Investing Securities

  • DUBAI, Sept 26- Saudi Arabia and four other Gulf states will enter JP Morgan's emerging market government bond indexes next year, a move likely to lure billions of dollars of new foreign investment into their debt, according to a JP Morgan statement sent to investors. Sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt issuers from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates,...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Italian borrowing costs edged higher on Wednesday, before this week's budget deadline, contrasting with generally lower euro zone yields elsewhere, with German Bund yields easing off from four-month highs. The comments come after overnight reports that Di Maio had threatened not to support the budget unless it accounted for key demands,...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- Longer-dated Japanese government bond prices dipped on Wednesday, weighed by weaker U.S. The 40- year yield edged 1 basis point higher to 1.075 percent, its highest since October 2017. The 400 billion yen 40- year JGB auction on Wednesday still managed to draw sufficient investor demand, with the recent gain in the maturity's yield seen to have...

  • 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- Sep Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds 28- Sep Japan...

  • *Bond yields rise on expectation of more policy tightening. *Oil at four-year highs on supply concerns. NEW YORK, Sept 25- Energy stocks climbed on Tuesday as oil prices surged above $81 a barrel, but U.S. shares ended lower as chipmakes fell on ratings downgrades and rate-sensitive shares lost ground ahead of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike.

  • *Italy bonds yields fall on signs of compromise. ROME, Sept 25- The ruling coalition is willing to keep Italy's public deficit below 2 percent of gross domestic product next year, a government source said, signaling a compromise that boosted the Italian bond market on Tuesday. "We could continue to cut healthcare and services... or we could do a little bit of investment...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 25- U.S. The U.S. Treasury Department sold $38 billion in five-year notes to soft bidding, following a weak auction for $37 billion of two-year debt on Monday. "The weakness we have seen in the two-year and five-year auctions has come due to some caution of the Fed meeting," said Jonathan Cohn, interest rate strategist at Credit Suisse in New York.

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT HIGHER LEVELS AFTER $38 BLN 5- YEAR NOTE SALE; 10- YEAR YIELD LAST AT 3.1057 PCT.

  • *FTSE index change helps to lift Polish stocks. BUDAPEST, Sept 25- Warsaw's blue-chip share index set a three-week high on Tuesday, helped by the reclassification of Polish shares to "developed market" from "advanced emerging" within FTSE global indexes. The bank's Deputy CEO Jakub Papierski was quoted by Polish news agency PAP as saying that the advance of Warsaw...

  • *U.S. to sell $17 bln in 2- year FRN, $38 bln 5- year notes. The U.S. Treasury Department will sell $38 billion in five-year debt at 1 p.m. EDT. It will auction $17 billion in two-year floating-rate notes and $40 billion in one-month bills at 11:30 a.m. The government has ramped up borrowing since February as the deficit has grown following the massive tax cut enacted...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- Italian borrowing costs fell sharply on Tuesday, narrowing the gap with its German peers, on signs that Italy's anti-establishment coalition is likely to reach a compromise over its 2019 budget. Italy's ruling coalition, made up of the 5- Star Movement and the League party, is willing to keep its budget deficit below 2 percent of gross domestic...

  • *World stocks flat, just off six-month high. LONDON, Sept 25- World stocks struggled to make headway on Tuesday after another round of U.S.- China tariffs kicked in and investors' nerves were frayed by rising expectations of central bank rate hikes and oil prices near four-year highs. Beijing and Washington have imposed new tariffs on each other's goods and...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- Italian borrowing costs fell on Tuesday, narrowing the gap with its German peers, on signs that Italy's anti-establishment coalition is likely to reach a compromise over the 2019 budget. Italy's ruling coalition, made up of the anti-establishment 5- Star Movement and the League party, is willing to keep the budget deficit below 2 percent of gross...

  • TOKYO, Sept 25- Japanese government bond prices dipped on Tuesday, with the benchmark 20- year bond yield hitting a 1-1/ 2- year high on wariness the Bank of Japan could trim buying in that maturity. JGBs slipped on Friday after the central bank unexpectedly reduced its buying in 25 year-40 year bonds, lifting the 30- year yield to one-year highs, and the 40- year...

  • Treasury yields across maturities were steady on Monday afternoon having mostly recovered from early losses on a flurry of conflicting reports about whether Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing a Justice Department probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election, would leave his post. Yields initially fell 2 basis points after news site...

  • U.S. 2- YEAR TREASURY YIELD TICKS UP TO 2.817 PCT AFTER NOTES SELL AT HIGHEST YIELD SINCE 2008.

  • Treasury yields across maturities initially fell on Monday morning following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees a Justice Department probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election, was expected to leave his post, but had recovered much of those losses by midday. Yields earlier fell as much as 2 basis points after news website...

  • *Euro zone yields rise Draghi cites "vigorous" inflation. LONDON, Sept 24- Germany's 10- year Bund yield rose on Monday to its highest since mid-June after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi highlighted a "vigorous" pick-up in inflation and noted building wage pressures across the bloc. The comments sent Germany's 10- year yield as high as 0.51 percent,...

  • U.S. 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELD DOWN 2 BPS AT 3.067 PCT AFTER AXIOS REPORTS U.S.

  • *Hungary may issue euro bond, local bond yields drop. BUDAPEST, Sept 24- Hungarian long-term government bond yields dropped on Monday as the state prepared for a rare euro-denominated bond issue which could allow it to sell less paper in the domestic market. Hungary rarely issues bonds in foreign currencies.