UPDATE 1-Euro government bond yields slip before central bank meetings

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices, adds details) By Olga Cotaga LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – European government bond yields edged lower on Monday ahead of key economic events this week including multiple central bank meetings where the European Central Bank is expected to launch a strategic review including a rethink of an inflation goal. The […]

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Euro government bond yields largely stable, but Italy dips

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr By Olga Cotaga LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – European government bond yields traded neutral Monday ahead of key economic events this week such as the World Economic Forum in Davos and European Central Bank meeting. Italian yields, however, were down nearly 3 basis points, continuing declines from last week and hitting a […]

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Treasury’s 20-Year Reboot Drives Troubleshooting Across Curve

The U.S. Treasury’s plan to reboot its 20-year bond clarified how the government will fund a $1 trillion deficit, but also raised questions about the decision’s ramifications elsewhere in the market. Traders took a stab at providing some answers in the immediate aftermath, reshaping the yield curve. The extra yield on 30-year bonds versus 2-year notes rose almost 3 basis […]

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JGBs supported by cloudy domestic outlook

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond prices found support on Friday from familiar fears that the economy will stay stuck in the slow lane, even amid recent signs of a global recovery. Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rose 0.03 points to 151.94 in thin trade, with volumes of 10,251 lots. Yields on shorter-dated paper were steady, with the two-year […]

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Treasuries Give Back Ground On Upbeat Economic Data

After trending higher over the past few sessions, treasuries gave back some ground during the trading day on Thursday. Bond prices came under pressure in morning trading and remained firmly negative throughout the afternoon. Subsequently, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, rose by 2.1 basis points to 1.809 percent. The pullback by treasuries […]

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TREASURIES-U.S. yields rise as investors look to trade agreement

(Adds analyst comment on bond demand, market activity) By Ross Kerber BOSTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Monday as investors shifted their focus from Middle East tensions to the expected signing of a trade deal between the United States and China. The benchmark 10-year yield was up 1.5 basis points in afternoon trading at 1.8423% as […]

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Treasuries Pull Back Sharply Amid Muted Response To Iran Attack

After moving modestly higher in early trading on Wednesday, treasuries pulled back sharply over the course of the session. Bond prices came under pressure in late afternoon trading and saw further downside as the day progressed. Subsequently, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, climbed 4.7 basis points to 1.874 percent. Treasuries initially benefited […]

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