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Dion Rabouin

Venezuela default more likely on sovereign bonds than PDVSA's: bondholders

Dec 15 2017

NEW YORK Venezuela is more likely to default on its sovereign bonds than on those of state-run oil company PDVSA given how essential the latter's cash flow is to the country's fortunes, bondholders and legal experts have said.

TREASURIES-Yields steady ahead of Friday jobs report

Dec 07 2017

NEW YORK, Dec 7 U.S. Treasury yields were little changed on Thursday, shrugging off a report on U.S. unemployment as investors held off on major moves ahead of the all-important nonfarm payrolls report expected Friday.

Venezuela bondholders meeting ended without pact on strategy: sources

Dec 01 2017

A meeting of Venezuelan bondholders on Thursday to discuss how to handle the government's request to restructure $60 billion in outstanding bonds has yielded no clear strategy, sources with direct knowledge of the meeting told Reuters on Friday.

TREASURIES-Yields fall as investors eye Senate tax plan wrangling

Dec 01 2017

NEW YORK, Dec 1 U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday as the likelihood of a wide-ranging tax cut passing the U.S. Senate seemed more in doubt as Senate Republicans grappled with bringing down the cost of the bill.

Emerging markets debt is so hot, some investors can’t get enough

Dec 01 2017

NEW YORK In their hunt for yield, some investors have been venturing into offerings as exotic as Tajikistan's sovereign bond or Iraq's first sovereign debt sale without U.S. backing in more than a decade only to find out that even those are pricey and hard to get.

Dollar near two-month low as strong economic data underpins euro

Nov 24 2017

NEW YORK The dollar fell to its lowest since late September against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors grew optimistic about the strength of the euro zone's recovery and lost appetite for the greenback.

Dollar sinks on Fed inflation fears, weak data and technicals

Nov 22 2017

NEW YORK The dollar fell on Wednesday to its lowest level since October against a basket of major currencies, marking its worst one-day performance in five months.

Dollar dips, consolidating gains ahead of Yellen speech

Nov 21 2017

NEW YORK The dollar turned broadly lower on Tuesday, moving in line with declining U.S. 10-year Treasury yields and retracing gains from Monday in light trading ahead of Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.

Dollar near one-week high as euro drops on German political risk

Nov 20 2017

NEW YORK The dollar touched its highest against a basket of major currencies in nearly a week on Monday as the euro weakened on political risks linked to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a three-way coalition government.

Dollar rises as euro drops after Germany fails to form coalition

Nov 20 2017

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar touched its highest against a basket of major currencies in nearly a week on Monday, as the euro weakened amid political risks linked to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a three-way coalition government.

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