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  • TOKYO, Aug 31- Japanese government bond prices edged lower on Thursday as a rise in domestic equities dented the appeal of debt, although the short-end held firm after a two-year auction managed to attract ample demand. The 10- year yield had slipped to a four-month low of zero percent on Tuesday following a missile launch by North Korea. The bid-to-cover ratio, a...

  • Aug 31- For other diaries, please see:. 31- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 31- Aug Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 31- Aug Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds. 4- Sept Norway Auction of Treasury bills 4- Sept Netherlands DTC auction 5- Sept Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Sept Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 6-...

  • Aug 31- For other diaries, please see:. 31- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 31- Aug Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 31- Aug Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds. 4- Sept Norway Auction of Treasury bills 4- Sept Netherlands DTC auction 5- Sept Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Sept Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 6-...

  • Aug 30- Unpleasant it may be, but investors do better if the mutual funds they hold are managed by companies with an ethos more like that of a viper pit than a kindergarten. Cooperation is essential for wellbeing and economic growth, surely, but a new study shows that fund families with more internal competition for rewards among managers produce better results.

  • "Geopolitical events are really the focus, combined with the unfolding drama here with Washington, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said "talking is not the answer" to the tense standoff with North Korea over its nuclear missile development, but his defense chief swiftly asserted...

  • "Geopolitical events are really the focus, combined with the unfolding drama here with Washington, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said "talking is not the answer" to the tense standoff with North Korea over its nuclear missile development, but his defense chief swiftly asserted...

  • LONDON, Aug 30- Russian bank Otkritie's dollar bond maturing in April 2019 tumbled to a record low on Wednesday, reversing the previous day's gains as fears returned that holders of the lender's subordinated debt would be asked to contribute to its rescue. But while most of Otkritie's bonds have held onto their gains, the 2019 issue-- which almost doubled in price...

  • *Spain inflation data beats forecast. LONDON, Aug 30- Euro zone government bond yields rose on Wednesday following forecast-beating inflation numbers from Spain and Germany, defying the euro's recent strength. Analysts said attention switched to the bloc's economic health as the initial shock about North Korea's firing a missile over Japan abated.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. The second quarter GDP revisions were strong, and when coupled with the first quarter revisions, the overall level seems relatively impressive for the first half of the year, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Concerns about rising tensions with North Korea, and risks surrounding the U.S. governments...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. The second quarter GDP revisions were strong, and when coupled with the first quarter revisions, the overall level seems relatively impressive for the first half of the year, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Concerns about rising tensions with North Korea, and risks surrounding the U.S. governments...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER GDP DATA, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.155 PERCENT.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER ADP DATA, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.15 PERCENT.

  • Aug 30- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday as investors' jitters over North Korea's latest missile test eased and focus shifted to a clutch of economic data. President Donald Trump warned that all options are on the table in response to North Korea's missile test over Japan. *Harvey made landfall again on Wednesday near the Texas- Louisiana...

  • *Regional data points to solid upswing in Germany. LONDON, Aug 30- Euro zone government bond yields edged up on Wednesday as forecast-beating inflation in Spain was expected to be followed by similar data in Germany, defying the euro's recent strength. Economists expect data at 1200 GMT to show consumer prices in Germany rising 1.8 percent year-on-year in...

  • *Spain inflation beats forecast, Germany expected to. LONDON, Aug 30- Euro zone government bond yields edged up on Wednesday as forecast-beating inflation in Spain was expected to be followed by similar data in Germany, defying the euro's recent strength. Economists expect data at 1200 GMT to show consumer prices in the bloc's biggest economy Germany to rise 1.8...

  • *Moody's rating agency raises outlook for Lebanon. BEIRUT, Aug 30- Lebanon has begun reforms to repair its fragile economy after years of paralysis in decision-making but is under pressure to do more to prevent its rising debt spinning out of control. President Michel Aoun, elected last year after 29 months without a head of state, signed off last week on public...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japanese government bond yields pulled back from four-month lows on Wednesday as risk aversion that stemmed from the latest bout of tensions over the Korean Peninsula has eased for a while. JGB yields declined on Tuesday after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan and fueled investor demand for safe-haven debt.

  • Aug 30- For other diaries, please see:. 30- Aug Italy Medium-Long Term auction 30- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 31- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 31- Aug Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 31- Aug Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds. 4- Sept Norway Auction of Treasury bills 4- Sept Netherlands DTC auction 5- Sept Japan...

  • Aug 30- For other diaries, please see:. 30- Aug Italy Medium-Long Term auction 30- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 31- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 31- Aug Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 31- Aug Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds. 4- Sept Norway Auction of Treasury bills 4- Sept Netherlands DTC auction 5- Sept Japan...

  • Aug 29- Demand for the state of California's $2.5 billion of general obligation bonds on Tuesday led underwriters to reduce yields in several maturities of the issue. California's sale marks the largest deal expected this week. Over the current year, California's credit spread over Municipal Market Data's benchmark triple-A yield scale for 10- year bonds...