JGBs mostly firm, benchmark 10-year yield hits record low


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JGBs mostly firm, benchmark 10-year yield hits record low
TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters) – Japanese government bonds mostly firmed on Friday, sending the benchmark yield to a record low, as risk-averse investors continued to seek the safety of government debt.

Euro zone yields near lows, U.S. data unlikely to clear Fed’s Brexit fog
LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Euro zone yields fell near record lows on Friday ahead of U.S. jobs data seen as unlikely to shift the rate path for U.S policymakers still struggling to see through the…

CEE MARKETS-Forint gains on hopes for Moody’s upgrade
By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST, July 8 (Reuters) – The forint gained and the shares of the largest Hungarian bank, OTP, rose half a percent in early trade on Friday as markets increasingly bet…

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. jobs data to draw bruising, volatile week to close
LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Stocks struggled for direction on Friday and U.S. Treasury yields remained anchored close to this week’s record low, marking their longest run of consecutive weekly…

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks slip; yuan set for fifth week of losses
LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Emerging stocks retreated on Friday and were set to end the week down almost 2 percent, whilst the yuan faced its fifth straight week of decline against the dollar, its…

UPDATE 1-China’s central bank queries some banks on MLF demand – sources
SHANGHAI, July 8 (Reuters) – The People’s Bank of China has queried some banks on their demand for medium term lending facility (MLF) loans later in July, multiple sources with direct knowledge of…

PRESS DIGEST – Wall Street Journal – July 8
July 8 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

British property panic a red flag for banks, insurers
FRANKFURT/ LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – The run on British property funds has drawn attention to the vulnerability of the commercial real estate sector, largely funded by domestic banks and building…

BRIEF-Sare Holding signs credit deal for up to MXN 150.0 mln
* Said on Thursday it had signed credit opening contract with SHF for up to 150.0 million Mexican pesos ($8.0 million)

Uber raises $1.15 billion leveraged loan
July 7 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc. has secured a $1.15 billion leveraged loan, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday, the latest capital infusion for the well-financed…

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks set for weekly drop as investors seek safety; gold shines
HONG KONG, July 8 (Reuters) – Asian stocks looked set to post their biggest weekly loss in three weeks on Friday and government bond yields plunged to fresh record lows as investors awaited U.S. jobs…

UPDATE 1-U.S.-based gold funds attract most money since February – Lipper
(Adds details on mutual fund and ETF flows, analyst quote, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, July 7 (Reuters) – Investors poured the most money into U.S.-based funds invested in…

BRIEF-TMAC Resources makes $35 mln second draw under $120 mln senior secured term facility
* TMAC Resources makes $35 million second draw under $120 million senior secured term facility

BRIEF-Care Capital Properties prices $500 mln of senior notes due 2026
* Care Capital Properties prices $500 million of senior notes due 2026

UPDATE 1-U.S. muni bond funds post outflows, but merger impact unclear
(Recasts with break in long streak of inflows; adds uncertainty about the data due to fund merger) By Hilary Russ July 7 (Reuters) – Investors pulled a net $46.9 million out of U.S. municipal…

BRIEF-Uber raises $1.15 billion from first leveraged loan – WSJ
* UBER will pay a yield of about 5 pct on the leveraged loan – WSJ, citing source Source text – (http://on.wsj.com/29ynj0L) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

Holdout Manitoba agrees to join Canada pension plan reform
TORONTO, July 7 (Reuters) – The Canadian province of Manitoba has given its support to a plan to expand the national pension scheme, the federal finance ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

BRIEF-Sunoco Logistics Partners announces pricing of $550 mln of senior notes
* Pricing of $550 million aggregate principal amount of 3.90% senior notes due 2026

PRESS DIGEST-British Business – July 8
July 8 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Gawker wins court approval to kick off bankruptcy auction
NEW YORK, July 7 (Reuters) – Gawker Media LLC won approval from a U.S. bankruptcy court judge on Thursday to begin a process to sell itself, allowing the online publishing pioneer to begin an auction…

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks rise, but Wall St dips with oil ahead of jobs report
* Oil prices fall as report short of expectations (Updates to close of U.S. trading, adds analyst quote, note on emerging markets stocks)

BRIEF-Alpha Natural Resources’ plan of reorganization confirmed by U.S. Bankruptcy court
* Alpha Natural Resources’ plan of reorganization confirmed by U.S. Bankruptcy court

BRIEF-John B Sanfilippo & Son enters seventh amendment to credit agreement
* Entered seventh amendment to credit agreement which extended maturity date of agreement from July 15, 2019 to July 7, 2021

Eletrobras may never pay some Petrobras debts -official
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-led oil firm Petrobras may never collect some debts owed it by state-run power utility Eletrobras, the energy ministry said on…

BRIEF-Regency Centers entered into fifth amendment to term loan agreement on July 7 – SEC Filing
* Fifth amendment eliminates delayed draw feature in term loan agreement, reduces applicable interest rate to libor plus 0.95%

BRIEF-Metabolix had unrestricted cash and cash equivalents of about $5.3 mln as of March 31 – SEC Filing
* As of March 31, 2016, company had unrestricted cash and cash equivalents of approximately $5.3 million

BRIEF-Birchcliff Energy enters agreement with Schulich Foundation to sell 3 mln subscription receipts at a price of $6.25 per receipt
* Subscription agreement with schulich foundation to sell 3 million subscription receipts at a price of $6.25 per subscription receipt

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