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Mauritius 182-day Treasury bills yield rises to 2.88pc PORT LOUIS: The weighted average yield on Mauritius's 182-day Treasury bills rose to 2.88 percent at an auction on Friday from 1.33 percent at the previous sale on Nov. 21, the central bank said. The central bank or Bank of Mauritius sold all the 500 million rupees ($15.92 million) worth of bills it had offered. It received bids worth 1.600 billion rupees at yields ranging from 2.75 percent to 5.0 percent. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Indian rupee, 10-year bonds see worst week since Aug; global cues key MUMBAI: Indian bonds and the rupee weakened on Friday to post their worst weekly falls since August as sentiment remained subdued after a volatile week marked by concerns about financial contagion from the tumbling Russian rouble. Although hopes the US Federal Reserve would not be in a hurry to raise interest rates soothed sentiment, traders expect markets to remain volatile until the end of the year because of thinning foreign investor inflows. Foreign investors sold ...
UK gilts trade at highest premium over German debt in a month LONDON: The premium that 10-year British government bonds offer over the equivalent German debt rose to its highest level in a month on Friday, after a fresh sign that the European Central Bank was moving towards the purchase of government bonds. The yield spread between the benchmark 10-year gilt and its Bund counterpart peaked at 129.5 basis points, its highest level since Nov. 21, according to Reuters data. At 1237 GMT it stood at 129 ...
US bond yields rise as stocks gain after FOMC NEW YORK: US Treasuries yields rose on Thursday as Wall Street stock prices rose a day after US Federal Reserve's signal that it might raise interest rates in 2015 but would do so at a gradual pace.Most US government yields touched one-week highs as some traders exited earlier curve flattener positions that were based on the view the US central bank would raise short-term rates even as domestic growth remains subpar and inflation falls short ...
JGBs edge down, take cue from stocks and US Treasuries TOKYO: Japanese government bonds edged down on Thursday, taking their cue from firmer domestic equities as well as losses in US Treasuries overnight after the US central bank signalled it was on track to raise interest rates next year. Moves were small as investors positioned for this session's 20-year sale. Japan's Ministry of Finance set the coupon on the new notes (issue number 151) at 1.2 percent, the lowest level since June 2003's 0.8 percent, ...
US 5-year yield rises to session highs NEW YORK: The yield on US five-year Treasuries climbed to session highs in late morning trading on Wednesday as traders pared safe-haven holdings in this maturity, prompted by further gains on Wall Street stocks and domestic oil futures.The yield on five-year Treasuries notes was last 1.567 percent, up 4 basis points from Tuesday's close after it hit a session peak of 1.571 percent earlier Wednesday.Major U.S. stock indexes were sharply higher with the Standard & ...
US yields trim rise after November CPI data NEW YORK: US Treasuries yields pared their initial increase early Wednesday after data showed U.S. consumer prices fell more than forecast in November, reviving some bets the Federal Reserve will stick to its "considerable time" pledge to keeping interest rates near zero.The U.S. central bank's policy-setting group, Federal Open Market Committee, is scheduled to release its last policy statement of 2014 at 2 p.m. (1900 GMT).The U.S. Labor Department said the consumer price index fell ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,804.80 0.15
Arrow Nasdaq 4,765.38 0.36
Arrow S&P 2,070.65 0.46
Arrow FTSE 6,545.27 1.23
Arrow DAX 9,786.96 0.25
Arrow CAC-40 4,241.65 0.18
Arrow Nikkei 17,621.40 2.39
Arrow H.Seng 23,116.63 1.25
Arrow Sensex 27,371.84 0.90

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
Reserves $14.04 bln