Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- An overhaul of Wall Street's technology and media sectors coincided with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, bringing a burst of volume to trading late on Friday that could continue in the days that follow. After the close on Friday, S&P Dow Jones Indices was poised to reorganize several of its sectors and relaunch its...

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  • witching@ NEW YORK, Sept 21- An overhaul of Wall Street's technology and media sectors will coincide with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, potentially bringing a burst of volume and volatility to trading on Friday and the days that follow. After the close on Friday, S&P Dow Jones Indices will reorganize several of its sectors and relaunch its...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 21- The Moscow Exchange said on Friday it had put off plans to offer access to the 50 most liquid U.S. shares due to a political standoff with the West. Russia is bracing itself for more U.S. sanctions that could dent foreign investment in Russian sovereign debt amid another wave of tension between Moscow and Washington. "We will keep you posted on this...

  • LONDON, Sept 21- Few have flexed their muscles in the U.S. bond market over the last 15 years quite like foreign central banks, who have played a major part in the bull run by recycling their trade surpluses and building up trillions of dollars of currency reserves. But that was when bonds were rising. The focus is on China, which holds $1.2 trillion of U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- Unemployment near a 20- year low screams at the U.S. Which path they follow will begin to define whether Chairman Jerome Powell engineers a sustained, recession-free era of full employment, or spoils the party with interest rate increases that prove too much for the economy to swallow. New York Fed President John Williams deemed the current...

  • *Currency options build up at $1.27 and $1.34 against sterling. LONDON, Sept 21- As negotiations become fraught before Britain's exit from the European Union in March, tensions of a different kind are surfacing on the currency markets-- derivatives activity is rising sharply as investors bet on a weaker sterling. Hopes of progress on a Brexit deal between London...

  • *Shanghai bourse debuts new copper options. *Part of China's push to develop derivatives trading. BEIJING, Sept 21- China's top state copper companies threw their weight behind Shanghai's first copper options on Friday, with early turnover trouncing its New York rival and raising a big challenge to the 141- year-old London bourse in the $270 billion global...

  • LONDON, Sept 21- Italian bond yields fell on Friday as investors awaited clarity on the 2019 budget and after the 5- Star Movement denied a report that Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio had threatened to pull his party out of the government. Di Maio confirmed flat tax, new rules over pensions and 5- Star's policy of a universal income for poorer Italians would be...

  • *Shanghai bourse debuts new copper options. *Part of China's push to develop derivatives trading. BEIJING, Sept 21- China's top state copper companies threw their weight behind Shanghai's first copper options on Friday, with early turnover trouncing its New York rival and raising a challenge to the 141- year-old London bourse in the $270 billion global market.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- Unemployment near a 20- year low screams at the U.S. Which path they follow will begin to define whether Chairman Jerome Powell engineers a sustained, recession-free era of full employment, or spoils the party with interest rate increases that prove too much for the economy to swallow. New York Fed President John Williams deemed the current...

  • 25- Sep Italy Zero coupon/BTPi auction 25- Sep Netherlands DSL Auction 26- Sep Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 26- Sep Italy Bills auction 26- Sep Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 26- Sep Norway Auction Treasuries 26- Sep Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 27- Sep United States Sale of 7- year notes 27- Sep Italy Medium-long term auction 27-...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The size of the U.S. municipal bond market inched up to $3.853 trillion in the second quarter, from $3.851 trillion the quarter before, the Federal Reserve said in a report released on Thursday. Households, or retail investors, held $1.625 trillion of debt sold by states, cities, schools and other muni issuers in the latest quarter, down from $1.631...

  • WASHINGTON— A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent. The value of Americans' stock and mutual fund portfolios rose $800 billion last quarter, while home values increased $600 billion,...

  • MUNICIPAL BOND MARKET ROSE TO $3.853 TRLN IN Q2 OF 2018 FROM $3.851 TRLN IN Q1- FEDERAL RESERVE.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The size of the U.S. municipal bond market inched up to $3.853 trillion in the second quarter of 2018 compared to $3.851 in the first quarter, the Federal Reserve said in a report released on Thursday.

  • HOUSEHOLDS' MUNICIPAL BOND ASSETS FELL TO $1.625 TRLN IN Q2 FROM $1.631 TRLN IN Q1- FEDERAL RESERVE.

  • Sept 20- The S&P 500' s three-company telecommunications services index is about to be folded into a much higher-profile group, but a brighter spotlight may not be enough to boost the stocks as investors continue to favor growth sectors. The three telecom stocks- Verizon Communications Inc, AT&T Inc and CenturyLink Inc- will be included a newly-minted S&P 500...

  • *Italy's bond yields rise on Di Maio threat. It is useless to chug along, " Di Maio told Italy's Radio 24.. Italy's Economy Minister Giovanni Tria has to set growth, deficit and debt targets for next year's budget by Sept. 27.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields fell on Thursday, as persistent trade tension between China and the United States as well as Brexit uncertainty spurred investors to seek the safety of government bonds. Some analysts were concerned that China will resort to other non-trade measures to fight back against the United States.