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Egypt sells 3-year bonds worth 2bn EGP  CAIRO: Egypt's central bank sold 2 billion Egyptian pounds ($331 million) of reopened three-year bonds carrying a coupon of 16.15 percent, the finance ministry said on Monday. The average yield was 16.21 percent, lower than the 16.23 percent yield registered at a sale of reopened three-year bonds on May 14. Yields ranged from 16.15 to 16.225 percent. Settlement for the bonds will take place on June 5. Government bonds are sold by the central bank on behalf of the Ministry of Finance. Copyright Reuters, 2012 ...

JGBs erase gains as investors position for 10-year sale  TOKYO: Japanese government bonds came off their session highs on Monday ahead of a 10-year sale, but not before benchmark yields hit another nine-year low as downbeat US jobs data added to fears about the impact of Europe's deepening debt crisis. Japan's finance ministry will offer 2.3 trillion yen of 10-year notes on Tuesday, followed by a 30-year bond auction on Thursday. "The market lost its momentum today because domestic investors were reluctant to chase the market ...
US bonds steady in Asia near historic low  TOKYO: US Treasury bond prices steadied in Asia on Monday, around record lows hit last week when downbeat US employment data made it more likely that the US central bank will decide to buy more bonds to stimulate the economy. The yields on 10-year notes stood at 1.48 percent, compared with 1.47 percent in late U.S trading on Friday, when they fell to a record low of 1.44 percent. That was the lowest level ever reached going ...
Monti says eurobond will come ATHENS: Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti believes eurobonds, a contested tool proposed as a way of alleviating the eurozone crisis, will eventually become reality, he told a Greek newspaper Sunday. "I believe we will have eurobonds is some form or other, because our (European) union is getting closer," Monti told To Vima, warning however they were not a "licence to spend" or an alternative to cutting debt. In the same newspaper, however, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle ...
Bund yields hit new low as Spain hogs spotlight  LONDON: German Bund yields hit new lows across the curve on Friday, with yields on two-year debt briefly turning negative, on fears Spain may need external help to shore up its troubled banking sector as its sovereign financing costs threaten to become prohibitive. Investors concerned the euro zone debt crisis will get worse before it gets better have been piling into a diminishing number of safe havens, including bonds issued by Germany. Two-year yields dipped below zero ...
PARIS: The yield on 10-year German and French bonds hit a new record low on Friday with investors still seeking refuge in safe-haven assets amid problems in Spain. At around 0800 GMT the rate of return for investors on 10-year German Bunds on the secondary bond market fell to 1.158 percent, and the yield on French 10-year bonds fell to 2.278 percent, beating records set a day earlier. A little later, the German yield has risen back ...
US bonds edge higher in Asia on Europe fears  TOKYO: US Treasury bond prices edged higher in Asia on Thursday, pushing 10-year yields deeper into levels not seen in at least 60 years, as rising European borrowing costs spurred investors to seek safe-haven fixed income assets. The yields on 10-year notes slipped to 1.615 percent, down from 1.619 percent in late U.S trading on Wednesday, and falling as low as 1.595 percent in early Asian trade. These levels have not been seen in at least ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,191.37 1.13
Arrow Nasdaq 4,638.00 0.93
Arrow S&P 2,002.16 1.35
Arrow FTSE 6,825.94 0.21
Arrow DAX 10,710.97 0.78
Arrow CAC-40 4,610.94 0.29
Arrow Nikkei 17,795.73 0.15
Arrow H.Seng 24,861.81 0.22
Arrow Sensex 29,559.18 0.04

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln