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  • Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai (C) pose with delegates for a group photo during the UK-China Economic Financial Dialogue at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on December 16, 2017.

    China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues.

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues, including speeding the introduction of a London- Shanghai stock connect programme. The statement comes as China, in an unusual step, accused the United States and the European Union of breaking promises that they made when...

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues, including speeding the introduction of a London- Shanghai stock connect programme. The statement comes as China, in an unusual step, accused the United States and the European Union of breaking promises that they made when...

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China and the United Kingdom vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues, the British government said on Saturday in a statement following talks in Beijing between the U.K. finance minister Philip Hammond and Chinese officials. Both countries opposed trade protectionism and reaffirmed...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 18- Dec Japan 1- year discount bill auction 18- Dec Norway Auction of Treasury bills 20- Dec Japan 3- month discount bill auction 20- Dec Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 26- Dec United States Sale of 2- year notes 26- Dec Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 27- Dec...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- Venezuela is more likely to default on its sovereign bonds than on those of state-run oil company PDVSA given how essential the latter's cash flow is to the country's fortunes, bondholders and legal experts have said. Both asset classes cratered last month after President Nicolas Maduro told creditors that Venezuela wanted to restructure its...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- The margin between U.S. shorter-dated and longer-dated Treasury yields shrank to its smallest in a decade on Friday, based on traders' expectations that the Federal Reserve would increase short-term interest rates further and long-term inflation would stay tame. Moreover, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said at her last news conference as the head of...

  • U.S. 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD TOUCHES LOWEST LEVEL SINCE EARLY SEPTEMBER AS YIELD CURVE FLATTENS FURTHER.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- The U.S. derivatives watchdog on Friday published draft legal guidance outlining the basis on which retail virtual currency trading would be exempted from complying with its rules. The proposed legal interpretation issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission should ultimately see more virtual currency operators come under the...

  • U.S. 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD MOVES LOWER, ERASES EARLIER RISE AS YIELD CURVE TURNS FLATTEST IN A DECADE.

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Greek 10- year government bonds yields hit an 11- year low on Friday, as recent upbeat economic data and a deal struck with its lenders encouraged investors to snap up Greek debt. Greece and its euro zone creditors reached a preliminary agreement earlier in December on reforms Athens needs to roll out under its bailout programme, a move that has...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- The margin between U.S. shorter-dated and longer-dated Treasury yields contracted to its slimmest in a decade on Friday, based on traders' expectations that the Federal Reserve would increase short-term interest rates further and long-term inflation would stay tame. Moreover, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said at her last news conference as the head...

  • CARACAS, Dec 15- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA said late on Thursday it had begun the process of making interest payments on four of its bonds, asking investors to trust the company's "financial capacity" following repeated payment delays. The cash-strapped company has for months struggled to make timely payments on its heavily discounted bonds, in part...

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Italian bonds were set for their worst week since July on Friday as talk of a March election renews focus on the political risks facing the euro zone's third biggest economy, while broader debt markets drew support from wrangling over a U.S. tax bill. Italy's 10- year bond yields, trading at 1.78 percent, looked set to end the week around 14 basis points...

  • LONDON, Dec 14- Euro zone government bond yields are close to multi-month lows just as the European Central Bank is on the verge of cutting its bond-buying scheme by half, leaving some investors worried that a sharp correction may be due in 2018.. I think it's very difficult to price in that deceleration ahead of time when the weight of central bank money is so...

  • TOKYO, Dec 15- Japanese government bond prices were supported on Friday, with futures edging up as Tokyo stocks slipped and enhanced demand for safe-haven debt. March 10- year JGB futures were 0.04 point higher at 150.92. The Bank of Japan on Friday offered to buy 290 billion yen of 10- year to 40- year JGBs as a part of its regular debt-purchasing operation, helping...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 18- Dec Japan 1- year discount bill auction 18- Dec Norway Auction of Treasury bills 20- Dec Japan 3- month discount bill auction 20- Dec Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 26- Dec United States Sale of 2- year notes 26- Dec Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 27- Dec...

  • As Venezuela careens closer to a default, some holders of PDVSA bonds set to expire in 2020 and backed by a pledge of Citgo stock are preparing to go to U.S. courts to foreclose on Citgo shares, according to sources familiar with the situation. "Lots and lots of claimants have been circling Venezuela and PDVSA, so there is plenty of competition for every scant asset...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 14- The gap between U.S. shorter-dated and longer-dated Treasury yields shrank on Thursday as surprisingly strong data on retail sales in November supported the view the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates further to keep the economy from overheating. "The yield curve will flatten in the long term," said Matt Freund, head of fixed income...

  • YIELD GAP BETWEEN U.S. 5- YEAR, 30- YEAR TREASURIES NARROWS FURTHER IN CURVE-FLATTENING MOVE TO TIGHTEST LEVEL SINCE OCT 2007- REUTERS DATA.