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  • Italy is the first of five countries scheduled to sell debt this week in what could see around 40 billion euros of new bonds issued at near record low yields. "There should be no major disturbance," said Commerzbank strategist Benjamin Schroeder. Commerzbank calculations show it is set to be the biggest week of gross issuance since May last year, with almost double...

  • April 13- The government of Puerto Rico and the hedge funds that own its bonds are seeking help from former International Monetary Fund officials to resolve the country's growing debt crisis, the Wall Street Journal reported. Puerto Rico has retained the IMF's former first deputy managing director, Anne Krueger, as a consultant and a committee representing...

  • HONG KONG, April 12- China's Evergrande Real Estate Group has cut leverage on its balance sheet over the past two years to a third by classifying some of it as equity, according to analysts' calculations based on its public filings. Evergrande, the most indebted developer among China's top 10 property firms, is seeking additional funding to expand, and a lower...

  • *U.S. import prices fall in March, suggesting muted inflation. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. "After the tail yesterday, there were some dip buyers and other interest in the long end, especially going into next week, when we have some crucial data such as retail sales, producer and consumer prices," said Tyler Tucci, Treasury strategist at RBS Securities in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • LONDON, April 10- Yields on top-rated euro zone bonds fell towards record lows on Friday on central bank buying and after data suggested there was enough downward pressure on U.S. inflation to keep the Federal Reserve from raising rates in June. "We've had buying activity this week from the central banks and that has driven bond prices up," said Christop Kutt, head of...

  • By embracing power-sharing deals and budget cuts that she shunned during her first term in office, President Dilma Rousseff has begun to ease the economic and political crisis plaguing Brazil, congressional leaders and economists say. Rousseff's decision this week to hand formal responsibility for negotiating with Congress to Vice President Michel...

  • *U.S. import prices fall in March, suggesting muted inflation. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. "After the tail yesterday, there were some dip buyers and other interest in the long end, especially going into next week, when we have some crucial data such as retail sales, producer and consumer prices," said Tyler Tucci, Treasury strategist at RBS Securities in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • US STOCKS-Futures edge up, buoyed by deal activity Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 7:49 AM ET

    April 10- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, getting a lift from news that General Electric will sell nearly all of its real estate portfolio to investors for $26.5 billion in the latest of a spate of recent deal activity. *The GE move is the biggest commercial real estate deal since Blackstone's acquisition of office landlord Equity Office...

  • JGBs edge up as BOJ's regular buying operation helps Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:19 AM ET

    TOKYO, April 10- Japanese government bond prices edged up on Friday, helped by firm results from the Bank of Japan's regular debt-buying operation. The firm results from the BOJ's debt-buying operation helped offset the negative impact from higher Tokyo stocks and an overnight rise in U.S. Japan's Nikkei poked above the 20,000 threshold for the first time...

  • *Beijing wants local govt to swap debt into muni bonds. SHANGHAI, April 10- China's promise to allow more bond defaults so markets can accurately price investment risk is being undermined by the government's own mixed messages, and bond investors are still betting that Beijing will come to their rescue. In March China's Finance Ministry said local governments...

  • NEW YORK, April 9- Investors in U.S.-based funds committed $1.5 billion to funds that specialize in European shares in the week ended April 8, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. Stock funds overall posted $701 million in outflows to mark their second straight week of investor withdrawals. Taxable bond funds attracted $3.1 billion to...

  • *Stocks rally, Europe hits more than seven-year high. NEW YORK, April 9- World equity markets rose on Thursday, led by European exchanges after stronger-than-expected German economic figures and Greece's repayment of a 450 million euro loan to the International Monetary Fund. Treasury market weakened after a weak auction of $13 billion in 30- year bonds.

  • NEW YORK, April 9- A lawyer for Nomura Holdings Inc argued on Thursday that a U.S. regulator relied on "voodoo science" to pursue claims that the bank made false statements in selling $2 billion in mortgage-backed securities to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. David Tulchin, Nomura's lawyer, urged a Manhattan federal judge to reject the Federal Housing Finance Agency's...

  • *Greece debt repayment reduces safehaven bids for bonds. NEW YORK, April 9- U.S. Greece making a 450 million euro loan payment to the International Monetary Fund also reduced earlier safety bids for U.S. government debt, as it supported the view the cash-strapped nation will obtain further aid from its lenders.

  • LONDON, April 9- Three years after facing off over Greece's debt workout, the two giants of debt restructuring- Lazard and Blackstone- are again preparing to do battle, one for Ukraine and the latter on behalf of its creditors. Another prominent player is Franklin Templeton, one of the world's biggest asset managers, whose star investor, Michael Hasenstab, has...

  • TREASURIES-U.S. yields rise before 30-year auction Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    *Greece debt repayment reduces safehaven bids for bonds. Greece making a 450 million euro loan payment to the International Monetary Fund also reduced earlier safety bids for U.S. government debt, supporting the view the cash-strapped nation will obtain further aid from its lenders. "The 30- year auction will go okay if we are set up for it and given the absolute...

  • *Retailers jump, Takashimaya gains after earnings. TOKYO, April 8- Tokyo's benchmark index hit a 15- year high on Wednesday after Japanese retail investors ploughed a sizable amount of cash into new stock mutual funds and as regional bourses appeared to benefit from rotation of funds out of U.S. equities. Retailers and other domestic-demand oriented shares led...

  • BOSTON, April 9- Some of the biggest dollar bulls in the global bond fund sector have reversed course in recent weeks, cutting exposure to the greenback amid concern the U.S. Federal Reserve will delay a widely-anticipated interest rate hike. The dollar has benefited so much from the disparity between U.S economic performance and much of the rest of the world's,...

  • NEW YORK, April 8- U.S. short-term Treasury yields climbed to one-week peaks on Wednesday after minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting suggested the U.S. central bank could still raise interest rates this year despite evidence of slower economic growth. "I would be surprised if the Fed delays the rate hike to 2016," said Dan Heckman, senior fixed income...

  • ZURICH/ LONDON, April 8- Switzerland auctioned 10- year government bonds with a negative yield on Wednesday, in what some banks said was the first time a government has effectively made investors pay for the privilege of lending to it for such a long period. The Swiss Federal Treasury said it sold 232.501 million Swiss francs of bonds maturing in July 2025 at a...