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US yields fall further after August housing starts data NEW YORK: US Treasury yields slipped further on Tuesday as data on domestic housing construction fell short of expectations in August, diminishing expectations the real estate market is gathering strength. Benchmark 10-year Treasury yield was 1.687 percent, down 1 basis point from late on Monday. Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

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US yields edge down as profits booked before Fed, BoJ meetings NEW YORK: US Treasuries yields slipped on Monday as traders booked profits made on curve-steepening bets ahead of monetary policy meetings this week at the Bank of Japan and the US Federal Reserve.Trading volume was light amid a market holiday in Japan and a dearth of US economic data."We swung too pessimistically with curve steepening. It's just some repositioning ahead of the Fed and BOJ meetings," said Jason Celente, senior fixed income portfolio manager at ...

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US yields slip as profits booked before central bank meetings NEW YORK: US Treasuries yields fell on Monday as traders booked profits made on curve-steepening bets ahead of monetary policy meetings this week at the Bank of Japan and the US Federal Reserve.Trading volume was light amid a market holiday in Japan and a dearth of US economic data."It's profit-taking from the recent steepening trades ahead of the central bank meetings on Wednesday," said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich ...

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Bund yield holds above zero percent as Fed, BoJ move into sight LONDON: Germany's benchmark 10-year bond yield held above zero percent on Monday, with the market's focus firmly on central bank meetings in Washington and Tokyo this week. The Federal Reserve, which meets on Wednesday, could give a clear signal of an interest rate rise to come even if it meets market expectations for a pause this month. Data showing US consumer prices rose more than anticipated in August increased the chances the Fed will raise ...

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German Bund yields rise further into positive territory LONDON: Germany's benchmark 10-year Bund yield rose further into positive territory on Monday, hitting its highest level since June's Brexit result as a shake-out in world bond markets made itself felt across the region.Portugal's 10-year bond yield jumped 10 basis points to a two-month high at 3.27 percent, while Italian and Spanish yields rose to multi-week highs as European shares fell by their most in nearly three months.A specific trigger for the sudden spike in ...

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Euro, bond yields rise, stocks fall after Draghi says QE extension not discussed LONDON: The euro hit a two-week high, bond yields across the euro zone rose and stock markets in the region fell after ECB chief Mario Draghi said an extension of the central bank's asset-purchase programme was not discussed at Thursday's policy meeting. The European Central Bank said it was looking at options to ensure it could pursue its unprecedented money-printing programme, but stopped short of saying it would extend the scheme beyond next March.That was ...

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ECB's bond-buying options in focus as council meeting looms LONDON: A slight rise in euro zone bond yields in recent weeks has eased immediate pressure on the European Central Bank to address a scarcity of bonds for its monetary stimulus programme when it meets this week, though a pre-emptive move is not ruled out. Having fallen quickly and sharply in the wake of June's Brexit vote, yields across the euro area have crept back up. German Bund yields are 15 basis points above record ...