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Investing Securities

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 23- China's benchmark stock indexes ended the morning session little changed on Wednesday as rising financial shares offset selling pressure on materials firms amid doubts about how much longer a rally in steel prices can be maintained. China CSI300 stock index futures for September rose 0.2 percent to 3,734.4, 16.2 points below the underlying...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 23- The Hong Kong stock exchange halted trading for the full day on Wednesday as a strong typhoon lashed the financial center and other parts of southern China. Trading was suspended for the rest of the day in the securities market, including Stock Connect trading with mainland Chinese markets, and the derivatives market, as the highest level...

  • Aug 23- For other diaries, please see:. 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 23- Aug Sweden Auction of government bonds 24- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 28- Aug United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Aug United States Sale of 5-...

  • Aug 23- For other diaries, please see:. 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 23- Aug Sweden Auction of government bonds 24- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 28- Aug United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Aug United States Sale of 5-...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 23- The Hong Kong stock exchange has delayed the start of trading on both the securities and deriviatives markets on Wednesday morning due to Typhoon Hato. Trading in the securities market, including Stock Connect trading, and derivatives market has been delayed due to the issuance of typhoon signal No 8, the city's third-highest weather warning,...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 22- The sale of up to $6 billion of bonds by Illinois to shrink its enormous unpaid bill backlog, an action the governor has yet to take, could protect the state from a credit rating downgrade to junk, S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday. "Therefore, the state may realize net fiscal savings which we believe Illinois can ill-afford to pass up given its...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 22- The sale of up to $6 billion of bonds by Illinois to shrink its enormous unpaid bill backlog, an action the governor has yet to take, could protect the state from a credit rating downgrade to junk, S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday. "Therefore, the state may realize net fiscal savings which we believe Illinois can ill-afford to pass up given its...

  • *Italy yield jumps 9 bps to three-week high. LONDON, Aug 22- Italian government bond yields jumped on Tuesday, stretching the gap with German peers to a five-week high, in the wake of proposals to introduce a parallel currency in Italy that have upped the ante for elections due next year. The report highlights concerns about broader anti-euro sentiment in Italy, the...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 22- South African unions said on Tuesday they had agreed a three-year wage deal for engineering workers, ending weeks of difficult negotiations and averting an industry strike. They have now agreed to a deal that is expected to see workers get a 7 percent increase in 2017, 6.75 percent in 2018 and 6.5 percent in 2019, the employers association...

  • *Jackson Hole conference watched for monetary policy clues. Yields fell to almost two-month lows on Friday as political discord in Washington sparked safety buying and on continuing concern about tensions between the United States and North Korea. I think its a pattern of consolidation weve been falling into, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at...

  • *Italy yield jumps 8 bps to three-week high. LONDON, Aug 22- Italian government bond yields jumped on Tuesday, stretching the gap with German peers to a five-week high, in the wake of proposals to introduce a parallel currency in Italy that have upped the ante for elections due next year. The report highlights concerns about broader anti-euro sentiment in Italy, the...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Germany's 10- year government bond yield was stuck near one-week lows on Tuesday ahead of a gathering of top central bankers later this week that could shed more on light on the direction for monetary policy. Bund yields have fallen back from 18- month highs hit in July-- shortly after comments from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi were seen...

  • TOKYO, Aug 22- Longer-dated Japanese government bond prices trimmed earlier losses and edged up on Tuesday after an auction of 20- year debt attracted solid demand from investors. The 20- year yield fell half a basis point to 0.545 percent after reaching 0.550 percent earlier, while the 30- year yield was down 1 basis point at 0.830 percent following an earlier...

  • Aug 22- For other diaries, please see:. 22- Aug Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 22- Aug Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 23- Aug Sweden Auction of government bonds 24- Aug Japan...

  • Aug 22- For other diaries, please see:. 22- Aug Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 22- Aug Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 23- Aug Sweden Auction of government bonds 24- Aug Japan...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stock futures trading volume fell during the two hours on Monday that people across a large portion of the United States donned special glasses to catch a glimpse of the first total solar eclipse to unfold across the country in nearly a century. Pacific Northwest to the Atlantic Coast. Yes, I will stop and go outside and check it out in a couple of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are due to speak at the conference. "Are they going to try to pare back asset purchases, what their thinking is on inflation," are among the main questions, said Subadra Rajappa, head of U.S. interest rate strategy at Societe Generale in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are due to speak at the conference. Treasury yields fell to almost two-month lows on Friday as the continued shakeup and infighting at the White House reduced expectations that lawmakers will pass fiscal measures aimed at boosting growth.

  • ASL Strategic Value Fund said in the letter dated Aug. 8 that Community Health CEO Wayne Smith should be removed because of poor performance and that the board should claw back part of some senior executives' compensation. Community Health shares were up about 11 percent to $7.80 in afternoon trading. Shares of Community Health have lost more than 85 percent of...

  • Aug 21- ASL Strategic Value Fund has sought the replacement of hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc's chief executive, Wayne Smith. Shares of the company rose about 11 percent to $7.80 in afternoon trading on Monday. Earlier this month, Community Health posted a surprise quarterly loss and narrowed its full-year revenue forecast range amid weak...