As with Greece, Ukraine debt swap may not be the last word *Some people see parallels with Greece. LONDON, Sept 3- Bondholders cheering Ukraine's debt swap face the risk that Kiev will return to the bargaining table within a few years, following the path Greece trod after its 2012 restructuring. Ukraine's sovereign bonds have rallied 40 percent to trade up to 75 cents per dollar of face value following the Aug. 27...
| By: Sujata Rao
US markets set to build on gains U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday, building on Wednesday's rally which saw major averages gain more than 1.5 percent.
| By: Jenny Cosgrave
ANALYSIS-Majority of US shale firms pass up Q2 chance to hedge $60 crude NEW YORK, Sept 3- With the benefit of hindsight, last quarter may have been the best chance for cash-strapped U.S. shale oil producers to ensure they would get at least $60 a barrel for the next year or two. According to a Reuters analysis of hedging disclosures by the 30 largest such firms, more than half of them did not expand their hedges during the three months ended...
| By: Catherine Ngai
FOREX-Dollar rises with stocks as yen and euro slip, ECB awaited *China markets closed, ECB policy meeting awaited for cues. TOKYO, Sept 3- The dollar climbed against the euro and yen on Thursday as global investors tentatively stepped back into equities, tempering demand for the single currency and the Japanese unit. Global stock indexes extended gains Thursday after receiving a midweek lift from reports of brokerage...
| By: Shinichi Saoshiro
RPT-COLUMN-Battle for survival in the new global aluminum market: Andy Home U.S. producer Century Aluminum warned last week it would begin shuttering its Hawesville smelter in Kentucky in October "unless the current pricing environment substantially improves." Overshadowed by its announcement on Hawesville was Century's decision in July to dismantle permanently its Ravenswood smelter in West Virginia. The uncomfortable truth...
| By: Andy Home
FOREX-Dollar bounces with stocks as yen and euro retreat, ECB awaited *ECB policy meeting awaited for cues, China markets closed. TOKYO, Sept 3- The dollar climbed against the euro and yen on Thursday as global investors tentatively stepped back into riskier equities, tempering the recent rush to unwind carry trades that had boosted the single currency and the Japanese unit. Global stock indexes rose on Wednesday, helped by reports...
| By: Shinichi Saoshiro