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  • 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...

  • LONDON, Aug 21- Greek government bond yields dipped on Monday after Fitch became the second ratings agency to upgrade Greece to "Single B" status, marking another milestone in the debt-laden country's slow journey away from default territory. "Greece is still a credit that is risky and volatile, but at least it's now not one step away from default but two steps away,"...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. Investors were focused on this weeks annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which begins on Thursday, where Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are due to speak. Are they going to try to pare back asset purchases, what their thinking is on inflation, are among the main...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. Investors were focused on this weeks annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which begins on Thursday, where Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are due to speak. Are they going to try to pare back asset purchases, what their thinking is on inflation, are among the main...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • *Markets looking to Fed's c.bank gathering in Jackson Hole. *European shares dip for third day, Wall Street seen flat. Traders were digesting the latest departure from Donald Trump's White House team, watching tensions around North Korea and waiting to see what the world's top central bankers would signal at the annual Jackson Hole gathering later this week.

  • Aug 21- U.S. stock index futures were flat on Monday, with investors keeping an eye on the White House as well as the tension between the United States and North Korea themes that have affected the market the most in the past two weeks. *Wall Street ended lower on Friday following a White House- focused week that raised more questions about the Trump administration's...

  • *Greece's 10- year bond yields drop 5 bps in early trade. "Greece is still a credit that is risky and volatile, but at least it's now not one step away from default but two steps away," said DZ Bank strategist Daniel Lenz. "I think an upgrade was largely priced in so you won't see a huge amount of spread tightening- but still, it's possible that some high-yield investors...

  • *Markets looking to Fed's c.bank gathering in Jackson Hole. LONDON, Aug 21- World stocks struggled at a 5-1/ 2- week low on Monday, though metals dazzled with zinc at its highest in a decade, copper hitting a nearly three-year high and iron ore's gains in the last two sessions stretching to 5 percent. Traders were digesting the latest departure from Donald Trump's...