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  • TREASURIES-Yields rise before three-year note sale Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. Treasury was due to sell $24 billion in three-year notes on Tuesday, the first of $58 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week. "People are getting a little bit geared up for the Fed next week, there's been a little bit of building shorts in the five-year," said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York, adding...

  • US 30- YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE LOSSES TO A FULL POINT, YIELDS RISE TO 2.94 PERCENT.

  • Sept 8- U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday after weak economic data out of China bolstered hopes of more stimulus measures from the Chinese government. *China's imports shrank far more than expected in August, falling for the 10th straight month. *Global financial markets have been rattled in recent weeks by fears that China's slowdown could drag on already...

  • JGBs lifted by 30-year sale, slumping stocks Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 3:17 AM ET

    TOKYO, Sept 8- Japanese government bonds firmed on Tuesday, underpinned by slumping equities and decent demand at a 30- year sale. The Ministry of Finance conducted its monthly 800 billion yen auction of 30- year JGBs with a coupon of 1.4 percent. Data released early in the session showed that Japan's economy shrank less than expected in the second quarter...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 8- Chinese stocks rose nearly 3 percent on Tuesday as a surge in late-afternoon buying helped erase early losses, but trading in both equity and index futures markets shrank sharply following a slew of government steps aimed at curbing speculative activity. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 2.6...

  • *Asian shares edge up tad, eye on China trade data. China FX reserves highlight China capital outflows. TOKYO, Sept 8- Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday and U.S. stock futures jumped following the lead of European stocks overnight, but investors were cautious ahead of China data which could give more clues on the health of the world's second-largest economy.

  • TOKYO, Sept 7- Japanese government bond prices were little changed on Monday, after U.S. payrolls data did not provide clarity on when the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates. The benchmark September 10- year JGB futures price rose 0.01 point to 148.17, moving in a 0.07- point range.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 7- China major stock indexes rose in early trading on Monday following remarks by regulators to calm the market. China CSI300 stock index futures for September rose 5.3 percent, to 3,188, -197.40 points below the current value of the underlying index. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was up 0.8 percent, to 21,016.56 points.

  • KIEV, Sept 6- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday lauded Ukraine's economic progress and urged its creditors to join in a deal to restructure $18 billion of its sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt. Speaking in Kiev alongside Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Lagarde said Ukraine had "surprised the world" by its achievements, and...

  • Puerto Rico skips $1.4 mln Sept. 1 payment Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 5:47 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 4- Puerto Rico's Public Finance Corp, the government agency that defaulted on its bonds in August by paying a fraction of what was owed, did not make a $1.4 million interest payment due Sept. 1, according to a filing and a spokesman for the island's Government Development Bank. U.S. Bank, the trustee for the PFC bonds, filed a public notice stating it had not...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. medium- and long-dated Treasuries prices rose on Friday, while prices for short-dated notes were mostly flat, after U.S. monthly employment data bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates later this month. Nonfarm payrolls increased 173,000 last month, a slowdown from July's upwardly revised gain of 245,000 and the...

  • Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said he has asked BNY Mellon and six of the largest fund companies affected how the technical glitch in fund accounting impacted individual investors. BNY Mellon roiled about 5 percent of the U.S. fund industry last month when one of the accounting systems it relies on to generate prices for mutual funds and...

  • BOSTON, Sept 4- The top securities regulator of Massachusetts said on Friday he is investigating the computer glitch at BNY Mellon Corp that last month disrupted pricing on more than $400 billion worth of mutual fund and exchange-traded fund assets. Secretary of Commonwealth William Galvin said he has asked BNY Mellon and six mutual funds the technical...

  • MASSACHUSETTS SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH GALVIN SAYS HAS ASKED BNY MELLON, MUTUAL FUNDS HOW GLITCH AFFECTED INVESTORS.

  • MASSACHUSSETS REGULATOR SAYS INVESTIGATING BNY MELLON COMPUTER GLITCH THAT DISRUPTED MUTUAL FUND PRICING.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. medium- and long-dated Treasuries prices rose on Friday, while short-dated prices were slightly lower, after U.S. monthly employment data supported the perception that the U.S. Nonfarm payrolls increased 173,000 last month as the manufacturing sector lost the most jobs since July 2013, the Labor Department said on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. medium- and long-dated Treasuries prices rose on Friday, while short-dated prices were slightly lower, after U.S. monthly employment data supported the perception that the U.S. Nonfarm payrolls increased 173,000 last month as the manufacturing sector lost the most jobs since July 2013, the Labor Department said on Friday.

  • LONDON, Sept 4- U.S. stock futures fell and the dollar was little changed on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created fewer jobs than expected last month, though the unemployment rate fell to a 7-1/ 2- year low. Non-farm payrolls increased 173,000 in August as the manufacturing sector lost the most jobs since July 2013, after an upwardly revised 245,000 rise...

  • Sept 4- U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday ahead of the August jobs report that is expected to feature in the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates for the first time since 2006.. *A strong report would not only underscore the economy's vibrancy in the face of volatile global financial markets and China's slowing growth, but also keep alive the...

  • ECB support drives euro zone bond yields lower Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 3:49 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 4- Euro zone bond yields fell further on Friday following a strong signal from the European Central Bank that it is willing to take further steps to shore up the currency bloc's economy. The ECB cut its growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday, warning of possible further fallout from China and paving the way for an expansion of its already massive 1...