Debt / Fixed Income Markets

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

Published 03/08/2020

BOSTON/CHICAGO, August 3 (Reuters) - A decline in U.S. Treasury yields over recent weeks has investors eyeing the approach of an unusual phenomenon - the [more…]

J.C. Penney’s survival hinges on urgent sale negotiations

J.C. Penney’s survival hinges on urgent sale negotiations

Published 03/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The survival of J.C. Penney Co Inc hangs on whether the department store chain can reach a complex deal within days [more…]

U.S. stock funds shed $1.05 billion in week: Lipper

U.S. stock funds shed $1.05 billion in week: Lipper

Published 30/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday posted $1.05 billion in outflows, according to Lipper. Taxable bond funds attracted $9.37 billion, the [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

Gold eyes $2,000 mark in speedy record-breaking run

Gold eyes $2,000 mark in speedy record-breaking run

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold’s record rally is moving tantalisingly close to the psychologically key $2,000 level, powered by investors seeking cover from COVID-19’s global economic [more…]

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday they agreed in principle with Senate Republicans on a $1 trillion coronavirus [more…]

Euro zone companies tapped bank credit in June even as economy reopened

Euro zone companies tapped bank credit in June even as economy reopened

Published 27/07/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone companies continued to tap bank credit at a brisk pace in June even as the economy reopened after three months [more…]

Economic pitfalls risk cooling Egypt’s hot money inflows

Economic pitfalls risk cooling Egypt’s hot money inflows

Published 27/07/2020

CAIRO/LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - The threat of conflict in Libya, water security worries and a flatlining tourist sector risk upending a nascent rally in Egyptian bonds, [more…]

Euro zone economy not yet out of danger from coronavirus: ECB’s Panetta

Euro zone economy not yet out of danger from coronavirus: ECB’s Panetta

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The danger to the euro zone economy from the coronavirus pandemic is not yet over, European Central Bank board member Fabio Panetta [more…]

As bankers return to the office, industry body warns of new risks of bad conduct

As bankers return to the office, industry body warns of new risks of bad conduct

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Returning to the office will bring new challenges for banks and brokerages seeking to enforce good conduct by staff, after the bulk [more…]