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QEnd is here
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 OCT 2014
... QE3 caused little stir in the financial markets - the S&P 500 index lost a teenie-weenie 0.1%; yields on 10-year US Treasuries increased by a small 0.02 percentage point to 2.32%; the VIX index went up by 0.76 point to a still low 15.15 reading. There ...
"Considerable time", is it a-changin'?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 SEP 2014
... markets are more sanguine. The S&P 500 index is off only 1.2% from its all-time high and the yields on 10-year US Treasuries have risen by only 25 basis points to 2.59% from 2.34% at the start of September - still down from the 3.0% plus at the start ...
Goldilocks is back in town
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 AUG 2014
... 1.9%. Benign inflation is the main reason why - apart from Putin's induced safe haven buying - yields on 10-year US Treasuries remain low in spite of the Fed's US$10 billion monthly reduction in asset purchases (US$5 billion for Treasuries) this year. ...
Tit-for-tats and all that jazz
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 AUG 2014
... another's gain. So again, Vlad is not all bad after all. The US bond market says so. Yields on benchmark 10-year US Treasuries went from 2.49% the day before to all of 2.483% at the close of today's NY trade. The same way the US bond market reacted (or ...
Here we go again
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUL 2014
... developments. Go that? "...readings on financial developments." Must be why the US bond market's happy. Yields on 10-year US Treasuries closed at 2.57% last night ... down from a high of 2.7% posted on 3 July because of the strong employment that indicated ...
US bond yields zipped by ZIRP?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 30 JUN 2014
... Committee (FOMC) meeting starting in January this year. Successive tapering have reduced the Fed's purchase of US Treasuries from US$45 billion at the end of last year to less than half that this month. At the conclusion of its 17-18 June policy meeting ...
Market wrap
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 6 JUN 2014
... growth. The ECB has rolled out key changes to interest rates and other anti-deflation measures which lifted the euro, US Treasuries, and equities. This has helped give Australian equities a boost on Friday morning, IG Markets market strategist Stan Shamu ...
The name is bonds
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAY 2014
... Spring has finally sprung! But wait! If this is the case, why is the US bond market also happy? Yields on 10-year US Treasuries are lower now (2.51%) - bond prices are higher - than they were when the deep freeze instilled doubts over US growth - (3.04% ...
Market wrap
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAY 2014
... safety. Share markets on Wall Street, Europe and in Asia fell heavily along with commodity prices. German bonds and US treasuries rose. "Generally everything is lower this morning - particularly the stocks that have run up the most in nickel and copper ...
Quicker and faster hikes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAR 2014
... chairing the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The S&P 500 index fell by as much as 1.2% and yields on 10-year US Treasuries spiked by as much as 12 basis points overnight - before closing down 0.6% and up 10bps, respectively - spooked by the implication ...
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