TREASURIES-U.S. long yields slide as trade uncertainty persists

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) – U.S. long-dated Treasury yields, which have fallen in five of the last six sessions, slipped again on Tuesday, with risk appetite weaker overall amid the persistent uncertainty over U.S.-China trade negotiations. U.S. 30-year yields fell to two-week lows, while those on 10-year notes hit a low of 1.795%, matching Monday’s two-week […]

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Canadian home prices dip in October as seasonal pressures weigh

TORONTO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Canadian home prices fell in October for the first time in six months but an underlying upswing was maintained, data showed on Tuesday. The Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index, which measures changes for repeat sales of single-family homes, fell 0.1% last month from September. It was the first decline since April. “The final quarter […]

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U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Shows Slight Pullback In November

After reporting an unexpected improvement in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the previous month, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Monday showing confidence edged slightly lower in the month of November. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index slipped to 70 in November after climbing to 71 in October. Economists had expected the index to […]

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UPDATE 1-Saudi mall operator Arabian Centres sells $500 mln debut Islamic bonds

(Updates with size, details) DUBAI, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Saudi mall operator Arabian Centres is set to raise $500 million with a debut issuance of international Islamic bonds, or sukuk, a document by one of the banks leading the deal showed. The company received over $1.45 billion in orders for the five-year issuance, including $200 million from the banks arranging […]

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Chinese power generation company SDIC says it may list GDRs in London

(Reuters) – Chinese power generation group SDIC (600886.SS) is considering proceeding with an offering of global depositary receipts (GDRs) in London under a link with the Shanghai exchange, it said on Tuesday. The offering would include newly issued GDRs representing underlying “A” shares in the firm, and the proceeds would be used to help expand SDIC’s renewable energy business overseas […]

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APRA review of super funds a boon for consumers

The Australian Prudential and Regulation Authority (APRA) will soon publish its “heatmaps” of super fund investment options, where the worst-performing funds will be coloured deep-red on a range of measures, such as investment performance and fees and costs. It marks a significant change of approach for the regulator, which has previously been more inclined to work with under-performing funds behind […]

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EasyJet FY19 Profit, Revenue Per Seat Down, Traffic Up; Cuts Dividend

Low-cost airline easyJet Plc (ESYJY.PK,EZJ.L) reported Tuesday that its fiscal 2019 profit before tax decreased 3.4 percent to 430 million pounds from last year’s 445 million pounds. Headline profit before tax was 427 million pounds, compared to 578 million pounds a year ago. Total headline profit before tax per seat decreased 32.9 percent to 4.07 pounds per seat. Total revenue […]

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