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Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Bankruptcy for Puerto Rico is looking ever more likely as the clock ticks down toward a May 1 deadline to restructure $70 billion in debt, ramping up uncertainty for anyone betting on returns from the island's widely held U.S. municipal bonds. Congress last year passed the Puerto Rico rescue law dubbed PROMESA, it froze creditor lawsuits...

  • "Direct demand for the yen driven by flight-to-safety, rather than bids generated by lower Treasury yields, characterizes the latest move," said Masashi Murata, senior currency strategist at Brown Brothers Harriman in Tokyo. "As recent data suggest, the United States is not in bad shape fundamentally and this should be dollar-supportive. "There was a lot of bids...

  • TOKYO, April 12- Japanese government bonds firmed on Wednesday, with the benchmark 10- year yield edging down to a four-month low, taking cues from U.S. Treasury yields slipped overnight as fresh concerns about the French presidential election and possible U.S. military action against Syria and North Korea spurred safe-haven demand, and continued to drop in...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 11- Investors who are. An amended copy of their lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Monday, shows BNP Paribas, HSBC, RBC and TD Bank have been added to the suit, which alleges that various banks and individuals manipulated the U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign, supranational and agency bond market. They join Bank of America...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 11- Investors who are. An amended copy of their lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Monday, shows BNP Paribas, HSBC, RBC and TD Bank have been added to the suit, which alleges that various banks and individuals manipulated the U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign, supranational and agency bond market. They join Bank of America...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 11- Investors who are. An amended copy of their lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Monday, shows BNP Paribas, HSBC, RBC and TD Bank have been added to the suit, which alleges that various banks and individuals manipulated the U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign, supranational and agency bond market. They join Bank of America...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 11- Investors who are. An amended copy of their lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Monday, shows BNP Paribas, HSBC, RBC and TD Bank have been added to the suit, which alleges that various banks and individuals manipulated the U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign, supranational and agency bond market. They join Bank of America...

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 11- Ratings agency Fitch downgraded five South African banks on Tuesday in a widely expected move, days after it cut the country's credit rating to sub-investment grade. The moves follow S&P Global Ratings, which also cut South African foreign debt to "junk" status and then downgraded major banks in the wake of a cabinet reshuffle that saw...

  • NEW YORK, April 11- The U.S. government debt market rallied on Tuesday with the 30- year yield touching near three-month lows as fresh concerns about the French presidential election and possible U.S. military action against Syria and North Korea spurred safe-haven demand for Treasuries. "The catalyst today was largely geopolitical with heightened concerns...

  • NEW YORK, April 11- The U.S. government debt market rallied on Tuesday with the 30- year yield touching near three-month lows as fresh concerns about the French presidential election and possible U.S. military action against Syria and North Korea spurred safe-haven demand for Treasuries. "The catalyst today was largely geopolitical with heightened concerns...

  • NEW YORK, April 11- U.S. Treasury yields on Tuesday retreated from earlier lows in the wake of soft results at a $20 billion 10- year note supply, which was part of this week's $56 billion in coupon-bearing government bond supply. Benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was last down 4 basis points at 2.323 percent, while the 30- year bond yield was at 2.955 percent, 3 basis...

  • TREASURY YIELDS PARE FALL FURTHER AFTER WEAK $20 BLN 10- YEAR NOTE AUCTION, 10- YEAR YIELD AT 2.327 PCT.

  • NEW YORK, April 11- U.S. Treasury yields held near session lows on Tuesday after Fitch Ratings affirmed its top AAA credit rating on the United States, citing its financing capability, the dollar as the premier reserve currency and Treasuries' benchmark status. The yield on benchmark 10- year Treasury notes was 2.314 percent, down from nearly 5 basis points from...

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT LOWER LEVELS AFTER FITCH AFFIRMS UNITED STATES' AAA-RATING, 10- YEAR YIELD AT 2.310 PCT.

  • U.S. 30- YEAR TREASURY BOND PRICES EXTEND GAIN, RISING MORE THAN 1 POINT, 30- YEAR YIELD FALLS TO LOWEST LEVEL SINCE JAN 17- REUTERS DATA.

  • Treasury yields fell on Tuesday for a second straight day as anxiety about possible U.S. military strikes against Syria and North Korea and the outcome of the French presidential election spurred safe-haven demand for U.S. government debt. "Any escalation in geopolitical concerns could push us back lower in yields," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at...

  • TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS AS WALL STREET STOCK LOSSES GROW, 10- YEAR YIELD AT 2.316 PCT.

  • TREASURY YIELDS PARE DECLINE SLIGHTLY AFTER U.S.

  • Treasury yields fell on Tuesday for a second straight day as anxiety about possible U.S. military strikes against Syria and North Korea and the outcome of the French presidential election spurred demand for low-risk government debt. "Any escalation in geopolitical concerns could push us back lower in yields," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at...

  • *Futures: Dow up 4 pts, S&P down 0.25 pts, Nasdaq down 0.25 pts. April 11- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors preferred to play safe amid rising geopolitical tensions in Syria and North Korea and ahead of the start of first-quarter earnings season later this week. *The White House said on Monday President Donald Trump was open to...