Friday, 7 Aug 2020

BONDS

JGB yields fall, curve flattens as recovery hopes lose steam

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond yields fell on Wednesday and the yield curve flattened, as hopes for a swift economic recovery from the coronavirus outbreak started to fade. The move followed a similar decline in U.S. Treasury yields. The five-year Treasury yield hit a record low on Tuesday and the benchmark 10-year […]

JGBs fall as risk appetite returns, 10-year sale in focus

TOKYO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond prices fell on Monday due to a return of risk appetite and the yen’s pullback, curbing demand for safe-haven debt. Benchmark 10-year JGB futures lost 0.20 point to 152.17, a level unseen since July 15, with a trading volume of 15,181 lots. In the cash bond market, […]

UPDATE 2-German bond yields hit 2-1/2 month low after dismal GDP data

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Adds German inflation, Trump tweet and chart, updates prices) By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM, July 30 (Reuters) – Safe-haven German government bond yields hit new 2-1/2 month lows on Thursday as the country’s economy showed a worse-than-expected, record contraction in the second quarter. Investors are focusing on economic […]

UPDATE 1-German bond yields hit 2-1/2 month low after dismal GDP data

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Recasts, updates with data releases, adds comments) By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM, July 30 (Reuters) – Safe-haven German government bond yields hit new 2-1/2 month lows on Thursday as the country’s economy showed a worse-than-expected, record contraction in the second quarter. Investors are focusing on economic data after […]

UPDATE 2-German 10-year bonds set for best day in over a month on U.S-China tensions

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices, adds ECB purchases) By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Germany’s 10-year bond yields were set for their biggest fall in over a month, pushing back towards two-month lows on Monday as unease in world markets over rising U.S.-China tensions drove investors back into […]

UPDATE 1-Safe-haven German Bunds lifted by U.S.-China tensions

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices, adds German Ifo, chart) By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Germany’s 10-year bond yield fell back towards recent two-month lows on Monday as unease in world markets over rising U.S.-China tensions drove investors back into safe-haven assets. China took over the premises of […]

Indonesia's govt prepares to sell bonds to c.bank next week

JAKARTA, July 24 (Reuters) – The Indonesian government may begin to sell bonds directly to the central bank via private placement next week, under a 397.6 trillion rupiah ($27.48 billion) fiscal deficit financing scheme, a senior finance ministry official said on Friday. Bank Indonesia has pledged to buy the bonds and then rebate all interest […]

UPDATE 3-Italian bond yields fall to early March lows on EU recovery fund hopes

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices) By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM, July 20 (Reuters) – Italy’s borrowing costs fell to their lowest since early March on Monday as signs of a potential deal started to emerge from a fraught European Union summit aimed at agreeing a 750 billion euro ($860 billion) economic […]

UPDATE 1-Italian long-term yields around lowest since March as EU summit begins

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices, adds latest news, comment) By Olga Cotaga LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) – Long-term Italian government bond yields hovered around their lowest in months on Friday, the first day of a European Union summit where member states are debating a 750 billion euro recovery fund. Opinions […]

TREASURIES OUTLOOK-Yields pare early rise, steepening trades still in vogue

(Recasts with price move, adds quote, updates prices) By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, July 13 (Reuters) – Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields pared an early increase on Monday as stocks came off their highs, though analysts expect investors to keep putting on bets that the U.S. yield curve will steepen. Yields rose early in the session […]