Sri Lankan shares extend losses as financial stocks drop

Aug 26 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended lower for a second straight session on Wednesday, with financial stocks accounting for nearly half of the session’s losses. ** The benchmark CSE All Share Index closed 0.51% lower at 5,335.66. **

EMERGING MARKETS-Rupee retreats, Asian stocks up on trade cheer

* Graphic: World FX rates tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Foreign flows into Asian stocks tmsnrt.rs/3f2vwbA * Singapore, S. Korea shares up more than 1% * Indonesia Finmin says economic recovery “very fragile” By Shriya Ramakrishnan Aug 25 (Reuters) – India’s rupee

UPDATE 2-Coronavirus treatment optimism ends Bund rally

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices, adds ECB bond buying data) By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Safe-haven German bond yields edged up on Monday after their longest declining streak since January as hopes

UPDATE 1-Coronavirus treatment optimism ends Bund rally

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Adds details, comment, updates prices) By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Safe-haven German bond yields rose on Monday after their longest decline this year as hopes for a coronavirus treatment