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  • LONDON, July 11- Euro zone bond yields resumed their rise on Tuesday as focus shifted to the pace of monetary tightening in the United States and when the Federal Reserve might start unwinding its massive balance sheet. Analysts said they were also looking ahead to a speech by Fed Governor Lael Brainard on the topic of normalising central banks' balance sheets,...

  • NEW YORK, July 11- The dollar edged higher against a basket of currencies on Tuesday and touched a four-month high against the yen on the back of a 25 basis-point rise in 10- year U.S. government bond yields over the past two weeks. The greenback was up 0.32 percent to 114.4 yen, after hitting 114.47 yen, its highest since March 15, earlier in the session.

  • BRUSSELS, July 11- European Union finance ministers on Tuesday called for speedier unloading of bad debt by EU banks and recommended more money be put aside by the banks to protect them from trouble. The decade-long financial crisis left European banks holding nearly 1 trillion euros of non-performing loans, reducing their ability to lend and slowing down...

  • LONDON, July 11- The dollar ground higher against the basket of currencies used to measure its broader strength on Tuesday, touching a four-month high against the yen on the back of the past fortnight's 25 basis-point rise in 10- year U.S. government bond yields. The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest since June 22, with dealers pointing to a sluggish report on...

  • *Bond yields track euro zone rise ahead of ECB, Fed speakers. BUDAPEST, July 11- Central European government bonds and currencies eased slightly on Tuesday amid expectations for hawkish comments from Federal Reserve and European Central Bank officials. Euro zone bond yields resumed their rise ahead of speeches and Fed chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday.

  • TOKYO, July 11- Japanese government bond prices found a firm footing on Tuesday, with the selloff seen in recent weeks stabilizing following strong investor support in a closely-watched auction of five-year JGBs. The auction of 2.2 trillion yen five-year JGBs produced the highest accepted yield of minus 0.033 percent. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...

  • Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in futures and options contracts linked to Brent and WTI by 46 million barrels in the week leading up to July 4. The total number of short positions held by hedge fund managers in the five major crude and products contracts declined from a record 510 million barrels on June 27 to 463 million...

  • July 11- For other diaries, please see:. 11- Jul United States Sale of 3- year notes 11- Jul Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 11- Jul Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 11- Jul Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 12- Jul United States Sale of 10- year notes 12- Jul Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 12- Jul Italy Bills auction 13- Jul United...

  • July 11- For other diaries, please see:. 11- Jul United States Sale of 3- year notes 11- Jul Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 11- Jul Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 11- Jul Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 12- Jul United States Sale of 10- year notes 12- Jul Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 12- Jul Italy Bills auction 13- Jul United...

  • July 10- Elliott Management Corp, the largest creditor of the bankrupt parent of Oncor Electric Delivery Co, unveiled a plan on Monday to best Berkshire Hathaway Inc's deal for the Texas utility with a bid worth $18.5 billion, including debt. Elliott revealed in documents published on its website it was unhappy with the recovery to some creditors under an $18.1...

  • CHICAGO, July 10- A decision on whether Illinois becomes the first U.S. state whose bond ratings tip into junk was not imminent on Monday as credit rating agencies said they were still reviewing the state's newly enacted budget and tax package. Analysts at the three major rating agencies, which rate Illinois one or two notches above junk, declined to comment on the...

  • Treasury to sell $56 billion in notes and bonds. NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. "This was a retracement of last week's losses," said Kim Rupert, managing director of global fixed income at Action Economics in San Francisco.

  • Treasury to sell $56 billion in notes and bonds. NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. "This was a retracement of last week's losses," said Kim Rupert, managing director of global fixed income at Action Economics in San Francisco.

  • July 10- Elliott Management Corp, the largest creditor of the bankrupt parent of Oncor Electric Delivery Co, unveiled a plan on Monday to best Berkshire Hathaway Inc's deal for the Texas utility with a bid worth $18.5 billion, including debt. Elliott revealed in documents published on its website it was unhappy with the recovery to some creditors under an $18.1...

  • NEW YORK, July 10- The U.S. dollar climbed to a two-month high against the yen on Monday and global equity markets rallied, lifted by robust economic data from Germany and renewed interest in U.S. technology stocks spurred by an Amazon Prime online sale event. Amazon rose 2.1 percent to $998.87, and Apple rose 1.16 percent to $145.85. Investors, especially ETF...

  • LONDON, July 10- Euro zone bond yields came off multi-month highs on Monday as investors dipped their toes back into the market after the brutal sell-off of the last two weeks. Investors dumped government bonds over the past two weeks on the belief that the European Central Bank would unwind extraordinary stimulus sooner rather than later.

  • NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. Treasury yields slipped on Monday after rising for more than a week, in line with weakness in European markets, as investors consolidated positions following a strong U.S. non-farm payrolls report that kept the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates at least once more this year. "This is mostly consolidation given there's not a lot...

  • Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in futures and options contracts linked to Brent and WTI by 46 million barrels in the week leading up to July 4. The total number of short positions held by hedge fund managers in the five major crude and products contracts declined from a record 510 million barrels on June 27 to 463 million...

  • LONDON, July 10- Euro zone bond yields came off multi-month highs on Monday as investors dipped their toes back into the market after the brutal sell-off of the last two weeks. Investors dumped government bonds over the past two weeks on the belief that the European Central Bank would unwind extraordinary stimulus sooner rather than later.

  • July 10- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Monday as the latest jobs report increased optimism that a tightening labor market would keep the Federal Reserve on course for a third rate hike this year despite benign inflation. *Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony is the key highlight of this week for investors looking for cues on...