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Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. high-yield bond exchange-traded funds finished marginally higher on Thursday, halting a seven-day losing streak spurred by falling oil prices and investor anxiety about the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election. BlackRock's iShare iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond ETF, the largest junk bond ETF by assets, closed up 0.2 percent at $84.94 a share.

  • HIGH-YIELD BOND EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS END MARGINALLY HIGHER, HALT 7- DAY LOSING STREAK.

  • *Bank of England predicts inflation to overshoot targets. Treasury prices fell on Thursday after the Bank of England indicated that inflation is likely to rise further, while uncertainty over next week's U.S. "We are responding to the bearishness of the Bank of England statement," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.

  • *Yields rise as Bank of England projects higher inflation. NEW YORK, Nov 3- Global equity prices drifted lower on Thursday as worries about the U.S. presidential election continued to weigh on investor sentiment, while sterling rose after a UK court ruled that the British government needed parliamentary approval to trigger Brexit. Treasury prices slipped...

  • LONDON, Nov 3- Euro zone government bond yields rose on Thursday, driven by expectations of a U.S. rate rise, a court ruling on Brexit and a change to neutral in the Bank of England's stance on future interest rates. News that the Bank of England had ditched its bias towards a rate cut after a meeting on Thursday triggered a jump in British gilt yields, that spilled over...

  • *Shares rise as much as 6.77 pct to $13.40. Shares of the company, which reported strong growth in ad revenue, rose as much as 6.77 percent to $13.40 in morning trading on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal has started laying off employees and reducing the number of sections in the newspaper, while the New York Times said in April it would shut some of its Paris...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- The global amount of negative-yielding government bonds fell to $10.4 trillion as of Nov. 1, its lowest level since the end of May, as a result of higher euro zone bond yields and a stronger dollar, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday. This compared with the $10.9 trillion of negative-yielding sovereign debt on Sept. 12 and its recent peak of about $11.7...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. corporate pensions benefited from the rise in bond yields in October, but their ability to generate income to meet future payouts to retired workers remained below year-ago levels, Wilshire Consulting said on Thursday. The fall in asset values was more than offset by the fall in liability values resulting from the significant rise in bond...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- The global amount of negative-yielding government bonds fell to $10.4 trillion as of Nov. 1 to its lowest level since the end of May as a result of higher euro zone bond yields and a stronger dollar, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.

  • *Bank of England predicts inflation to overshoot targets. Treasury prices fell on Thursday, with long-dated bonds underperforming, after the Bank of England scrapped plans to cut interest rates and indicated that inflation is likely to rise further. "We are responding to the bearishness of the Bank of England statement," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries...

  • Nov 3- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has launched a new exchange traded fund that mimics the most popular stock bets made by hedge funds, the bank said on Thursday. The new ETF is based on a popular research report put out by Goldman analysts Ben Snider and David Kostin in the Wall Street bank's research division. Both types of products are marketed to Main Street...

  • Nov 3- The S&P 500 and the Dow futures were little changed on Thursday as investors stayed away from riskier assets, while Nasdaq futures were dragged down by a fall in Facebook's shares. *Facebook fell 6 percent to $119.50 in premarket trading, a day after the social media giant warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter. *Investors have been unnerved by a...

  • *BoE report could signal future rate cuts in UK. *Peripheral bonds underperform ahead of Spain auctions. But on Thursday, the yield on Germany's 10- year government bond, the region's benchmark, rose only 1 basis point to 0.14 percent, a muted performance suggesting that strong remarks by U.S. policymakers are being countered by fears of a Donald Trump victory in...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- U.S. Polls showing Republican Donald Trump closing the gap with Democrat Hillary Clinton have increased investor anxiety, given uncertainty over Trump's stance on key issues including foreign policy, trade relations and immigrants. "The focus is almost exclusively on political risk and risk paring in general," said Gennadiy Goldberg, an...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- Investors poured $3.9 billion into U.S.-based bond funds, a trade group's data showed on Wednesday, dealing the funds their 17th straight week of netting new cash shortly before a major corporate debt selloff. Bonds have been a popular bet this year, winning $123 billion from U.S.-based mutual fund investors and $70 billion for exchange-traded...

  • US TREASURY PRICES ADD TO GAINS, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS OF 1.78 PERCENT.

  • US TREASURY PRICES HOLD GAINS AFTER FED STATEMENT, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 1.79 PERCENT.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- Guggenheim Investments had positive net flows in its seven fixed-income mutual funds, its suite of BulletShares indexed exchange-traded funds, and both of its actively managed fixed-income ETFs in October, to reach a firm record $20 billion in retail fixed-income assets, the firm said on Wednesday. Guggenheim's flagship Total Return Bond Fund,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- U.S. Polls showing Republican Donald Trump closing the gap with Democrat Hillary Clinton have increased investor anxiety, given uncertainty over Trump's stance on key issues including foreign policy, trade relations and immigrants. "The focus is almost exclusively on political risk and risk paring in general," said Gennadiy Goldberg, an...

  • US TREASURIES LITTLE CHANGED AFTER ADP DATA, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 1.80 PERCENT.