Monday Aug 11
TREASURIES-US bond yields up on hopes of less fighting in Middle East, Iraq
U.S. government debt yields edged higher on Monday from their recent lows as traders trimmed safe-haven bond holdings and stepped back into stocks on hopes of reduced tensions in the Middle East.
TREASURIES-Europe bank, Middle East worries buoy U.S. bond prices
U.S. Treasuries prices rose on Friday, with benchmark yields hovering at their lowest in five weeks, on safe-haven demand stemming from intensified fighting in the Middle East and worries about problems at Portugal's biggest listed bank.
Bond Report: Treasurys sink as ADP stokes jobs day jitters
Treasury prices retreated Wednesday after an unexpectedly strong report on private-sector hiring led to jitters after a forthcoming jobs report, sending benchmark yields to their biggest two-day rise since early May. yield, which rises as prices fall, was up 6 basis points on the day at 2.625%.
TREASURIES-U.S. bond yields rise on economic data, supply pressure
Benchmark U.S. Treasuries yields rose on Friday as the investor demand that stoked May's bond rally faded further and Wall Street dealers sought to resell their share of this week's $95 billion in fixed-rate government debt supply.
Treasuries Bears Capitulation Sends Bond Yields to 11-Month Low
Treasuries rallied, with 30-year bond yields falling to an 11-month low, as weak U.S. economic data and signs of more monetary stimulus in Europe spurred traders to capitulate on bets for higher interest rates.