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US yields rise as Brexit fears diminish NEW YORK: US benchmark Treasury yields rose on Friday for the first time in nearly two weeks as investors repriced the odds that Britons will vote next week to exit the European Union, and as UK politicians halted campaigning on the referendum following the killing of member of parliament Jo Cox. Cox, a supporter of the campaign for the UK to remain in the EU, was stabbed and shot in her constituency on Thursday and later confirmed dead by British police. There is speculation that Cox's death may lead the referendum to be pushed back or tip the scales toward the "remain" camp. "We had a situation with Brexit where the assassination of this politician seems to be helping the odds of (Britain) staying a little bit along with a tendency by voters to vote for the status quo when they approach these kinds of events," said Aaron Kohli, interest ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Yields little moved as investors position for Fed NEW YORK: US Treasury yields were little changed on Wednesday as investors looked to square positions ahead of a spate of potentially market-moving events that include two central bank meetings this week and a vote in Britain on whether to leave the European Union next week.Yields remained near their late Tuesday levels, just above four-month lows, as the market was little moved by stronger-than-expected US producer price index data and a survey from the New ...

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 - 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 - Americas

Yields fall to four month lows on Brexit fears NEW YORK: US Treasury yields fell to four-month lows on Friday as European sovereign debt yields plunged on concerns about a potential British exit from the European Union and global growth.Ten-year yields in Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom all struck record lows on Friday. German Bund yields, the benchmark for borrowing costs across the euro zone, have fallen more than 10 basis points in the past week to as low as 0.01 percent ."There ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Yields lowest since February on safety buying NEW YORK: US Treasury yields fell to more than three-month lows on Friday as European sovereign debt yields plunged on continuing concerns about a potential British exit from the European Union and global growth.Ten-year yields in Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom all struck record lows on Friday. German Bund yields, the benchmark for borrowing costs across the euro zone, have fallen almost 10 basis points in little over a week to as low as ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Americas

Yields drop to 3-1/2 month lows on global growth concern NEW YORK: US Treasury yields fell to three-and-a-half month lows on Thursday as falling oil and stock prices increased demand for safe haven debt amid concerns about global growth.British and German sovereign debt yields fell to record lows on Thursday, driven by concerns about Britain's referendum on European Union membership later this month and the European Central Bank's commencement of its corporate bond purchase program.That has further increased the attractiveness of Treasuries, which offer far ...