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  • TOKYO, April 13- The Bank of Japan should maintain quantitative easing until inflation exceeds its price target but it must be alert to the risks posed to asset prices and the financial sector, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said. The OECD raised Japan's 2017 economic growth forecast slightly because of an expected pickup in...

  • MOSCOW, April 13- Risks linked to possible outflows from Russia's OFZ market are low, the central bank's First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Thursday. Russian rouble-denominated government bonds, so-called OFZs, are a foreign investor favorite and have seen large inflows recently, drawn by their relatively high yields. Yudayeva said inflows into...

  • TOKYO, April 13- The benchmark 10- year Japanese government bond yield edged higher on Thursday after plumbing its lowest level since November and coming within a whisker of zero. The outlook for JGBs also depends on the situation in North Korea, she said, with safe-haven buying expected to underpin demand on any escalations. North Korea may have the capacity to...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei closes down 0.7. President Donald Trump's comments favouring lower interest rates and tensions over North Korea, while Asian stocks put in a mixed performance amid a raft of regional economic data. European stocks look set for a muted start, with financial spreadbetters expecting Britain's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX to ease 0.1...

  • NEW YORK, April 13- Some of the actively managed funds that have performed the best since the Nov. 8 presidential election are switching from " Trump Trade" bets on financial and infrastructure stocks into beaten-down sectors such as retail, apparel or biotech. "Were taking some money off the table, said Scott Goginsky, a co-portfolio manager of the $24.8 million...

  • TOKYO, April 13- The benchmark 10- year Japanese government bond yield edged down on Thursday to its lowest level since November and within a whisper of zero, taking its cues from lower U.S. Treasury yields and underpinned by solid demand at a 30- year JGB auction. On Thursday, Japan's Ministry of Finance offered 800 billion yen of 30- year JGBs with a 0.8 percent...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei slides. SINGAPORE, April 13- The U.S. dollar and Treasury yields tumbled on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he preferred the Federal Reserve keep interest rates low as the dollar is getting too strong, and said he would not label China a currency manipulator. Asian stocks swung between gains and losses with MSCI's broadest...

  • *Pyongyang tells reporters to prepare for "big, important" event. SEOUL, April 13- South Korea's central bank kept interest rates unchanged for a 10th straight month on Thursday, wary of geopolitical risks around North Korea and ahead of a much-anticipated U.S. All 21 analysts surveyed in a Reuters poll before the decision forecast the Bank of Korea would leave the...

  • Treasury won't label China currency manipulator. *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei slides. SINGAPORE, April 13- The U.S. dollar and Treasury yields stumbled on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he preferred the Federal Reserve keep interest rates low as the dollar is getting too strong, and said he wouldn't label China a currency manipulator.

  • April 13- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 13- Apr Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 13- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 18- Apr Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 18- Apr Japan 1- year discount bill auction 18- Apr Spain...

  • April 13- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 13- Apr Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 13- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 18- Apr Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 18- Apr Japan 1- year discount bill auction 18- Apr Spain...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- A holder of sales tax-backed Puerto Rican debt, known as COFINA debt, sued Bank of New York Mellon Corp on Wednesday, alleging the bank breached its duty as trustee for COFINA debt to protect senior bondholders. Whitebox Advisers sued the bank in a New York state court, saying it should have either accelerated or frozen payouts on COFINA debt after...

  • CARACAS, April 12- Venezuela and its state oil company PDVSA on Wednesday made $2.6 billion in bond payments, the OPEC country's vice president said on Wednesday, fulfilling heavy debt service that has contributed to the country's economic crisis. President Nicolas Maduro's government has met commitments to Wall Street investors for years by slashing...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- U.S. I do like a low-interest rate policy, "Trump told the Wall Street Journal. "We rallied a bit on these remarks," said Gene Tannuzzo, senior portfolio manager at Columbia Threadneedle in Minneapolis.

  • NEW YORK, April 12- U.S. President Donald Trump told The Wall Street Journal he would prefer the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low. The yield on benchmark 10- year Treasury notes fell to 2.259 percent, the lowest level since Nov. 17, before rising to 2.280 percent, which was down 2 basis points from late on Tuesday.

  • *Hopes for less tension after Russia, China comments. Investor anxiety about possible U.S. military showdowns against Syria and North Korea remained at elevated levels as they piled into Treasuries, sending the 30- year yield briefly to a near three-month low. North Korea warned of a nuclear attack on the United States for any sign of aggression as a U.S. Navy...

  • U.S. 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELD HITS LOWEST LEVEL SINCE MID-NOVEMBER, 30- YEAR YIELD LOWEST SINCE JANUARY.

  • TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS AS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TELLS WALL STREET JOURNAL HE WOULD PREFER THE FED KEEPING INTEREST RATES LOW.

  • TREASURY YIELDS TURN FLAT, PARE EARLIER RISE TIED TO RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER SAYING SOME PROGRESS MADE ON SYRIA AFTER MEETING TO U.S.' S TILLERSON.

  • SAO PAULO, April 12- Brazilian power utility Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais SA will step up efforts to renegotiate existing debt and sell assets as a way to delay 4.837 billion reais worth of debt maturities by the end of this year, executives said on Wednesday. Cemig, as the utility is known, is also considering existing options in capital markets to reduce a 52...