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Investing Securities

  • Aug 25- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday as investors await Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the central bankers' symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for clues regarding the future path of monetary tightening. *Shares of consumer staples will also be in focus after Amazon laid out plans, including price cuts for range of products, as it completes its...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Aug 25- Investors have been piling into currency-hedged equity tracker funds, seeking protection against big moves in foreign exchange rates. Investors poured some $17 billion into currency-hedged equity ETFs globally to the end of July, a sharp turnaround from the $9.1 billion of outflows seen in the same period last year.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Aug 25- Investors have been piling into currency-hedged equity tracker funds, seeking protection against big moves in foreign exchange rates. Investors poured some $17 billion into currency-hedged equity ETFs globally to the end of July, a sharp turnaround from the $9.1 billion of outflows seen in the same period last year.

  • *Italy, Portugal yields set to end week up 8-12 bps. *Focus returns to Italy political risks, ECB tapering. A sell-off in southern European bonds that began with Italy earlier this week spread to Portugal, where the premium investors demand for holding 10- year bonds over German peers rose to its highest level in five weeks.

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- The Japanese government bond market retained its bullish momentum and edged up on Friday, taking in stride a move by the central bank to trim the amount of debt it bought at a regular purchasing operation. Treasury yields, which fell on signs of fresh political turmoil in Washington. Treasury yields did nudge up overnight as the market braced for the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- Investors socked savings away and opted against loading up on U.S. stocks during the latest week, Lipper data for U.S.-based funds showed on Thursday. Money market funds, designed to hold their cash value even when markets falter, attracted $24.6 billion during the week ended Aug 23. Investors are wary of whether tax reform and other promised U.S....

  • Aug 25- For other diaries, please see:. 28- Aug United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Aug United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Aug Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 29- Aug United States Sale of 7- year notes 29- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 29- Aug Italy Bills auction 30- Aug Italy Medium-Long Term auction 30- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills...

  • Aug 25- For other diaries, please see:. 28- Aug United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Aug United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Aug Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 29- Aug United States Sale of 7- year notes 29- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 29- Aug Italy Bills auction 30- Aug Italy Medium-Long Term auction 30- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills...

  • Aug 24- Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday it would consider stripping the United States of its top-notch rating in the event of a default, not over late or skipped payments on non-debt obligations, as the federal government faces the possibility of running out of cash in coming weeks. Delays on non-debt payments including salaries to federal...

  • US TREASURY PRICES PARE LOSSES, 10-YEAR YIELDS FALL TO 2.18 PERCENT.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are both due to speak at the central bank conference in Wyoming on Friday. Were waiting to see if anything comes out of Jackson hole, I dont think anyone is putting any big positions on here, said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • YIELDS ON TREASURY BILLS DUE OCT. 5 RISE TO 1.175 PERCENT, HIGHEST SINCE AUG. 10, ON DEBT CEILING CONCERNS.

  • *Plan likely to involve raising $1 billion in new capital. OSLO, Aug 24- Offshore driller Seadrill plans to launch a long-awaited Chapter 11 debt restructuring by Sept. 12, aims to raise $1 billion in new capital, and said existing shareholders may not recover any of the value of their stocks, sending the firm's shares down. Seadrill said the restructuring plan was...

  • Aug 24- U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Thursday, with caution prevailing ahead of the start of the annual gathering of central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are scheduled to speak on Friday, although the likelihood of new policy messages from either are slim.

  • LONDON, Aug 24- Europe's benchmark German government bond yield was pinned near an eight-week low on Thursday as President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government and an upcoming meeting of global central bankers kept investors cautious. Congress will have about 12 working days when it returns on Sept. 5 from its summer break to approve spending...

  • TOKYO, Aug 24- Japanese government bonds rose on Thursday, getting a lift from firm U.S. The lower yields contributed to firm demand at the Ministry of Finance's liquidity-enhancing sale of 550 billion yen of off-the-run JGBs. On Friday, the BOJ will purchase between 350 billion yen and 550 billion yen of five- to 10- year JGBs under its regular buying operations.

  • Aug 24- For other diaries, please see:. 24- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 28- Aug United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Aug United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Aug Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 29- Aug United States Sale of 7- year notes 29- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 29- Aug Italy Bills auction 30- Aug Italy Medium-Long Term...

  • Aug 24- For other diaries, please see:. 24- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 28- Aug United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Aug United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Aug Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 29- Aug United States Sale of 7- year notes 29- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 29- Aug Italy Bills auction 30- Aug Italy Medium-Long Term...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- Venezuela bond prices fell on Wednesday following a report that the U.S. government was considering a ban on trading in the country's debt, with some securities falling to their lowest in 18 months. Venezuela's 2038 sovereign bond fell around 1.5 cents to 34.1 cents, according to Reuters data. Some argue that a ban on secondary trading could...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- Venezuela bonds fell on Wednesday following a report the U.S. government was considering a ban on trading in the country's debt, with some securities touching their lowest in 18 months. The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday that the United States was considering temporarily prohibiting U.S.-regulated banks from trading in...