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Markets - Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

AT&T out with five-part tap of existing bonds NEW YORK: AT&T is tapping five of its existing US dollar bonds to refinance debt, a source familiar with the details told IFR on Tuesday. The telecom giant, rated Baa1/BBB+/A-, plans to increase the size of bonds maturing between three and 30 years. BNP Paribas, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley and RBC are leading the trade, and plan to price it on Tuesday. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

German bond yields edge down from six-week highs LONDON: German bond yields edged down in holiday-thinned trading on Monday, regaining some of the ground lost last week on the anniversary of one of the biggest Bund routs in history. Retreating oil prices and unconvincing economic data from the euro zone and the world's second largest economy China supported demand for the European benchmark.But holidays in Europe's financial capital London and across Asia kept trading volumes low. Less than 300,000 Bund future contracts traded ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

German yields come down from six-week highs, sell-off fears ease LONDON: German bond yields fell in holiday-thinned trading on Monday, regaining some of the ground lost last week on the anniversary of one of the biggest Bund routs in history.Retreating oil prices and unconvincing economic data from the euro zone and the world's second largest economy China supported demand for the European benchmark.But holidays in Europe's financial capital London and across Asia kept trading volumes low. Less than 100,000 Bund future contracts traded by 1030 ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs gain on fall in Japan stocks, 20-yr yield hits record low TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices rose on Monday, sending the benchmark 20-year yield to a record low, after Japanese share prices fell more than 3 percent to three-week lows on the yen's gains. The 20-year JGB yield fell to as low as 0.235 percent , below its previous trough of 0.245 percent touched on April 20. It last stood at 0.240 percent, down 5 basis points from the previous session on Thursday.Japanese financial markets were ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

US bond prices pare losses after March spending data NEW YORK: US Treasury prices trimmed earlier losses on Friday as weaker-than-forecast data on consumer spending in March supported the notion of a sluggish US economic expansion, which may keep the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates in June. Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were 5/32 lower for a yield of 1.856 percent, up nearly 2 basis points from late on Thursday. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

US 10-year TIPS breakeven rate hits highest since August NEW YORK: The US bond market's gauge on investors' inflation outlook in 10 years rose on Thursday to its strongest level since early August due to higher oil prices and data that showed faster than forecast domestic price growth in the first quarter. The yield differences between 10-year Treasury Inflation Protected Securities and regular Treasuries, or inflation breakeven rates, are seen as a proxy on investors' 10-year inflation expectations. The 10-year TIPS breakeven rate increased ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Romania aims to sell domestic debt worth 3.3bn lei in May BUCHAREST: Romania aims to sell 3.3 billion lei ($838.39 million) worth of leu currency bills and bonds in May and an additional 345 million lei in non-competitive offers, the finance ministry said on Thursday. Debt managers issued debt worth 3.86 billion lei in April. In May, they have scheduled one tender worth 1 billion lei for one-year treasury bills, and six bond auctions with outstanding maturities ranging between one and seven years. So far this ...