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Markets - Fixed Income

Markets - Fixed Income - Middle East & Africa

Yields on Uganda's 3-year Treasury bond falls at auction KAMPALA: The yield on Uganda's three-year Treasury bond fell while the yield on the 10-year bond climbed at auction on Wednesday where a combined total of 150 billion shillings ($44.91 million) worth of debt was on offer.The weighted average yield on the three-year bond declined to 17.420 percent, compared with 18.619 percent at the last sale on February 25.The rate on the ten-year bond climbed to 17.631 percent from 16.991 percent at the last auction on March 23.Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Portugal sells 1bn euros of T-bills, borrowing costs rise LISBON: Portugal's short-term borrowing costs rose in a Treasury bill auction on Wednesday after a recent jump in the euro zone periphery's debt yields due to concerns that Britain might vote to leave the European Union next week. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

China's central bank begins publishing bonds yield curve starting June 15 BEIJING: China's central bank will begin publishing the yield curve for government and other bonds, starting from June 15, it said on Wednesday.Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

US yields hit fresh 4-month lows as 'Brexit' vote looms NEW YORK: US Treasury yields fell to four-month lows on Tuesday as growing fears about Britain leaving the European Union weighed on risk appetite and further pared expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year.Recent polls have shown a growing majority of Britons favor leaving the European Union in a June 23 referendum. That has sparked selling in riskier assets and boosted prices for safe-haven government bonds, which move in the opposite direction ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Germany's 10-year bond yield turns negative on Brexit worries LONDON: Germany's 10-year government bond yield turned negative for the first time on Tuesday, as concern that Britain could vote to leave the European Union in a referendum next week sent investors scrambling for safe-haven debt. The benchmark for euro area borrowing costs fell 6 basis points to minus 0.032 percent after a second poll in recent days showed a big lead for the "leave" campaign, bookmakers slashed the odds on a Brexit and Britain's ...

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 ...

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