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Markets - Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs edge down as risk aversion continues to fade TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices edged down on Tuesday amid an ebb in risk aversion that favoured equities over safe-haven debt.The benchmark 10-year JGB yield rose half a basis point to 0.145 percent, putting further distance between a record low of minus 0.210 percent last week. The 20-year yield also rose half a basis point, to 0.195 percent.Government bonds like JGBs, German bunds and US Treasuries rallied earlier this month as Brexit worries gripped global markets. But they have recently come down from their highs as polls showed increased support for Britain remaining in the European Union.Tokyo's Nikkei extended Monday's rally to rise 1.3 percent, adding pressure to JGBs.Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Fractures in euro zone bond markets heal as Brexit fears ebb LONDON: A split in euro zone bond markets, created by worries over Britain's upcoming referendum on its EU membership, narrowed for a second day on Monday after polls showed the "Remain" camp recovering some momentum. Yields on German bonds -- the EU's top-rated debt, considered a refuge in time of stress -- rose to near a two-week high as investors returned to southern European bonds and stocks that carry more risk but offer greater returns. ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Middle East & Africa

Yields rose on Egyptian debt at Monday's auction CAIRO: Yields on the Egyptian government's five year bonds rose at an auction on Monday. The average yield on the five-year bond rose to 16.512 percent from an average of 15.684 percent at the previous auction on June 6. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Slovakia sells 223.0mn euros of 2023 bonds PRAGUE: Slovakia sold 223.0 million euros ($252.86 million) worth of 0.00 percent state bonds due in November 2023 at an auction on Monday, the finance ministry's Debt and Liquidity Management Agency (ARDAL) said.The bid/cover ratio was 1.6996, compared with 1.3971 in the previous sale in May.ARDAL had indicated it aimed to sell around 250 million euros worth of this paper.Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs slip as investors' risk appetite returns TOKYO: Japanese government bonds slipped on Monday, as risk appetites were strengthened by opinion polls showing British voters have swung and now favour remaining in the European Union.The longer zone faced the brunt of Monday's selling after the Bank of Japan bought only shorter maturities in its asset purchase operations, though losses were pared in the afternoon as some investors bought on dips, market participants said.The 20-year yield added 2.5 basis points to 0.190 , ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

China home prices rise faster in May as smaller cities join rally HONG KONG: Sizzling home price rises in China's biggest cities showed signs of easing in May but sharp gains appeared to be spreading to smaller cities, making policymakers' job harder as they look to support the faltering economy without inflating bubbles. The recovery in China's property market since late last year has been a rare bright spot in the world's second-largest economy, which has been slowing amid weak demand at home and abroad, cooling investment ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

US yields rise as Brexit fears diminish NEW YORK: US benchmark Treasury yields rose on Friday for the first time in nearly two weeks as investors repriced the odds that Britons will vote next week to exit the European Union, and as UK politicians halted campaigning on the referendum following the killing of member of parliament Jo Cox. Cox, a supporter of the campaign for the UK to remain in the EU, was stabbed and shot in her constituency on Thursday and ...