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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 ...
One small rise in rates, one giant step towards normalisation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAR 2017
... the VIX index dropped by 5.5% and instead of climbing, the US dollar index fell by 1.1% and the yield on 10-year US Treasuries fell by 10 bps to 2.5%. And oh, commodity prices also soared. The Reuters/Jefferies CRB index closed 1.7% higher signalling ...
Wednesday delivery
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 FEB 2017
... straight weeks of inflows into government/Treasury funds) and is consistent with the fall in the yield on 10-year US Treasuries to 2.31% at the close of last week's trade from a high of 2.51% four weeks ago. This is not surprising for apart from the ...
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