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Patience, my dear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2015
... to 1.6% from 1.8% in November. Inflation expectation (as measured by the difference between the yield on 10-year US Treasuries and the yield on 10-year TIPS) was 1.65% on FOMC meeting day 27 January. What the Fed is seeing before its 18 March meet: Non-farm ...
It's raining jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 FEB 2015
... 1.9% in the previous month. The latest jobs report was so solid, so strong, soA damn good that yields on 10-year US Treasuries jumped 13 basis points to 2.0% (rounded) on the day after dropping to a 19-month low of 1.64% on 30 January on the disappointing ...
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% ...
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