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  • *Oil up as Russia willing to meet other producers. NEW YORK, Oct 5- Oil prices jumped after Russia said it was ready to meet with other producers to discuss the market, while world stock markets gained, led by energy and mining shares on the oil surge amid a backdrop of continuing low global interest rates. Oil prices climbed after the news on Russia, with Brent rising...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- Confidentiality agreements regarding Puerto Rico's restructuring have been signed by six groups, a spokeswoman for the U.S. territory's Government Development Bank said in an emailed statement, as the island starts the process of trying to persuade creditors to take cuts to their debt. Puerto Rico officials earlier in September proposed...

  • *Wall Street gains as rate-increase expectations ease. *Oil up as Russia willing to meet other producers. NEW YORK, Oct 5- World stocks jumped on Monday on expectations that U.S. interest rates aren't likely to rise soon, while oil prices surged after Russia said it was ready to meet with other producers to discuss the market.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- U.S. "Last week's employment data suggested labor gains were slowing, knocking down the one pillar the Fed's been leaning on, and if employment is weaker, it's harder for the Fed to move, so risk appetite is higher," said Aaron Kohli, interest rates strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York. The Institute for Supply Management said its gauge of U.S....

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- A U.S. appeals court on Monday refused to force Bank of New York Mellon Corp to turn over to holders of defaulted Argentine bonds any of the $539 million the country deposited in 2014 to pay creditors who participated in its past restructurings. District Judge Thomas Griesa, agreeing that the plaintiffs were not entitled to possess the funds and did...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact an appeals court decision that allowed a financial adviser to sue Charles Schwab Corp over allegations that the brokerage firm deviated from objectives set for a mutual fund, costing investors millions of dollars in losses. The court rejected Schwab's appeal of a March ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit...

  • 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.