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Investing Securities

  • US TREASURIES PARE PRICE LOSSES, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS FALL TO 2.4950 PCT.

  • *Two-year yields highest since Dec. 28. NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.51 PCT.

  • Feb 15- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday, ahead of a blast of economic data and a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen painted a largely upbeat picture of the economy. *Yellen said on Tuesday, before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, that delaying interest rate hikes would be unwise, but did not indicate when the Fed would raise rates.

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Japan's Nikkei share average rose near six-week highs touched earlier in the week on Wednesday, as shares of insurers soared after comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen boosted U.S. and global bond yields. The Nikkei gained 1 percent to 19,437.98, near Monday's intraday high of 19,519.44.

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Asian stocks scaled 19- month peaks on Wednesday thanks to a record-setting night on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen flagged a possible interest rate hike next month, keeping the dollar in pole position near three-week highs. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.8 percent, rising to its highest...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Japanese government bonds mostly edged down on Wednesday, taking their cue from weaker U.S. Treasury yields jumped on Tuesday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates. The Bank of Japan offered on Wednesday to purchase 400 billion yen of one- to three-year JGBs, 420 billion yen of three- to five-year...

  • 14- Mar Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds. 14- Mar Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury Bills. 14- Mar Netherlands DSL Auction.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Bob Shearer, who manages one of BlackRock Inc's largest funds, is planning to leave the world's biggest asset manager later this year, executives said in a memo on Tuesday. Shearer is a managing director and lead portfolio manager for the nearly $22 billion BlackRock Equity Dividend Fund, BlackRock's third-largest mutual fund and its biggest...

  • TORONTO, Feb 14- Canada's main stock index posted a fresh record high on Tuesday as higher oil prices and bond yields supported energy and financials, while auto suppliers benefited from U.S. Bond yields jumped after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise U.S. interest rates. "Canadian banks are getting a bit pricey," said...

  • *Yellen says Fed to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting. *Dollar, Treasury yields, bank stocks gain. Feb 14- Major U.S. stock indexes established record highs on Tuesday, led by bank stocks after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates.

  • TORONTO, Feb 14- Canada's main stock index reached a record high on Tuesday as higher oil prices and bond yields supported energy and financials, while auto suppliers benefited from U.S. President Donald Trump's warm words for Canadian trade the day before. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 29.45 points, or 0.19...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- Money market funds have kept an even keel since a new U.S. rule on their net asset values went into effect last October, according to federal research released on Tuesday, indicating that it may help create stability in a market that experienced large runs in the 2007-09 financial crisis. "Since NAVs began floating, money markets have been calm,"...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Barry James built up his $4 billion mutual fund largely by studying balance sheets, earnings and market share. Trump's unpredictable governing style and stated desire to renegotiate trade agreements and punish companies that seek out lower-cost forms of labor are upending the classic notion of fundamental investing, said James, who manages...

  • LONDON, Feb 14- Europe's benchmark German bond yield climbed to a one-week high on Tuesday after signals the Federal Reserve was preparing to raise U.S. interest rates. Although Fed Chair Janet Yellen flagged considerable uncertainty over economic policy under President Donald Trump, she said the central bank is likely to need to raise interest rates at an...

  • *Dollar, Treasury yields, bank stock gain on Yellen. Feb 14- Wall Street edged lower on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, but expressed uncertainty over economic policy under the Trump administration. While President Donald Trump's pro-business stance...

  • US TREASURIES EXTEND PRICE LOSSES, 10- YEAR YIELDS RISE TO 2.50 PERCENT.

  • Treasury yields jumped on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates, striking a more hawkish tone than investors expected. The U.S. central bank will likely need to raise rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said, although she flagged considerable uncertainty over economic...

  • US FIVE-YEAR, 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE FLATTENS TO 110 BPS, FLATTEST SINCE JAN 20.

  • US TWO-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO 1.24 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE FEBRUARY 3.