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  • SHARE OF EURO-DENOMINATED INVESTMENT-GRADE CORPORATE BONDS WITH NEGATIVE YIELDS ROSE TO 31 PCT IN FEB FROM 21 PCT IN JAN- TRADEWEB DATA.

  • March 6- U.S. stock index futures slipped on Monday as President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him cast a shadow on the market. *The shift was evident on Friday when Wall Street barely budged after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled a rate hike at the central bank's meeting on March 14-15. *Rising geopolitical...

  • LONDON, March 6- Most euro zone government bond yields edged down on Monday, as a perception that the ECB will this week resist calls to start unwinding its ultra-loose monetary policy brought some comfort to markets that are bracing for an imminent U.S. rate hike. The European Central Bank meets on Thursday and is not expected to make any changes to its monetary...

  • LONDON, March 6- Euro zone government bond yields edged down on Monday, as a perception that the ECB will resist calls to start unwinding its ultra-loose monetary policy this week brought some comfort to markets that are bracing for an imminent U.S. rate hike. The European Central Bank meets on Thursday and is not expected to make any changes to its monetary policy,...

  • LONDON, March 6- Euro zone government bond yields edged down on Monday, as a perception that the ECB will resist calls to start unwinding its ultra-loose monetary policy this week brought some comfort to markets that are bracing for an imminent U.S. rate hike. The European Central Bank meets on Thursday and is not expected to make any changes to its monetary policy,...

  • *China cuts 2017 growth target to 6.5 pct. TOKYO, March 6- U.S. stock futures dropped but Asian shares were resilient on Monday as investors weighed the near-certain prospect of an interest rate hike in the United States this month against news of China's slower 2017 growth target. Risk appetites also took a hit on rising geopolitical tensions in East Asia, as North...

  • TOKYO, March 6- Benchmark Japanese government bonds edged down slightly on Monday, though the superlong zone firmed as investors awaited an auction of 30- year JGBs. Treasury yields edged lower after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles early on Monday, three of which landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone. Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso...

  • March 5- U.S. stock index futures fell on Sunday amid news of North Korea's firing of four ballistic missiles and President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him. The former top U.S. intelligence official rejected Trump's accusation that Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 presidential campaign, even as the White House...

  • *China cuts growth target to 6.5 pct. TOKYO, March 6- Asian shares and U.S. stock futures dropped on Monday as investors weighed the near-certain prospect of an interest rate hike in the United States this month against news of slower growth in China this year. Risk appetite also took a hit on rising geopolitical tensions in East Asia, as North Korea fired four...

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

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

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The energy sector is the stock market's dud so far in 2017 after a banner performance in 2016, and the rest of the year may also be rocky for investors due to the unclear path for crude oil prices. But they have pared gains this year as a Nov. 30 agreement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production has so far failed to...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The energy sector is the stock market's dud so far in 2017 after a banner performance in 2016, and the rest of the year may also be rocky for investors due to the unclear path for crude oil prices. But they have pared gains this year as a Nov. 30 agreement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production has so far failed to...

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

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

  • NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. Yellen's remarks at the Executives' Club of Chicago signaled to many market participants that the Fed was ready to pull the trigger on an interest rate increase this month. "It sounds like all the ducks are in a row now," said Mike Collins, senior portfolio manager at PGIM Fixed Income in Newark, New Jersey.

  • LONDON, March 3- Ultra-low bond yields are an "overrated" indicator of weak growth and inflation in the future, the BIS said on Friday, warning that central banks should think carefully before easing policy in such an environment in case they're driven even lower. But Hyun Song Shin, head of research at the Bank for International Settlements, reckons depressed...

  • LOW BOND YIELDS AN' OVERRATED' SIGNAL OF FUTURE GROWTH, INFLATION- BIS.

  • Selling picked up marginally after the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing purchasing managers' index hit its highest level since October 2015, and comments from regional Fed presidents Charles Evans and Jeffrey Lacker that suggested a March rate hike was being strongly considered. Three more members of the U.S. central bank will give...

  • Five members of the U.S. central bank are set to give public remarks during the day, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak at the Executives' Club of Chicago at 1 p.m.. Fed funds futures prices show traders see a 77 percent chance of a rate rise this month, according to CME Group's Fed Watch tool. New York Fed President William Dudley and San Francisco Fed...