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Markets - Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income - Middle East & Africa

Yield on Uganda's two-year bonds climbs at auction KAMPALA: The yield on Uganda's two-year Treasury bonds rose at a central bank auction on Wednesday, while the rate on the five-year bond fell.The weighted average yield on the two-year bonds climbed to 16.625 percent from 15.858 percent at the last sale on May 18. The rate on the five-year notes edged down to 16.500 percent from 17.217 percent at the last auction on July 13. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Greece rolls over 3-month T-bills, yield steady ATHENS: Greece sold 1.138 billion euros ($1.27 billion) of three-month treasury bills to refinance a maturing issue, the country's debt agency PDMA said on Wednesday. The debt agency sold the new paper at a yield of 2.70 percent, unchanged from a previous sale last month. The amount raised included 262.5 million euros in non-competitive bids.In a rollover T-bill, holders renew their positions instead of getting paid on the maturing paper they hold.The sale's bid-to-cover ratio ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs mostly gain as strong 30-year sale pulls yields off highs TOKYO: Japanese government bonds mostly firmed on Tuesday as a strong 30-year auction reassured investors' fears about demand in the wake of last week's selloff.The benchmark 10-year JGB yield fell 2.5 basis points to minus 0.080 percent, down from an earlier high of minus 0.030 percent. September 10-year futures were up 0.35 point at 151.53 in afternoon trading after rising as high as 151.56 soon after the auction results were released.The Ministry of Finance offered ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Long-dated yields nose higher, touch 2-week high NEW YORK: Yields on US Treasuries with longer-dated maturities edged up to their highest in more than two weeks on Monday on a modest rise in expectations that the US Federal Reserve could raise short-term interest rates by year-end.Friday's release of July's non-farm payrolls report, which showed US employers added 255,000 jobs, rekindled expectations the Fed may again be leaning toward raising the interest rate banks charge each other for overnight loans of federal funds. ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Mexico sets guidance on two-part US dollar bond NEW YORK: Mexico tightened pricing on a two-part US dollar bond on Monday, as demand for the deal swelled close to US$9bn, according to one of the lead managers. The sovereign set guidance of Treasuries plus 150bp area on a tap of its 4.125pc January 2026s and 210bp area on a new long 30-year maturing in January 2047, with area at plus or minus 5bp. That was tight to initial price thoughts of T+165bp area ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs slip in line with Treasuries, higher equities TOKYO: Japanese government bonds fell on Monday, with the 30-year yield rising to a 4-month high as equities rose and U.S. Treasuries dipped after upbeat U.S. employment data.The benchmark 10-year JGB yield added 4.5 basis points (bps) to minus 0.055 percent, down from an earlier high of minus 0.045 percent and within sight of last week's high of minus 0.025 percent.The Nikkei stock index rose to one-week highs, buoyed by gains on Wall Street and ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Yields jump as US jobs data boosts bets on Fed rate hike NEW YORK: US Treasury yields jumped on Friday, with three-year yields hitting one-week highs, after data showing US employment increased more than expected in July and a wages rise boosted expectations for a 2016 Federal Reserve interest rate hike.Nonfarm payrolls increased by 255,000 jobs last month as hiring rose broadly after an upwardly revised 292,000 surge in June, the Labor Department said. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast payrolls increasing 180,000 in July.While the unemployment ...