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BRIEF-Ebioss says its 51 percent unit Eqtec completes share issue worth GBP 0.5 million

* Says its 51 percent unit in UK Eqtec completes share issue worth GBP 0.5 million ($621,350)

Domestic banks lose ground in France's AFT debt agency rankings

By Maya Nikolaeva PARIS, Feb 17 French banks lost ground in the 2016 ranking of the most active financial institutions on primary and secondary government debt markets, according to public debt management agency Agence France Tresor (AFT). Banks in Europe have retreated from primary dealing in government bonds, saying regulatory constraints are adding to the costs involved. BNP Paribas held on to top place in 2016 but lost ground to HSBC and JP Morgan in the primary a

Bonds, Regulatory News 17 Feb 2017

TREASURIES-Yields jump on surging consumer price inflation

(Adds details on data, quotes, updates prices) * Consumer prices post largest gain in 4 years * Chances of Fed rate increase in March seen increasing * Goldman, JPMorgan bring forward hike expectations By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Feb 15 Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose to 2-1/2-week highs on Wednesday after data showing surging consumer price inflation in January bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve is closer to raising interest rates. The La

Bonds, Regulatory News 15 Feb 2017

TREASURIES-Yields jump after data shows surging consumer prices

* CPI shows largest gain in 4 years * Two-year yields highest since Dec. 28 * Yellen to testify to lawmakers By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Feb 15 Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose to two-and-a-half week highs on Wednesday after data showed a jump in consumer prices in January, bolstering expectations that the Federal Reserve is closer to raising interest rates. The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 perc

Bonds, Regulatory News 15 Feb 2017

TREASURIES-Yields rise as Yellen warns about delaying rate hike

(Adds details on Fed expectations, quotes, updates prices) * Yellen gives hawkish testimony before Senate * 10-year yields highest in more than a week By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Feb 14 U.S. Treasury yields jumped on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates, striking a more hawkish tone than investors expected. The U.S. central bank will likely need to raise rates at an upcoming meeting,

Bonds, Regulatory News 14 Feb 2017

TREASURIES-Yields rise as Yellen warns about delaying rate hike

(Recasts with Yellen testimony) * Yellen gives hawkish testimony before Senate * 10-year yields highest in more than a week By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Feb 14 U.S. Treasury yields jumped on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates, striking a more hawkish tone than investors expected. The U.S. central bank will likely need to raise rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said

Bonds, Regulatory News 14 Feb 2017

TREASURIES-Bonds steady before Yellen testimony

* Yellen to testify before Senate * Producer prices rise more than expected By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Feb 14 U.S. Treasuries were steady on Tuesday as investors awaited testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen for any new indication on when the U.S. central bank is likely to next raise interest rates. Yellen gives her semiannual Humphrey Hawkins testimony before lawmakers in Washington on Tuesday and Wednesday. Investors reduced expectations of a rate hi

Bonds, Regulatory News 14 Feb 2017

Chinese panda bond sales to rise again in 2017 after 2016 jump -JPM

LONDON, Feb 14 Sales of panda bonds - yuan-denominated debt sold in China by foreign firms or governments - soared to 130 billion yuan ($19 billion) last year and could increase another 50 percent in 2017, according to JPMorgan data.

14 Feb 2017

BRIEF-gategroup successfully raised CHF 300 mln by issuing 5-yr senior bond

* Successfully raised 300 million Swiss francs ($298.86 million) through issuance of a fixed rate 5-year senior bond with a final maturity on Feb. 28, 2022

14 Feb 2017

TREASURIES-Yields rise as traders await Yellen testimony

(Adds quote, updates prices) * Yellen testifies to lawmakers on Tuesday and Wednesday * Stock market highs put pressure on bonds * Economic data this week includes inflation, retail sales By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Feb 13 U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday as investors looked ahead to testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday and Wednesday and as record high stock markets reduced demand for bonds. Investors will be watching for any new i

Bonds, Regulatory News 13 Feb 2017