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Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, Feb 2- U.S. Treasury prices gained on Thursday a day after the Federal Reserve gave a more dovish-than-expected statement, and as uncertainty over policies from President Donald Trump increased safety buying of U.S. debt. "People's takeaway was that the Fed has elongated their view that they really don't have to do very much and are waiting on a pickup of...

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Sterling and UK government bond yields tumbled on Thursday after the Bank of England appeared to be in no rush to raise interest rates and flagged the risks posed by Britain's departure from the European Union. Governor Mark Carney said in a news conference after the release of its Inflation Report that the boost to the bank's growth forecasts did...

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Attempts to relocate London- based financial markets as Britain leaves the European Union could pose big risks to the financial stability of the continent, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday. Carney used derivatives as an example of a highly complex market dominated by London that requires constant supervision, which would be...

  • METLIFE SAYS LOOKING AT HEDGING STRATEGIESN EXAMINING VARIOUS OPTIONS AFTER Q4 DERIVATIVES LOSS DRIVEN BY INTEREST HIKE, ACCOUNTING RULES-CFO.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS DECLINE TO SESSION LOWS, 10- YEAR YIELDS.

  • Feb 2- U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday after the Federal Reserve gave little insight into whether it would raise interest rates at its next meeting, even as the central bank painted an upbeat picture of the economy. *The Fed left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but gave no firm signal of a hike in March, as it awaits more clarity on President Donald...

  • *Euro zone yields pull back from multi-month highs. LONDON, Feb 2- Euro zone government bond yields fell on Thursday, pulling back from multi-month highs, after the U.S. Bond yields in the currency bloc have risen sharply this week on the back of strong economic data and signs that inflation is picking up, while rising political risks in France have created an...

  • *Development Bank of Mongolia's $580 mln of bonds due in March. ULAANBAATAR/ HONG KONG, Feb 2- Private citizens in Mongolia are donating cash, jewelry, gold and even horses to help the government make a near $600 million payment to bondholders next month. The government has been in talks with China and the International Monetary Fund for assistance, but investors...

  • *Development Bank of Mongolia's $580 mln of bonds due in March. ULAANBAATAR/ HONG KONG, Feb 2- Private citizens in Mongolia are donating cash, jewellery, gold and even horses to help the government make a near $600 million payment to bondholders next month. The government has been in talks with China and the International Monetary Fund for assistance, but investors...

  • ULAANBAATAR/ HONG KONG, Feb 2- Private citizens in Mongolia are donating cash, jewelry, gold and even horses to help the government make a near $600 million payment to bondholders next month. The cash-strapped nation has been embroiled in an economic crisis brought about by a collapse in foreign investment, slowing growth in China and weak commodity prices.

  • ULAANBAATAR/ HONG KONG, Feb 2- Private citizens in Mongolia are donating cash, jewellery, gold and even horses to help the government make a near $600 million payment to bondholders next month. The cash-strapped nation has been embroiled in an economic crisis brought about by a collapse in foreign investment, slowing growth in China and weak commodity prices.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Euro zone government bond yields steadied near multi-month highs on Thursday after a statement from the U.S. Bond yields in the currency bloc have risen sharply this week on the back of strong economic data and signs that inflation is picking up, while rising political risks in France have created an additional headwind. Germany's benchmark 10-...

  • TOKYO, Feb 2- Japanese government bond prices dipped on Thursday, with the 20- year yield rising to its highest in a year, as slack demand for an auction of 10- year debt weighed on market sentiment. The 20- year yield also rose half a basis point, to 0.670 percent, its highest since February 2016. In an indication of subdued demand, the yield of 0.092 percent for the...

  • Feb 2- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 2- Feb Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- Feb Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 2- Feb Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7-...

  • Feb 2- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 2- Feb Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- Feb Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 2- Feb Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7-...

  • Feb 1- Insurer MetLife Inc's fourth-quarter operating profit, which excludes a $3.2 billion derivative loss, fell short of analysts' estimates due to a drop in income in its U.S. retail unit and in Latin America. The derivate loss led to a net loss of $2.13 billion, or $1.94 per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with a net profit in the both the year-ago and...

  • Feb 1- If you want to be a stock picker, you had better be a truly exceptional one because the alternative is not pleasant. While stock markets in aggregate hugely outperform bonds, especially one-month Treasury bills, the story when it comes to individual stocks is a lot more daunting. "The results also help to explain why active strategies, which tend to be poorly...

  • Feb 1- If you want to be a stock picker, you had better be a truly exceptional one because the alternative is not pleasant. While stock markets in aggregate hugely outperform bonds, especially one-month Treasury bills, the story when it comes to individual stocks is a lot more daunting. The results also help to explain why active strategies, which tend to be poorly...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 1- Guggenheim Investments said on Wednesday that it had posted net inflows of more than $1.3 billion in its fixed-income mutual funds and ETFs in January. Guggenheim's flagship Total Return Bond Fund, an intermediate-term fund that has outperformed 99 percent of its rivals over three and five years, according to Morningstar, took in $249 million in...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 1- U.S. Traders do not currently see a more than 50 percent chance of a rate increase until the Fed's June meeting, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool. "It certainly was blander than people were anticipating because there was really nothing that could be quickly taken as more hawkish, or reflective of any change, from December," said Jim Vogel, an...