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Investing Securities

  • *Asia shares ex- Japan at highest since Jan 2008. SYDNEY, July 27- Stocks, bonds and commodities were all on a roll in Asia on Thursday as bulls scented a softening in the Federal Reserve's confidence on inflation that promised to keep U.S. interest rates low for longer. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.5 percent to heights not...

  • July 27- For other diaries, please see:. 27- Jul United States Sale of 7- year notes 27- Jul Italy Bills auction 27- Jul Japan 3- month discount bill auction 27- Jul Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jul Italy Medium-Long Term auction. 1- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2027 1- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 1- Aug Japan...

  • July 27- For other diaries, please see:. 27- Jul United States Sale of 7- year notes 27- Jul Italy Bills auction 27- Jul Japan 3- month discount bill auction 27- Jul Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jul Italy Medium-Long Term auction. 1- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 1 1/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2027 1- Aug Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 1- Aug Japan...

  • *Dollar dips after Fed statement. *U.S. companies report more upbeat earnings. NEW YORK, July 26- The dollar touched its lowest in more than a year and U.S.

  • July 26- If you invest in mutual funds, no matter where you live in the world, you are probably doing it wrong. For Luxembourg- based funds, a proxy for European investors, the average saver made just 2.24 percent annually over 10 years, well below the 2.98 percent of the average fund. Five-year average investor returns lagged in Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Canada as...

  • July 26- If you invest in mutual funds, no matter where you live in the world, you are probably doing it wrong. For Luxembourg- based funds, a proxy for European investors, the average saver made just 2.24 percent annually over 10 years, well below the 2.98 percent of the average fund. Five-year average investor returns lagged in Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Canada as...

  • *Treasury sells $34 bln five-year notes to strong demand. NEW YORK, July 26- U.S. They were very balanced, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • July 26- The CME Group said on Wednesday that it will develop futures and options based on the repurchase agreement market, after a bank committee in June selected a benchmark repo rate to be used as an alternative to Libor in derivatives transactions. The Alternative Reference Rates Committee selected a broad repo rate as a new benchmark at the behest of...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS REVERSE DIRECTION, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOW OF 2.31 PERCENT.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER FED STATEMENT, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.33 PERCENT.

  • NEW YORK, July 26- U.S. fund investors darted into taxable bonds for a 33rd straight week, injecting the most cash into the category since June 2015, Investment Company Institute data showed on Wednesday. Nearly $12.8 billion flowed into the taxable bond mutual funds and exchange-traded funds during the week ended July 19, according to ICI, reinforcing a strong...

  • *Greece comeback bond improves sentiment towards bloc. LONDON, July 26- Euro zone government bond yields edged down but stayed near one-week highs on Wednesday ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. "The Fed has been rather clear up to now, and I expect it to signal today that balance sheet reduction will kick off in September and a rate hike will come maybe at the end of...

  • US TREASURY PRICES TURN NEGATIVE BEFORE FED STATEMENT, 10- YEAR YIELDS INCREASE TO 2.33 PERCENT.

  • NEW YORK, July 26- U.S. Futures traders are pricing in a 52- percent chance that the Fed will raise rates at its December meeting, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool. Even with no large changes anticipated in Wednesday's statement, we have to be on guard in case either the Fed does say something, or they say enough to allow a different interpretation from the...

  • July 26- Britain's opposition Labour Party has proposed new taxes on financial transactions, targeting London's world-leading trade in derivatives and bonds for a 4.7 billion pound windfall to help fund its left wing policy agenda. Despite losing a national election in June, Labour describe itself as a' government in waiting' and is campaigning in the hope...

  • *Futures up: Dow 26 pts, S&P 3 pts, Nasdaq 5.75 pts. July 26- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting and a fresh set of earnings. The Fed's statement is due at 2 p.m. ET.

  • *Greece comeback bond improves sentiment towards bloc. LONDON, July 26- Euro zone government bond yields edged lower but were still near one-week highs on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. "The Fed has been rather clear up to now, and I expect it to signal today that balance sheet reduction will kick off in September and a rate hike will come maybe at the end of the year," said DZ...

  • OSLO, July 26- Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill again delayed restructuring its $14 billion in debt and liabilities on Wednesday and reiterated that Chapter 11 bankruptcy was likely. Once the biggest offshore rig firm by market value and the crown jewel in the business empire of Norwegian billionaire John Fredriksen, Seadrill shares have fallen 99...

  • *Greece comeback bond improves sentiment towards bloc. LONDON, July 26- Euro zone government bond yields edged lower but were near one-week highs on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. "The Fed has been rather clear up to now, and I expect it to signal today that balance sheet reduction will kick off in September and a rate hike will come maybe at the end of the year," said DZ Bank...

  • TOKYO, July 26- Japanese government bond prices eased on Wednesday in sympathy with falls in U.S. bonds as markets awaited the U.S. The market showed no reaction to remarks by Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso, who said that there are signs that companies will raise prices in the future. U.S. bond prices fell on Tuesday in part due to a knee-jerk reaction to...