U.S. Treasury yields climbed to
session peaks on Friday as Wall Street stock prices extended
initial gains, rebounding from losses a day earlier tied to
concerns about Italy's budget and U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations.
Shares in Spanish banks rebounded
on Friday after the Supreme Court said it would review the
impact of a ruling on mortgage stamp duty after initially saying
on Thursday that banks would have to pay the tax.
The deficit and debt numbers for Canada
in the federal government's Annual Financial Report being
released on Friday will be higher than projected because of an
accounting change Ottawa is making, CBC News reported.
UK-based financial technology
firm TransferWise plans to nearly double its Asia Pacific
headcount and link up with new instant payments infrastructure
in both Hong Kong and Singapore, its chief executive said in an