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Spanish bonds underperform again as regional vote nears LONDON: Spain's 10-year bond yield premium over Italy hit its highest in over two years on Friday on concerns about political instability if secessionists win an election in wealthy Catalonia later this month. Hundreds of thousands of independence supporters are expected to take to the streets to mark "Catalan Day" later on Friday to call for the northeastern region to break away from the rest of Spain. Spanish bonds have underperformed Italian peers in the run-up to the Sept. 27 regional parliamentary election, which separatists want to use as a proxy vote on independence. That is fiercely opposed by Spain's centre-right Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, whose re-election bid in December could be complicated by events in Catalonia. Latest polls showed pro-independence parties could win a majority of seats but not enough to trigger an immediate "road map" to secession within 18 months. The concerns over Spanish politics helped demand at ...

Nigeria bond sell-off moderates as regulator widens spreads LAGOS: The sell-off on Nigeria's benchmark 2024 bond moderated on Thursday as the market regulator widened spreads on debt after JP Morgan's decision to remove Africa's biggest economy from its bond index, dealers said on Thursday. The yield on the 10-year bond which is current listed on the JP Morgan government bond index fell to 16.63 percent in early trades on Thursday from 16.68 percent it closed on Wednesday. "The market is quiet because of ...

Indonesia sells 2.5 trillion rupiah of Islamic bonds, as targeted JAKARTA: Indonesia's finance ministry sold 2.5 trillion rupiah ($175.13 million) of Islamic bonds at an auction, in line with the indicative target, its financing and risk management office said on Tuesday. The weighted average yield of the six-month Islamic T-bill was 6.81351 percent, higher compared with 6.74902 percent at the last auction. The nine-month and 2.3-year project-based sukuk had weighted average yields of 7.51250 percent and 8.31906 percent respectively. The weighted average yield at Tuesday's ...

Croatia sells less than a third of T-bills on offer ZAGREB: Croatia sold less than a third of T-bills on offer in an auction on Tuesday with concerns over the government's planned conversion of Swiss franc loans cited as one reason.Finance ministry data showed it sold 187 million kuna ($27.62 million) worth of bills against the 600 million kuna target. Some 1.2 billion kuna worth of bills mature later this week."The kuna liquidity has tightened somewhat recently, but more importantly the banks are cautious before ...

Bund yields edge up after German data but bets for more QE stay LONDON: Bund yields rose on Monday after data showed robust growth in German industrial output in July, but they remained near two-week lows on bets the European Central Bank will beef up its asset purchases in coming months. German factories produced 0.7 percent more goods than in the previous month, the strongest increase since December although less than the Reuters consensus forecast for a 1.0 percent rise. The data did little to shake market bets ...

Greece to auction 1.0bn euros of 3-month T-bills on Sept. 9 ATHENS: Greece will sell 1.0 billion euros ($1.15 billion) of three-month Treasury bills on Sept. 9 to refinance a maturing issue, debt agency PDMA said on Friday. Athens successfully refinanced three-month paper last month, managing to keep its public finances afloat as it heads for national elections on Sept. 20. The T-bills were priced to yield 2.70 percent. In a rollover, T-bill holders - mostly banks - renew their positions instead of getting paid on ...

Prices edge higher on dovish ECB, US jobs data eyed NEW YORK: US Treasuries prices rose on Thursday after a dovish outlook from the European Central Bank made US government debt more attractive than European counterparts but caution ahead of Friday's monthly US employment report limited gains. The European Central Bank cut its inflation and growth forecasts for the euro zone and its president, Mario Draghi, said things could get worse. The bank pledged to beef up or prolong its bond-buying program if the picture ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,813.39 0.01
Arrow Nasdaq 5,116.15 0.26
Arrow S&P 2,088.87 0.01
Arrow FTSE 6,393.13 0.88
Arrow DAX 11,320.77 1.35
Arrow CAC-40 4,946.02 1.08
Arrow Nikkei 19,944.41 0.49
Arrow H.Seng 22,488.94 0.04
Arrow Sensex 25,958.63 0.71

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Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.197 bln
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