Investing Securities

  • BOSTON, April 27- Individual investors are angry about CEO pay, and they want their mutual fund firms to do something about it. The survey was conducted between March 22 and March 31. The poll results underscore a growing angst over large-company CEO pay, which now runs more than 300 times that of U.S. rank-and-file workers, according to a study by the AFL-CIO, the...

  • TOKYO, April 27- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Wednesday, taking cues from falls in U.S. bonds as market players adjusted their positions ahead of crucial central bank policy meetings in the United States and Japan. Treasuries yield rose to a one-month high of 1.941 percent, as investors made room for government debt supply in Europe and the United...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- Jeffrey Gundlach, the influential head of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that investors looking to purchase Treasuries in the wake of the bond market's sell-off are making a prudent move. "I think it is a reasonable strategy to start legging into the Treasury market," Gundlach said in a telephone interview. Gundlach, who runs $95 billion at...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- U.S. Treasury yields rose on Tuesday, with the benchmark 10- year yield hitting its highest levels in almost five weeks as investors made room for government debt supply in Europe and the United States. "The surprise will be any significant change in their message from their March statement," said Ira Jersey, fixed-income strategist at...

  • NEW YOEK, April 26- The dollar sank on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data boosted expectations the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates lower for longer, while U.S. Tuesday's economic data "plays into the idea that the Fed need not be in any rush to raise rates," said Richard Franulovich, senior currency strategist at Westpac Banking...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- U.S. Treasury yields nudged higher on Tuesday, with the 10- year yield hitting its highest level in nearly five weeks as a weaker-than-forecast monthly rise in domestic durable goods orders offset pressure from government supply in Europe and the United States. "It is pretty much a given that the FOMC won't raise rates at this meeting, and may not...

  • *Futures up: Dow 26 pts, S&P 2.75 pts, Nasdaq 2 pts. April 26- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Tuesday as investors await the outcome of a two-day U.S. *Markets see no chance of a U.S. interest rate increase at the meeting that is set to begin on Tuesday but have priced in a one-in-five chance of a hike at the meeting on June 14-15.

  • TOKYO, April 26- Japanese government bonds firmed on Tuesday, with prices of superlong JGBs rallying after strong results of the Bank of Japan's buying operations. The central bank offered to buy 450 billion yen of JGBs in the 5- to 10- year zone, 220 billion yen of JGBs in the 10- to 25- year zone and 180 billion yen of JGBs in the 25- to 40- year zone under its JGB...

  • HONG KONG, April 26- 1 Malaysia Development Bhd said on Tuesday it did not pay a $50.3 million coupon on a $1.75 bond following a stand-off with Abu Dhabi sovereign fund IPIC, triggering cross defaults on some of its other bonds. The Abu Dhabi fund has claimed that 1 MDB and its sole shareholder, Malaysia's Ministry of Finance, have failed to meet the obligations...

  • SAO PAULO, April 25- Oi SA on Monday formally started talks to restructure $14.3 billion of bonds, pitting some of the world's biggest investors against each other as Brazil's most-indebted phone carrier fights for its survival. Reuters, citing sources, said the group of over 25 investment firms including BlackRock Inc, Citadel LLC and Pacific Investment...

  • *U.S. to sell $26 billion in two-year notes. NEW YORK, April 25- U.S. There's no incentive for them to raise rates, "said Kathy Jones, chief fixed income strategist at the Schwab Center for Financial Research in New York.

  • SAO PAULO, April 25- Oi SA on Monday formally started talks to restructure $14.3 billion of bonds, pitting some of the world's biggest investors against each other as Brazil's most-indebted phone carrier fights for its survival. Reuters reported earlier in the day that the group, which includes Pacific Investment Management Co, BlackRock Inc and Citadel LLC,...

  • April 25- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Monday after a rally that pushed the S&P 500 closer to its record high as investors turned cautious ahead of the U.S. *Traders are also keeping an eye on the outcome of a Bank of Japan meeting on Thursday, with expectations that Japan could push deeper into negative interest rate territory.

  • Oi will start talks to restructure $14.3 billion of bonds as early as Monday, sources familiar with the situation said.

  • SAO PAULO, April 25- Oi SA will start talks to restructure $14.3 billion of bonds as early as Monday, sources familiar with the situation said, pitting some of the world's biggest investors against each other as Brazil's most-indebted phone carrier fights for its survival. According to a first source, Oi and adviser PJT Partners Inc will sit down with a group of...

  • TOKYO, April 25- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Monday, in anticipation the Bank of Japan may not enhance bond buying if it should further ease monetary policy at its policy-setting meeting later in the week. Bloomberg reported on Friday that the BOJ is considering further easing monetary policy by applying negative rates to its lending for...

  • DUBAI, April 24- Abu Dhabi expects to post a wider budget deficit of 36.9 billion dirhams in 2016 because of low oil prices, and plans to cover the gap mainly with international bond issues, a prospectus for a bond sale by the emirate showed. Abu Dhabi, the largest and wealthiest member of the United Arab Emirates, has been meeting investors since Tuesday for a...

  • Valeant said on Friday it had until June 21 to file the report under its bond agreements, but reiterated its intention to file it on or before April 29. The Quebec- based drugmaker said last week it had received a notice of default from its bondholders. Valeant has said it risked defaulting on its $30 billion debt if it missed the April 29 deadline.

  • MOSCOW, April 22- Russia agreed to give Ukraine extra time to file its defence over a $3 billion debt owed to Moscow so Kiev can "soberly" assess the situation, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday.

  • *EM miners, energy credits showing most distress. LONDON, April 22- Defaults among junk-rated emerging market companies are ticking higher, spelling danger for yield-seeking investors who may have been lured back to these assets by this year's price rallies in metals and oil. "You are seeing more distress, and defaults are rising," said Bill Perry, a fund manager at...