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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 ...
Empire State bombs out
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 AUG 2015
... expectations. Wall Street seemed to be. The S&P 500 index closed more than half a percent on the up while yield on 10-year US Treasuries closed 5 bps lower to 2.15%. But let's not jump the gun here. The Empire State Manufacturing Survey, after all, tracks ...
Easing cycle over for now
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2015
... outside chance they may start the tightening cycle in September. In light of that, Reynolds has a short exposure to US Treasuries in the Goldman Sachs Global Strategic Bond fund and a corresponding long position in Canadian interest rates, anticipating ...
Gold's no longer gold
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2015
... bond yields have climbed to 2.38% last night from 2.17% at the start of the year and there may be more losses from US Treasuries coming once the Fed starts lift-off. Explanation four. Money printing -- this time from the ECB and the BOJ -- would one ...
Fedcident waiting to happen?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2015
... media stocks valuation were "stretched." And "compared to returns on safe assets like bonds"? The yield on 10-year US Treasuries has risen from this year's low of 1.64% to 2.41% (as at last night). And this still doesn't include the negative repercussions ...
US data says...
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2015
... Street was at best ... confused - the S&P 500 index gained 0.2% (later than sooner lift-off) but yields on 10-year US Treasuries rose to 2.18% from 2.12% and the US dollar index appreciated by 0.6% to 97.4 overnight (sooner than later lift-off). The ...
Strong USD reflects (deflects) lift-off
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2015
... safe-haven buying due to the return of "contagion" spook in Europe as evidenced by the drop in the yield on 10-year US treasuries to 2.13% overnight from 2.21% at the open. While Greece and 'the institutions' continue their pretend and extend game - ...
'Patient' Party
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2015
... they were expected to go. The VIX index dove by 10.8% The US dollar index dropped by 2.3%; the yield on 10-year US Treasuries dropped by 13 bps to 1.92% and the yield on 2-years declined by 12 bps to 0.55%. US equities rallied: The S&P 500 gained 1.3% ...
A win-win currency war?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2015
... tantrum" and set out to new heights. Or is this time different? The "taper tantrum" of mid-2013 sent yields on 10-year US Treasuries up, US equities lower and the VIX index rising ... and then the tantrum tapered. Financial markets learned to live with ...
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