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  • LONDON, May 18- Nigeria's state oil company is in the final stage of signing $6 billion worth of deals to exchange more than 300,000 barrels per day of crude oil for imported gasoline and diesel, sources with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters. The contracts, which come three months later than expected, include three more pairs of companies than last year,...

  • LONDON, May 18- Nigeria's state oil company is in the final stage of signing $6 billion worth of deals to exchange more than 300,000 barrels per day of crude oil for imported gasoline and diesel, sources with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters. The contracts, which come three months later than expected, include three more pairs of companies than last year,...

  • TOKYO, May 18- Japanese government bond prices gave up early gains on Thursday as U.S. A small but growing number of Trump's fellow Republicans called on Wednesday for an independent probe of possible collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia, and one even mentioned impeachment. At the Ministry of Finance's sale of 1 trillion yen of 20- year JGBs with a 0.7...

  • 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...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- OneWeb, the U.S. satellite startup backed by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, has increased its merger proposal for Intelsat SA by offering Intelsat's creditors a smaller discount for their bonds than it had before. "We're at the absolute limit on what we're prepared 1/ 8 to offer 3/ 8 for this business, and we're simply not willing to negotiate any further,"...

  • A small but growing number of Trump's fellow Republicans called on Wednesday for an independent probe of possible collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia, and one even mentioned impeachment, spurred by a memo from the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief saying Trump tried to impede the agency's investigation. It came after allegations that...

  • CARACAS, May 17- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has deposited funds for the payment of interest on 2024 and 2026 bonds, the company's president told Reuters on Wednesday, after investors reported a delay in some $285 million due early this week. As a result, Venezuela bonds trade at distressed levels. Socialist President Nicolas Maduro says the OPEC country...

  • A small but growing number of Trump's fellow Republicans called on Wednesday for an independent probe of possible collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia, and one even mentioned impeachment, spurred by a memo from the fired FBI chief saying Trump tried to impede the agency's investigation. It came after allegations that Trump had sought to end the...

  • ATHENS, May 17- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday he was optimistic of a positive outcome when euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss the progress of Greece's bailout and the disbursement of new loans. Athens needs the funds to repay 7.5 billion euros of debt maturing in July. Tsipras has urged Greece's...

  • *Tumult in White House dents Fed rate hike bets. LONDON, May 17- The gap between U.S. and German government borrowing costs reached its narrowest in more than six months on Wednesday as a tumultuous week at the White House contrasted with a sense of improved political stability in Europe. Reports this week that Trump may have tried to interfere with a federal...

  • US TREASURIES EXTEND PRICE GAINS, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO 2.25 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE APRIL 21.

  • NEW YORK, May 17- U.S. The White House has been in turmoil since last week when Trump fired Comey and then discussed sensitive national security information during a meeting with Russian officials. "The more focus there is on the headlines, the less there is on the stuff that the market really cares about, which is fiscal stimulus, tax reform, regulatory reform, any of...

  • US 2- YEAR, 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CURVE FLATTENS TO 99.8 BASIS POINTS, FLATTEST SINCE MAY 3.

  • US 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO 2.278 PERCENT, LOWEST SINCE APRIL 25.

  • May 17- U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday amid fears that a fresh controversy around President Donald Trump could derail his ambitious pro-growth agenda. *According to reports, Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, raising questions of whether obstruction of justice charges...

  • *Tumult in White House dents Fed rate hike bets. LONDON, May 17- The gap between U.S. and German government borrowing costs reached its narrowest in more than six months on Wednesday as a tumultuous week at the White House contrasted with a sense of improved political stability in Europe. "At the moment everyone is focusing on the political relief in Europe and the...

  • LONDON, May 17- The gap between U.S. and German government borrowing costs reached its narrowest in more than six months on Wednesday as a week of tumult at the White House contrasted with a sense of improved political stability in Europe. But reports this week that Donald Trump tried to interfere with a federal investigation and discussed sensitive security...

  • *Traders in scramble to offload corporate bonds to BOJ. TOKYO, May 17- Yields are rising in Japan's tiny corporate bond market as traders pre-emptively brace for the Bank of Japan to stop being buyer of last resort, making this market a microcosm of wider fears over the end of Japan's four-year-long stimulus policy. Five year corporate bond yields have risen 10...

  • HONG KONG, May 17- In another step to open up China's capital markets, Hong Kong and Chinese regulators formally approved a long-awaited scheme to connect China's $9 trillion bond market with overseas investors. The so-called Bond Connect programme has been in the works since Beijing launched a similar scheme connecting Hong Kong and Shanghai stock markets...