUL, March 23- State banks will extend South Korea's foundering Daewoo Shipbuilding& Marine Engineering Co Ltd a new 2.9 trillion won bailout, but only if bondholders and other creditors agree to swingeing debt-equity swaps, the country's financial regulator...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare rollback bill. People are losing confidence in a swift moving set of congressional reform, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare rollback bill. People are losing confidence in a swift moving set of congressional reform, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital...

  • Prime Minister Antonio Costa described Dijsselbloem's remarks as "racist, xenophobic and sexist" and said Europe would lose credibility if the Dutchman did not step down. The spat has reawakened simmering anger in southern Europe over the harsh austerity some of their countries went through under bailouts during the euro zone debt crisis, pitting creditor...

  • MOSCOW, March 22- Russia will start selling treasury bonds to households in mid-April, the first time it has borrowed directly from small retail investors, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday. But despite its pledge to ensure timely repayment, demand could be limited by memories of the Soviet Union's default on state bonds when it collapsed in 1991 and...

  • MOSCOW, March 22- Russia will start selling treasury bonds to households in mid-April, the first time it has borrowed directly from small retail investors, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday. But despite its pledge to ensure timely repayment, demand could be limited by memories of the Soviet Union's default on state bonds when it collapsed in 1991 and...

  • US TREASURY PRICES PARE GAINS AS STOCKS RISE, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.407 PERCENT.

  • Prime Minister Antonio Costa described Jeroen Dijsselbloem's remarks as "racist, xenophobic and sexist" and said Europe would lose credibility if the Dutchman did not step down. The spat has reawakened simmering anger in southern Europe over the harsh austerity some of their countries went through under bailouts during the euro zone debt crisis, pitting...

  • LONDON, March 22- The head of European bonds at the world's biggest asset manager told Reuters on Wednesday he is optimistic about the outlook for France and is holding a large stake in its government debt ahead of presidential elections in April and May. President Donald Trump's fiscal stimulus was "healthy" and that investors had got ahead of themselves in...

  • Prime Minister Antonio Costa described Jeroen Dijsselbloem's remarks as "racist, xenophobic and sexist" and said Europe would lose credibility if the Dutchman did not step down. The spat has reawakened simmering anger in southern Europe over the harsh austerity some of their countries went through under bailouts during the euro zone debt crisis, pitting...

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO 2.389 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE FEB. 28.

  • *Europe shares hit two-week low, Asia biggest fall since Dec 15. *Wall Street seen opening lower, VIX tops 13 percent. Wall Street was expected to open slightly lower, index futures showed, and the CBOE's VIX index, known as the "fear gauge," briefly topped 13 percent for the first time since mid-January.

  • *Investors focusing on Washington reforms. Treasury yields fell to three-week lows on Wednesday as concerns about delays in passing Washington fiscal reforms weighed on stock markets and increased demand for safe-haven bonds. People are losing confidence in a swift moving set of congressional reform, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO...

  • LONDON, March 22- The premium that investors demand to hold U.S. over German government debt was the lowest it has been in four months on Wednesday as investors began to doubt promises of a fiscal boost for the world's largest economy. The bill, to be debated in the U.S. House of Representatives from Thursday, might fail because some quarters of the Republican party...

  • *Israel bond market has been strong while stock market slumps. TEL AVIV, March 22- Investment bank Citi is expected to include Israel in its influential World Government Bond Index in coming months, a boost for the local bond market but a potential headache for the central bank as it fights to contain the surging shekel. Israel would account for less than 0.5...

  • March 22- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors sought safe haven assets, a day after Wall Street posted its biggest one-day fall since the November election. *Investors are becoming increasingly worried about the ability of President Donald Trump to deliver on his campaign promises of cutting taxes. *President Donald Trump on Tuesday...

  • *Czech bonds mixed before auction, abundant supply is seen. *Czech crown retreats in forward contracts implied rates. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, March 22- Central European government bond yields and stocks fell on Wednesday, tracking global markets, as doubts grew over U.S.

  • LONDON, March 22- The premium that investors demand to hold U.S. over German government debt was the lowest it has been in four months on Wednesday as investors began to doubt promises of a fiscal boost for the world's largest economy. The bill, to be debated in the U.S. House of Representatives from Thursday, might fail because some quarters of the Republican party...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japanese government bonds rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from rising U.S. The Ministry of Finance's sale of 500 billion yen worth 40- year JGBs with a 0.4 percent coupon produced a highest yield of 0.9350 percent, with only 13.6363 percent of the bids accepted at the lowest price. Japan's stocks also skidded on Wednesday, with the Nikkei stock...