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  • Treasury bonds by billions of dollars ahead of a visit by President Donald Trump and economic talks at which Riyadh aims to obtain investment and technology from the United States. Riyadh also wants close economic ties with the United States as it tries to cut its dependence on oil by diversifying its economy. John Sfakianakis, director of the Riyadh- based Gulf...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGHS AS STOCKS GAIN, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.25 PERCENT.

  • Bonds gained this week on news that the U.S. Department of Justice will investigate whether Russian interfered with the U.S. election and whether there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Trump on Thursday denied asking former FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and Russia.

  • May 19- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday as a sense of calm prevailed over Wall Street in a week that was dominated by political uncertainty surrounding Donald Trump's presidency. Reports later alleged Trump had asked Comey to end an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's ties with Russia. Louis Federal Reserve...

  • May 19- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday as a sense of calm prevailed over Wall Street in a week that was dominated by political uncertainty surrounding Donald Trump's presidency. Reports later alleged Trump had asked Comey to end an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's ties with Russia. Louis Federal Reserve...

  • *Spanish, Italian govt bonds outperform higher-rated peers. LONDON, May 19- Investors switched from high-rated euro zone government bonds to lower-rated Italian and Portuguese debt on Friday as a positive economic and political climate in Europe contrasted sharply with turmoil in the United States. But on Friday, investors started focusing on the positives...

  • LONDON, May 19- Emerging equities steadied on Friday with offshore-listed Brazilian assets clawing back ground after posting hefty losses on Thursday, when political turmoil in Brazil and the United States prompted a broad-based sell off. However, London- listed Brazil exchange traded funds rebounded on Friday, with the iShares MSCI Brazil up 1.5 percent, and...

  • JAKARTA, May 19- Rating agency Standard& Poor's upgraded Indonesia's sovereign bond ratings to investment grade on Friday, saying the move reflected its assessment of reduced risks to the country's fiscal position. S&P has upgraded Indonesia's sovereign credit outlook to BBB-, which is an investment grade, up from BB+, junk status. It gave Indonesia a positive...

  • *Spanish, Italian govt bonds outperform higher-rated peers. LONDON, May 19- Investors switched from high-rated euro zone government bonds to lower-rated Italian and Portuguese debt on Friday as a positive economic and political climate in Europe contrasted sharply with turmoil in the United States. But on Friday, investors started focusing on the positives...

  • TOKYO, May 19- Longer-dated Japanese government bond prices gained on Friday, supported by a regular Bank of Japan debt-buying operation that helped flatten the yield curve. The 30- year bond yield, on the other hand, fell half a basis point to 0.800 percent after the BOJ offered to buy 300 billion yen of longer-dated JGBs in its regular bond-buying operation.

  • 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...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- " 50 cent," a mysterious U.S. equity option trader who has spent millions on a strategy that benefits from higher stock market volatility, notched the biggest one-day gain for the trade this year on Wednesday, according to Macro Risk Advisors. Data released in a note by the firm on Thursday showed at least on paper that the unnamed trader could have made...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- U.S. They are taking their cue from that, "said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago, adding that markets are trading very nervously. Yields on benchmark 10- year notes fell to 2.18 percent overnight, the lowest since April 19, after Reuters reported that Michael Flynn and other advisers to Trumps campaign were in contact with...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO US SESSION HIGHS, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.23 PERCENT.

  • NEW YORK, May 18- U.S. That came after the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday named former FBI chief Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. The risk going forward is that this thing goes on and on and we dont have a resolution, which means the new...

  • May 18- U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday as markets across the globe continued to reel under uncertainties about President Donald Trump's political future and its impact on his pro-growth agenda. *A series of scandals have rocked the White House, including reports that Trump had tried to intervene in an ongoing federal investigation into former...

  • May 18- U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday as markets across the globe continued to reel under uncertainties about President Donald Trump's political future and its impact on his pro-growth agenda. *A series of scandals have rocked the White House, including reports that Trump had tried to intervene in an ongoing federal investigation into former...

  • LONDON, May 18- Nigeria's state oil company is in the final stage of signing $6 billion worth of deals to exchange more than 300,000 barrels per day of crude oil for imported gasoline and diesel, sources with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters. The contracts, which come three months later than expected, include three more pairs of companies than last year,...

  • LONDON, May 18- Nigeria's state oil company is in the final stage of signing $6 billion worth of deals to exchange more than 300,000 barrels per day of crude oil for imported gasoline and diesel, sources with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters. The contracts, which come three months later than expected, include three more pairs of companies than last year,...