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Treasury yields

Dollar edges higher on strong data, despite lower yields

Dollar edges higher on strong data, despite lower yields

  • Retail sales increased 9.8% last month, the Commerce Department said on Thursday, beating economists' expectations for a 5.9% increase.
  • The dollar index earlier on Thursday hit a one-month low of 91.487, before rebounding to 91.633, up 0.03% on the day.
Published 15 Apr, 2021 08:02pm
Dollar at three-week lows as Treasury yields subdued
Markets

Dollar at three-week lows as Treasury yields subdued

  • "Until the bond market gets the heebie-jeebies over the inflation fears again I think the long dollar position remains under assault," he said.
  • Treasury yields have also fallen this week after the Treasury Department saw solid demand for new sales of three-, 10- and 30-year debt on Monday and Tuesday.
Published 14 Apr, 2021 08:18pm
Dollar gains as investors bet on strong US recovery
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Dollar gains as investors bet on strong US recovery

  • Investors will watch closely the monthly US nonfarm payrolls on Friday, with Federal Reserve policymakers so far citing slack in the labor market for their continued lower-for-longer stance on interest rates.
Published 31 Mar, 2021 11:32am
Dollar rallies as US economic optimism boosts Treasury yields
Markets

Dollar rallies as US economic optimism boosts Treasury yields

  • Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields rose to 14-month highs on Tuesday at 1.776%, and were last up 2 basis points on the day at 1.742%.
  • Treasury yields are rising a day before President Joe Biden is set to outline how he intends to pay for a $3 trillion to $4 trillion infrastructure plan.
Updated 30 Mar, 2021 08:25pm
South Africa's rand slips but set for weekly gains
Markets

South Africa's rand slips but set for weekly gains

  • "Price action counts for a lot, and the currency's resilience suggests fundamentals still favour the rand," said Nedbank currency strategist Walter de Wet.
  • "From a domestic perspective, three obvious factors are in favour of the currency: strong commodity prices, a strong trade surplus, and high real government bond yields."
Published 12 Mar, 2021 09:25pm
Aussie, kiwi up
Business & Finance

Aussie, kiwi up

SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars clung to gains on Thursday after a tame reading on US inflation...
Published 12 Mar, 2021 05:10am
South Africa's rand rallies as reflation fears ease, stocks inch up
Markets

South Africa's rand rallies as reflation fears ease, stocks inch up

  • Rand was 1.23% firmer at 14.9000 per dollar, a touch softer than the session-high 14.8700, the unit's firmest level since March. 3.
  • Risk appetite has been driven by offshore events, with investors eyeing the speed of the global economic recovery and the pace of US lending rates.
Updated 11 Mar, 2021 10:04pm
THE RUPEE: Small gains
Markets

THE RUPEE: Small gains

KARACHI: After market closure on Friday, Pakistan Rupee slightly gained value against USD
Published 06 Mar, 2021 05:01am
Nasdaq, S&P down
Markets

Nasdaq, S&P down

NEW YORK: The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed lower on Monday as climbing Treasury yields and prospects of rising...
Published 24 Feb, 2021 05:24am