Top News & Analysis Wyoming

  • Sept 6- EOG Resources Inc said on Tuesday it would buy privately held Yates Petroleum Corp and some of its subsidiaries and other entities in a deal valued at $2.5 billion to boost its assets in the Permian and Powder River basins. Oil and gas companies, encouraged by an uptick in oil prices, have been buying up acreage in the Permian Basin in west Texas and eastern...

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  • *AUD edge off low after slightly better than expected China data. Earlier in the week, the U.S. currency had carved out significant gains against its peers following comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen last Friday at a central bankers' gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming that revived near-term rate hike prospects. The dollar will not be making much...

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- The dollar wavered against the yen and euro on Thursday, its advance put on hold ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm jobs report on Friday which is expected to shape the market's near-term interest rate expectations. On the week, the U.S. currency has gained about 1.5 percent against the yen following comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet...

  • Fischer had said on Friday that Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the global central bankers conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, was "consistent" with the possibility of a September hike, catapulting the dollar's value. Stock markets were mixed in thin trading, with activity in Brazilian markets especially subdued as traders monitored the Senate...

  • MELBOURNE, Aug 30- London copper rose on Tuesday as risk appetite grew on bets of further easing by the world's central banks after a meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at the weekend, and as London markets reopened after a long holiday break. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper traded up 0.1 percent at 36,410 yuan a tonne. *Zhongwang USA LLC, backed by Chinese aluminum...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday as foreign investors swooped in and bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union in late June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. Treasury prices rose on Monday as foreign investors swooped in and bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union in late June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 29- Gold rebounded from a near five-week low as the dollar dropped on Monday, shrugging off earlier pressure by top Federal Reserve officials' comments fueling speculation that U.S. interest rates would rise sooner rather than later. Speaking at a meeting of leading central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on...

  • Treasury prices rose on Monday as investors bought Treasuries following a market selloff Friday that took yields on benchmark 10- year notes to their highest since Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union late in June. Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on Friday, perceived as raising the likelihood of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- The U.S. dollar broadly extended gains on Monday and reached a three-week high against the yen after Federal Reserve officials' hawkish comments on Friday raised expectations that an interest rate hike is more likely in the coming months. At an annual gathering for global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the...

  • *European shares in the red, Wall Street seen unchanged. LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday, while bond yields surged to their highest since June and stocks sold off after senior Federal Reserve officials indicated a U.S. interest rate increase was on the cards soon. But on Friday, at an annual gathering of global central...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates would rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • Speaking at a meeting of leading central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Fed chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that an improvement in the economy and the labor market in recent months had boosted the case for hiking rates. The CME Group's FedWatch tool showed the market pricing in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before...

  • *European shares in the red, Germany's DAX down 1 percent. LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday, while bond yields surged to their highest since June and stocks sold off after senior Federal Reserve officials indicated a U.S. interest rate increase was on the cards in the near term. But on Friday, at the Fed's annual gathering for...

  • Aug 29- Hong Kong stocks fell on Monday after U.S. Yellen's relatively upbeat tone in a speech on Friday at the Fed's annual monetary policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, weighed on Hong Kong stocks, which are more vulnerable to global money flows. Bucking the trend, Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd's shares in Hong Kong rose 2.5 percent after it predicted an up to...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 27- Federal Reserve policymakers are signaling they could raise U.S. interest rates soon but they are already weighing new tools they may need to fight the next recession. A solid U.S. labor market "has strengthened" the case for the first rate increase since last December, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a central banking conference in Jackson...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 29- China stocks were firm on Monday morning as a slew of mid-year company earnings reports showed tentative signs of bottoming-out in struggling sectors such as coal and steel, with further recovery expected in the second half. But Hong Kong stocks, which are more vulnerable to global money flows, dropped after U.S. As of last Friday, over 2,000 China-...

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- Japanese stocks surged to 1-1/ 2- week highs on Monday morning as the yen weakened after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled an interest rate hike remains on the cards this year, lifting insurers and exporters. Exporters also surged after the dollar rose 0.2 percent to 102.03 yen after earlier rising as high as 102.14, its best since Aug....