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  • TOKYO, Oct 5- Japanese Government bond yields fell to multi-month lows on Monday on growing expectations the Bank of Japan may unveil fresh stimulus as soon as this month, as well as soft U.S. jobs data. The yield on the current 30- year JGBs fell 2.0 basis points to 1.340 percent, its lowest level since late April, breaking below strong yield support around 1.35...

  • IMF boosts Ukraine eurobond sale as growth darkens Saturday, 3 Oct 2015 | 5:21 PM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen at the IMF headquarters building in Washington.

    An IMF mission said that authorities look forward to broad participation of eurobond holders in Ukraine's recently launched debt exchange.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- An International Monetary Fund mission said on Saturday after discussions with Ukraine that authorities look forward to broad participation of eurobond holders in the recently launched debt exchange. The mission chief for Ukraine, Nikolay Gueorguiev, said due to a larger-than-expected economic decline in the first half of the year, the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Bond prices climbed on Friday after a weak U.S. employment report increased worry about slowing global growth, while global equities were able to rebound from an initial selloff to close with strong gains. The economy created 142,000 jobs in September, well short of the 203,000 forecast, and August numbers were revised sharply lower to show only...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- DoubleLine Capital co-founder Jeffrey Gundlach, widely followed for his investment calls, warned after a weak non-farm payrolls report on Friday that the U.S. equity market as well as other risk markets including high-yield "junk" bonds face another round of selling pressure. "The reason the markets aren't going lower is people are holding and...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Bond prices jumped on Friday after a weak U.S. employment report increased worry about slowing global growth, while U.S. and European equities were able to rebound from earlier declines and rise modestly. The economy created 142,000 jobs in September, well short of the 203,000 forecast, and August numbers were revised sharply lower to show only...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- U.S. U.S. employers hired 142,000 people last month, far below the 203,000 forecasters had expected, while August job gains were revised lower to show only 136,000 were added, the U.S. Labor Department said. "The U.S. economy has been the one shining star globally and the report creates doubts on that front," said Priya Misra, head of global rate strategy at...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- U.S. Employers hired 142,000 people last month, far below the 203,000 forecasters expected and August numbers were revised lower to show only 136,000 jobs were added in August, the U.S. Labor Department said. "The U.S. economy has been the one shining star globally and the report creates doubts on that front," said Priya Misra, head of global rate...

  • Oct 2- U.S. stock index futures turned negative on Friday after data showed a less-than-expected rise in non-farm payrolls in September, raising doubts that the economy is strong enough to allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. Non-farm payrolls increased by 142,000, compared with 136,000 in August and below the 203,000 that economists...

  • TOKYO, Oct 2- Japanese government bond prices were well supported on Friday, with benchmark futures hitting an eight-month high, supported by the prospect of more stimulus from the Bank of Japan. Ten-year futures rose to as high as 148.40, the highest for the benchmark contract since late January, and last stood at 148.36, up 0.03 point on the day.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- Puerto Rico's electric power authority, PREPA, has extended by two weeks an agreement with its bondholders and lenders that was to expire at the close of Thursday, while it is continuing to try to negotiate a deal with its bond insurers, the utility said on Thursday. Reducing PREPA's $9 billion in debt has been seen as a critical test for the U.S....

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- Puerto Rico's electric power authority, PREPA, has extended by two weeks an agreement with its bondholders and lenders that was to expire at the close of Thursday, while it is continuing to try to negotiate a deal with its bond insurers, the utility said on Thursday. The agreement is extended until Oct. 15, PREPA said. Reducing PREPA's $9 billion in debt...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- Puerto Rico's electric power authority is expected to extend a creditor agreement expiring at the end of Oct. 1 with a bondholder group, to allow debt restructuring negotiations with bond insurers to continue, a source familiar with the bondholders said on Thursday. Reducing PREPA's $9 billion in debt has been seen as a critical test for the U.S....

  • Oct 1- JPMorgan Chase& Co is set to pay almost a third of a $1.86 billion settlement to resolve claims that a dozen big banks conspired to limit competition in the credit-default swaps market, Bloomberg reported. Morgan Stanley, Barclays Plc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc are paying about $230 million, $175 million and $164 million, respectively, the report said.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- Puerto Rico's electric power authority PREPA is expected to extend a creditor agreement expiring at the end of day Thursday with a bondholder group, to allow debt restructuring negotiations with bond insurers to continue, a source familiar with the bondholders said on Thursday. PREPA in September agreed to deals with the bondholder group and...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- DoubleLine Capital, whose co-founder Jeffrey Gundlach is widely followed for his investment calls, on Thursday reported $1.1 billion in net additional investments in September, the 20th consecutive month it has attracted new money. The Los Angeles- based firm said the DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund, its largest portfolio by assets, had $790...

  • NEW YORK, October 1- U.S. Traders and analysts are awaiting the U.S. Labor Department's September U.S. non-farm payrolls report, which will be released at 8:30 a.m. on Friday. "Everyone is making sure they are squared away because if the report is good, it'll keep December on the table for a rate hike, but if it's not, it will push the move into next year," said Stanley Sun,...

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Glencore's share price eased again on Thursday despite the company's assurances to investors that its debt-cutting plans remain on track and a decision by board member and legendary banker John Mack to buy $600,000 worth of stock. Earlier the commodities trading and mining giant said Mack, a former chief executive of Wall Street bank Morgan...

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Glencore has told investors it is on track to cut debt and has shown new data about its secretive trading unit in a fresh attempt to dispel market worries over its finances which have knocked 70 percent off its share price this year. Its stock gained as much as 6 percent on Thursday after credit analysts from Barclays said a meeting they had organised...

  • US STOCKS-Futures rise as investors await host of data Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 7:24 AM ET

    Oct 1- U.S. stock index futures started the last quarter of the year on a positive note on Thursday as weak data from China raised hopes of more stimulus measures from Beijing and investors awaited a slew of U.S. data. *Data showed factory activity in China shrank again in September, leading some investors to believe that the government will be more aggressive in its...