Treasury yields


Federal Reserve keeps a lid on yields with cautious outlook

Federal Reserve keeps a lid on yields with cautious outlook

(ATF) US Federal Reserve officials are committed to bolstering the economy until its recovery is more secure, minutes of its latest policy meeting showed on Wednesday April 7. A cautious approach to removing support helped to contain Treasury yields and supported US equity markets at record highs.Federal Reserve forecasts project …

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Steady Fed boosts stocks, Treasury yield curve steepens

Steady Fed boosts stocks, Treasury yield cure steepens

(ATF) The Federal Reserve committed to keep rates low on Wednesday March 17, providing a boost to equities. The 10-year Treasury yield reversed most of an initial move wider, with steepening in the curve between short and long rates the main net effect on the day.The 10-year Treasury yield briefly …

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Powell stays calm - and alarms global markets

Powell stays calm - and alarms global markets

(ATF) Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell took a calm approach to recent Treasury volatility on Thursday March 4, prompting another spike in bond yields and selling of tech stocks.The benchmark 10-year US Treasury yield rose to close Thursday at 1.56% – close to the 1.61% level hit during a wave …

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Markets this week: PBOC decision, southbound flows, Treasury yields

Markets this week: PBOC decision, southbound flows, Treasury yields

ECONOMIC EVENTSInvestor focus will remain on bond markets after yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, jumped to a one year high of 1.36% last week amid worries this could dull the lure of riskier assets.“The acceleration in US 10-year Treasury yields to pre-pandemic levels is generating concerns about the …

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Soaring yields spark funding cost worries

Soaring yields spark funding cost worries

(ATF) Hong Kong: Asian markets retreated amid worries about the impact of rising bond yields on corporate funding costs at a time when economic recovery is just starting to take root.Financial analysts remain cautious about the new strains of the coronavirus that continue to emerge, although the vaccine roll-out and …

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Treasury yields touch a post-Covid high on Fed comfort with inflation

Treasury yields touch a post-Covid high on Fed comfort with inflation

(ATF) The 10-year US Treasury yield touched 1.33% on Wednesday – its highest point since the Covid pandemic developed pace last February, as it emerged that the Federal Reserve is debating how to make the public comfortable with higher inflation. Government bond yields eased later in the day.Federal Reserve officials …

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