LatAm high-grade credits sink with US Treasuries

NEW YORK, March 6 (IFR) - Latin American high-grade sovereign credits were under pressure Friday morning as US Treasuries sold off in the wake of the strong US employment report.

Greece says updated reforms list a first step for agreement in April

ATHENS, March 6 - An updated list of reforms sent by Athens to its lenders should constitute a first step before the two sides reach an agreement in April, a Greek government offical said on Friday.

Markets 10:53am EST

EMERGING MARKETS-Currencies sell off on fears of higher U.S. rates

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 6 - Emerging market currencies weakened sharply on Friday after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data stoked fears that U.S. interest rates will soon go up, potentially reducing the allure of high-yielding, risky assets offered by developing nations. Jitters over higher U.S. rates knocked down currencies in emerging Europe, the Middle-East, Africa and Latin America, hitting harder the markets of countries with bigger domestic vulnerabilities such as Brazil and

Currencies, Markets 10:34am EST

Construction of Tesla battery plant in Nevada delayed - report

DETROIT, March 6 - Construction has been delayed for Tesla Motors Inc's giant $5 billion battery plant in Nevada, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported on Friday, citing a couple of union job postings.

Markets, Stocks 10:34am EST

Warren Buffett shines spotlight on Europe's bond market

LONDON, March 5 (IFR) - Where Warren Buffett goes, others tend to follow, and bankers are predicting that Berkshire Hathaway's euro debut will open the US corporate issuance floodgates further. So far this year, US firms have already sold an impressive 30bn or so, according to Thomson Reuters data.

Stocks, Financials 10:18am EST

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ hurt by strong U.S. jobs, dreadful Canada data

* Canadian dollar at C$1.2598 or 79.38 U.S. cents * Bond prices mostly lower across the maturity curve By Solarina Ho TORONTO, March 6 - The Canadian dollar extended its retreat against the U.S. dollar on Friday hit by a slew of negative domestic data including a January trade deficit that more than doubled, and robust U.S. job growth in February. U.S. employment accelerated in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2-year low of 5.5 percent, signs that

Currencies, Markets 10:13am EST

Mexico central bank sells $200 mln after peso hits 6-year low

MEXICO CITY, March 6 - Mexico's central bank on Friday said it sold all $200 million offered in an auction to support the peso after the currency hit a six-year low following strong U.S. labor market data.

Currencies, Markets 10:12am EST

TREASURIES-Yields jump after strong U.S. February jobs report

NEW YORK, March 6 - U.S. Treasury yields spiked higher on Friday after data showed U.S. nonfarm payrolls beat expectations and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2 year low in February, bolstering the view that the Federal Reserve will consider hiking rates in June.

Markets 10:08am EST

UPDATE 1-U.S. begins measures to buy time under debt limit

WASHINGTON, March 6 - The Obama administration on Friday said it would start using emergency cash measures to allow the government to keep paying the nation's bills once it hits the legal debt limit in about a week.

Markets 10:06am EST

Sterling drops to 4-week low against dollar after strong U.S. jobs data

LONDON, March 6 - Sterling fell sharply against the dollar on Friday, dropping to four-week lows after a strong U.S. jobs report, with concerns about a potentially unsettling British election in May also weighing on sentiment.

Currencies, Markets 9:56am EST


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