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Treasuries prices inch higher after tame core US producer prices NEW YORK: US Treasury debt prices edged higher in choppy trading on Tuesday after a core inflation measure showed just a tepid rise in prices last month, which suggested the Federal Reserve could take its time raising interest rates.Yields, which move inversely to prices, were much lower following the release of the stronger-than-expected U.S. producer prices data but edged up from their troughs, indicating a market lacking any strong conviction trade.German Bund yields hovering near record lows have also weighed on their U.S. counterparts. Benchmark U.S. yields have declined in three of the last four sessions.U.S. data on Tuesday showed producer prices unexpectedly rose in October, but a broader measure, which excludes food, energy and trade services, remained benign, inching up just 0.1 percent last month."The headline was firmer than expected, but the sub-text reveals no inflation pressures and are closer to the traditional way we looked at PPI," said ...

Turkey's 2-year benchmark bond yield falls below 8pc, year low ISTANBUL: Turkey's benchmark bond yield fell below 8 percent on Tuesday, its lowest in a year, as markets started to price in easing from the Turkish central bank in the coming period with a lower inflation outlook for next year. The 2-year government bond yield fell to 7.99 percent from 8.08 percent on Monday. The central bank said last month that elevated food prices are delaying the improvement in the inflation outlook, yet falling commodity, ...
JGBs slump, extend losses after poor 20-year auction TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices fell on Tuesday, extending losses after an auction of 20-year bonds drew tepid bids despite a recent increase in the amount of buying by the Bank of Japan in the sector. The 20-year JGB auction produced the tail, or the gap between the lowest and average prices, of 0.41, much wider than 0.08 in the previous auction. The bid-to-cover ratio also fell to 2.88 from 3.59. The poor results hit ...
Treasuries prices slide in choppy trading; Japan data briefly lifts NEW YORK: US Treasury debt prices fell on Monday in choppy trading as investors took profits on gains fueled by weak Japanese economic data, ahead of the release this week of the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting.Market participants expect the Fed minutes to show optimism about the U.S. economy that should keep the U.S. central bank on track to raise interest rates sometime next year."Treasuries have been strong all year and we did ...
France to sell 7.3-8.8bn euros of bonds on Nov. 20 PARIS: France plans to sell 6.5-7.5 billion euros of medium-term fixed-rate bonds at its next regular auction on Nov. 20, plus 0.8-1.3 billion euros of inflation-linked bonds. Fixed-rate bonds on offer are a February 2017 OAT, July 2017 OAT and November 2019 OAT. Also on offer are a July 2023 OAT linked to French inflation plus a July 2027 and a July 2040 OAT linked to euro zone inflation. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...
US long-dated bond prices inch lower ahead of auction NEW YORK: US long-dated Treasuries prices edged lower on Thursday ahead of an auction of $16 billion in bonds, while prices on other Treasury maturities were little changed following U.S. jobless claims data.The Treasury will sell $16 billion in 30-year Treasury bonds at 1:00 p.m. EST (1800 GMT), the last leg of this week's $66 billion in new supply. Analysts said dealers were selling some 30-year debt ahead of the auction in order to raise ...
JGBs fall on robust stocks, growing talk of tax-hike delay TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices fell on Wednesday, dragged down by an extended rally for Tokyo stocks and on concerns a possible delay in a sales tax hike could erode heavily indebted Japan's fiscal position. The benchmark 10-year JGB yield rose 3.5 basis points to 0.515 percent, pulling further away from a 19-month low of 0.485 percent hit after the Bank of Japan shocked markets on Oct. 31 by expanding its already massive monetary stimulus. ...

 



 
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Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln