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Markets - Fixed Income

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Yields rise as investors await Fed meeting NEW YORK: US Treasury yields rose on Tuesday, giving back gains from Monday when month-end rebalancing boosted demand for the bonds, as investors waited on the completion of the Federal Reserve's meeting on Wednesday.Treasuries ended October on a firm note even as benchmark 10-year notes posted their worst monthly performance since February 2015."We had month-end yesterday, and prices got a little bit too high," said Charles Comiskey, head of Treasuries trading at Bank of Nova Scotia in New York.Investors are now waiting on Wednesday's Fed statement for any new indications that an interest rate hike is likely at the US central bank's December meeting."I think they will lead us to the idea that they are going to move in December," Comiskey said.Traders are pricing in a 78 percent likelihood that the Fed will raise rates in December, and only a 7 percent chance that the central bank will raise rates ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs edge up, futures log lowest monthly volume since 2002 TOKYO: Japanese government bonds mostly edged slightly higher on Monday, while JGB futures marked their lowest monthly trading volume in nearly 14 years for the first full month of the Bank of Japan's latest easing strategy of yield curve control.The BOJ began a two-day policy meeting on Monday, at which it is widely expected to hold policy steady. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has recently suggested that there will be no further stimulus measures from the ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

UK gilt yields touch new post-Brexit vote highs LONDON: Yields on British government bonds touched their highest levels since the Brexit vote on Friday as investors discounted the chance of a Bank of England rate hike next week and pondered the risk of a lot more public borrowing in the years ahead.Ten-year gilt yields peaked at 1.312 percent at 1239 GMT, their highest since Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union, and more than 5 basis points up on the ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

US Treasury yields rise after stronger-than-expected GDP data NEW YORK: US Treasury debt yields rose on Friday after data showed the world's largest economy grew at a faster rate than expected in the third quarter, suggesting the US Federal Reserve was on track to raise interest rates at its December meeting. Gross domestic product grew at a 2.9 percent annual rate after expanding 1.4 percent in the second quarter, the Commerce Department said on Friday in its first estimate. That was the strongest ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Middle East & Africa

South Africa's 3-month T-bill average yield steady JOHANNESBURG: South Africa sold 3.55 billion rand in three-month Treasury bills on Friday, at an average yield of 7.54 percent, compared with 7.55 percent last week, central bank data showed.Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Yields rise to five-month peaks in line with German, UK bonds NEW YORK: US Treasury debt yields climbed to roughly five-month peaks on Thursday, driven by gains in German and British bonds as well as upbeat US jobless claims data that point to another robust non-farm payrolls number next week. "A lot of the moves today in Treasuries are being led by the dramatic steepening of the bund (German bonds) and gilt (UK bonds) curve," said Subadra Rajappa, head of US rates strategy at Societe Generale ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

US Treasury 10-year note, 30-year bond yields pare gains after US data NEW YORK: US Treasury debt yields trimmed gains on Thursday after data showed new orders for US capital goods unexpectedly fell last month, offsetting an upbeat report on jobless claims which dropped last week. Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were down 7/32 in price to yield 1.861 percent, up from 1.79 percent late on Wednesday.US 30-year bonds were 19/32 down in price to yield 2.566 percent, up from Wednesday's 2.537 percent.US two-year note yields were at ...