U.S. Treasury yields drifted higher on Thursday after U.S. data showed a rise in inflation and a decline in initial jobless claims, reinforcing expectations of an interest rate increase next month and several more in 2018.
The gap between U.S. short-dated and long-dated U.S. Treasury yields contracted to its tightest in a decade after data showed a pickup in U.S. underlying inflation and an unexpected rise in retail sales, as the market priced in further interest rate hikes next year.
U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday, with 10-year yields bouncing from near three-week lows, as traders prepared for $15 billion worth of 30-year bonds, the last part of this week's $64 billion November refunding.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Treasuries saw subdued trade on Wednesday, keeping yields in check, after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's September policy meeting, which revealed that some members wanted to see further economic data before another near-term lift to rates.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Yields were higher Thursday after the House of Representatives approved a budget, the first step toward tax reform. Investors also digested a slew of speeches from United States central bankers.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was lower at 2.216 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also lower at 2.758 percent.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasury yields and the dollar gained on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it expects one more U.S. interest rate hike by the end of the year.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasury prices fell Thursday, extending a multiday rise in yields ahead of a key read of consumer inflation the final such measure before the Federal Reserve's two-day policy-setting meeting next week.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasury prices fell late Wednesday as a deal was reached on disaster relief, the debt ceiling and funding, extending the deadline to Dec. 15, taking one key issue off the table for the time being.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasury prices were on offer in lightened trade Wednesday, ending mildly lowers with the five-year taking the most heat while the long bond outperformed.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Treasury yields rose slightly on Thursday trade as investors handled a raft of economic data before the much-awaited central banker get-together at Jackson Hole, Wyo., where European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen are slated to speak.
As they say… the market is always right. Despite showing the poorest fundamentals and having the most reason to drop, perhaps drop hard, the Euro has led the pack higher here. The Yen had renewed it's rise and the Canadian Dollar is correcting after a long rally.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Long-dated debt yields fell on Wednesday, and the yield curve flattened to its lowest levels in a week, after the United States Treasury Department said it was still considering an ultra-long bond, but didn't announce a new issue.
Between our Fed holding the line on rate hikes and Mario Draghi insinuating the QE will end for the Euro zone later this year, the U.S. Dollar has been slammed more than it should and European currencies soared to heights they should not have.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States Treasury yields were little changed on Wednesday on light trading volume with benchmark yields hitting their lowest levels in nearly three weeks in advance of a meeting of European Central Bank policymakers on Thursday.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) United States government bonds strengthened Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen signaled the central bank would take a cautious approach to tightening monetary policy in the face of an uncertain inflation outlook.
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