×

Investing Securities

  • *Fear of radical win in France elections weighs on currencies. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, April 21- Central European currencies hovered near multi-week lows on Friday due to fears that an anti-EU candidate may win the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday. Opinion polls put centrist Emmanuel Macron in pole position, but a shooting of a French policeman...

  • TOKYO, April 21- Japanese government bond prices were little changed on Friday, having erased earlier losses when the Bank of Japan's buying in long-dated bonds attracted limited selling. The yield on the 10- year cash JGBs stood flat at 0.010 percent, not far from five-month low of zero percent touched earlier this week. The market has been supported since a U.S....

  • April 21- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 24- Apr Belgium OLO auction 24- Apr Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 25- Apr United States Sale of 2- year notes 25- Apr Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 25- Apr Netherlands DSL auction 26- Apr...

  • April 21- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 24- Apr Belgium OLO auction 24- Apr Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 25- Apr United States Sale of 2- year notes 25- Apr Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 25- Apr Netherlands DSL auction 26- Apr...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- PGIM Fixed Income senior portfolio manager Greg Peters said on Thursday that he has been reducing his overweight position in junk bonds because the "risk-reward is just not favorable." Peters, who helps oversee more than $100 billion in multi-sector fixed-income portfolios at PGIM Fixed Income, said after high-yield's huge run-up late last...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Prudential Fixed Income senior portfolio manager Greg Peters said on Thursday that he has been reducing his overweight position in junk bonds because the "risk-reward is just not favorable." Peters, who helps oversee more than $100 billion in multi-sector fixed-income portfolios at PGIM Fixed Income, said after high-yield's huge run-up...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Exchange-traded funds have proliferated in niches ranging from cyber security to solar power and even marijuana. The ETF Industry Exposure& Financial Services ETF comes to market after a record $375 billion poured into the funds globally last year. "It's really a' fin-tech' revolution: It took an inefficient way of investing and made it...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Alphabit, a global fund that invests in digital currencies, has been launched with a target of $300 million, co-founder Liam Robertson said in an interview, as managers seek to tap growing demand for virtual assets that allow for instant, borderless transactions. A handful of digital currency funds have emerged over the past year, including...

  • *French election, North Korea tensions in focus. With no major economic data releases this week investors were focused on the first round of the French election, to be held on Sunday, U.S. tensions with North Korea and any new indications on when the Trump administration is likely to undertake tax and fiscal reforms. The 2.19 percent level represents about 50...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- The euro and stocks on major markets recovered on Thursday as a market-friendly presidential candidate held the lead ahead of Sunday's first-round election in France, while the yen and U.S. France's CAC stock index jumped 1.7 percent on its strongest daily performance since March 1. "As we see a steady stream of earnings, on balance the season...

  • *French election, North Korea tensions in focus. With no major economic data releases this week investors were focused on the French elections, U.S. tensions with North Korea and any new indications on when the Trump administration is likely to undertake tax and fiscal reforms. The 2.19 percent level represents about 50 percent of the post-election selloff,...

  • *French election, North Korea tensions in focus. With no major economic data releases this week investors were focused on the French elections, U.S. tensions with North Korea and any new indications on when the Trump administration is likely to undertake tax and fiscal reforms. The 2.19 percent level represents about 50 percent of the post-election selloff,...

  • US 10-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGHS OF 2.24 PERCENT.

  • LONDON, April 20- The South African rand rose on Thursday and local bond yields fell to three-week lows, helped by slowing inflation, the government's rejection of nationalisation and the tailwind of a weaker dollar. "Of the big countries, that's the one that has more risk attached to it politically, even more so than Turkey," said Daniel Moreno, an emerging markets...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Thursday on the back of a retreat in U.S. The bid-to-cover ratio, a gauge of demand, at Thursday's one trillion yen 20- year auction rose to 4.06 from 3.78 at the previous sale in March. The new 20- year JGBs attracted investor demand with several factors currently supporting the debt market, like tensions...

  • April 20- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 20- Apr United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 20- Apr Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 20- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 20- Apr France BTAN/Index-linked Securities...

  • April 20- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 20- Apr United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 20- Apr Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 20- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 20- Apr France BTAN/Index-linked Securities...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, on Wednesday reported double-digit profit gains as investors plowed money into lower-cost index funds, but the company's share price slipped as revenue fell short of analysts' expectations. Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink said the miss was not attributable to the fees it charges for...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Were consolidating and looking for the next big trade, whether it is a reversal of the rally or an extension of it, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Today is a little bit of a giveback, things are settling down a little bit given the overbought nature of the market, said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Were consolidating and looking for the next big trade, whether it is a reversal of the rally or an extension of it, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Today is a little bit of a giveback, things are settling down a little bit given the overbought nature of the market, said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries...