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Investing Securities

  • July 28- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Friday as Amazon's profit miss took a toll on technology shares. *Risk sentiment also took a hit following the failure of the Republicans to repeal Obamacare in a tight Senate vote overnight. *Investors are worried about the ability of President Donald Trump to legislate his pro-growth agenda of tax reform and higher...

  • July 28- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Friday as Amazon's profit miss took a toll on technology shares. *Risk sentiment also took a hit following the failure of the Republicans to repeal Obamacare in a tight Senate vote overnight. *Investors are worried about the ability of President Donald Trump to legislate his pro-growth agenda of tax reform and higher...

  • The funds say their cross-holdings reflect a long-term commitment to Puerto Rico, and give them more of a stake than other creditors in righting the island's ship. It adds a wrinkle to already complex restructuring talks, muddying the path to recovery for investors who tied up their savings in Puerto Rico. While it is not rare for a creditor to hold multiple...

  • SINGAPORE, July 27- Noble Group is slimming down drastically to its core Asian coal-trading business, but that may not be enough to revive its fortunes due to a staff exodus, shrunken balance sheet and debts of more than $3 billion, analysts and industry sources say. Once Asia's largest commodities trading house, Singapore- listed Noble is a shadow of what it was...

  • *Data shows 1.5 pct German inflation in July. LONDON, July 28- Europe's benchmark bond yield approached levels not seen since January 2016 on Friday after data showed higher-than-expected inflation in the bloc's largest economy. More robust inflation supports the view that the European Central Bank may move to scale back some of its massive monetary stimulus...

  • LONDON, July 28- Germany's short-term borrowing costs held at six-week lows on Friday ahead of data expected to show consumer price growth slowing in the euro zone's largest economy. If Germany's preliminary readings for July come a shade below last month's data, as predicted in Reuters' polls, that could erode expectations that the European Central Bank is...

  • The funds say their cross-holdings reflect a long-term commitment to Puerto Rico, and give them more of a stake than other creditors in righting the island's ship. It adds a wrinkle to already complex restructuring talks, muddying the path to recovery for investors who tied up their savings in Puerto Rico. While it is not rare for a creditor to hold multiple...

  • The funds say their cross-holdings reflect a long-term commitment to Puerto Rico, and give them more of a stake than other creditors in righting the island's ship. It adds a wrinkle to already complex restructuring talks, muddying the path to recovery for investors who tied up their savings in Puerto Rico. While it is not rare for a creditor to hold multiple...

  • The funds say their cross-holdings reflect a long-term commitment to Puerto Rico, and give them more of a stake than other creditors in righting the island's ship. It adds a wrinkle to already complex restructuring talks, muddying the path to recovery for investors who tied up their savings in Puerto Rico. While it is not rare for a creditor to hold multiple...

  • The funds say their cross-holdings reflect a long-term commitment to Puerto Rico, and give them more of a stake than other creditors in righting the island's ship. It adds a wrinkle to already complex restructuring talks, muddying the path to recovery for investors who tied up their savings in Puerto Rico. While it is not rare for a creditor to hold multiple...

  • TOKYO, July 28- Japanese government bond prices fell across the board on Friday as the market tracked an overnight retreat by U.S. Treasuries, although losses were limited as Tokyo's Nikkei share average fell. The JGB market showed little reaction to domestic political developments, with scandal-hit Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada's resignation on...

  • July 28- For other diaries, please see:. 28- Jul Italy Medium-Long Term auction. 1- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2027 1- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 1- Aug Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 1- Aug Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- Aug Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 2- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 3-...

  • July 28- For other diaries, please see:. 28- Jul Italy Medium-Long Term auction. 1- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2027 1- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 1- Aug Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 1- Aug Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- Aug Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 2- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 3-...

  • LONDON, July 27- Hedge funds are some of the most important and dynamic participants in the oil market but public information on their positions and behaviour is severely limited. Money managers held long positions across the three major futures and options contracts linked to Brent and WTI totalling 771 million barrels on July 18, according to exchange and...

  • Lipper@ NEW YORK, July 27- U.S. fund investors sidestepped stocks in favor of bonds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, showing little confidence as a heavy dose of second-quarter corporate earnings results rolled in. Taxable bond funds based in the United States attracted $2.5 billion in their third straight week of inflows.

  • *UPS outlook weighs on Dow transports. *Tech sector drops despite gains for Facebook. July 27- A swoon in technology and transportation shares led the S&P 500 slightly lower on Thursday on a day full of corporate earnings reports, but the Dow industrials set a record closing high, helped by a jump in Verizon.

  • *S&P 500 turns down in New York afternoon trading. The Dow Jones transportation average was down 3.4 percent, on track for its biggest daily percentage decline since June 2016 and Britain's vote to exit the European Union, while the S&P technology index was down 1.4 percent. "The general sentiment of the market coming into the day was that transportation stocks...

  • *UPS outlook weighs on Dow transports. *Tech sector drops despite gains for Facebook. July 27- A swoon in technology and transportation shares led Wall Street lower on Thursday, with stocks hastening their declines in afternoon trading on a day full of corporate earnings reports.

  • The Treasury Department sold $28 billion in seven-year notes to fair demand, the final sale of $88 billion in coupon-bearing supply this week. AT&T Corp also came to market with a $22.5 billion. "The market is unduly being sold off on the mega AT&T deal... that is weighing on the long-end of the market" Tom di Galoma, a managing director at Seaport Global Holdings in New...

  • *Euro zone bond yield fall as much as 5 bps. Sentiment lifted by dovish Fed statement. LONDON, July 27- German short-dated government bond yields hit a six-week low on Thursday as investors detected a softening in the Federal Reserve's inflation view that could keep interest rates lower for longer.