Bonds News Headlines

Fri, Aug 29 2014

UPDATE 1-Carlyle Group to pay $115 mln to settle collusion suit -source

Aug 29 - Carlyle Group LP has agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other buyout firms not to outbid each other on some takeovers that occurred prior to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Argentina to appeal U.S. judge's order on bond payment

NEW YORK, Aug 29 - Argentina said on Friday it would appeal a U.S. judge's decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp for its restructured bondholders.

Carlyle Group to pay $115 mln in LBO collusion settlement -source

Aug 29 - Carlyle Group LP agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it and several other large private equity firms of conspiring not to outbid each other on takeovers prior to the financial crisis, according to a source familiar with the matter.

UPDATE 1-Brazil candidate Silva says recession a big worry

SAO PAULO, Aug 29 - Opposition presidential candidate Marina Silva said on Friday that Brazil's recession is very worrying and her government would work to restore the credibility of the country's economic policies to recover investment and growth if elected.

Bonds, Markets 29 Aug 2014

Argentina to appeal U.S. judge's order calling bond payment illegal

NEW YORK, Aug 29 - Argentina said on Friday it would appeal a U.S. judge's decision declaring a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp for its restructured bondholders illegal.

UPDATE 1-ECB ready to adjust monetary policy, Coeure says in Greek paper

* Says euro zone countries must stay the course of reforms (Adds comments by Coeure on challenges facing the euro zone, background)

Currencies, Bonds, Markets 29 Aug 2014

UPDATE 3-Italy's Renzi tries new reform plan as economy sinks

* Renzi moves to speed up justice system, help investments

Bonds, Markets 29 Aug 2014

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ loses steam despite strong economic data

* Canadian dollar at C$1.0873 or 91.97 U.S. cents * Bond yields mixed, 10-yr at lowest since May 2013 (Recasts with move, adds details, quotes, updates prices) By Leah Schnurr TORONTO, Aug 29 - The Canadian dollar weakened against the greenback on Friday, pulling back from a one-month high and bringing this week's rally to a halt as some of the benefit it had seen from investor repositioning faded and offset strong domestic economic data. Still, the loonie gained 0.6

Currencies, Bonds, Markets 29 Aug 2014

Brazil opposition candidate Silva says recession a big worry

SAO PAULO, Aug 29 - Opposition presidential candidate Marina Silva said on Friday that Brazil's recession is very worrying and her government would work to restore the credibility of the country's policies to recover investment and growth.

Markets, Bonds 29 Aug 2014

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise, bond yields steady as ECB seen on hold

* Euro off lows as inflation cools bets for ECB cut next week * Wall Street gains on mostly strong economic reports * German Bund yields tick higher but still near record lows * S&P 500 and Euro STOXX 50 post biggest monthly gains since Feb (Adds close of U.S. marekts, new comment) By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, Aug 29 - Global equity markets rose on Friday, posting their best month since February on strong U.S. data, while German bond yields edged up from record lows

Currencies, Bonds, Markets, Stocks 29 Aug 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.