Just in:  

You are here: Home»Markets»Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income


Greece to auction 1.25bn euros of 6-month T-bills on Jan 7 ATHENS: Greece will auction 1.25 billion euros ($1.71 billion) of six-month treasury bills on January 7 to refinance a maturing issue, the country's debt agency PDMA said on Friday. The settlement date will be January 10. Only primary dealers will be allowed to participate and no commission will be paid. Monthly T-bill sales are Greece's sole remaining source of market funding. Athens has a stock of about 15 billion euros of T-bills that it regularly refinances with the help of crisis-struck Greek banks. Copyright Reuters, 2014

France to sell 7.5-8.5bn euros of long-term debt at auction PARIS: France will sell 7.5 billion-8.5 billion euros of long-term bonds in its first such auction of the new year on Jan 9, the Agence France Tresor debt management agency said. AFT said on Friday it will offer its 2.5 percent bond maturing October 2010, its 2.25 percent May 2024 bond and its 4.0 percent April 2060 bond. The agency's first medium and index-lined bond auction of the new year is scheduled for Jan. 23.Copyright ...

Bunds fall as investors bet on improved 2014 economy LONDON: German Bund futures fell on Thursday as investors dumped top-rated bonds in favour of riskier assets, betting on a further pick-up in global economic growth in 2014. Bund futures were last 33 ticks lower at 138.84, having hit their lowest since September 2013 at 138.68 minutes after the market opened. "The bearish tone (in Bunds) persists for now," one trader said. Copyright Reuters, 2013

Indonesia to start selling 2014 retail bonds in Q2 JAKARTA: Indonesia's finance ministry plans to sell retail bonds starting in the second quarter of 2014, an official at the debt office said on Monday. The country will sell sharia retail bonds between April and June, followed by a retail bond in the following quarter, head of debt office Robert Pakpahan told reporters, without giving details on the size. Retail bonds are offered once a year to domestic investors to help fund the country's budget ...

US 10-year yield at 2-year high, stocks rally NEW YORK/PARIS: US benchmark government bond yields rose above 3 percent, hitting a two-and-a-half year high on Friday, while major global equity markets extended gains to a seventh day in a broad year-end surge.The US 10-year Treasury note yield rose to a high of 3.02 percent, reflecting signs of improvement in the US economy and expectations that the Federal Reserve will steadily withdraw stimulus that kept a lid on interest rates for several years. The ...

Ten-year gilt yields rise to highest since mid-2011 LONDON: Ten-year gilt yields hit their highest since July 2011 on Friday, playing catch-up with Treasuries as investors bet faster growth in the UK and the United States would lead to earlier interest rate rises than previously assumed. A fall in US jobless claims and a rise in retail sales on Thursday prompted a rise in Treasury yields when UK markets were closed. Ten-year gilt yields rose as high as 3.027 percent according to Reuters ...

Indian bonds fall for 5th day; focus on inflation MUMBAI: Indian government bonds fell for a fifth consecutive session on Friday on continued concerns about potential rate hikes should inflation remain high and about cash tightness should the government cut spending to meet its fiscal deficit target.Bonds ended the week with yields 16 basis points higher, after two weeks of decline.After surprising investors with a pause in rates last week, the Reserve Bank of India has said its next rate decision will depend largely ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,501.65 0.08
Arrow Nasdaq 4,126.97 0.83
Arrow S&P 1,875.39 0.22
Arrow FTSE 6,674.74 0.11
Arrow DAX 9,544.19 0.58
Arrow CAC-40 4,451.08 0.74
Arrow Nikkei 14,546.27 1.09
Arrow H.Seng 22,509.64 0.97
Arrow Sensex 22,876.54 0.52

where to buy

cheap wedding dresses

online -

Buy cheap Nike Mercurials cleats at
cheap wedding dresses on - Best Online Wedding Store

Banking Review 2013

Buy direct from

China free shipping trade platform

Foreign Debt $60.9bn
Per Cap Income $1,368
GDP Growth 3.6%
Average CPI 7.5%
Trade Balance $-1.433 bln
Exports $2.167 bln
Imports $3.600 bln
WeeklyApril 14, 2014
Reserves $9.713 bln