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US Treasury yields

Diversifying external debt sources

EDITORIAL: Earlier this week, the government raised $1 billion from the international bond market in Euro bonds in...
Published 09 Jul, 2021 04:25am
Gold prices up in Asia
Markets

Gold prices up in Asia

SINGAPORE: Gold prices rebounded more than 1% in Asian trade on Monday after their biggest weekly fall in percentage...
Published 22 Jun, 2021 04:46am
Yields rise from three-month lows before Fed meeting
Business & Finance

Yields rise from three-month lows before Fed meeting

  • The Fed is not expected to announce any plans to pare its bond purchases until its August Jackson Hole economic symposium, though it may start dropping hints that it has started to talk about a taper.
  • "This rally in rates seems very counterintuitive. I still haven't found a very strong case besides perhaps the offset of positioning, people are getting out of trades ahead of the FOMC," Rajappa said.
Published 14 Jun, 2021 07:29pm
Gold prices dip in Asia
Markets

Gold prices dip in Asia

SINGAPORE: Gold prices dipped in Asian trade on Monday, as an uptick in the dollar dimmed the appeal of the...
Published 08 Jun, 2021 04:09am
Gold rises in Europe
Markets

Gold rises in Europe

AMSTERDAM/LONDON: Gold prices rose in European trade on Wednesday, hovering below a near five-month peak hit in the...
Published 03 Jun, 2021 04:13am
Gold holds steady in NY
Markets

Gold holds steady in NY

NEW YORK: Gold prices steadied below the key $1,900 an ounce level on Thursday as easing US Treasury yields offset...
Published 28 May, 2021 04:08am
US yields rise after report on Biden's $6 trillion budget
Markets

US yields rise after report on Biden's $6 trillion budget

  • Thursday's data on US jobless claims and first-quarter gross domestic product growth also helped extend Treasury yields. Both reports showed the US economy was on a stable path to recovery from the pandemic.
  • Investors are also awaiting the Treasury's sale of $62 billion in 7-year debt later on Thursday, after strong 2-year and 5-year note auctions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Published 27 May, 2021 06:36pm
US yields slip as investors await 5-year note auction
Markets

US yields slip as investors await 5-year note auction

  • The US Treasury is also set to auction $61 billion in 5-year notes later on Wednesday and $62 billion in 7-year debt on Thursday.
  • In mid-morning trading, the US 10-year Treasury yield fell to 1.553% from 1.564% late on Tuesday.
Published 26 May, 2021 07:54pm
Gold eases in NY
Markets

Gold eases in NY

NEW YORK: Gold prices inched lower in early trade on Friday as the dollar rebounded after robust US manufacturing...
Published 22 May, 2021 04:05am
Gold prices ticks up in Asia
Markets

Gold prices ticks up in Asia

SINGAPORE: Gold prices gained in Asian trade on Thursday, aided by growing US inflationary pressure, although gains...
Published 21 May, 2021 05:04am
US yields little changed as inflation remains key topic
Markets

US yields little changed as inflation remains key topic

  • The yield on 10-year Treasury notes was up 0.5 basis point to 1.654% as the longer-dated government debt edged slightly higher but the short end remained mostly unchanged.
  • "Forward breakevens are lower than spot breakevens, suggesting the market thinks inflation is going to rise then fall," he said.
Published 18 May, 2021 09:16pm
Gold slips in Europe
Markets

Gold slips in Europe

AMSTERDAM/LONDON: Gold prices fell in choppy trading on Wednesday after April’s jump in US consumer prices gave a...
Published 13 May, 2021 03:10am
US MIDDAY: Gold prices muted
Markets

US MIDDAY: Gold prices muted

NEW YORK: Gold prices were subdued on Tuesday as rising US Treasury yields countered support from a weaker dollar ...
Published 12 May, 2021 04:23am
Gold slips in Europe
Markets

Gold slips in Europe

AMSTERDAM/LONDON: Gold prices fell on Tuesday, weighed by rising US Treasury yields, but the decline was capped by a...
Published 12 May, 2021 04:23am
US yields slide ahead of non-farm payrolls report
Markets

US yields slide ahead of non-farm payrolls report

  • "The growth story is leading to inflation, while the Federal Reserve is jawboning, trying to keep expectations down, which I think is the right thing to do."
  • In mid-morning trading, the US 10-year Treasury yield fell to 1.559% on Thursday, from 1.584% late on Wednesday.
Published 06 May, 2021 08:08pm
Gold jumps in European trade
Markets

Gold jumps in European trade

AMSTERDAM: Gold prices jumped more than 1% on Monday, pulling along other precious metals with it, supported by a...
Published 04 May, 2021 04:26am
Gold prices up in Asia
Markets

Gold prices up in Asia

SINGAPORE: Gold prices rose in Asian trade on Monday as a retreat in US Treasury yields and worries over surging...
Published 04 May, 2021 04:26am
US MIDDAY: Gold rises
Markets

US MIDDAY: Gold rises

NEW YORK: Gold prices jumped more than 1% on Monday, with the rally spilling over into other precious metals as ...
Published 04 May, 2021 04:26am
Yields dip as investors buy bonds for month-end
Markets

Yields dip as investors buy bonds for month-end

  • "Right now it's month-end rebalancing," said Ian Lyngen, head of US rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York, noting the next major market catalyst will be next Friday's jobs report for April.
  • The yields fell back down in the afternoon, however, and are now trading in the middle of their recent range.
Published 30 Apr, 2021 08:46pm
Yields erase earlier rise to be little changed before Fed meeting statement
Markets

Yields erase earlier rise to be little changed before Fed meeting statement

  • Business reopenings from COVID-19-related shutdowns have accelerated this month, and investors are also pricing for higher inflation as fiscal spending increases.
  • "With the reopening process, it seems to have hit a higher gear in April," said Tom Simons, a money market economist at Jefferies in New York.
Published 28 Apr, 2021 08:31pm