JGBs steady after auction of 30-year debt

TOKYO, May 15 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond (JGB) prices were little changed on Wednesday, a day after an auction of 30-year debt drew a strong demand. The benchmark 10-year JGB futures ticked up 0.02 points to 152.76, with a trading volume of 16,118 lots, while the 10-year JGB yield was unchanged at minus 0.055%. The Bank of Japan offered […]

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U.S.-China trade setback prolongs the global equities slide

LONDON (Reuters) – Global equities fell on Monday after their worst week of 2019, as hopes of an imminent U.S.-China trade deal were crushed and neither side showed a willingness to budge, raising fears of a fresh round of tit-for-tat tariffs. The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of […]

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World shares fall as China stimulus worries offset upbeat Credit Suisse earnings

LONDON (Reuters) – World shares took a step back on Wednesday as signals that China has put broader stimulus on hold offset positive results from Credit Suisse, which kicked off the earnings season for European investment banks. European shares followed Asia lower, pulling back from eight-month highs, with the pan-regional STOXX 600 index slipping 0.4 percent. Germany’s DAX was flat […]

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World stocks rally, near U.S. record highs, oil gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday as the U.S. Nasdaq and S&P 500 stock indexes marched toward record highs, while European energy shares posted their biggest daily gain since January as crude prices surged. Wall Street soared on upbeat results from Coca-Cola, Twitter, United Technologies and Lockheed Martin, which eased fears of a profit recession in […]

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