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  • NEW YORK, Jan 19- U.S. Treasury yields surged to two-week highs on Thursday after data showed solid economic growth, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled further interest rate hikes are likely. "It's the fundamentals of Yellen being slightly more hawkish, the data being a little bit better and positioning in the marketplace," said Dan Mulholland,...

  • *Wall Street falls ahead of Trump inauguration. NEW YORK, Jan 19- The dollar and U.S. Oil futures rallied from one-week lows after the International Energy Agency said crude markets were tightening.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 19- A lawyer for a portfolio manager at Visium Asset Management LP urged jurors on Thursday to acquit him of charges that he fraudulently sought to inflate the valuation of a bond fund, telling them he had no incentive to do so. In his closing argument in Manhattan federal court, lawyer Eric Creizman challenged prosecutors' claims that greed drove...

  • *Wall Street falls, European stocks pare losses. NEW YORK, Jan 19- The dollar rose against the euro on Thursday after comments from the European Central Bank chief, while U.S. Oil futures rallied from one-week lows after the International Energy Agency said crude markets were tightening.

  • *France and Spain sell short-dated bonds. LONDON, Jan 19- Euro zone bond yields pulled back from one-month highs on Thursday after the ECB played down a pick up in inflation, highlighting a divergence with the U.S. The European Central Bank kept its super-easy monetary policy unchanged as expected and its president, Mario Draghi, said underlying inflationary...

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGH OF 2.487 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE JAN 3.

  • intervention@ SAO PAULO, Jan 19- The Brazilian real strengthened on Thursday after the central bank increased market intervention to support the currency. The central bank sold $750 million worth of traditional currency swaps, which function like dollar sales to investors for future delivery. Had it stuck to the $600 million sales it conducted on Monday and...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 19- U.S. Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area also grew faster than expected in January, the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia said. "This morning we had some economic news which came out stronger than anticipated," said Gary Pollack, head of fixed-income trading at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management in New York.

  • US 10-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS HIGHEST SINCE JANUARY 4.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.4462 PERCENT.

  • Jan 19- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, with investors seemingly wary of taking on risk ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in as U.S. president on Friday. *Markets are also eyeing a raft of economic data and a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. *After having driven Wall Street to record highs in a post-election rally, investors are...

  • *Wall Street to follow European, Asian shares lower. LONDON, Jan 19- The dollar bounced back, Asian and European shares slipped and government bond yields soared to multi-week highs on Thursday after U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen signaled a path of steady interest rate increases for the world's largest economy. The European Central Bank was set to meet as...

  • *Hungary, Romania hold bond auctions, yields seen up. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, Jan 19- Central European government bond yields rose on Thursday, ahead of bond auctions in Bucharest and Budapest, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled continuing rate hikes in the U.S. "The long end of the curve looks quite weak," one Budapest- based fixed income trader said.

  • *Asian shares slip, Japan bucks trend. LONDON, Jan 19- The dollar rebounded, Asian shares slipped and government bond yields soared to multi-week highs on Thursday after U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen signalled a path of steady interest rate increases for the world's largest economy. The European Central Bank was set to meet as the euro recovered some of the...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japanese government bond prices fell on Thursday, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled faster interest rates than markets had been anticipating and as an auction of five-year JGBs drew tepid demand. The price of the 10- year JGB futures dropped 0.23 point to 150.09, marking their biggest fall since Dec. 15. The bearish mood...

  • President-elect Donald Trump criticized United Technologies Corp's Carrier unit in November for its plan to move some 800 jobs to Mexico, the parent-company made a swift decision to keep the factory in Indiana. "We're going to make up $16 million investment in that factory in Indianapolis to automate, to drive the cost down so that we can continue to be...