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  • MEDIUM, LONG-DATED TREASURY YIELDS HOVER NEAR 5- MONTH LOWS AHEAD OF U.S.

  • LONDON, April 13- The dollar recovered from a two-week low against a broad index on Thursday, having slid after U.S. Treasury yields took a heavy hit after Trump's comments to the Wall Street Journal, in which he said the strength of the economy would hurt the dollar. "This is a little bit of a correction of the move we saw overnight following the comments from Trump,"...

  • *Trump says he wants low interest rates. *China surprises with punchy trade data. U.S. futures pointed to a fall of around 0.3 percent at the open on Wall Street as investors digested Trump's apparent reversals on interest rates, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and China's currency policy.

  • NEW YORK, April 13- Influential bond investor Bill Gross on Thursday stepped up his warning to investors not to be tempted into buying equities, high-yield junk bonds and other asset classes, given the possibility that U.S. President Donald Trump might fail to enact policies that fuel economic growth. Gross, who runs the Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund,...

  • April 13- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Thursday following President Donald Trump's remarks on the U.S. dollar and interest rates, while investors kept an eye on bank earnings. *The dollar, already suffering from a risk-off mode in the market amid geopolitical tensions, hit its lowest level this month after Trump told the Wall Street Journal that...

  • NEW YORK, April 13- Some of the actively managed funds that have performed the best since the Nov. 8 presidential election are switching from " Trump Trade" bets on financial and infrastructure stocks into beaten-down sectors such as retail, apparel or biotech. "Were taking some money off the table, said Scott Goginsky, a co-portfolio manager of the $24.8 million...

  • LONDON, April 13- A weaker U.S. dollar and a fall in Treasury yields helped emerging market assets advance on Thursday, with stocks up at one-week highs and set for a second straight week of gains. This offset investor jitters over Syria, North Korea's nuclear threat and the French elections and lifted MSCI's benchmark emerging equities index 0.5 percent.

  • SHANGHAI, April 13- China's central bank resumed injections into the money market on Thursday after a near three-week absence, in an apparent bid to ease fears of a cash crunch in the financial system following massive drains from maturing debt instruments. After skipping open market operations for 13 consecutive sessions-- saying liquidity was relatively...

  • *China surprises with punchy trade data. Surprisingly strong Chinese trade figures and Trump's remarks that the United States will not name China a currency manipulator helped boost Asian stocks. "The U.S. president also appeared to move away from a more confrontational tone against China by acknowledging the country has not intervened to weaken its...

  • TOKYO, April 13- The Bank of Japan should maintain quantitative easing until inflation exceeds its price target but it must be alert to the risks posed to asset prices and the financial sector, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said. The OECD raised Japan's 2017 economic growth forecast slightly because of an expected pickup in...

  • MOSCOW, April 13- Risks linked to possible outflows from Russia's OFZ market are low, the central bank's First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Thursday. Russian rouble-denominated government bonds, so-called OFZs, are a foreign investor favorite and have seen large inflows recently, drawn by their relatively high yields. Yudayeva said inflows into...

  • TOKYO, April 13- The benchmark 10- year Japanese government bond yield edged higher on Thursday after plumbing its lowest level since November and coming within a whisker of zero. The outlook for JGBs also depends on the situation in North Korea, she said, with safe-haven buying expected to underpin demand on any escalations. North Korea may have the capacity to...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei closes down 0.7. President Donald Trump's comments favouring lower interest rates and tensions over North Korea, while Asian stocks put in a mixed performance amid a raft of regional economic data. European stocks look set for a muted start, with financial spreadbetters expecting Britain's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX to ease 0.1...

  • NEW YORK, April 13- Some of the actively managed funds that have performed the best since the Nov. 8 presidential election are switching from " Trump Trade" bets on financial and infrastructure stocks into beaten-down sectors such as retail, apparel or biotech. "Were taking some money off the table, said Scott Goginsky, a co-portfolio manager of the $24.8 million...

  • TOKYO, April 13- The benchmark 10- year Japanese government bond yield edged down on Thursday to its lowest level since November and within a whisper of zero, taking its cues from lower U.S. Treasury yields and underpinned by solid demand at a 30- year JGB auction. On Thursday, Japan's Ministry of Finance offered 800 billion yen of 30- year JGBs with a 0.8 percent...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei slides. SINGAPORE, April 13- The U.S. dollar and Treasury yields tumbled on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he preferred the Federal Reserve keep interest rates low as the dollar is getting too strong, and said he would not label China a currency manipulator. Asian stocks swung between gains and losses with MSCI's broadest...

  • *Pyongyang tells reporters to prepare for "big, important" event. SEOUL, April 13- South Korea's central bank kept interest rates unchanged for a 10th straight month on Thursday, wary of geopolitical risks around North Korea and ahead of a much-anticipated U.S. All 21 analysts surveyed in a Reuters poll before the decision forecast the Bank of Korea would leave the...

  • Treasury won't label China currency manipulator. *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei slides. SINGAPORE, April 13- The U.S. dollar and Treasury yields stumbled on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he preferred the Federal Reserve keep interest rates low as the dollar is getting too strong, and said he wouldn't label China a currency manipulator.

  • April 13- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 13- Apr Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 13- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 18- Apr Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 18- Apr Japan 1- year discount bill auction 18- Apr Spain...

  • April 13- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 13- Apr Japan Auction of 30- year government bonds 13- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 18- Apr Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 18- Apr Japan 1- year discount bill auction 18- Apr Spain...