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Investing Securities

  • Nov 21- Holders of Venezuelan bonds are meeting with each other and considering forming committees, advisers and fund managers told Reuters, as questions mount about the feasibility of President Nicolas Maduro's proposal to restructure $60 billion of debt. A UK- based hedge fund, MacroSynergy Partners, has invited institutional holders of Venezuelan and...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 22- Nov Germany Auction of 30- year Federal bonds 22- Nov Japan 3- month discount bill auction 22- Nov Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 22- Nov Norway Auction Treasuries 23- Nov Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds 27- Nov United States Sale of 2- year...

  • Nov 21- Holders of Venezuelan bonds are meeting with each other and considering forming committees, advisers and fund managers told Reuters, as questions mount about the feasibility of President Nicolas Maduro's proposal to restructure $60 billion of debt. A UK- based hedge fund, MacroSynergy Partners, has invited institutional holders of Venezuelan and...

  • A look at the AP Municipal Bond Index for Monday, Nov. 20:. Yield rose 6 basis points over the last week to 1.34 percent. It was 11 basis points on Nov. 13.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 21- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Oyster Bay, New York and former town supervisor John Venditto with defrauding municipal bond investors by concealing side deals with a local restaurateur. Prosecutors also added 21 new criminal charges, including securities and wire fraud, to an indictment against...

  • *Trading volumes light before Thanksgiving holiday. NEW YORK, Nov 21- The U.S. What you are generally seeing is that any time the curve steepens people think its an opportunity to get into flatteners again, "said Subadra Rajappa, head of U.S. rates strategy at Societe Generale in New York."

  • But the victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron reversed that trend, and a rare political impasse in Germany has narrowed the gap further. "All the political uncertainty in France in the first half of the year has faded away and the market is focusing on macroeconomic factors," said DZ Bank analyst Sebastian Fellechner. The political calm in France stands in contrast...

  • *Hungarian cbank announces new IRS tool to curb bond yields. BUDAPEST, Nov 21- Hungary's forint hit a seven-month low and long-term bond yields fell after the central bank announced new tools to keep monetary policy loose and encourage mortgage lending. The 1 trillion to 1.5 trillion forint IRS program and roughly 500 billion forint note-buying scheme from the...

  • CARACAS/ HOUSTON, Nov 21- Venezuela's state-run PDVSA is siphoning oil from its cash-paying joint ventures with foreign firms to feed its domestic refineries, two sources close to the matter told Reuters, at a time when late debt payments have triggered defaults. The lack of these exports add to the nation's cash crunch as President Nicolas Maduro tries to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- The dollar turned broadly lower on Tuesday, moving in line with declining U.S. 10- year Treasury yields and consolidating gains from Monday in light trading ahead of Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The euro steadied and was little changed after registering its biggest one-day fall in a month on Monday as investors looked...

  • *Trading volumes light before Thanksgiving holiday. NEW YORK, Nov 21- The U.S. What you are generally seeing is that any time the curve steepens people think its an opportunity to get into flatteners again, "said Subadra Rajappa, head of U.S. rates strategy at Societe Generale in New York."

  • On Tuesday, France's 10- year government bond yield spread over Germany tightened to 15 basis points, a level last seen in August 2009, well before a series of sovereign debt crises hit the single currency bloc. "All the political uncertainty in France in the first half of the year has faded away and the market is focusing on macroeconomic factors," said DZ Bank...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- The gap between French and German borrowing costs moved to its tightest level since before the euro zone debt crisis of 2010-2012, as growing optimism over the future of the bloc overwhelms concerns over the political stalemate in Germany. "All those shorting France have slowly been squeezed out and no-one is willing to take the opposite...

  • TOKYO, Nov 21- Japanese government bonds were steady on Tuesday, taking cues from a relatively quiet U.S. The Ministry of Financed conducted a liquidity enhancement auction of off-the-run JGBs, maturing in five to 15.5 years. Federal Reserve's latest meeting, with trading subdued ahead of Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 21- Chinese developers such as China Vanke and Country Garden are increasingly turning to the securitisation market as an alternative fund-raising channel as the onshore bond market remains mostly inaccessible. The issuing of such products more than tripled in the first seven months of this year from a year ago, according to data by China...

  • Nov 20- Bombardier Inc said on Monday it priced $1 billion worth of seven-year bonds at par with a final yield of 7.5 percent per year, underscoring strong demand for the deal partly slated to retire debt maturing in 2019.. As part of the deal, Bombardier has said it would invest $300 million to set up an Alabama assembly line at an existing Airbus facility for...

  • LONDON, Nov 20- Hedge funds increased their bullish position in petroleum futures and options to a new record last week, but the first signs of caution started to emerge. Fund managers raised the number of long positions in the five major futures and options contracts covering Brent, WTI, U.S. gasoline and U.S. heating oil to a record 1.31 billion barrels on Nov. 14.

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 21- Nov United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 21- Nov United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 8% Index-linked Treasury Gilt 2026 21- Nov Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 22- Nov Germany Auction of 30- year Federal bonds 22- Nov Japan 3- month discount bill...

  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels since the fall of 2008.. The Treasury Department auctioned $42 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 1.285 percent, up from 1.240 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,967.88 while a six-month bill sold for...

  • Nov 20- Bombardier Inc sold $1 billion of seven-year bonds, $100 million more than initially expected, underscoring strong demand for the deal partly slated to retire debt maturing in 2019, according to a term sheet seen by the Reuters financial service IFR. As part of the deal, Bombardier has said it would invest $300 million to set up an Alabama assembly line at...