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  • *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...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 19- Hong Kong stocks fell on Thursday morning, as sentiment was hurt by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's hints that the pace of U.S. interest rate hikes could accelerate. Sentiment in Hong Kong, where the market was more exposed to global volatility than in China, was dampened after Yellen's tone lifted U.S. treasury yields and the dollar, making...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 19- Australia sold a record A $9.3 billion of debt this week thanks to strong demand, with investors unfazed by risks the nation might lose its triple-A rating due to protracted budget deficits. "We thought A $7 billion to A $8 billion would be a reasonable size, so it was a good outcome," Robert Nicholl, chief executive of the Australian Office of Financial...

  • Jan 19- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 19- Jan Japan 3- month discount bill auction 19- Jan Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 19- Jan Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government.

  • So-called unicorns, private firms with valuations over $1 billion, have seen surging investment from mutual funds in recent years. "Specifically, we find that mutual-fund-participating investment rounds are associated with both fewer cash-flow rights and fewer control/voting rights across many dimensions," Sergey Chernenko of Ohio State University,...