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Investing Securities

  • *Italy sells 7.25 bln euros of debt. LONDON, Jan 12- German bond yields moved further away from three-week highs on Thursday as U.S. Borrowing costs in the euro area nevertheless nudged off their lows after data highlighted brighter economic prospects for the region and European Central Bank minutes showed some policymakers wanted to rein in the bloc's...

  • *France set to become first G7 country to issue debt. Sales could accelerate further this year, with France set to become the first G7 country to join the development banks and companies that have already issued this form of financing. "To have a major G7 issuer like France commit to doing a large programme is very important...

  • *France set to become first G7 country to issue debt. Sales could accelerate further this year, with France set to become the first G7 country to join the development banks and companies that have already issued this form of financing. "To have a major G7 issuer like France commit to doing a large program is very important...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- With sweeping economic reforms, Argentina represents an investment turnaround story similar to Ireland in 2011, according to high-profile bond investor Michael Hasenstab, who has also gone out on a limb with a big bet on unloved Mexico. Hasenstab, whose flagship $42 billion Templeton Global Bond fund is celebrated for hugely successful...

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 12- Polish government bonds retreated on Thursday amid expectations that the European Central Bank will further taper its economic stimulus in the euro zone, which has also helped buoy Central European asset prices. Poland's 10- year bond yield, after an initial 7 basis point fall, tracked a rise in Bund yields and edged up 10 basis points...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- With sweeping economic reforms, Argentina represents an investment turnaround story similar to Ireland in 2011, according to high-profile bond investor Michael Hasenstab, who has also gone out on a limb with a big bet on unloved Mexico. Hasenstab, whose flagship $42 billion Templeton Global Bond fund is celebrated for hugely successful...

  • *U.S. Treasury Dept to sell $12 bln in 30- year bond supply. NEW YORK, Jan 12- U.S. Treasury debt yields declined on Thursday, with the 30- year yield hitting a two-month low in advance of $12 billion of 30- year bond supply, the final leg of this week's $56 billion in longer-dated government debt supply.

  • LONDON, Jan 12- With sweeping economic reforms, Argentina represents an investment turnaround story similar to Ireland in 2011, according to high-profile bond investor Michael Hasenstab, who has also gone out on a limb with a big bet on unloved Mexico. Hasenstab, whose flagship $42 billion Templeton Global Bond fund is celebrated for hugely successful...

  • Jan 12- U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday after President-elect Donald Trump gave little clarity on his campaign-trail promises of boosting economic growth that had powered Wall Street for two months. *Trump, in his first news conference on Wednesday, gave no details on tax cuts or infrastructure spending, and instead lashed out at U.S. spy agencies and...

  • *Dollar sinks to 5- week low below 114 yen. LONDON, Jan 12- The dollar sank to a five-week low below 114 yen on Thursday and was on course for its worst week since November, hit by a loss of confidence in the U.S. reflation trade which has dominated markets since Donald Trump's election. Treasury yields fell to their lowest since November in early deals in Europe on...

  • *Italy sells 7.25 bln euros of debt. LONDON, Jan 12- German bond yields moved further away from three-week highs on Thursday as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's long-awaited press conference offered little clarity on his fiscal plans, denting "reflation" bets that have dominated markets recently.

  • President-elect Donald Trump's plans to slash taxes could threaten the country's triple-A credit rating over the medium term, the head of EMEA sovereign ratings at the Fitch agency said on Thursday. "We do see increasing medium-term pressures," Ed Parker said at the agency's annual credit outlook conference in London. Trump will take office on Jan. 20 but some of...

  • *U.S. sells $20 bln in 10- year note supply to strong demand. NEW YORK, Jan 11- U.S. "Trump's silence on tax reform and infrastructure let additional air escape from the post-election,' hate bonds' campaign," said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • *Political uncertainty emanates from Europe. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 11- Gold rose to a seven-week high on Wednesday, turning positive as the dollar dropped and Treasury yields fell after U.S. "At the lows of the session, gold received a much-needed' Trump bump' when the president-elect triggered an equity and dollar selloff," said Tai Wong, director of base and precious...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- U.S. Treasuries rallied across the board on Wednesday, while the dollar fell after trading higher for most of the session as President-elect Donald Trump did not provide much clarity on his future policies. Treasuries rose because stocks caved in with Trump's pharmaceutical comments, "said Kim Rupert, managing director of global fixed income at...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Investors injected the most cash into U.S.-based bond funds and pulled the greatest amount of money from stock funds since the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election during the latest week, Investment Company Institute data showed on Wednesday. U.S.-based bond funds attracted $2.4 billion in the seven days through Jan. 4, while stock funds posted...

  • *Lisbon to sell 3 bln euros of 10- year bonds. Wrestling a bank crisis, a sluggish economy and reduced support from the European Central Bank, Lisbon is poised to sell three billion euros of a new 10- year bond on Wednesday after attracting demand of more than 8.5 billion euros. "If you look at how much issuance Portugal needs to do this year, and we're looking at around...

  • *Polish central bank holds fire, news conference at 1500 GMT. *Czech bond sale draws record demand, yield well in the negative. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, Jan 11- Central European government bonds firmed on Wednesday as record demand at Prague's first auction this year drove yields deeper into negative territory and Poland's central bank held policy steady.

  • *Lisbon to sell 3 bn euros of 10- year bonds. Wrestling a bank crisis, a sluggish economy and reduced support from the European Central Bank, Lisbon is poised to sell three billion euros of a new 10- year bond on Wednesday after attracting demand of more than 8.5 billion euros. "If you look at how much issuance Portugal needs to do this year, and we're looking at around 16...

  • Jan 11- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's first formal news conference where he is expected to give more insight into his plans to boost economic growth. *Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, is scheduled to speak in New York at 11:00 a.m. ET. *New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley is expected...