Investing Securities

  • LONDON, July 12- Sterling rose along with UK government bond yields on Tuesday as the early anointing of interior affairs minister Theresa May as prime minister fed into a generally improved global mood among financial investors. The 1.2 percent rise in the pound against the dollar put it on track for its biggest daily rise since Britain's vote to leave the...

  • TOKYO, July 12- Japanese government bonds were mostly down on Tuesday as weak demand at a 30- year auction undermined already shaky sentiment against the backdrop of rebounding equities, though bargain-hunting late in the session brought yields off their highs. The Ministry of Finance offered 800 billion yen of 30- year JGBs with a 0.30 percent coupon.

  • HONG KONG/ COLOMBO July 12- Sri Lanka raised $1.5 billion in its first sale of dual-tranche eurobonds at a lower borrowing cost than initially expected, as yield-hungry global investors put in $6.6 billion in offers. That appetite has grown since Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent more money into safe-haven assets such as government bonds.

  • *Spot gold was little changed at $1,354.60 per ounce by 0039 GMT. Treasury market cooled a bit on Monday as investors gave a cold shoulder to a $24 billion sale three-year notes, part of $56 billion of new government supply hitting the market this week. *The European Commission has revised down its forecasts for growth in the euro zone and in Britain after the...

  • *Spot gold was little changed at $1,354.60 per ounce by 0039 GMT. Treasury market cooled a bit on Monday as investors gave a cold shoulder to a $24 billion sale three-year notes, part of $56 billion of new government supply hitting the market this week. *The European Commission has revised down its forecasts for growth in the euro zone and in Britain after the...

  • July 12- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 12 July Japan Auction of 30- year Government Bonds.

  • SAO PAULO, July 11- Holders of about $210 million in credit default swaps issued to insure against the bankruptcy of Brazilian phone operator Oi SA are likely to get paid later this month after an industry group scheduled a July 21 auction of the securities. Earlier this month the New York- based International Swaps and Derivatives Association declared a "credit...

  • Tesla: Have not received any communication from SEC

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the latest in the story that the SEC is investigating Tesla for a possible securities breach.

  • U.S. to sell $20 bln 10- year notes, $12 bln 30- year bonds. NEW YORK, July 11- The sizzling $13.4 trillion U.S. Treasury market cooled a bit on Monday as investors gave a cold shoulder to a $24 billion sale three-year notes, part of $56 billion of new government supply hitting the market this week.

  • SEC investigates Tesla for securities law breach -DJ

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that the SEC is investigating automaker Tesla for possible securities law breach, according to Dow Jones.

  • US THREE-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGHS AFTER AUCTION, YIELDS RISE TO 0.759 PCT.

  • LONDON, July 11- Dutch 10- year government bond yields fell below zero percent for the first time on Monday, expanding the growing global pool of bonds whose yields have turned negative as investors fret about economic growth. A global collapse in bond yields has gained momentum since Britain's vote to leave the European Union, a potential shock to the world...

  • *Alcoa to kick of 2nd- qtr earnings after markets close. July 11- The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high on Monday, spurred by increased investor confidence in the U.S. economy following a stellar jobs report last week. "Investors are chasing returns because there is no yield in the bond market," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital in Bernardsville,...

  • Treasury yields rose on Monday after Japan prepared a new round of stimulus, which boosted risky assets including stocks and reduced demand for safe-haven U.S. bonds, and as investors prepared for $56 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week. "There was some news that Bernanke was visiting the BOJ, which was more than enough to drive a big rally in risk," said...

  • *S&P 500 closed 5 pts shy of all-time high on Friday. July 11- The S&P 500 looked set to hit a record high on Monday as stock index futures rose after a stunning monthly jobs report last week boosted confidence in the U.S. economy. "Reaching a new high may see money moving from the sidelines of safety trades, like Treasury bonds and gold, back into the equity markets," said...

  • July 11- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday after a stunning monthly jobs report boosted investor confidence, sending the S&P 500 within striking distance of its record high. *Wall Street closed sharply higher on Friday, with the S&P closing just 5 points away from its all-time high of 2,134.72. *Investors will watch for comments from company...

  • LONDON, July 11- Dutch 10- year government bond yields fell below zero percent for the first time on Monday, expanding the growing global pool of bonds whose yields have turned negative as investors fret about economic growth. A global collapse in bond yields has gained momentum since Britain's vote to leave the European Union, a potential shock to the world...

  • LONDON, July 11- The yield of Britain's benchmark 10- year government bonds hit another record low on Monday as a batch of data painting a sombre outlook for the British economy sent investors scrambling for safe-haven assets such as gilts. The yield on 10- year gilts fell to as low as 0.710 percent- almost half its level on June 23, when Britons voted to leave the...

  • BUDAPEST, July 11- The forint led a rise of Central European assets on Monday as investors stuck to hopes that expect credit rating agencies would upgrade Hungary in coming weeks, shrugging off Moody's decision not to change its junk rating on Friday. Sentiment was positive after Japan's announcement of fiscal stimulus and Polish and Hungarian government...

  • TOKYO, July 11- Japanese government bond prices eased on Monday ahead of a 30- year JGB auction and as domestic share prices gained on hopes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will compile a large supplementary budget to boost the economy. JGB yields hit record lows last week as concerns about Britain's decision to leave the European Union prompted investors to rush to...