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Goldman Sachs fined $120m for rate rigging
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 DEC 2016
... numerous occasions. According to the CFTC's order, Goldman Sachs "executed transactions in interest rate swap spreads, US Treasuries, and Eurodollar futures contracts in a manner deliberately designed - in timing, price, and other respects-to influence ...
The good and the bad in the Fed rate hike
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 DEC 2016
... sold (the S&P 500 index lost 0.8% on the day) on the news but US bonds continued to sell-off (the yield on 10-year US Treasuries increased by a full 10 basis points to 2.57%). The Euro Stoxx-50 index closed lower by as much, down 0.8% and the FTSE-100 ...
Slow, slower, slowing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2016
... From almost equal highs of 5.25% back in 2007 the US fed funds rate is currently at 0.05% and the yield on 10-year US Treasuries at 1.7% and then there are the negative interest rates that are now punishing savers and pension funds and banks. While the ...
Returning Fed hike expectations could be flattened by yield curve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 JUL 2016
... pressure on US inflation. The longer end of the US bond market appears to be betting on this - with yields on 10-year US Treasuries dropping to 1.36% from 1.74% pre-Brexit and 2.27% at the start of this year. Rising yields at the short end and falling ...
Minutes to disaster
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2016
... half a percent on the day the minutes were released (18 May) to close that week 0.8% higher. Yields on 10-year US Treasuries jumped to 1.85% from 1.77% on 17 May. The S&P 500 index dropped by 0.5% after the release of the Fed minutes (though it closed ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2016
... machinery and equipment, transport equipment, telecom equipment and electrical machineries. Central banks dumping US treasuries Foreign governments are dumping US debt like never before, according to reports from CNN Money. They said that in a bid to ...
Drown baby, drown
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2016
... Already, inflation expectations in the United States -- indicated by the differential between the yield on nominal US treasuries and Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) - has turned down further away from the Fed's 2.0% target instead of towards ...
No December lift off? Small chance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2015
... of 16.85 overnight. Wall Street says yes it will. The S&P 500 index rallied 1.6% overnight and yield on 10-year US Treasuries increased only slightly from 2.26% to 2.27% and Bloomberg's US dollar spot index went down by 0.1%, albeit from an eight-month ...
CIO says low bond market rates to continue
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2015
... said. Looking at the impact on bond markets, Leech said that with the exception of the Taper Tantrum, long-term US Treasuries have been "a pretty good diversifier to risk." "They help provide a portfolio balance and actually provided positive returns ...
Labour market says go, inflation says no
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 SEP 2015
... expectations ... and they're not. Inflation expectations - measured by the differential between the nominal yield on US Treasuries and Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) - indicate that price growth would remain below the Fed's 2.0% target ...
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