Philips `Cautious' in Midst of Currency Swings

Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Frans Van Houten, chief executive officer of Royal Philips NV, discusses the company's fourth-quarter profit that beat analyst estimates and business outlook amidst fluctuations in emerging-market currencies. He speaks from Amsterdam with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
Bond Yields Rise to 2015 High as Index Futures Climb
49:32 - Global bond yields climbed to the highest levels this year as the selloff in sovereign debt spread to Asia. European stock-index futures rose, while Australia’s currency strengthened after the nation’s economic growth beat estimates. Laurence Mutkin, Global Head of G10 Interest Rate Strategy at BNP Paribas expands on this story with Mark Barton on “Countdown.”
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