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  • *Leadership contest seen delaying explosive Italy election. The ECB currently weights its purchases based on the size of a country's economy, meaning the lion's share of buying is in Germany, but investors expect any deviation from that could benefit country's with the biggest debt pools such as Italy. Although investors in Italy have been beset by political...

  • *Leadership contest seen delaying explosive Italy election. The ECB currently weights its purchases based on the size of a country's economy, meaning the lion's share of buying is in Germany, but investors expect any deviation from that could benefit country's with the biggest debt pools such as Italy. Although investors in Italy have been beset by political...

  • *Leadership contest seen delaying explosive Italy election. The ECB currently weights its purchases based on the size of a country's economy, meaning the lion's share of buying is in Germany, but investors expect any deviation from that could benefit country's with the biggest debt pools such as Italy. Although investors in Italy have been beset by political...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- Japanese government bonds edged up on Friday, supported by rising prices for U.S. bonds, while 40- year yield hit one-year high as the results of the Bank of Japan's buying underscored lingering selling pressure in the longer-end. Treasuries overnight, partly following dovish comments from influential Fed policy maker William Dudley on...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- Japanese government bonds edged up on Friday, taking their cues from rising prices for U.S. bonds while super-long debt dipped slightly after the results of the Bank of Japan's buying underscored lingering selling demand. Treasuries overnight, partly following dovish comments from influential Fed policy maker William Dudley on Wednesday, the...

  • *S&P says any form of debt restructuring is selective default. TOKYO, Feb 17- Shares in Japan's Toshiba sank 10 percent on Friday, after credit rating firm S&P Global said it could slash the conglomerate's rating several notches if financial support from lenders includes any form of debt restructuring. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp on Thursday said it will...

  • *China relaxes trading rules on stock index futures. SHANGHAI, Feb 17- Benchmark stock indexes in China and Hong Kong fell on Friday as investors took profits on resources shares, but losses were checked by strength in Chinese brokerage shares after authorities relaxed some rules on stock index futures trading. China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2 percent...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- The dollar wallowed near a one-week low against a basket of currencies on Friday after upbeat economic data failed to lift Treasury yields, with underlying concerns about U.S. trade policy capping greenback attempts to bounce. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in support of a near-term rate hike and the markets also saw robust U.S....

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- The dollar was stuck near a one-week low against a basket of currencies early on Friday, after upbeat U.S. economic data failed to lift Treasury yields. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in support of a near-term rate hike and the markets also saw robust U.S. inflation and retails sales data. Indicators released on Thursday shed more positive...

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

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- Investors poured $11.5 billion into U.S.-based stock funds during the week ended Feb. 15, Lipper data showed on Thursday, buying equities for a third straight week.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- U.S. "We're responding a little bit to the weakness in equities," said Michael Cloherty, head of U.S. rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets in New York. Comments from New York Fed President William Dudley late on Wednesday were also seen as more dovish than recent commentary from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- Investors may soon be paying for the privilege of lending to the British government for as long as ten years, according to a form of technical analysis known as Elliot Wave. Daniel Loughney, a portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein, has used this model to predict that Britain's 10- year bond yield could fall below zero by 2018- as has happened in Japan...

  • FIDELITY SAW INFLOWS OF $19.1 BLN INTO MANAGED ACCOUNT PRODUCTS, $23 BLN INTO MONEY-MARKET FUNDS AND $16 BLN INTO INDEX FUNDS.

  • FIDELITY'S ACTIVELY MANAGED STOCK MUTUAL FUNDS SUFFERED $58 BLN IN NET WITHDRAWALS IN 2016.

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOW OF 2.45 PCT AS STOCKS, U.S.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL, 10- YEAR YIELDS DROP TO SESSION LOW OF 2.47 PERCENT.

  • *Philadelphia business conditions strongest since 1984. NEW YORK, Feb 16- U.S. "The market's been very resilient, we got very strong data yesterday and this morning... but yet the market remains fairly well bid," said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries trading at Credit Agricole in New York.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.48 PCT.

  • Feb 16- U.S. stock index futures dipped slightly on Thursday, as investors looked for fresh catalysts to keep up Wall Street's record-setting run as the outlook for the economy brightened. *The rally was sparked by President Donald Trump's vow last Thursday of a' phenomenal' tax announcement. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said rates may need to be raised at an...