TOKYO, Feb 17- The dollar was stuck near a one-week low against a basket of currencies early on Friday, after upbeat U.S. economic data failed to lift Treasury yields. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in support of a near-term rate hike and the markets also saw robust U.S. inflation and retails sales data. Indicators released on Thursday shed more positive...
NEW YORK, Feb 16- U.S. "We're responding a little bit to the weakness in equities," said Michael Cloherty, head of U.S. rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets in New York. Comments from New York Fed President William Dudley late on Wednesday were also seen as more dovish than recent commentary from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOW OF 2.45 PCT AS STOCKS, U.S.
US TREASURY YIELDS FALL, 10- YEAR YIELDS DROP TO SESSION LOW OF 2.47 PERCENT.
*Philadelphia business conditions strongest since 1984. NEW YORK, Feb 16- U.S. "The market's been very resilient, we got very strong data yesterday and this morning... but yet the market remains fairly well bid," said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries trading at Credit Agricole in New York.
US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.48 PCT.
TOKYO, Feb 16- The dollar pulled back on Thursday after rising to one-month highs in the wake of upbeat U.S. economic data, with demand for the greenback cooling as Treasury yields came off their peaks. It has since retreated to 100.92 in the Asia session on Thursday. It was last down 0.3 percent at 113.84 yen.
NEW YORK, Feb 15- Foreign investors in December sold safe-haven U.S. For the month, private investors sold $40.5 billion in Treasuries, while foreign official institutions, which include central banks, bought $18.6 billion. "This could have been post-elections, with the very large yield move that we saw in December," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates...
NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December. Data from the Commerce Department showed that retail sales rose 0.4 percent last month as households bought electronics and a range of other goods.
US TREASURIES PARE PRICE LOSSES, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS FALL TO 2.4950 PCT.
*Two-year yields highest since Dec. 28. NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data for industrial production.
US TREASURY YIELDS RISE AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.51 PCT.
TOKYO, Feb 15- Japanese government bonds mostly edged down on Wednesday, taking their cue from weaker U.S. Treasury yields jumped on Tuesday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates. The Bank of Japan offered on Wednesday to purchase 400 billion yen of one- to three-year JGBs, 420 billion yen of three- to five-year...
*Yellen says Fed to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting. *Dollar, Treasury yields, bank stocks gain. Feb 14- Major U.S. stock indexes established record highs on Tuesday, led by bank stocks after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico's Treasury Department has paid more than $8 million worth of interest for withholding tax returns up to one year as a result of an ongoing economic crisis. An audit released Tuesday found that nearly 250,000 tax refunds totaling $314 million were paid late because of what officials called a crisis in government cash flow.
*Dollar, Treasury yields, bank stock gain on Yellen. Feb 14- Wall Street edged lower on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, but expressed uncertainty over economic policy under the Trump administration. While President Donald Trump's pro-business stance...
US TREASURIES EXTEND PRICE LOSSES, 10- YEAR YIELDS RISE TO 2.50 PERCENT.
Treasury yields jumped on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates, striking a more hawkish tone than investors expected. The U.S. central bank will likely need to raise rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said, although she flagged considerable uncertainty over economic...
US FIVE-YEAR, 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE FLATTENS TO 110 BPS, FLATTEST SINCE JAN 20.