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  • *Asia ex- Japan down; Nikkei falls on yen strength, Toshiba woes. *Oil continues run of gains on Libya oilfield shutdown, Syria. SINGAPORE, April 11- Asian stocks fell in choppy trade on Tuesday as the political tinderbox in the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula added to uncertainty over the looming French vote, pushing edgy investors into safer assets such as the...

  • April 11- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 11- Apr United States Sale of 10- year notes 11- Apr Italy Bills auction 11- Apr Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 12- Apr United Kingdom Auction of 2 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2065 12- Apr United States Sale of 30-...

  • April 11- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 11- Apr United States Sale of 10- year notes 11- Apr Italy Bills auction 11- Apr Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 12- Apr United Kingdom Auction of 2 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2065 12- Apr United States Sale of 30-...

  • April 10- The Federal Reserve's plans to raise U.S. interest rates gradually are aimed at sustaining full employment and near-2-percent inflation without letting the economy overheat, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Monday. "I think we have a healthy economy now," Yellen said at an event at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy in Ann Arbor.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. Treasury yields were near flat late on Monday after an event at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy where Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke broadly about the U.S. economy and monetary policy. The yield on U.S. benchmark 10- year Treasury notes held at 2.366 percent, which was down marginally from Friday, while the...

  • TREASURY YIELDS LITTLE CHANGED AFTER FED'S YELLEN EVENT IN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ENDS, 10- YEAR YIELD AT 2.366 PCT.

  • *Investors wary of developments in Europe, Syria, North Korea. Treasury yields fell on Monday as jitters about the French presidential election, concerns about North Korea and tension between U.S. and Syria underpinned safe-haven demand for U.S. government debt. Polls released on Monday showed a tight first-round French presidential contest on April 23, led by...

  • *Investors wary of developments in Europe, Syria, North Korea. Treasury yields fell on Monday as jitters about the French presidential election, concerns about North Korea and tension between U.S. and Syria underpinned safe-haven demand for U.S. government debt. Polls released on Monday showed a tight first-round French presidential contest on April 23, led by...

  • NEW YORK, April 10- The dollar fell on Monday as U.S. But that move reversed as Treasury yields fell on geopolitical jitters about the French presidential election, escalating tensions in Syria and growing unease about North Korea. The euro was also little changed against the dollar at $1.0590 after earlier falling to its lowest since March 9.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. Treasury yields pared their earlier drop on Monday, prompted by soft demand at a $24 billion auction of three-year notes, the first part of this week's $56 billion coupon-bearing government debt supply. The yield on three-year Treasuries was down 0.5 basis point at 1.499 percent, while benchmark 10- year yield was 1 basis point lower at...

  • TREASURY YIELDS REDUCE EARLIER DROP FOLLOWING SOFT DEMAND AT 3- YEAR NOTE SALE.

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  • TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS AS WALL STREET STOCKS PARE GAINS, 10- YEAR YIELD AT 2.357 PCT.

  • *U.S. to sell $24 billion 3- year notes at 1 p.m. EDT. "The auctions this week are going to be a challenge," said Sharon Stark, fixed income strategist at InCapital LLC in Boca Raton, Florida. The U.S. Treasury Department will sell $20 billion in 10- year notes on Tuesday and $12 billion in 30- year bonds on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. Treasury yields were little changed on Monday as the Federal Reserve's labor market conditions index fell to 0.4 point in March from 1.5 in February, suggesting the jobs market cooled from a robust start earlier this year. The yield on benchmark 10- year Treasury notes was 2.370 percent, flat from late Friday, while two-year yield was little...

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOLD STEADY AS FED'S LABOR MARKET CONDITIONS INDEX FALLS IN MARCH.

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, April 10- The Czech crown touched its highest since 2013 on Monday, seeking a new equilibrium after the country's national bank removed its cap on the currency last week. A key concern is that Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate in France's two-round presidential election on April 23 and May 7, has promised a referendum on euro zone membership.

  • LONDON, April 10- Hedge funds have turned bullish towards crude oil again as international marker prices have steadied above the psychologically important $50 threshold. Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in the three main Brent and WTI futures and options contracts by 54 million barrels in the week to April 4.

  • *Oil up 1 pct as Syria, Libya oilfield shutdown support prices. LONDON, April 10- Muted trading volumes across many financial assets on Monday and the dollar rising to a three-week high underscored investor caution against making big bets in the face of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and the Korean peninsula. Stock futures on Wall Street were up 0.1...

  • BOSTON, April 10- Shareholder activism is rare in Islamic finance, but one wealth manager has staked out new territory as the most outspoken voice among Muslim investors in the United States. Working from an office in Falls Church, Virginia, Bashar Qasem was the only Islamic financial representative among religious shareholder advocates who sent a letter in...