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Fed does the thinkable
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 21 SEP 2017
... lifted just 0.1%; the US dollar index dipped a little (92.64 from yesterday's 92.51 close); Yields on two-year US Treasuries were unchanged and up by only one basis point for the tenners. The certainty of it all sent the already low VIX index down to ...
On the road to normal
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 19 SEP 2017
... paraphrase the Fed, evolving broadly as anticipated. Even the markets have taken this on board. Yields on two-year US Treasuries jumped to 1.38% overnight - a 13 basis point increase from the 1.25% level it closed at on the week ended 8 September. Yields ...
Wall Street interrupted
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 SEP 2017
... all fears - well, nearly all - many investors braced for didn't quite add up. US equities, the yield on 10-year US Treasuries and the US dollar, they all fell down last week as investors feared an escalation of tensions with North Korea - after its testing ...
The problem with currency extrapolation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUL 2017
... US$0.7733 recorded in late March. The rationales were rational enough: Australian bond's shrinking yield premium over US Treasuries - from a peak of 42 basis points to a low of 16bps in late May; commodity prices were falling - the Bloomberg commodity ...
Is the Fed the victim of its own success?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 JUL 2017
... yields plus lower inflation lifts real interest rates - measured by the difference between the yield on 10-year US Treasuries and core inflation - even more. Real US interest rates based on this measure has risen to 0.58% in June from 0.19% in January ...
Hawkish central banks? Not the BOJ
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2017
... Eurozone and the UK - that the end of cheap money is nigh. But while yields on 10-year bonds have risen sharply - US Treasuries were up 23 basis points to 2.37% overnight from 2.14% at the close of the week ended 23 June (before hawkish comments); Eurozone ...
The Fed's inflation and asset price conundrum
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JUN 2017
... we certainly want to avoid that". Inflation expectations - as measured by the 10-year yield differential between US Treasuries and TIPS (Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities) have clearly trended lower. The differential stood at 1.7% overnight, down ...
Fed trumps Trump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2017
... has never been this fearless in more than 23 years (January 1994 when the index read 9.94) - the yield on 10-year US Treasuries were up a mere 2 bps to 2.26% and the US dollar index down a tad (0.2%) to 97.11. All these despite the increasing implementation ...
Three steps and yields stumble
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 MAY 2017
... 10-year US bond yields suggests that this adage may have jumped over into the bond market. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries closed at 2.33% last week - a 30 basis point stumble from this year's high of 2.63% recorded on 13 March (a day before the Fed's ...
Obamacare one, Trump nil
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 MAR 2017
... 2000 index - small US companies that would benefit more from Trump's "America First" policy. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries declined nine basis points to 2.4% and inflation expectations - measured by the difference between the nominal yield on 10-year ...
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