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Markets - Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

UK 30-year gilt yield fall below 2pc to record low after inflation data LONDON: British 30-year government bond yields pushed below 2 percent to a new record low on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected inflation data added to demand driven by uncertainty about next week's referendum on European Union membership. British annual consumer price inflation held steady at 0.3 percent in May, according to official figures released at 0830 GMT, missing expectations for it to edge up to 0.4 percent. Core inflation also came in below target.Thirty-year yields hit 1.99 percent at 0842 GMT, down more than 4 basis points on the day, and 10-year yields also hit a record low at 1.158 percent, 5 basis points lower.Sterling is down 1.0 percent on the day at $1.4130, having traded at around $1.4145 just before. It was close to 8-week lows of $1.4117 on Monday.Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Italy 10-yearr bond yield gap vs Germany hits highest since Feb MILAN: The premium investors demand to hold Italian 10-year government bonds over equivalent German Bunds topped 144 basis points on Tuesday, the highest since late February, due to worries that Britain may vote to leave the European Union later this month. The 10-year bond yield gap between Italy and Germany stood at 144.6 basis points by 0848 GMT compared to 135.6 at close on Monday.Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

UK 30-year gilt yield fall below 2 pct to record low after inflation data LONDON: British 30-year government bond yields pushed below 2 percent to a new record low on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected inflation data added to demand driven by uncertainty about next week's referendum on European Union membership.British annual consumer price inflation held steady at 0.3 percent in May, according to official figures released at 0830 GMT, missing expectations for it to edge up to 0.4 percent. Core inflation also came in below target.Thirty-year yields hit 1.99 percent ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGB yields touch new record lows as Brexit fears hurt stocks TOKYO: Japanese government bond yields dropped to new record lows on Tuesday as fears that Britain will vote to leave the European Union hurt equities and sent investors scurrying into safe-haven debt.The benchmark 10-year JGB yield fell as low as minus 0.170 percent, before edging back to minus 0.165 percent.The 20-year yield was down half a basis point at 0.165 percent after touching 0.155 percent, also a fresh record low.JGB yields pulled back slightly from ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

US yields hit 4-month low as 'Brexit' fears weigh NEW YORK: US Treasury yields fell to a four-month low on Monday as increased fears about Britain exiting the European Union weighed on investor risk appetite and sovereign debt yields in developed markets around the globe fell to all-time lows.The overall risk-off sentiment pushed yields on 10-year US Treasuries to their lowest since February as investors sold riskier assets in favor of safe-haven US government debt. That increased prices, which move in the opposite direction ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Ireland to auction 500 million euros of T-Bills on Thursday DUBLIN: Ireland's debt agency will auction 500 million euros of six-month treasury bills on Thursday, the National Treasury Management Agency said on Monday. Ireland sold the same amount of six-month paper in March at a yield of -0.22 percent. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

UK gilt yields at new lows as EU vote doubts grip market LONDON: British government bond yields struck new record lows on Monday, pushed down by uncertainty about the outcome of next week's European Union membership referendum and by a rally in bonds around the world. A move by investors to buy up safe-haven gilts - which pushes down the yield - largely reflected nervousness around sterling assets ahead of the June 23 vote, which opinion polls show will be a close call.Earlier on Monday, the pound ...