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  • Jan 31- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb Japan 3- month discount bill auction 02-...

  • Jan 31- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb Japan 3- month discount bill auction 02-...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- Most U.S. "This week is very busy... we have a packed data calendar," said Thomas Simons, a money market economist at Jefferies in New York. "Today is all about the Microsoft deal... that is causing an overhang in the market," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.

  • *France hit by election uncertainty, IMF worries hurt Greece. LONDON, Jan 30- Yields on lower-rated euro zone government bonds rose sharply on Monday after data showing inflation in Germany hit a 3 1/ 2- year high stoked talk of an unwinding of monetary stimulus, though German yields fell as investors sought safety. In Greece, short-dated bond yields soared to a...

  • Jan 30- Activist hedge fund Land and Buildings Investment Management LLC has urged real estate company Forest City Realty Trust Inc to explore "strategic options." Land and Buildings said it believed Forest City had at least 40 percent upside to its net asset value, given its "enviable" collection of high quality real estate, which includes malls, retail centers...

  • *Jobs markets in United States, Germany getting tighter. LONDON, Jan 30- Inflation has a habit of creeping up on you. Paul Schmelzing, a visiting scholar at the Bank of England from Harvard University, has studied 800 years of bond markets history and says the most relevant parallel with today's environment is with the late 1960 s under U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. Traders are pricing in only a 4 percent chance of a rate hike this week, after the U.S. central bank raised rates for the first time in a year in December, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool. Refunding announcements and borrowing projections by the Treasury Department will be a focus for traders.

  • *France hit by election uncertainty, IMF worries hurt Greece. LONDON, Jan 30- Borrowing costs across the euro area shot to multi-month highs on Monday as data confirmed inflation in Germany reached a 3 1/ 2- year high in January, coming close to the European Central Bank's target and stoking talk about an unwinding of its monetary stimulus. French government bond...

  • Jan 30- U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday as President Donald Trump's orders to curb immigration from certain countries triggered uncertainty and protests across the world. *Trump on Friday put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the United States, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya and four other...

  • *France hit by election uncertainty, IMF worries hurt Greece. LONDON, Jan 30- Borrowing costs across the euro area shot to their highest level in at least a year on Monday as regional data suggested German inflation hit a four-year high in January, stoking concerns about an unwinding of the ECB's ultra-easy monetary stimulus. The state readings will feed into...

  • Jan 30- Oil and natural gas producer Chevron Corp said it would give its top executive fewer stock options after shareholders expressed concern about executive pay. Oil companies have been restructuring pay packages of their top management after a two-year-long slump in oil prices eroded profitability. The company said its board approved a grant to Chief...

  • *German nationwide number released at 1300 GMT. LONDON, Jan 30- Borrowing costs across the euro area rose to their highest level in at least a year on Monday as signs that inflation is picking up in Germany unnerved investors. French government bond yields hit 16- month highs, facing additional upward pressure from growing political risk as France's Socialist...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- Japanese government bonds edged down slightly on Monday as investors awaited the next day's Bank of Japan policy announcement and monthly JGB-buying plans, though market sentiment was underpinned by strong demand at a 2- year auction. The BOJ will release its bond-buying operation plans for February at 5:00 p.m. Tokyo time on Tuesday.

  • *Asia stocks, Nikkei, U.S. futures pull back. SINGAPORE, Jan 30- Asian share markets and U.S. stock futures fell on Monday after President Donald Trump introduced immigration curbs that sparked criticism at home and abroad, adding to fears that his' America First' policy may prove destabilising for the rest of the world. Trump on Friday put a 120- day hold on allowing...

  • *Asia stocks, Nikkei slip on U.S. concerns. SINGAPORE, Jan 30- Asian stock markets and U.S. stock futures retreated on Monday after President Donald Trump introduced immigration curbs that sparked criticism at home and abroad and added to global fears of increasingly unpredictable U.S. policies. Trump on Friday put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- The dollar inched down early on Monday, nudged off a one-week high against a basket of currencies after Treasury yields declined on data showing the world's largest economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace. The U.S. currency was down 0.35 percent at 114.660 yen after rising on Friday to 115.380, its highest since Jan. 20. "The correlation between...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- The dollar inched down early on Monday, nudged off a one-week high against a basket of currencies after Treasury yields declined on data showing the world's largest economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace. The U.S. currency was down 0.35 percent at 114.660 yen after rising on Friday to 115.380, its highest since Jan. 20. "The correlation between...

  • Jan 30- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • Jan 30- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 30- Jan Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 31- Jan United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2026. 01- Feb Germany Auction of 5- year Federal Note 01- Feb Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 01- Feb Norway Auction of Government bonds 02- Feb...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- U.S. equity index futures opened down about 0.2 percent on Sunday after U.S. Trump put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. "Stocks may react negatively for two reasons," said David Kotok, chairman and chief...