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Investing Securities

  • *Data raise doubts on U.S. inflation hitting Fed's 2- pct goal. NEW YORK, June 11- A surprisingly weak run of U.S. inflation data has investors backing off bets the Federal Reserve will meet its three targeted interest rate hikes this year, and has breathed fresh life into the bond market after a rough start to the year. On Thursday, the European Central Bank downgraded...

  • 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.

  • SAO PAULO/ MEXICO CITY, June 9- Mexico's peso currency touched a near 10- month high on Friday and data on derivatives market bets showed investors have taken the most optimistic view on the currency in four years. The Mexican currency clawed its way back to levels last seen before Donald Trump was elected U.S. president as higher oil prices helped lift emerging...

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 9- Ratings agency Moody's downgraded South Africa's credit rating on Friday but kept it at investment grade with a negative outlook, citing a recent abrupt cabinet reshuffle and reduced growth prospects for an economy mired in recession. South Africa's National Treasury said after the announcement that "reigniting" investor confidence...

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 9- Ratings agency Moody's downgraded South Africa's credit rating on Friday but kept it at investment grade with a negative outlook, citing a recent abrupt cabinet reshuffle and reduced growth prospects for an economy mired in recession. Moody's is the only major ratings agency to retain South Africa's investment grade status after Fitch...

  • *Little reaction from U.S. rates market after UK election, Comey. Investors largely shrugged off Thursday's UK election, which resulted in a hung parliament for Britain, as they did scathing congressional testimony by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. Guy Pecho, global macro portfolio manager at Atlanta- based Voya Investment...

  • LONDON, June 9- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. When Donald Trump won last November's presidential election, U.S. stocks and Treasury yields soared and the dollar strengthened on expectations that extraordinary fiscal stimulus would supercharge an...

  • LONDON, June 9- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. When Donald Trump won last November's presidential election, U.S. stocks and Treasury yields soared and the dollar strengthened on expectations that extraordinary fiscal stimulus would supercharge an...

  • *Euro zone markets little changed after UK election shock. Across the euro zone, safe-haven bond yields were pinned near multi-month lows after Thursday's snap election in Britain left the ruling Conservative party without a majority in parliament just as talks to exit the European Union loom. The head of the country's ruling Democratic Party, Matteo Renzi,...

  • Investors largely shrugged off Thursday's results of the UK election, which resulted in a hung parliament for Britain, and scathing testimony from former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey at the Senate. The UK's Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before talks on Britain's EU departure are due...

  • U.S. TREASURY LONG-DATED BOND YIELDS CLIMB TO ONE-WEEK PEAKS.

  • U.S. TREASURY 10-YEAR NOTE, 30-YEAR BOND YIELDS HIT SESSION HIGHS.

  • *Euro zone markets little changed after UK election shock. Across the euro zone, safe-haven bond yields were pinned near multi-month lows after Thursday's snap election in Britain left the ruling Conservative party without a majority in parliament just as talks to exit the European Union loom. The head of the country's ruling Democratic Party, Matteo Renzi,...

  • SHANGHAI, June 9- Around two dozen mainly small listed Chinese companies have taken the unusual step of urging their employees to buy shares in a bid to prop up stock prices and help fend off collateral calls on stock-backed loans. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange- where all but one of the companies are listed- has taken notice, and has issued guidelines requiring...

  • LONDON, June 9- Global bond funds attracted their biggest inflows in more than two years, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as a the UK election and a Gulf political crisis sparked a dash for safe-haven assets. Investors shovelled $16 billion into bonds in the week to Wednesday, with investment grade bond funds attracting $9.6 billion and high yield...

  • *Euro zone markets little changed after UK election shock. Across the euro zone, safe-haven bond yields were pinned near multi-month lows after Thursday's snap election in Britain left the ruling Conservative party without a majority in parliament just as talks to exit the European Union loom. The head of the country's ruling Democratic Party, Matteo Renzi,...

  • LONDON, June 9- Political uncertainty in Britain following a shock election result should benefit British gilts and is likely to keep sterling under pressure, Franklin Templeton's head of European fixed income David Zahn said on Friday. "The election raises the premise that the negotiations for Brexit will not go well and we have some unknowns as far as the...

  • LONDON, June 9- Euro zone government bond yields dipped on Friday as Britain's ruling party lost its majority in parliament just days before talks on the country's exit from the European Union are due to start, triggering support for safe-haven assets. German Bund yields were pinned near six-week lows, having already tumbled in recent weeks on the possibility...

  • TOKYO, June 9- Japanese government bonds gained on Friday, with yields taking cue from U.S. Treasuries and pulling away from the previous session's multi-month highs. Investors' main focus remained squarely on overseas events, as British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in a general election and cast the...