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  • NEW YORK, Jan 25- The amount of negative-yielding government bonds globally fell to $9.1 trillion as of Dec. 29, 2016 on a stronger dollar even as long-dated European and Japanese sovereign debt yields changed little, Fitch Ratings said on Wednesday. This compared with $9.3 trillion of negative-yielding sovereign debt on Nov. 28, 2016. The amount of...

  • *Govts use syndications to stem exodus of banks from bond issues. *Credit Agricole the latest to cut primary dealerships in Europe. LONDON, Jan 25- European governments are trying to make the way they issue public debt more attractive to investment banks to prevent more of them leaving the sector in an exodus that could push up borrowing costs.

  • The rate increase came after the central bank made its largest weekly liquidity injection on record into money markets last week as China geared up for the long Lunar New Year holiday, fuelling speculation that it was loosening its stance. It doesn't want people to interpret too much injection means easing, "said Chen Long, China economist at Gavekal...

  • *Nigeria bond issue to help plug budget shortfalls. LONDON, Jan 25- Investors are lining up to buy dollar bonds Nigeria is expected to issue soon despite the country's first recession in a quarter of a century, a currency crisis and budget shortfalls driven by low oil prices. On the face of it, the $1 billion of bonds Nigeria hopes to sell by the end of March might seem...

  • Jan 25- S&P 500 index futures hit a record intraday high on Wednesday, pointing to a revival of the post-election rally, encouraged by President Donald Trump's push for pro-growth policies. *Dow component Boeing's shares rose 1.53 percent to $163 after the planemaker reported results. *Seagate shares surged 12.3 percent to $42.06 in light premarket trading...

  • *Euro zone caught up in broad bond sell off. LONDON, Jan 25- German bond yields hit six-week highs on Wednesday, as hopes that U.S. Euro zone bond markets also faced pressure from new supply, with Germany selling 30- year debt and euro zone bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism, expected to issue long-dated debt later in the day.

  • LONDON, Jan 25- German 10- year bond yields hit six-week highs and French peers scaled one-year peaks on Wednesday, as a rally in stock markets and new debt supply put bond markets on the back foot ahead of a ruling by Italy's top court on a disputed electoral law. Germany sells 1 billion euros of 30- year bonds later in the day while the euro zone bailout fund, the...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 25- The pace of India's fiscal consolidation is vital to the country's prospects of a ratings upgrade, Standard& Poor's told Reuters on Wednesday, flagging its concerns over high and rising debt levels. The comments from S&P's India analyst Kyran Curry come as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley faces pressure to cut taxes and hike spending in his annual...

  • TOKYO, Jan 25- Japanese government bonds tumbled on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan surprised- and perplexed- market players as the central bank appeared to reduce buying in short-dated bonds by veering from its playbook on bond-buying operations. Yields on super-long bonds- those maturing in 20 to 40 years- soared to 11- month highs while the 10- year JGB...

  • TOKYO, Jan 25- The dollar held gains early on Wednesday, with a rebound in Treasury yields helping the greenback pull away from recent lows plumbed against the yen and euro amid concerns about U.S. The U.S. currency was up 0.1 percent at 113.930 yen. The euro was steady at $1.0730.

  • Jan 25- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 25- Jan United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 25- Jan United States Sale of 5- year notes 25- Jan Germany Auction of 30- year Federal Bond 25- Jan Sweden Auction of government bonds 26-...

  • Jan 25- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 25- Jan United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 25- Jan United States Sale of 5- year notes 25- Jan Germany Auction of 30- year Federal Bond 25- Jan Sweden Auction of government bonds 26-...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 24- U.S. The rise in bond yields, which reversed Monday's decline, brought only a moderate bid to a $26 billion auction of two-year notes, part of this week's $88 billion in coupon-bearing U.S. government debt supply, analysts said. "We are mostly in a holding pattern until we get more clarity on the fiscal side," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rate...

  • CAIRO, Jan 24- Egypt will sell $4 billion of Eurobonds in three tranches, raising twice as much as targeted when it began a roadshow last week, and at lower yields than initially expected, bankers involved in the deal said on Tuesday. The combined order books for the bonds exceeded $13.5 billion incorporating the start of sales on the U.S. market, bankers said,...

  • CAIRO, Jan 24- Egypt will sell eurobonds worth $4 billion at yields ranging from 6.125 percent to 8.5 percent, bankers said on Tuesday.

  • EGYPT TO SELL $1.25 BLN 30- YEAR EUROBOND AT 8.5 PCT- BANKERS@.

  • EGYPT TO SELL $1 BLN 10- YEAR EUROBOND AT 7.5 PCT- BANKERS@.

  • EGYPT TO SELL $1.75 BLN 5- YEAR EUROBOND AT 6.125 PCT-.

  • CAIRO, Jan 24- Egypt will likely sell $4 billion in a triple-tranche eurobond issuance with lower than expected yields, bankers involved in the deal said, a potential sale twice the target set when it began a roadshow last week. Bankers said Egypt expected to purchase $1.75 billion in five-year bonds at 6.125 percent, $1 billion in 10- year bonds at 7.50-7.625...

  • *Spain, France and Netherlands sell debt. LONDON, Jan 24- Top-rated euro zone bond yields rose on Tuesday after a British court dismissed a government appeal to bypass parliament on triggering Brexit, though a legal review that could impact Italy's next election still weighed on investor nerves. The ruling by the UK Supreme Court on Tuesday that Prime Minister...