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Florida plans $1.2 bln revenue bond sale for next week

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 5 Florida will come to the market with $1.2 billion in revenue bonds on Feb. 8 issued by the State Board of Administration Finance Corporation, formerly known as the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (FHCF).

TREASURIES-Prices rise as oil, China concerns weigh

NEW YORK, Feb 5 U.S. Treasury prices ended higher on Friday as concerns about falling oil and stock prices added a safety bid to bonds, which had earlier weakened after a report showed wages grew in January.

06 Feb 2016

As junk bonds wilt, new Charter deal shines

NEW YORK, Feb 5 (IFR) - Charter Communications gave the sputtering US junk-bond market a welcome boost this week by selling a US$1.7bn issue that was mostly driven by reverse enquiry from investors.

Regulatory News 06 Feb 2016

Junk bond market faces Triple C test

NEW YORK, Feb 5 (IFR) - Leveraged finance bankers are chipping away at an up-to-US$30bn pipeline of high-yield bond sales at the fastest pace so far this year, but lower-rated credits remain a tough sell.

Nigeria seeks cheap loans from international agencies - finance minister

ABUJA, Feb 5 Oil producer Nigeria wants to tap financing at "concessionary rates" as low as 1.5 percent from international agencies to fund infrastructure projects before returning to the eurobond market, its finance minister said on Friday.

05 Feb 2016

Jessica Alba's ecommerce firm Honest Co working on IPO-Bloomberg

Feb 5 Honest Co, an online shopping startup co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley on an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported.

Regulatory News 05 Feb 2016

TREASURIES-Yields rise as jobs data shows improving wages

NEW YORK, Feb 5 U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday after data showed that wages rebounded strongly in January, adding to bets that the Federal Reserve may increase interest rates this year.

05 Feb 2016

TREASURIES-Yields rise as data shows improving wages

NEW YORK, Feb 5 U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday after data showed that wages rebounded strongly in January, even as U.S. employment gains slowed more than expected during the month.

05 Feb 2016

Bosnia region seeks to raise $17.2 mln via one-month T-bill issue

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia Feb 5 Bosnia's autonomous Serb Republic aims to raise 30 million Bosnian marka ($17.2 million) in an auction of its debut one-month treasury bills on Feb. 15, to help pay maturing debt in the absence of funds from the International Monetary Fund.

05 Feb 2016

UPDATE 3-ArcelorMittal to raise $3 bln after Chinese steel exports hit profits

* 2015 core profit down 28 pct, sees weaker 2016 (Adds details on EU response, analysts)

Regulatory News, 05 Feb 2016