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  • US 5- YEAR, 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE STEEPENS TO 119 BASIS POINTS, STEEPEST SINCE DECEMBER 14.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL AFTER PAYROLLS REPORT, 10- YEAR YIELDS DROP TO 2.46 PERCENT.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE BEFORE PAYROLLS REPORT, 10- YEAR.

  • LONDON, Feb 3- Investors sold euro zone government bonds on Friday after a poll showed Germany's election race narrowing, which could signal fiscal stimulus in the bloc's biggest economy and less support for right-wing populists. The poll late Thursday showed support for Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party jumped to its highest since the last...

  • *Over 1 bln euros of new Italy issuance bought by industry. LONDON, Feb 3- Some hedge funds who shunned or bet against European government bonds only three months ago are buying again as a sharp rise in yields offers them returns after a lacklustre 2016 for the industry. "We hear diverging opinions," said Pacome Breton, head of portfolio management at hedge fund...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 3- China's yuan firmed against the dollar on Friday, the first trading day after a long holiday, with traders crediting the gain to the dollar's weakening during the closure and not the Chinese central bank's surprise short-term interest rate hike. The People's Bank of China set the yuan's midpoint rate at 6.8556 per dollar prior to market open,...

  • *BOJ conducts special JGB buying operation for 2nd time. *10- year yield pulls sharply back from 1- yr high on BOJ action. TOKYO, Feb 3- Japanese government bond yields were yanked back from one-year highs on Friday after the Bank of Japan conducted a special bond buying operation for only the second time, signaling that it remains committed to keeping the benchmark...

  • *BOJ conducts special JGB buying operation for 2nd time. *10- year yield pulls sharply back from 1- yr high on BOJ action. TOKYO, Feb 3- Japanese government bond yields were yanked back from one-year highs on Friday after the Bank of Japan conducted a special bond buying operation for only the second time, signaling that it remains committed to keeping the benchmark...

  • TOKYO, Feb 3- Japanese government bond yields were yanked back from one-year highs on Friday after the Bank of Japan conducted a special bond buying operation for only the second time, arresting an earlier surge in yields. The benchmark 10- year yield was up half a basis point at 0.110 percent after climbing to 0.150 percent, its highest since late January 2016.

  • *Yen had previously strengthened after China surprise rate hike. TOKYO, Feb 3- The recently beleaguered dollar rose to its session high against the yen on Friday after the Bank of Japan offered to buy Japanese government bonds in a surprise operation aimed at bringing down JGB yields, as investors awaited U.S. jobs data later in the session. "The yen might continue...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 3- China's yuan firmed against the dollar on Friday, the first day of trade after a week-long break for the Lunar New Year as the central bank surprisingly raised. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.8556 per dollar prior to market open, firmer than the previous fix 6.8588. The People's Bank of China surprised markets by raising...

  • TOKYO, Feb 3- The Bank of Japan offered to buy benchmark 10- year Japanese government bonds in a special operation on Friday, sending JGB futures higher and the 10- year yield falling from its session high. The BOJ offered to buy benchmark 10- year JGBs at a yield of 0.110 percent. The central bank said the JGB buying operation was aimed at keeping the 10- year yield at...

  • *Development Bank of Mongolia's $580 mln of bonds due in March. ULAANBAATAR/ HONG KONG, Feb 2- Private citizens in Mongolia are donating cash, jewelry, gold and even horses to help the government make a near $600 million payment to bondholders next month. The government has been in talks with China and the International Monetary Fund for assistance, but investors...

  • *Development Bank of Mongolia's $580 mln of bonds due in March. ULAANBAATAR/ HONG KONG, Feb 2- Private citizens in Mongolia are donating cash, jewellery, gold and even horses to help the government make a near $600 million payment to bondholders next month. The government has been in talks with China and the International Monetary Fund for assistance, but investors...

  • TOKYO, Feb 3- Long-term Japanese government bond yields rose to a one-year highs on Friday on disappointment over a regular Bank of Japan debt buying operation that excluded the purchase of superlong bonds. The 10- year benchmark JGB yield rose to as high as 0.150 percent, its highest since late January 2016. The BOJ on Friday offered to buy 70 billion yen of JGBs...

  • Feb 3- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 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-...

  • Feb 3- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 6- Feb Norway Auction of Treasury bills 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-...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 2- U.S. "Peoples' takeaway was that the Fed has elongated their view that they really don't have to do very much and are waiting on a pickup of inflation over 2 percent, and they aren't really in a hurry to raise rates," said Tom di Galoma, a managing director at Seaport Global Holdings in New York. "I think we were more reacting to what was going on in other markets...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 2- U.S. "Peoples' takeaway was that the Fed has elongated their view that they really don't have to do very much and are waiting on a pickup of inflation over 2 percent, and they aren't really in a hurry to raise rates," said Tom di Galoma, a managing director at Seaport Global Holdings in New York. "I think we were more reacting to what was going on in other markets...

  • MOST TREASURY PRICES GO FLAT, ERASING EARLIER GAINS, LONG.