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  • *Saudi bonds fall across curve, Lebanon 2020 lowest on record. LONDON/ DUBAI, Nov 8- A sell-off in Middle Eastern bond markets escalated on Wednesday with debt prices in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Lebanon all touching long-term lows following Saudi Arabia's anti-graft purge and government turmoil in Lebanon. Some of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain's...

  • *U.S. to sell $23 bln in 10- year notes at 1800 GMT. NEW YORK, Nov 8- U.S. Treasury yields edged higher on Wednesday with the yield curve close to its flattest level in a decade, in advance of a $23 billion auction of 10- year government securities, the second part of the $64 billion quarterly refunding this week.

  • Nov 8- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has transferred most of the funds needed to make the final payment on its 2017 N bond that matured last week, three market sources said on Wednesday. The company has broken up the payment into separate portions, the sources said, asking not to be identified. PDVSA did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.

  • *Saudi bonds fall across curve, Lebanon 2020 hit lowest on record. LONDON/ DUBAI, Nov 8- A sell-off in Middle Eastern bond markets escalated on Wednesday, with debt prices in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Lebanon all hitting long-term lows following Saudi Arabia's political purge and government turmoil in Lebanon. Some of Saudi Arabia's and Bahrain's...

  • TOKYO, Nov 8- Dan Fuss, one of the world's longest-serving fund managers, said his flagship bond fund has cut exposure to high-yield corporate bonds and raised the quality of its holdings, warning that the U.S. bond market is more vulnerable to a sell-off now than at any time since the financial market rout of 1974.. Polarised U.S. politics and policy paralysis in...

  • *Dollar slips vs yen, euro. LONDON, Nov 8- The dollar slipped to a one-week low against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by worries over possible delays to Donald Trump's tax reform plans, evidence of the U.S. president's waning popularity as well as lower Treasury yields. The Washington Post, citing unidentified sources, reported on Tuesday that Senate Republican...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- Yields on long-term German bonds fell to two-month lows on Wednesday, part of a global trend of flattening curves that suggests investors have doubts over the future path of inflation and may even be starting to price in the next slowdown. With the European Central Bank extending its asset purchase programme last month, and pledging to keep rates at...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- Most emerging market currencies steadied on Wednesday after a sharp sell off towards the end of Tuesday's London trading caused by a dollar bounce, but stocks failed to make headway following mixed Chinese trade data. Tuesday's falls saw the Russian rouble lose 1.99 percent against the dollar to touch 2-1/ 2 month lows, while the Turkish lira came...

  • *HNA will sell and repurchase 1.14 pct stake in Spain's NH Hotel. NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, Nov 8- China's HNA Group struck a second deal in less than a week to raise short-term funds, amid concerns about rising financing costs at the indebted airline-to-property conglomerate. It has $17.2 billion of outstanding bonds, of which $2.3 billion are due in 2018 and $4.6 billion...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- Banking stocks dropped and the dollar slipped on Wednesday as doubts over tax cuts and bond market moves hurt profitability and raised questions over the longevity of the current expansion in the United States. Derek Halpenny, head of global markets research at Mitsubishi UFJ in London, said he was dubious over the progress of the tax cuts...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- Yields on long-term German bonds fell to two-month lows on Wednesday, part of a global trend of flattening curves that suggests investors have doubts over the long-term path of inflation and may even be starting to price the next slowdown. With the European Central Bank extending its asset purchase programme last month, and pledging to keep rates...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- Yields on long-term German bonds fell to two-month lows on Wednesday, part of a global trend of flattening curves that suggests investors have doubts over the long-term path of inflation and may even be starting to price the next slowdown. With the European Central Bank extending its asset purchase programme last month, and pledging to keep rates...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- Yields on long-term German bonds fell to two-month lows on Wednesday, part of a global trend of flattening curves that suggests investors have doubts over the long-term path of inflation and may even be starting to price the next slowdown. With the European Central Bank extending its asset purchase program last month, and pledging to keep rates at...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- Yields on long-term German bonds fell to two-month lows on Wednesday, part of a global trend of flattening curves that suggests investors have doubts over the long-term path of inflation and may even be starting to price the next slowdown. With the European Central Bank extending its asset purchase program last month, and pledging to keep rates at...

  • PARIS, Nov 8- Euronext gave details on Wednesday of weekly commodities reports it will publish from next year to meet new European rules aimed at improving transparency in financial markets. The trading exchange, whose derivative markets mainly include agricultural products, will from Jan. 3 publish weekly "commitments of traders" reports that will set out...

  • TOKYO, Nov 8- Japanese government bond prices tracked gains by U.S. Treasuries and rose on Wednesday, with a pause in long rallying Tokyo stocks also helping the debt market. Japan's Nikkei slipped as investors booked profits after the index reached a 26- year high the previous day.

  • Nov 8- For other diaries, please see:. Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 4- Dec Netherlands DTC auction 5- Dec Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 5- Dec United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 5- Dec Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Dec Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 6- Dec...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. tax reform plans are already transforming municipal debt market dynamics, sparking a sharp rally even as details released by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are likely to shift over the coming days and weeks. Additionally, the removal of some state and local tax deductions compounds the issue for residents in...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Tuesday, flattening the yield curve to a level not seen in a decade, as $24 billion worth of three-year government debt, the first leg of this week's $64 billion quarterly refunding, fetched average demand. We have a pretty strong flattening trend that will probably continue into 2018, "said John Canavan, market strategist...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Tuesday, flattening the yield curve to a level not seen in a decade, as $24 billion worth of three-year government debt, the first leg of this week's $64 billion quarterly refunding, fetched average demand. We have a pretty strong flattening trend that will probably continue into 2018, "said John Canavan, market strategist...