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Markets - Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGB prices firm, though reaction to Trump vote muted TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices edged up on Wednesday against a backdrop of global market turmoil as Republican Donald Trump took an unexpected lead in the U.S. presidential election.The prospect of a Trump victory sent many investors into risk aversion mode, triggering shock waves across risk assets. Japan's Nikkei stock index plunged 5.4 percent.JGB moves were miniscule by comparison. The 10-year JGB yield edged down 1 basis point (bp) to minus 0.080 percent after falling as low as 0.085 percent, its lowest since Sept. 30. It edged up to minus 0.065 percent earlier in the session, when the presidential race appeared closer."JGB movements are quite limited, compared to FX and equity markets," said Tadashi Matsukawa, head of fixed income investment at PineBridge Investments in Tokyo."The JGB market has somewhat decoupled from the rest of the markets. It seems that the reaction is limited at this point," he said.December 10-year JGB ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Yields climb as markets expect Clinton victory in US election NEW YORK: US Treasury yields rose across the board on Tuesday, recovering from early lows, as investors increasingly priced in an election victory for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.US two-year yields, which are most sensitive to interest rate changes, were up 3.5 basis points, the largest daily rise since early October. A Clinton victory would remove the last remaining obstacle to the Federal Reserve raising interest rates next month, analysts said.US 30-year bond yields, which ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

Taiwan sells 10-year govt bonds at 1.018pc yield, above f'cast TAIPEI: Taiwan auctioned T$30 billion ($952 million) in 10-year government bonds at a yield of 1.018 percent, the central bank said on Tuesday. A yield of between 0.955 percent and 0.975 percent had been forecast in a Reuters poll. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Yields surge as markets expect Clinton victory in US election NEW YORK: US Treasury yields rose across the board on Tuesday, recovering from early lows, as investors increasingly priced in an election victory for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. US 30-year bond yields, which move inversely to prices, climbed to two week-peaks, while those of benchmark 10-year notes advanced to one-week highs. US two-year and three-year note yields rose to their highest since late October. "Markets strain for any advantage to be first, leading to ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Yields fall at Belgian T-bill auction, 12-month at record low BRUSSELS: Belgium raised 1.796 billion euros ($1.98 billion) of short-term debt at an auction on Tuesday, with yields falling further below zero. Three-month treasury bills, the most frequently auctioned maturity, sold for a yield of minus 0.750 percent, down from the minus 0.741 percent at the most recent auction a week earlier, but just short of the record low of minus 0.754 percent set at the start of October. Twelve-month paper dropped to a new ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs gain as 10-year debt auction draws firm demand TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices turned higher on Tuesday as the market took heart from firm investor demand at a 10-year debt auction.The 10-year JGB yield was down a basis point at minus 0.065 percent after edging up to minus 0.050 percent earlier in response to an overnight fall in the price of U.S. Treasuries.December 10-year JGB futures edged up 0.02 point to 151.80.The bid-to-cover ratio, a gauge of demand, at Tuesday's 2.4 trillion yen ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Greek yields slide after PM comments on inclusion in ECB QE LONDON: Greece's borrowing costs slid on Monday, after a cabinet reshuffle boosted sentiment and the country's prime minister raised the possibility that Greek bonds could be included in the ECB's bond-buying scheme early next year. Two-year bonds yields touched a record low at 4.767 percent , according to Tradeweb data. Greece's 10-year bond yield fell 35 basis points to 7.635 percent, its lowest level in five months, while five-year yields were down almost 40 bps. ...