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  • As a result, bankers and regulators in the United States, Britain, Europe and Japan are developing alternative benchmark interest rates. "Getting a rate thats supported, thats well built and robust, is very important because they need to move a lot of the swaps market off of Libor, said Darrell Duffie, a finance professor at Stanford University who chaired a...

  • FRANKFURT, June 20- It may be appropriate for the European Union to force the relocation of clearing activities from London after Brexit if there is no other way to control risks, European Central Bank Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure said on Tuesday. Around 90 percent of euro denominated derivatives are cleared in London and post-Brexit options include...

  • NEW YORK, June 20- The U.S. Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said on Tuesday that the era of low interest rates in the United States and elsewhere poses financial stability risks and that central bankers must factor such concerns into their decision-making. The more the Fed beats in this relentlessly hawkish message, the more the yield curve just ends up...

  • *Italy- German yield spread narrows as political worries ease. *But PIMCO warns of wide range of risks to come in Italy. Earlier this year, government bond yields in southern Europe rose due to uncertainty over how French elections in May would play out, the possibility of a snap vote in Italy and speculation of the European Central Bank beginning to wind down its...

  • Earlier this year, government bond prices in southern Europe were under pressure from uncertainty over how French elections in May would play out, the possibility of a snap vote in Italy and speculation over European Central Bank tapering of its extraordinary monetary stimulus. But recent indications suggest the ECB is in no hurry to end its programme, the...

  • LONDON, June 19- Index provider MSCI is likely to open its emerging market benchmark to Chinese mainland-listed shares at its review on Tuesday, but investors are also expecting news on other markets such as Argentina and Saudi Arabia. It will hold conference calls with journalists at 2300 GMT and again at 0700 GMT on June 21. The 169 stocks make up 5 percent of all...

  • TOKYO, June 20- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Tuesday as the market was pressured by rallying Tokyo shares and an overnight retreat in U.S. The finance ministry offered 500 billion yen of off-the-run JGBs on Tuesday, which was seen to have attracted short-covering demand from investors. Treasury prices slid on Monday after New York Federal...

  • MUMBAI, June 19- Pune, a city in India's western state of Maharashtra, sold $31 million in 10- year bonds on Monday, as cities in Asia's third-largest economy look to tap investors for the first time in a decade to finance infrastructure projects. Although India is planning to spend up to 48 billion rupees in its Smart Cities project, it needs cities such as Pune to...

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • BUENOS AIRES/ NEW YORK, June 19- Argentina sold $2.75 billion of a hotly demanded 100- year bond in U.S. dollars on Monday, just over a year after emerging from its latest default, according to the government. Argentina is going to the international capital markets to help finance a fiscal deficit of 4.2 percent of gross domestic product this year.

  • Such is the case with news that Argentina plans to sell a 100- year bond, a story tailor-made to illustrate exactly how extreme financial market risk-taking has become. This isnt, at base, a story about Argentina, but about how financial intermediaries are paid. Argentina, which just two years ago emerged from a long and tortuous period of default, a state to which it...

  • BUENOS AIRES/ NEW YORK, June 19- Argentina sold $2.75 billion of a hotly demanded 100- year bond in U.S. dollars on Monday, just over a year after emerging from its latest default, according to the government and Thomson Reuters' IFR. The new bond issue offered a coupon of 7.125 percent, the finance ministry said in a statement that hailed success of the sale as evidence...

  • TORONTO/ NEW YORK, June 19- U.S. activist investor Jonathan Litt on Monday called for Canada's Hudson's Bay Co to consider going private and to monetize its vast real estate holdings, sending shares in the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue up 13 percent. HBC stock had lost about a third of its value this year amid declining sales at its retail stores, which include Saks, Lord&...

  • BUENOS AIRES/ LONDON, June 19- Argentina has offered a 100- year bond in U.S. dollars, the finance ministry said on Monday, just over a year after the nation emerged from default. Still the move came as a surprise given Argentina only last year ended a decade-long dispute with creditors over its 2002 default and residents tend to frown upon accumulating debt in...

  • BUENOS AIRES/ LONDON, June 19- Argentina has offered a 100- year bond in U.S. dollars, the finance ministry said on Monday, only just over a year after the nation emerged from default. Investors said there would be appetite for the bond with a yield of 7.9 percent, given the low yields elsewhere in the fixed income market and the need for pension funds to lock in long term...

  • LONDON, June 19- The gap between French and German bond yields held near its tightest level in seven months after French President Emmanuel Macron won a commanding majority in parliamentary elections, securing a strong mandate for pro-business reforms. France's 10- year government bond yield was within sight of seven-month lows and South European...

  • MUMBAI, June 19- Pune, a city in India's western state of Maharashtra, sold $31 million in 10- year bonds on Monday, as cities in Asia's third-largest economy look to tap investors for the first time in a decade to finance infrastructure projects. Although India is planning to spend up to 48 billion rupees in its Smart Cities project, it needs cities such as Pune to...

  • *London terrorist attack boosts bonds overnight. NEW YORK, June 19- U.S. Prices had firmed overnight on safety buying after a van hit worshippers near a London mosque, adding to concerns about rising attacks.

  • US BENCHMARK 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS RISE TO SESSION HIGH OF 2.17 PERCENT.