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  • TOKYO, March 27- Japanese government bonds skidded sharply on Friday, as investors sold both cash bonds and futures before the end of Japan's fiscal year. The benchmark 10- year yield added 5 basis points to 0.375 percent, after soaring as high as 0.405 percent, its highest since March 18. "It's a strange market today," said Tadashi Matsukawa, head of Japan...

  • NEW YORK, March 27- A 4 percent decline in biotechnology stocks on Wednesday sent the Nasdaq Composite Index to its largest one-day loss in nearly a year, and some investors are betting that the once-hot sector has further to fall. Overall, a screen of about 1,650 mid-cap U.S. companies shows biotech stocks, on average, have a short interest ratio of about 11.6...

  • FUNDVIEW-Pre-IPO tech fund returns 28 pct in first year Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 4:14 PM ET

    March 26- The first mutual fund giving mom-and-pop investors easy access to the private market for tech startups turned a year old this week, capping a year of big gains and raising the question for would-be buyers: Is this a good deal or a danger? For $2,500, anyone can buy into the $32 million SharesPost 100 Fund, and get a portfolio of roughly 20 tech companies three...

  • TREASURIES-Weak seven-year auction sends yields higher Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. Treasury prices fell and benchmark 10- year note yields rose above 2 percent on Thursday after the government saw tepid demand for a $29 billion sale of seven-year notes, a day after a weak five-year note auction. "This is the 10th of the last 11 that has stopped with a similar tail.... seven-year note auctions in general haven't been going...

  • But a U.S. regulator cited the email as evidence that Nomura Holdings Inc and RBS made false statements about mortgage securities they sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The FHFA's case is the first to reach trial out of 18 lawsuits the regulator filed in 2011 over some $200 billion in mortgage-backed securities that various banks sold Fannie Mae and Freddie...

  • *Ukraine wants bondholders to accept debt writedown. LONDON, March 26- A legal conundrum is threatening plans to ease Ukraine's debt burden and possibly its entire $40 billion IMF-led bailout: should a $3 billion Eurobond held by Russia be classed as commercial paper, or as bilateral sovereign debt? Moscow bought the bonds from Kiev before a pro-Russian...

  • NEW YORK, March 26- The New York Federal Reserve officials tasked with prying interest rates off the floor have been meeting with bankers and traders to plot how best to do it, amid deep uncertainty over how much control they will really have over short-term lending markets. With the U.S. central bank expected to raise rates later this year, Simon Potter and his team...

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE OVER 2 PERCENT AFTER WEAK SEVEN-YEAR NOTE AUCTION.

  • US BENCHMARK 10- YEAR TREASURY NOTE YIELDS INCREASE AFTER SEVEN-YEAR NOTE AUCTION TO 1.991 PCT.

  • US TREASURIES YIELDS RISE AFTER SEVEN-YEAR NOTE AUCTION, SEVEN-YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 1.788 PCT.

  • US THIRTY-YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE LOSSES TO A FULL POINT, YIELDS RISE TO 2.566 PERCENT.

  • FRANKFURT, March 26- Rock-bottom interest rates could erode insurers' earnings power and financial strength for years to come, putting an end to a string of stronger-than-expected rises in dividends, analysts said in reports published on Thursday. Moody's said life insurers in Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Taiwan were the most exposed to interest rate...

  • YEREVAN, March 26- Armenia has used proceeds of a recent $500 million Eurobond to buy back part of an older issue and will use another $85 million to cover its 2015 budget deficit instead of selling domestic debt, the deputy finance minister said. Pavel Safaryan told a government meeting on Thursday that Armenia had received $487.4 million from the March 19 sale...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGHS, BENCHMARK 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 1.965 PERCENT.

  • TREASURIES-Prices dip before seven-year note auction Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. Treasuries prices fell on Thursday before the government is due to sell $29 billion in new seven-year notes on Thursday, the final auction of this week's $90 billion in new fixed-rate, short- and intermediate-dated supply. "I do think there is underlying demand, but yesterday's auction showed you that the underlying demand isn't at the...

  • VIENNA, March 26- The European Central Bank has asked euro zone lenders to detail their exposure to Austria and provisions they plan to make after the country halted debt repayments by a "bad bank" winding down defunct lender Hypo Alpe Adria, financial sources told Reuters. Austria- which like Germany and Britain has already adopted ahead of schedule the new...

  • US STOCKS-Futures down after Saudi air strikes on Yemen Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:38 AM ET

    *SanDisk tumbles in premarket after outlook cut. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday to put the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight decline, after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen. *Oil prices spiked, with Brent crude up 3.4 percent to $58.40 and U.S. crude up 3.5 percent to $50.93 after warplanes from Saudi...

  • JGBs steady after smooth 2-year auction Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:56 AM ET

    TOKYO, March 26- Japanese government bonds were mostly steady on Thursday, after a sale of two-year notes went as investors had expected. The Ministry of Finance offered 2.5 trillion yen of 2- year bonds with a 0.1 percent coupon. The lowest accepted price of 100.130 was in line with market expectations, while the bid-to-cover ratio rose to 4.80 from 4.39 at last...

  • DIARY-Government Debt Auctions to May 28 Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 8:03 PM ET

    Australia time is in Australian eastern daylight time. 26 Mar Japan 3- month discount bill auction 26 Mar Italy Zero-coupon/BTP auction 27 Mar Italy Bills Auction 30 Mar Italy Medium-long term Auction 30 Mar 1350 France Auction of BTF treasury notes 31 Mar Belgium Treasury Certificate Auction 01 Apr Sweden Auction of treasury bills 01 Apr Germany 4 bln Eur...

  • BENCHMARK 10- YEAR TREASURY NOTE YIELDS RISE TO 1.91 PCT AFTER WEAK FIVE-YEAR NOTE AUCTION.