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  • BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 6- Central European debt yields rose on Friday before a U.S. jobs report that might increase the chances the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this year. Romania's government on Thursday rejected all bids at a bond tender for the first time since March, unwilling to tolerate a yield rise amid low demand.

  • *Catalan parliament to meet Monday, defying Spain, official says. *Spain 10- year bonds among the underperformers again. On Thursday, Spanish government bonds had rallied strongly as the Constitutional Court suspended a session of the Catalan parliament scheduled for Monday in which local leaders were expected to declare secession.

  • The discovery came when the SEC was testing EDGAR's ability to absorb monthly and annual financial filings that will be required under new rules adopted last year for the $18 trillion mutual fund industry. The industry has since redoubled its calls for SEC Chairman Jay Clayton to delay the data-reporting rules, set to go into effect in June next year, until it is...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- The dollar edged higher on Friday and is on track for its fourth consecutive week of gains as investors continued to cut their short bets against the greenback on a growing view that bond markets have underpriced the extent of U.S. rate increases. "We are thinking that the dollar bounce has further to go because in our view, the market continues to...

  • TOKYO, Oct 6- The Bank of Japan's government bond holdings fell in September from the previous month for the first time since it deployed its massive stimulus programme in 2013, a sign the bank is steadily slowing purchases under a policy targeting interest rates. The balance of the BOJ's government bond holdings stood at 404.239 trillion yen at the end of...

  • *Catalan parliament to meet Monday, defying Spain, official says. *Spain 10- year bonds underperform, yields rise sharply again. On Thursday, Spanish government bonds had rallied strongly as the Constitutional Court suspended a session of the Catalan parliament scheduled for Monday in which local leaders were expected to declare secession.

  • LONDON, Oct 6- The dollar rose on Friday and is on track for its fourth consecutive week of gains as investors trimmed some short bets on growing views that interest rate markets are underpricing the extent of U.S. rate increases over the coming months. "Some very short positions are being reduced as markets are coming around to the view that the bond markets are not...

  • TOKYO, Oct 6- Japanese government bonds edged down on Friday, taking their cue from U.S. In its regular JGB purchase operations on Friday, the Bank of Japan offered to buy 410 billion yen of five- 10- year JGBs, 200 billion yen of 10- to 25- year JGBs, and 100 billion yen of JGBs maturing in more than 25 years. Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker, a...

  • TOKYO, Oct 6- Japanese government bonds edged down on Friday, taking their cue from U.S. In its regular JGB purchase operations on Friday, the Bank of Japan offered to buy 410 billion yen of five- 10- year JGBs, 200 billion yen of 10- to 25- year JGBs, and 100 billion yen of JGBs maturing in more than 25 years. Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker, a...

  • The discovery came when the SEC was testing EDGAR's ability to absorb monthly and annual financial filings that will be required under new rules adopted last year for the $18 trillion mutual fund industry. The industry has since redoubled its calls for SEC Chairman Jay Clayton to delay the data-reporting rules, set to go into effect in June next year, until it is...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 9- Oct Norway Auction of Treasury bills 9- Oct France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 10- Oct United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2037 10- Oct Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 10- Oct Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 11- Oct United States Sale of 3-...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 9- Oct Norway Auction of Treasury bills 9- Oct France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 10- Oct United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2037 10- Oct Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 10- Oct Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 11- Oct United States Sale of 3-...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- U.S. Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker, a voter on the Federal Open Monetary Policy Committee, said on CNBC he still expects a rate increase in December. San Francisco Fed President John Williams echoed the same sentiment.

  • TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGHS; 10- YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.355 PCT.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 5- U.S. "The market is looking forward to tomorrow's payrolls even though that number could be distorted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma," said Justin Lederer, Treasury analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York. Wall Street economists expect just 90,000 new U.S. jobs for September, down from 156,000 in August, according to a Reuters poll.

  • LONDON/ Madrid, Oct 5- Spain's financial markets recovered ground on Thursday after solid demand at a debt auction was seen as a positive for Spanish assets shaken by tensions between Madrid and region Catalonia, which is set to declare independence. The yield on Spain's benchmark 10- year bond fell on Thursday after three consecutive days of rises, but Spanish...

  • TOKYO, Oct 5- Benchmark Japanese government bonds edged slightly higher on Thursday in a cautious market as investors awaited monthly U.S. jobs data due on Friday. The Ministry of Finance offered 400 billion yen of 10- year JGBs linked to the consumer price index, with a 0.10 percent coupon. Weekly fund flow data showed that foreign investors turned to net buying...

  • *Dollar propped up after upbeat US service sector, jobs data. TOKYO, Oct 5- The dollar inched up against a basket of its peers on Thursday after data shed more positive light on the U.S. economy, although sagging Treasury yields tempered the greenback's gains. "The dollar has not been able to take full advantage of the latest series of strong U.S. data as Treasury yields...

  • *Dollar propped up after upbeat US service sector, jobs data. TOKYO, Oct 5- The dollar inched up against a basket of peers on Thursday after data shed more positive light on the U.S. economy, although sagging Treasury yields tempered the greenback's gains. "The dollar has not been able to take full advantage of the latest series of strong U.S. data as Treasury yields...

  • Oct 5- For other diaries, please see:. Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 5- Oct United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 5- Oct Japan 3- month discount bill auction 5- Oct Spain Bond auction 9- Oct Norway Auction of Treasury bills 9- Oct France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 10- Oct United Kingdom Auction...