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  • 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.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 28- Debt restructuring firms are poised to pull in record amounts of business in Brazil this year as the country's worst recession in decades and a corruption probe that has cast a shadow over dozens of companies leads to a surge in defaults. Scenting an opportunity, U.S. restructuring shops including FTI Consulting Inc, Houlihan Lokey Inc, and...

  • SAN JUAN, Jan 28- A deal to restructure Puerto Rico's debt-laden power utility, PREPA, received new life late on Wednesday after the agency and bondholders agreed to extend a crucial deadline. Righting PREPA's ship is seen as a key step in fixing Puerto Rico, which faces $70 billion of debt, a 45 percent poverty rate and a shrinking tax base as residents increasingly...

  • *Fed holds rates unchanged, cites global, market developments. NEW YORK, Jan 27- Wall Street stocks and the dollar fell on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve held U.S. interest rates unchanged, as expected, and said it was closely monitoring global economic and financial developments. "The Fed did the right thing by not making any significant changes, if they did come...

  • *Fed holds rates unchanged, cites global, market developments. NEW YORK, Jan 27- Wall Street stocks and the dollar fell on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve held U.S. interest rates unchanged, as expected, and said it was closely monitoring global economic and financial developments. "I'd certainly say that the statement leans in the dovish side of neutral, they...

  • *Fed to sell $29 bln seven-year notes on Thursday. NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. "This was a dovish statement," said Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.