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Markets - Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

British government bond prices rise on Brexit vote PARIS: British government bonds surged Friday as investors bought into their relative safety following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.The yield on the benchmark 10-year government bond, or gilt, dropped to 1.014 percent, its lowest level ever.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Prices tumble as expectations of British EU exit drop NEW YORK: US Treasury prices fell on Thursday on growing confidence that Britain will vote to remain in the European Union, as new opinion polls indicated that the campaign to stay in the EU was in the lead.A telephone survey by polling firm ComRes, conducted for the Daily Mail newspaper and ITV television showed the "Remain" campaign had a 48 percent to 42 percent lead over "Leave."At almost the same time, another poll by YouGov ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Safe-haven German bonds in favour as tight UK referendum kicks off LONDON: A sense of caution as voting kicked off in a tight referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union bolstered safe-haven German bonds on Thursday, as latest polls showed a slight tilt towards those in favour of keeping Britain in the EU.Sterling rose to its strongest this year against the dollar after two polls showed a swing to "Remain" and betting markets priced in an 80 percent chance Britain would not vote to ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs mixed ahead of Brexit vote, underpinned by 20-year sale TOKYO: Japanese government bonds were mixed on Thursday, with prices of longer maturities lifted by solid results of a 20-year auction. Trading was cautious as British voters prepared to cast their ballots later in the session in a closely divided referendum on whether to leave or remain in the European Union, with the latest polls suggesting it might opt to stay.The Bank of Japan may need to ease monetary policy if the British referendum outcome ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Middle East & Africa

Yield on Kenya's 182-day T-bill slips at auction NAIROBI: The weighted average yield on Kenya's 182-day Treasury bill slipped to 9.239 percent at auction on Wednesday compared to 9.545 percent last week, the central bank said. The yield on the 364-day T-bill was barely changed at 10.737 percent compared with 10.734 percent last week. The bank offered bills worth a total 12 billion shillings ($118.58 million) and received bids worth 14.2 billion shillings. It accepted bids worth 13.72 billion shillings. Next week, the ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

UK gilt yields keep rising as market's Brexit bets recede LONDON: Gilt yields increased sharply for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, hitting their highest level since the start of June as investors shifted referendum expectations towards Britain staying in the European Union. The 10-year gilt yield peaked at 1.326 percent, its highest since June 3, but later pared gains after an opinion poll showed a one-point lead for the campaign to leave the EU just one day before the vote.It closed at 1.31 percent, ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Bonds steady ahead of British referendum NEW YORK: US Treasuries were steady on Wednesday as investors focused on whether the Britain will vote to leave the European Union on Thursday, and before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was due to testify before lawmakers in Washington for a second day.British polls show a tight race between the "Remain" and "Leave" camps. Investors have been assuming a lower chance that Britain will leave the EU, after the murder last week of a pro-EU ...