Investing Securities

  • 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.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- The new S&P 500 communication services sector, which includes such high-profile names as Facebook, Alphabet and Netflix, is set to debut on Monday, as part of the largest-ever overhaul of Wall Street's broad business sectors. Under the shakeup of the Global Industry Classification Standard those stocks and others are being moved out of the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- A reshuffling of Wall Street benchmark industry sectors that transferred high-flying FANG stocks like Facebook Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc out of the technology label may be a boon to some under-the-radar companies that used to compete with them for investor attention. Companies such as Cisco Systems Inc, Juniper Networks Inc, Xerox...

  • *Italy govt must present budget targets this week. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the European Parliament later on Monday, while the U.S. In Italy, the chief economic advisor for the League, one of the two parties in the ruling coalition, said on Monday that a deficit target of 2.5 percent of gross domestic product in the 2019 budget, coupled...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- Financial markets need to gird for a lengthy spell of turbulence as more of the world's top central banks begin shutting down stimulus programs and raising interest rates, the Bank for International Settlements said in its latest report. There could be more turbulence ahead with U.S. rates likely to keep rising, trade war worries escalating, the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- A reshuffling of Wall Street benchmark industry sectors that transferred high-flying FANG stocks like Facebook Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc out of the technology label may be a boon to some under-the-radar companies that used to compete with them for investor attention. Companies such as Cisco Systems Inc, Juniper Networks Inc, Xerox...

  • 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...