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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 - 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 ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

UK 30-year gilt yield fall below 2 pct 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 percent ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

Ireland to auction 500 million euros of T-Bills on Thursday DUBLIN: Ireland's debt agency will auction 500 million euros of six-month treasury bills on Thursday, the National Treasury Management Agency said on Monday. Ireland sold the same amount of six-month paper in March at a yield of -0.22 percent. Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Europe

UK gilt yields at new lows as EU vote doubts grip market LONDON: British government bond yields struck new record lows on Monday, pushed down by uncertainty about the outcome of next week's European Union membership referendum and by a rally in bonds around the world. A move by investors to buy up safe-haven gilts - which pushes down the yield - largely reflected nervousness around sterling assets ahead of the June 23 vote, which opinion polls show will be a close call.Earlier on Monday, the pound ...