Category Archives: Bonds

US Treasury yields rise after hawkish comments from NY Fed’s Dudley

U.S Treasurys fell Tuesday as investors digested hawkish remarks from a key Federal Reserve official and a speech from President Donald Trump. New York Fed President William Dudley said he sees a rate hike in the “relatively near future” in

US Treasury yields rise, coming off a five-week low

Yields on U.S. government debt rose on Monday after 10-year Treasury yields hit a five-week low on Friday. Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan, a voting member of the central bank’s policymaking committee, reiterated his view that a rate hike

Bond Trading Gains for First Time Since 2012

The world’s biggest investment banks increased sales from trading bonds for the first time since 2012, relieving pressure on the leaders of troubled European lenders as they pushed through job cuts and overhauls. The 12 biggest investment banks, ranging from

Australia Sells A$11 Billion of Bonds in Biggest-Ever Sale

Australia’s government sold A$11 billion ($8.5 billion) of 11-year debt notes in its biggest-ever bond transaction, as investors hungry for higher yields set aside concerns stubborn budget deficits will cost the nation its AAA credit rating. It’s the third time

Three Decades of Bond-Market History Sow Doubt on Reflation Bets

If history is any guide, bond investors should be wary of piling into bets that Trump administration policies will jolt the U.S. economy into high gear and drive up Treasury yields through year-end. Signs of rising inflation have boosted expectations

Mongolian Bond Prices Jump Following $440 Million IMF Bailout

The price of Mongolia’s benchmark 10-year bond rose after the announcement on Sunday that the International Monetary Fund will lead a bailout the nation. The yield declined and the price of the bonds due in 2022 rose more than 4

US Treasurys edge higher as stock rally pauses

U.S. government debt prices were higher on Thursday as equities declined, while investors focused on a slew of economic data reports. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 2.452 percent,

US 10-year note yield breaks above 2.5% after strong inflation data

U.S. government debt prices fell on Wednesday as investors focused on the testimony of the Federal Reserve’s top official and digested economic data. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes, which moves inversely to price, was higher at around

US Treasurys fall after Yellen says the Fed shouldn’t wait too long for a rate hike

U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday as investors digested the release of data and comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Symbol Yield Change %Change US 3-MO 0.553 — UNCH 0% US 1-YR 0.829 — UNCH 0% US 2-YR

Bonds are getting bashed by a hawkish Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen just gave the markets a wake-up call — the Federal Reserve does intend to raise rates three times this year, and possibly even in March. Bonds sold off and their yields jumped as traders reacted to the Fed