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Investing Securities

  • *Moody's says expects China growth to slow to close to 5 pct. *China: Moody's over-estimates risks, methodology inappropriate. "The downgrade reflects Moody's expectation that China's financial strength will erode somewhat over the coming years, with economy-wide debt continuing to rise as potential growth slows," the ratings agency said in a statement,...

  • *Germany set to auction 10- year bonds. LONDON, May 24- The cautious tone of euro zone central bankers in the wake of some of the best economic data in years sent mixed signals to investors in the bloc's debt markets on Wednesday. Government bond yields across the region have been pegged near record lows in recent years as the European Central Bank has spent...

  • LONDON, May 24- The dollar on Wednesday held above 6-1/ 2- month lows hit in previous days, as comments from a senior Federal Reserve official rekindled expectations of possible U.S. interest rate rises. The dollar had lost nearly all of its gains since the U.S. elections last November as investor hopes for a fiscal boost from President Donald Trump were dulled by a...

  • *Moody's says expects China growth to slow to close to 5 pct. SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, May 24- Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's credit ratings on Wednesday for the first time in nearly 30 years, saying it expects the financial strength of the economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise. "The downgrade reflects Moody's...

  • *Germany set to auction 10- year bonds. LONDON, May 24- Euro zone government bond yields nudged higher on Wednesday as the improving consumer sentiment in Germany was viewed as the latest evidence that a brightening economy may encourage the central bank to wind back ultra-easy monetary policy. Analysts said that a sale of 10- year bonds from Germany was also...

  • TOKYO, May 24- Japanese government bond prices eased on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan's bond buying operation attracted stronger-than-expected selling interest. The BOJ's purchase of 280 billion yen JGBs with one to three years of maturity drew selling of 1.2807 trillion yen, the highest for those tenors since late April. Its buying of 300 billion yen in...

  • *Moody's says expects China growth to slow to close to 5 pct. *China: Moody's over-estimates risks, methodology inappropriate. "The downgrade reflects Moody's expectation that China's financial strength will erode somewhat over the coming years, with economy-wide debt continuing to rise as potential growth slows," the rating agency said in a statement,...

  • *China: Moody's over-estimates risks, methodology inappropriate. *S&P rates China one notch higher, on negative watch. "The downgrade reflects Moody's expectation that China's financial strength will erode somewhat over the coming years, with economy-wide debt continuing to rise as potential growth slows," the rating agency said in a statement, changing its...

  • BEIJING, May 24- China's finance ministry said on Wednesday that a credit downgrade by Moody's was based on inappropriate methodology, saying it was exaggerating difficulties facing the economy and underestimating reform efforts. Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's credit ratings by one notch earlier on Wednesday, saying it expects the...

  • *S&P rates China one notch higher, on negative watch. SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, May 24- Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's credit ratings on Wednesday, saying it expects the financial strength of the world's second-biggest economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise. The ratings agency also changed its outlook for China to...

  • TOKYO, May 24- The dollar held firm on Wednesday, having rebounded from 6-1/ 2- month lows against its major peers helped by a rise in U.S. Treasury yields, while the yuan eased after Moody's cut its sovereign rating on China due to concerns over the country's soaring debt. It managed to pull away from the 96.797 level plumbed on Monday, its lowest since Nov. 9, when...

  • 1- Jun Spain Bond auction 1- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 1- Jun Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Jun France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 6- Jun United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022. 6- Jun Netherlands DTC auction 6- Jun Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 7- Jun Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 7- Jun Sweden...

  • 1- Jun Spain Bond auction 1- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 1- Jun Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Jun France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 6- Jun United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022. 6- Jun Netherlands DTC auction 6- Jun Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 7- Jun Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 7- Jun Sweden...

  • *Wall Street stock prices reduce demand for Treasuries. NEW YORK, May 23- U.S. Wall Street stock prices rebounded further on Tuesday from last week's lows as investors seemed relieved that U.S.

  • TREASURY YIELDS EXTEND RISE IN LATE U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The Republican-led U.S. derivatives regulator pushed back against White House efforts on Tuesday to rein in its fiscal 2018 budgets, saying it needs additional resources to carry out its mission to monitor the marketplace and analyze rules. The White House, by contrast, proposed to keep the budgets of both the CFTC and the Securities and...

  • NEW YORK, May 23- U.S. Treasury debt yields retreated slightly from their session highs on Tuesday after solid demand at a $26 billion auction of a new two-year note issue, the first part of the $88 billion in coupon-bearing government debt supply this week. At 1:16 p.m. Eastern time, the benchmark 10- year yield was 2.273 percent, up nearly 2 basis points from late...

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOLD NEAR SESSION HIGHS AFTER $26 BLN 2- YEAR NOTE AUCTION.

  • Greece is eyeing its first sovereign bond issue in three years as early as July, but disagreements among its lenders over debt relief may delay its plans. PIMCO is one of the largest holders of a five-year bond Greece sold in a brief return to markets in 2014, according to Thomson Reuters' data. Greece's last venture into international bond markets was with a...

  • NEW YORK, May 23- U.S. Treasury yields rose modestly on Tuesday as some investors and dealers made room for $26 billion of two-year notes, the first part of this week's $88 billion in coupon-bearing government bond supply. "We are just chopping around sideway," said Blake Gwinn, U.S. rates strategist with NatWest Markets in Stamford, Connecticut.