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  • *Yen rises nearly 1 percent on lower U.S. bond yields. *Lead of UK PM May's Conservatives drops in YouGov poll. LONDON, May 26- The yen rose nearly 1 percent on Friday against the dollar after a dip in Treasury yields hit the U.S. currency, while Britain's pound hit a three-week low after a poll showed a narrowing lead for the ruling Conservatives before elections next...

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOVER AT SESSION LOWS BEFORE FIRST REVISION TO U.S.

  • LONDON, May 26- An undercurrent of political and policy risks pushed down euro zone government bond yields on Friday, discouraging investors from putting too much faith in improved economic data. Investors took their cue from policymakers staying cautious on the brightening political and economic picture in Europe and its implications for monetary policy.

  • May 26- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, coming off six straight days of gains and ahead of data that is likely to show the economy grew slightly more than previously thought in the first quarter. The data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET. *Wall Street's six-day winning streak is its longest since February, buoyed by a strong earnings season.

  • *Moody's encouraged by China's "vast reform agenda". *China facing dilemma of deleveraging without hurting growth. *China could lose A1 rating if debt growth exceeds expectations.

  • LONDON, May 26- Investors shunned U.S. equities and high yield bonds in the latest week in favour of European stocks and investment grade corporate bonds, fund flow data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed on Friday. The $3.3 billion redemption from U.S. equity funds followed almost $9 billion of outflows the previous week, as political turmoil in...

  • LONDON, May 26- Looming political and policy risks kept euro zone government bond yields close to recent lows on Friday, keeping investors from putting too much faith in improved economic data. Investors were taking their cue from policymakers and staying cautious on the brightening political and economic picture in Europe and its implications for monetary...

  • BEIJING/ HONG KONG, May 26- China has tried to brush aside a rare cut to its credit rating by Moody's Investors Service as misinformed, but its reaction highlights its sensitivity to how it is being viewed just as it seeks more foreign capital in its equity and bond markets. "Funding is not really an issue for China, so the level of meetings at the Ministry of Finance or...

  • TOKYO, May 26- Japanese government bonds gained on Thursday, shrugging off the effect of the previous session's lackluster 40- year auction as slumping stock prices gave bond market sentiment a lift. Japanese shares extended their early losses as the yen's gains on the dollar accelerated, with the Nikkei stock index ending down 0.6 percent as the dollar...

  • TOKYO, May 26- Japanese government bonds gained on Thursday, shrugging off the effect of the previous session's lacklustre 40- year auction as slumping stock prices gave bond market sentiment a lift. Japanese shares extended their early losses as the yen's gains on the dollar accelerated, with the Nikkei stock index ending down 0.6 percent as the dollar...

  • *Moody's encouraged by China's "vast reform agenda". *China facing dilemma of deleveraging without hurting growth. BEIJING, May 26- China's structural reforms will slow the pace of its debt build-up but will not be enough to arrest it, and another credit rating cut for the country is possible down the road unless it gets its ballooning credit in check, officials at...

  • 1- Jun Spain Bond auction 1- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 1- Jun Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Jun France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 6- Jun United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022. 6- Jun Netherlands DTC auction 6- Jun Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 7- Jun Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 7- Jun Sweden...

  • 1- Jun Spain Bond auction 1- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 1- Jun Japan Auction of 10- year government bonds 5- Jun France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 6- Jun United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022. 6- Jun Netherlands DTC auction 6- Jun Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 7- Jun Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 7- Jun Sweden...

  • SANTIAGO, May 25- Chile's state-run Codelco, one of the world's biggest copper producers, is readying a domestic bond issue that will allow it to refinance its debt and fund investments, a local ratings agency said on Thursday. Codelco was in the process of registering a new debt issue worth some $1.6 billion, denominated in Chilean inflation-adjusted currency...

  • U.S.-BASED ISHARES MSCI BRAZIL ETF ATTRACT $526 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; LARGEST INFLOWS SINCE SEPTEMBER 2012- LIPPER.

  • ROME/ MILAN, May 25- Italy's economy minister sought to reassure investors on Thursday that they will not be hit in a rescue of two ailing regional banks, Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca, after fears of a full "bail-in" hit the lenders' debt. Italy has been seeking European Union approval for months to rescue the two banks based in the northeastern Veneto region...

  • NEW YORK, May 25- U.S. Treasury yields fell slightly on Thursday on doubts whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates more than once by the end of 2017 as it signaled it is preparing to shrink its $4.5 trillion balance sheet later this year. It's a very pedestrian trading day, "said Aaron Kohli, interest rates strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • NEW YORK, May 25- U.S. Treasury yields held at lower levels on Thursday following average demand at a $28 billion seven-year note auction, the final portion of the $88 billion in coupon-bearing government debt supply this week. At 1:35 p.m., the benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was down 1.4 basis points at 2.252 percent, while 30- year bond yield was 1.2 basis...

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT LOWER LEVELS AFTER $28 BLN 7- YEAR NOTE AUCTION, 10- YEAR YIELD AT 2.252 PCT.

  • LONDON, May 25- Borrowing costs across the euro area fell on Thursday on further signs that major central banks are wary of stepping back from ultra-loose monetary policies too quickly. Bank of Japan board member Makoto Sakurai on Thursday ruled out the chance of an imminent hike in the BOJ's bond yield target, stressing the need to maintain its massive stimulus...