Investing Securities

  • TOKYO, Sept 14- Short-dated Japanese government bond prices gained while longer-dated bonds tanked on Wednesday as investors bet the Bank of Japan will act to steepen the yield curve as early as at its policy review next week. The Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday that the Bank of Japan plans to make its controversial negative interest rate policy the...

  • *Japan yield curve steepen on report BOJ to consider cut rates. TOKYO, Sept 14- Asian shares wallowed near six-week lows on Wednesday, bruised by a fall in oil prices on renewed worries about a supply glut and as investors grew nervous about the diminishing capacity of the world's major central banks to shore up economic growth. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • TOKYO, Sept 14- The yen slipped broadly on Wednesday after a report that the Bank of Japan is considering further monetary easing steps, including taking interest rates deeper into negative territory. "The view was already there that the BOJ could steepen Japan's excessively flat yield curve and deepen minus rates to lessen the negative impact on financial...

  • *Japan yield curve steepen on report BOJ to consider cut rates. TOKYO, Sept 14- Asian shares wallowed near six-week lows on Wednesday, bruised by a fall in oil prices on renewed worries about a supply glut and as investors grew nervous about the diminishing capacity of the world's major central banks to shore up economic growth. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • *Dollar/yen supported by BOJ easing speculation. TOKYO, Sept 14- The dollar stood atop sizeable gains versus the yen early on Wednesday lifted by a report that the Bank of Japan is mulling further monetary easing steps, although investor risk aversion limited its upside. The dollar was steady at 102.540 yen after going as high as 102.745 late on Tuesday, when it...

  • MIAMI, Sept 13- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the city of Miami squared off in Florida federal court on Tuesday, with the regulator accusing city officials of playing a financial shell game to cut costs on a $150 million municipal bond sale in 2009.. In a 2013 complaint, the SEC alleged that the city and Miami's former budget director, Michael...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- World stock markets and energy prices fell on Tuesday after energy consumers and producers both predicted an oil glut was likely to persist well into next year. The International Energy Agency said a sharp slowdown in global oil demand growth, coupled with increasing inventories and rising supply, mean the market will be oversupplied at least...

  • MEXICO CITY/ CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA on Tuesday proposed a bond swap for $7 billion in outstanding debt to lower the financial burden on the cash-strapped company, which is at the center of the OPEC nation's unraveling socialist economy. But investors may remain skeptical that the proposal does not address underlying problems...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 13- Gold fell for the fifth straight day on Tuesday, weighed down by a firmer dollar and a jump in Treasury yields as well as uncertainty about whether the U.S. central bank will raise interest rates next week. As the day weighed on and the Treasury auction failed to produce the results expected, we saw yields jump up and the gold market fell, "said...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- Long-dated Treasury yields rose to their highest levels in around three months on Tuesday on heavy Treasury and corporate debt supply and on concerns about global central bank policy. The Treasury Department saw weak demand for a $12 billion sale of 30- year bonds, the final sale of $56 billion this week in coupon-bearing supply.

  • Sept 13- U.S. coal miner Arch Coal won court approval on Tuesday for a plan to eliminate $4.7 billion of debt from its balance sheet, the company said, clearing the path to emerge from bankruptcy in early October. Under a reorganization plan confirmed by U.S. Bankruptcy Court in St. Louis on Tuesday, the company's senior lenders will have control of most of the company.

  • CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is preparing a bond swap that would allow investors to trade bonds maturing in 2017 for a new issue maturing in 2020, PDVSA President Eulogio Del Pino said in televised comments on Tuesday.

  • MEXICO CITY/ CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is preparing a bond swap proposal to be announced shortly, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, potentially providing financial relief to a cash-strapped firm at the center of a struggling socialist economy. That could help President Nicolas Maduro's government ease chronic shortages across the...

  • US THIRTY-YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE LOSSES TO TWO FULL POINTS, YIELDS RISE TO 2.488 PERCENT.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- Some investors on Tuesday withheld bids for the latest supply of U.S. 30- year government bonds, propelling their yields to the highest levels since Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union in late June. "Ugly," John Canavan, Stone& McCarthy Research Associates' market strategist, wrote of the 30- year auction results.

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO 1.75 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE JUNE 3.

  • US 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS INCREASE TO SESSION HIGHS OF 2.4802 PERCENT AFTER AUCTION.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- Stocks globally could continue to rise as interest rates remain low as investors who have stockpiled some $70 trillion in cash seek higher returns from the market, BlackRock Inc president Rob Kapito said on Tuesday. "People are tired of earning zero," Kapito said at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York, referencing slim...

  • LONDON, Sept 13- German bond yields hit on Tuesday their highest levels since June's Brexit result vote to leave the European Union, reversing early falls, in a sign that sentiment remains fragile after last week's European Central Bank meeting left investors disappointed. Germany's benchmark 10- year Bund yield rose 2.5 bps to 0.065 percent, the highest level...

  • US 30- YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE LOSSES TO A FULL POINT, YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.44 PERCENT.