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  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- U.S. Treasury yields held on to their earlier increase on Thursday with the 10- year yield hovering at an 11- week high following data on gross domestic product and weekly jobless claims that came within analyst forecasts. At 8:43 a.m., the yield on 10- year Treasury notes was 2.335 percent, up about 3 basis points from late on Wednesday, while the...

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT HIGHER LEVELS AFTER U.S.

  • Markets not fully convinced though Congress can agree. LONDON, Sept 28- The dollar pulled back on Thursday, having risen along with bond yields after President Donald Trump proposed the biggest shake-up of the U.S. tax system in three decades and data bolstered calls for another Fed rate hike this year. As the dollar's strength ebbed, emerging market currencies...

  • *Bund yield back at 0.50 percent, hits highest since Aug. 1. LONDON, Sept 28- German bond yields hit eight-week highs on Thursday, leading a rise in euro zone borrowing costs as U.S. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen confirmed the outlook for further rate rises, while better-than-expected U.S. durable goods orders data suggested inflation may be picking up.

  • LONDON, Sept 28- Gold touched its lowest in six weeks on Thursday after the dollar and U.S. bond yields rose on proposed U.S. tax reforms and strong economic data that supported the case for another U.S. interest rate hike this year. The dollar was at its strongest since mid-August, U.S. stocks rose and 10- year Treasury yields hit a 2-1/ 2- month high as markets bet...

  • *Hungary expected to sell bonds at higher yields at auction. The dollar's strength, also helped by hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, have weighed on Central Europe's most liquid currencies, the zloty and the forint, this week. They have also been weakened by measures to ease monetary policy that Hungary took last week and by concern over...

  • *Markets not fully convinced though Congress can agree. LONDON, Sept 28- The dollar and global borrowing costs rose on Thursday after President Donald Trump proposed the biggest shake-up of the U.S. tax system in three decades and strong data supported the case for another Federal Reserve rate hike later this year. The dollar's strength pressured many emerging...

  • *Bund yield back above 0.50 percent, highest since Aug. 1. LONDON, Sept 28- German bond yields hit eight-week highs on Thursday, leading a rise in euro zone borrowing costs as U.S. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen confirmed the outlook for further rate rises, while better-than-expected U.S. durable goods orders data suggested inflation may be picking up.

  • *Markets not convinced Congress can agree to any tax plan. TOKYO, Sept 28- The dollar and U.S. bond yields rose on Thursday after President Donald Trump proposed the biggest U.S. tax overhaul in three decades and as strong U.S. economic data supported the case for a Federal Reserve rate hike later this year. "The fact that Trump made the tax proposal was seen as a step...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Japanese government bond prices dropped on Thursday, with the benchmark futures posting their biggest daily fall in three months, as investors anticipated possible fiscal expansion both in Japan and the United States. In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election, as fresh opinion polls showed a fledgling conservative party led by...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Japanese government bond prices dropped on Thursday, with the benchmark futures posting their biggest daily fall in three months, as investors anticipated possible fiscal expansion both in Japan and the United States. In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election, as fresh opinion polls showed a fledgling conservative party led by...

  • *Markets not convinced if Congress can agree to any tax plan. TOKYO, Sept 28- The dollar and U.S. bond yields rose on Thursday after President Donald Trump proposed the biggest U.S. tax overhaul in three decades and as strong U.S. economic data added to the case for a rate hike by the Federal Reserve later this year. "The fact that Trump made the tax proposal was seen as a...

  • *Markets not convinced if Congress can agree to any tax plan. TOKYO, Sept 28- Asian shares were firm on Thursday while U.S. bond yields and the dollar held sizable gains made the previous day after President Donald Trump proposed the biggest U.S. tax overhaul in three decades. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.5 percent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

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  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 28- Sep United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Sep Italy Medium- to Long-Term auction 28- Sep Japan 3- month discount bill auction 28- Sep Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Sep Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds. 2- Oct Netherlands DTC auction...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 28- Sep United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Sep Italy Medium- to Long-Term auction 28- Sep Japan 3- month discount bill auction 28- Sep Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Sep Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds. 2- Oct Netherlands DTC auction...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- Three years after Bill Gross shocked the financial world by exiting Pacific Investment Management Co and ending his reign over the Pimco Total Return Bond fund, investors who stuck with the bond fund have come out ahead of those at most of its rivals. Pimco Total Return, once the world's largest bond fund, was taken over by Scott Mather, Mark Kiesel...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- Three years after Bill Gross shocked the financial world by exiting Pacific Investment Management Co and ending his reign over Pimco Total Return Bond fund, investors who stuck with the bond fund have come out ahead of those at most of its rivals. Pimco Total Return, once the world's largest bond fund, was taken over by Scott Mather, Mark Kiesel and...

  • *Tech, financials lead Wall Street up; Europe shares rise. NEW YORK, Sept 27- The dollar on Wednesday climbed to a one-month high against a basket of currencies, while financial stocks and Treasury yields rose after strong economic data helped boost expectations for a U.S. For the first time since we have had Trump and the administration in office, it looks like there...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- Investors throttled up their bond exposure in the latest week, adding the most cash to U.S.-based debt funds since July as momentum for U.S. stock funds stalled, Investment Company Institute data showed on Wednesday. More than $11 billion rolled into U.S.-based bond mutual funds and exchange-traded funds during the week ended Sept. 20,...