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Investing Securities

  • *Utilities, telecom in favor as tech lags. June 26- The S&P 500 and the Dow were slightly higher on Monday but gains were muted by a fall in technology stocks which nudged the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors. "The bond market is signaling an economic slowing," said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.

  • *Treasury sells $26 bln two-year notes to strong demand. NEW YORK, June 26- Long-dated U.S. "The economic data has not been that great," said Justin Lederer, an interest rate strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.

  • US TWO-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS OF 1.336 PERCENT AFTER STRONG AUCTION.

  • The European Commission ended months of speculation over whether Italy would be able to bypass regulations preventing state bailouts of banks by granting approval for the deal. On Sunday, Italy began winding up two failed regional banks in a deal that could cost the state up to 17 billion euros. The rescue will see the lenders' good assets go to Italy's biggest...

  • US 30-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO 2.68 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE NOVEMBER.

  • US TWO-YEAR, 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE FLATTENS TO 77.60 BPS, LOWEST SINCE SEPTEMBER.

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. The Commerce Department said non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, dropped 0.2 percent. The data is pretty bad, said Thomas Simons, a senior money market economist at Jefferies in New York.

  • NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. The Commerce Department said non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, dropped 0.2 percent. The data is pretty bad, said Thomas Simons, a senior money market economist at Jefferies in New York.

  • US FIVE-YEAR, 30- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE FALLS TO 94.60 BASIS POINTS, FLATTEST SINCE LATE 2007.

  • *Italy bank deal lifts Europe shares; Wall St set for gains. LONDON, June 26- Shares rose in Europe on Monday, with Italian banks gaining after a deal to wind up two failed lenders, while the dollar and U.S. bond yields held close to recent lows as subdued inflation raised questions over the outlook for monetary policy. The Italian government will pay it 5.2 billion...

  • US 30- YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELDS FALL TO 2.70 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE NOV. 9.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOWS AFTER DATA, 10- YEAR YIELDS DECLINE TO 2.14 PERCENT.

  • "Monetary policymakers need to take the evolution of financial conditions into consideration," New York Fed President William Dudley, a permanent voter on U.S. interest rates and a close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, said on a closed-to-the-press panel on Sunday. The Fed has raised rates three times since December and aims to begin shedding some of its $4.5...

  • *Italy- Germany bond yield spread comes off recent narrow levels. LONDON, June 26- Euro zone government bond yields fell after Italy received the go-ahead for a state rescue of the assets of two failed lenders, helping to shore up its ailing banking system which is seen as dragging on growth in Italy and the bloc as a whole. On Sunday, Italy began winding up two failed...

  • June 26- U.S. stock index futures were higher as oil prices rebounded, while investors awaited economic data for a reading on the health of the economy. *Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks on London on Tuesday and investors will look for any clues to the rate outlook, after mixed views from other Fed officials in recent days. *On Monday, San Francisco Fed President John...

  • June 26- U.S. stock index futures were higher as oil prices rebounded, while investors awaited economic data for a reading on the health of the economy. *Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks on London on Tuesday and investors will look for any clues to the rate outlook, after mixed views from other Fed officials in recent days. *On Monday, San Francisco Fed President John...

  • *Italy- Germany bond yield spread comes off recent narrow levels. LONDON, June 26- Italian government bond yields rose on Monday after the European Commission approved the rescue of assets of two struggling Veneto banks, ending months of speculation over whether Italy would be able to bypass regulations preventing state bailouts of banks.

  • TOKYO, June 26- The Japanese government bond yield curve steepened on Monday as the 30- year yield pulled back from two-month lows. The 30- year yield was 1.5 basis points higher at 0.810 percent. The yield had declined to 0.780 percent on Wednesday, its lowest since late April, as JGBs tracked last week's yield flattening in the U.S.

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.