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Investing Securities

  • Finland's 10- year bond yield, which fell into negative territory for the first time on Tuesday, was at minus 0.02 percent and Spain's 10- year bond hit fresh record lows, dropping 2.5 basis points to minus 0.88 percent. "The current yield levels I think to some extent is an overreaction so we could see some move in yields as the market calms down and German Bunds will...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Japanese government bonds rose on Wednesday, as the Bank of Japan's smooth JGB purchase operations reassured investors. U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields fell to three-week lows on Tuesday on concerns about ongoing problems at Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, which could again delay the next interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields fell to three-week lows on Tuesday on concerns about ongoing problems at Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, which could again delay the next interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Deutsche Bank, whose stock has shed over 10 percent in the last two days and more than 50 percent so far this year, is...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 27- Deutsche Bank shares hit a record low on Tuesday and state-backed lender NordLB scrapped plans for a 500 million euro bond sale, underlining investor concern about the health of the financial industry in Europe's largest economy. The decision by NordLB to shelve the bond issue because of a lack of demand came a day after Deutsche, Germany's...

  • jitters@ NEW YORK, Sept 27- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields fell to three-week lows on Tuesday on concerns about ongoing problems at Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, which could delay yet again the timing of the next interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Monday's night's U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 27- Deutsche Bank shares hit a record low on Tuesday and state-backed lender NordLB scrapped plans for a 500 million euro bond sale, underlining investor concern about the health of the financial industry in Europe's largest economy. The decision by NordLB to shelve the bond issue because of a lack of demand came a day after Deutsche, Germany's...

  • Shares in Deutsche Bank, which faces as much as $14 billion in fines from the U.S. Justice Department, traded at all-time lows on Monday after a report that German Premier Angela Merkel had ruled out state aid. Few expect Deutsche to end up paying a sum close to $14 billion to settle its U.S. ledger over sales of mortgage-backed securities. This is in no small part...

  • Sept 27- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Tuesday after investors awarded the first presidential debate to Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. *Oil prices fell about 1.4 percent on Tuesday as hopes for a deal to cut output faded at a producer meeting in Algeria. *Fischer, who has taken a hawkish stance on interest rates, is scheduled to speak at Howard...

  • Sept 27- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Tuesday after investors awarded the first presidential debate to Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. *Oil prices fell about 1.4 percent on Tuesday as hopes for a deal to cut output faded at a producer meeting in Algeria. *Fischer, who has taken a hawkish stance on interest rates, is scheduled to speak at Howard...

  • For example, someone could bet $1,000 that the U.S. dollar will strengthen against the Japanese yen over the next 30 minutes. Similar binary options could be offered on everything from the movement of shares in Facebook versus Google, or the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average versus London's FTSE index. REGULATION: In the United States, binary...

  • For example, someone could bet $1,000 that the U.S. dollar will strengthen against the Japanese yen over the next 30 minutes. Similar binary options could be offered on everything from the movement of shares in Facebook versus Google, or the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average versus London's FTSE index. REGULATION: In the United States, binary...

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- Japanese government bonds mostly rose on Tuesday as investors were reassured by the outcome of a 40- year sale- the first major bond auction since the Bank of Japan adopted a new policy focus last week. The Ministry of Finance's quarterly sale of 500 billion yen of 40- year JGBs with a 0.4 percent coupon produced a highest yield of 0.5600 percent, with...

  • *Committed investors see payoff from solid Asia returns. SINGAPORE, Sept 23- Having weathered almost two years of volatility spurred by a fickle Federal Reserve, most long-term investors in Asia's emerging markets barely blinked this week as the Fed once again redrew the future path of U.S. interest rates. "The idea that yields are going to be lower for longer is...

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, the operator of the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi reactor, is set to delay its first bond issue in about six years due to a higher-than-expected rise in costs related to decommissioning the nuclear plant, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Tuesday. Tepco expects to issue the bond, worth about 330 billion yen, around...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 26- Samarco Mineração SA, the Brazilian iron ore mining joint venture that suspended operations in November following a dam disaster, missed an interest payment on a $500 million bond that was due on Monday, trustee Bank of New York Mellon Corp said. As a result, Samarco will have 30 days to make the payment, or else investors holding at least 25...

  • Prices also rose on caution ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, analysts said. "A lot of the gains in Treasuries are safe-haven trades," said Kim Rupert, managing director for fixed income at Action Economics in San Francisco. The German bank has been fighting a $14 billion demand from the U.S. Department...

  • The Nov. 8 election is among the top issues on investors' minds, said Brian Bier, head of equity derivative sales and trading for Macro Risk Advisors. "While the overall level of S&P 500 implied volatility is low, the term structure is beginning to price the Nov. 8 presidential election," Goldman Sachs equity derivatives strategist Krag Gregory, said in a note on Monday.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- Viacom Inc is preparing to go to market this week with a bond offering that is expected to total $1 billion, part of the struggling media company's plan to boost liquidity, three sources told Reuters. Viacom, whose cable television networks include Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon, has seen TV ratings and ad revenue decline.

  • *Only Fitch holds investment grade rating on Turkey. *Some see opportunity given Turkey fundamentals. ISTANBUL/ ANKARA, Sept 26- On the first trading day after Moody's downgraded Turkey's sovereign rating to "junk," the reaction in Istanbul and Ankara was swift and predictable-- stocks and the lira took a beating and policymakers accused the agency of playing...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 26- Russia- focused fertilizer producer Eurochem is planning to issue Eurobonds in dollars with a maturity of three and a half years to refinance its debt, two financial market sources told Reuters. The roadshow for the new issue will start on Sept. 28 and will take place in Europe and the United States, the sources said. Switzerland- based Eurochem, owned...