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US bond prices hold losses after US GDP data NEW YORK: US Treasury prices held their earlier decline on Tuesday as the government's final reading on economic growth in the first quarter was revised up to 1.1 percent, within analyst forecasts but not strong enough for inflation to accelerate. Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were last down 4/32 in price with a yield of 1.473 percent, up 1 basis point from late on Monday. The 10-year yield touched a near four-year low of 1.0406 percent on Friday. Copyright Reuters, 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...