Investing Securities

  • TOKYO, Aug 31- Japanese government bonds fell on Wednesday, as equities got a tailwind from a weaker yen and reduced the safe-haven appeal of government debt. The Ministry of Finance will hold its monthly auction of 10- year JGBs on Thursday. Bank of Japan board member Yukitoshi Funo told a news conference after meeting business leaders in Niigata, northern Japan...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 31- The World Bank has set an indicative yield range for three-year Special Drawing Right denominated bonds set for issue in China at 0.4-0.7 percent, the Shanghai Clearing House announced on its website. The World Bank has approval from the People's Bank of China for a 2 billion SDR program. The issue will be the first SDR bond in 35 years and is part of...

  • Aug 31- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 31 August Germany Auction of 30- year Federal Bond 31 August Norway Government bond auction.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. "It's all about the Fed and it's also about the August jobs report this Friday," said Ninh Chung, head of investment strategy and portfolio management at SVB Asset Management in San Francisco. However, many are exercising caution ahead of Friday's print from the Labor Department as Fischer and other voters on the Federal Open Market Committee,...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. "It's all about the Fed and it's also about the August jobs report this Friday," said Ninh Chung, head of investment strategy and portfolio management at SVB Asset Management in San Francisco. However, many are exercising caution ahead of Friday's print from the Labor Department as Fischer and other voters on the Federal Open Market Committee,...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 30- A federal judge on Tuesday gave Caesars Entertainment Corp a five-week shield from $13 billion in lawsuits, capping a week of frantic court hearings as the casino group struggles to salvage a high-stakes debt-cutting plan for its bankrupt subsidiary. Judge Robert Gettleman said at an emergency court hearing in Chicago that he will decide on...

  • LONDON, Aug 30- Euro zone bond yields edged down on Tuesday as comments from a top U.S. rate-setter turned the market's focus to this week's U.S. jobs data and Italy passed a test of investor sentiment by selling bonds at record low yields. Total bids exceeded 10 billion euros despite investor worries about the autumn's constitutional referendum and its...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. Treasury prices were little moved on Tuesday with investors holding their positions after comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer that put a spotlight on Friday's non-farm payrolls report. Traders are beginning to believe that a rate hike this year is a possibility, maybe as soon as September, said Ninh Chung, head of...

  • Aug 30- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors waited for more clues on the timing of the next interest rate hike. *Investors are trying to decipher whether an interest rate hike in the United States could come as early as next month after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that the case for a raise was strengthening.

  • LONDON, Aug 30- Italy is set to lead a surge in euro zone government bond supply on Tuesday in what would be the first major test of investor sentiment after concerns over the future of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi intensified. "Rising uncertainties in Italy regarding its own referendum are likely to weigh on the market tone." Germany's 10- year bond yields were up 1...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday affirmed Japan's A1 sovereign debt rating and maintained a stable outlook, citing ultra-low funding costs and continued progress in government efforts to reflate the economy. Japan's very low interest costs and large pool of domestic savings mitigate the risk posed to its credit profile by the...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japanese government bond prices gained on Monday with the market tracking an overnight rise by U.S. The bid-to-cover ratio, a gauge of investor demand, at Tuesday's 2.3 trillion yen 2- year sale rose to 4.44 from 3.95 at the previous auction last month. Market participants said recent comments by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda that the...

  • Aug 30- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 30 August Italy Medium long-term auction 30 August Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 30 August Japan Auction of 2- year Government Bonds.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday as foreign investors swooped in and bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union in late June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday as foreign investors swooped in and bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union in late June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 29- Mexico's Finance Ministry on Monday said it had wrapped up what traders consider the world's biggest sovereign derivatives trade, guaranteeing an average price of $42 per barrel for crude oil exports in 2017.. Due to the government's dependence on oil income, Mexico hedges its crude every year and the deals are closely watched by the market...

  • Treasury prices rose on Monday as investors bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union late in June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on Friday, perceived as raising the likelihood of...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates would rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- Japanese government bond prices slipped across the board on Monday, with lackluster results for the Bank of Japan's regular debt-buying operation and a retreat by Treasuries weighing on the market. Yields rose after the BOJ's offer to buy 320 billion yen of 10- year to 25- year JGBs indicated relatively strong investor selling pressure.