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Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, Feb 8- The dollar fell on Wednesday after two days of gains, pressured by the decline in U.S. Treasury yields as investors have priced out a March rate hike by the Federal Reserve amid uncertainty about President Donald Trump's economic policies. The safe-haven yen, meanwhile, rose amid concerns around global political risks in Europe with the onslaught...

  • *Nigeria in roashow to sell $1 bln Eurobond. ABUJA/ LAGOS, Feb 8- Nigeria's parliament has approved the government's request to sell a $1 billion Eurobond to help the country finance its budget deficit, senate spokesman said on Wednesday. "...the only request for approval from the executive was... for the issuance of $1 billion Eurobond... for the funding of the 2016 budget...

  • LONDON, Feb 8- Political uncertainty in France and Italy widened the gap between their 10- year government bond yields and those of safe-haven Germany to multi-year highs on Wednesday. Upcoming elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands and possibly Italy, plus the ongoing debt crisis in Greece, have made investors risk averse in recent sessions,...

  • CAIRO, Feb 8- Egypt's Finance Ministry plans to sell $1 billion in one-year dollar-denominated treasury bills to local and foreign financial institutions, and the auction deadline is Feb. 13, the central bank said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • *Greece default concerns return to haunt market. LONDON, Feb 8- Political uncertainty in France and Italy widened the gap between their 10- year government bond yields and those of safe-haven Germany to multi-year highs on Wednesday. Upcoming elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands and possibly Italy, plus the ongoing debt crisis in Greece, have made...

  • TOKYO, Feb 8- Superlong Japanese government bonds edged down on Wednesday, with the 30- and 40- year yields touching one-year highs, as investors positioned for the following day's 30- year sale. The 30- year yield rose 1 basis point to 0.910 percent, and the 40- year yield also added 1 basis point to 1.065 percent, their highest respective levels since February...

  • Feb 7- The possibility New York City could lose some federal funding as a result of its status as a haven for undocumented immigrants did not deter investors who snapped up $900 million of the city's bonds on Tuesday. Jack Sterne, a spokesman for the New York City Comptroller's Office, said the deal was increased to $900 million after more than $600 million of bonds...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. Treasury yields fell to their lowest in nearly three weeks on Tuesday, drifting past significant technical levels, as fixed-income investors worried that President Donald Trump's pro-growth policies could be hamstrung by his focus on other issues. Trump's nominee for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, was confirmed Tuesday in a...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. Treasury yields fell to their lowest in nearly three weeks on Tuesday, drifting past significant technical levels, as fixed-income investors worried that President Donald Trump's pro-growth policies could be hamstrung by his focus on other issues. Trump's nominee for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, was confirmed Tuesday in a...

  • *Jitters grow over Le Pen's pro-Frexit, anti-EU stance. LONDON, Feb 7- Investor concerns that the far right could win France's presidential vote and take it out of the European Union pushed the premium investors demand to hold French government debt over German bonds to its highest since November 2012 on Tuesday. Bets against French bonds had already risen...

  • LONDON, Feb 7- Investor concerns that the far right could win France's presidential vote and take it out of the European Union pushed the premium investors demand to hold French government debt over German bonds to its highest since November 2012 on Tuesday. These intensified in past weeks as opinion polls showed the anti-immigration National Front leader...

  • LONDON, Feb 7- Hedge funds have accumulated a large net long position in crude oil futures and options but the size of the position and its implications for future movements in prices are disputed. Hedge funds and other money managers had accumulated a net long position in the three main futures and options contracts linked to Brent and West Texas Intermediate...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. Growing political uncertainty in Europe helped increase bond buying overnight as Treasury prices rose in concert with European bonds. "Leading into today you had pretty decent rally yesterday and we're pretty significantly lower in yield than we were on Friday too, so I think it's just a little concession coming into the supply," said Thomas...

  • LONDON, Feb 7- Investor concerns that the far right could win France's presidential vote and take it out of the European Union pushed the premium investors demand to hold French government debt over German bonds to its highest since November 2012 on Tuesday. These intensified in past weeks as opinion polls showed the anti-immigration National Front leader...

  • *Investors ponder BOJ's' yield curve control' policy. TOKYO, Feb 7- Benchmark Japanese government bonds edged higher on Tuesday, shrugging off tepid demand at an auction of inflation-linked 10- year bonds, as investors continued to puzzle over the Bank of Japan's stance on JGB purchases. "For now, shorter maturities, 2- to 5- year JGBs, still have negative yields,...

  • Feb 7- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6- month discount bill auction 8- Feb...

  • Feb 7- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 7- Feb United States Sale of 3- year notes 7- Feb United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2019 7- Feb Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 8- Feb Germany Auction of 10- year Federal Bond 8- Feb Japan 6- month discount bill auction 8- Feb...

  • The new firm, PAAMCO Prisma Holdings, plans to offer alternative investment strategies for individual investors through mutual funds, exchange traded funds and closed-end funds, tapping into a hot segment at a time when less-affluent investors want to diversify their portfolios with funds that used to be reserved for the super wealthy.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- Investors pulled $1.6 billion from the Pimco Total Return Fund in January, leaving assets under management of $75 billion, Morningstar data showed on Monday. The Pimco Income Fund, widely seen by investors and analysts as Pimco's new flagship fund, posted $1.6 billion of inflows, resulting in assets under management of $73 billion, Morningstar...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- Investors pulled $1.6 billion from the Pimco Total Return Fund in January, leaving assets under management of $75 billion, Morningstar data showed on Monday. Pimco Income Fund, overseen by group chief investment officer Dan Ivascyn, posted $1.6 billion of inflows, resulting in assets under management of $73 billion, Morningstar said.