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  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO 1.90 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE APRIL 28.

  • US THIRTY-YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE GAINS TO A FULL POINT, YIELDS FALL TO 2.72 PERCENT.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Euro zone yields fell on Tuesday as oil prices slipped and European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi confirmed his commitment to review monetary policy in the bloc next month. Crude fell for a second straight session in Asian trade as worries about top energy consumer China and rising supply weighed on markets. Another ECB policymaker Ewald...

  • TOKYO, Feb 2- Japanese government bond yields edged off record lows on Tuesday as a fresh supply of debt helped curb a rally triggered after the Bank of Japan adopted negative interest rates last week. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield was up 2 basis points at 0.080 percent, pulling away from a record trough of 0.050 percent struck on Monday. Long-term JGB yields rose...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN JUAN, Feb 1- Puerto Rico asked its creditors to take a huge "haircut" that would slash its total outstanding debt by about $23 billion in the opening salvo to resolve a crippling debt crisis, but creditors reacted with frustration, calling the offer "not credible," "not serious" and a "trial balloon." Puerto Rico has already defaulted on some debt and is trying...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 1- U.S. brokerages are taking steps to change the way their agents trade in an attempt to protect clients from the next big selloff. Investors with advisers and brokers were among those scarred Aug. 24 when U.S. markets sank so quickly that trading in many stocks and exchange-traded funds was repeatedly halted. Analyses of summertime trading glitches...

  • *Yields rise from four-month lows. NEW YORK, Feb 1- U.S. "I think the market overextended itself," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York, adding that demand for bonds for January month-end boosted the Treasury rally.

  • NEW YORK/ BUENOS AIRES, Feb 1- Argentina's government returned to debt talks in New York on Monday, expecting to make an offer this week to U.S. creditors suing over unpaid bonds hoping to resolve a decade-long stand-off that has locked the country out of global capital markets. Newly elected President Mauricio Macri told Reuters at the World Economic Forum in...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- The main U.S. derivatives regulator on Monday urged the European Commission to quickly finish its work on "equivalence," which would allow European companies to use U.S. clearinghouses for swaps when new EU bank rules come online later this year. But Brussels and Washington have been locked in negotiations over whether their clearing rules are...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, Feb 1- SFX Entertainment Inc, a promoter of electronic dance music festivals, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday to cut $300 million of debt and seek fresh funding to pay artists and other key vendors. The company has pursued a global roll-up strategy, scooping up promoters and festivals such as Dayglow Productions, known for its paint...

  • NEW YORK/ BUENOS AIRES, Feb 1- Argentina's government returned to debt talks in New York on Monday, expecting to make an offer this week to U.S. creditors suing over unpaid bonds in a bid to resolve a decade-long stand-off that has locked the country out of global capital markets. Newly elected President Mauricio Macri told Reuters at the World Economic Forum in...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Global corporate bond issuance last month fell to its lowest level for any January since 2012 and the number of deals was the lowest for any January since 1999, according to Thomson Reuters data published on Monday. But not this year, as worries over China, collapsing oil prices and rising U.S. interest rates spooked investors and stoked one of the...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGHS, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 1.95 PERCENT.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL AFTER MANUFACTURING DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS DROP TO 1.93 PCT.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Hedge funds have ramped up bets on a devaluation of China's yuan since the Bank of Japan cut interest rates into negative territory, with the bias towards yuan falls in options markets hitting its highest on record on Monday. "Since the Bank of Japan was so dovish last week, all of these countries are under a lot more pressure to devalue," said a dealer with...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 1- U.S. "There's definitely concern about growth," said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A. Benchmark 10- year notes were last down 2/ 32 in price to yield 1.94 percent, after dropping to 1.91 percent in overnight trading, the lowest since Oct 2.

  • SAN JUAN, Feb 1- Puerto Rico on Monday announced a major exchange offer to creditors that could reduce its debt by about $23 billion, the opening salvo in efforts to resolve the island's crippling $70 billion debt crisis. With a 45 percent poverty rate and the steady exodus of its population to the United States, Puerto Rico is trying to crawl out of its economic...

  • TOKYO, Feb 1- Japanese government bond prices soared on Monday as the Bank of Japan's surprise introduction of negative interest rates last week drove yields for up to almost nine years below zero. If conditions like this persist, people will come to a conclusion that they just have to buy, "said Tadashi Matsukawa, head of fixed income investment at PineBridge...

  • *China official manufacturing PMI at lowest since 2012. MANILA, Feb 1- Gold advanced at the start of the month on Monday, extending gains after ending January with its biggest monthly gain in a year, amid a softer dollar and uncertainty over the global economy. Strong inflows into gold exchange-traded funds, Chinese buying ahead of the Lunar New Year and support...

  • BOSTON, Jan 30- Fidelity Investments, one of the largest investors in pre-IPO companies, boosted the value of office space provider WeWork Companies Inc by 53 percent in December, the mutual fund company disclosed on Saturday. Boston- based Fidelity placed a new valuation on a Series E stake in WeWork that it acquired in June. WeWork's valuation in Fidelity's...