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Follow the money
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2013
... shiny metal to the CBs - it was what they termed, a "non-appreciating, non-interest bearing asset. So they went for US Treasuries which, over the same period, fell from 4.53% to below 2.0%. That was until the CB's agreed not sell more than 2,000 tonnes ...
Can't lose
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2013
... those trillions of yen seeking higher yields. PIMCO boss, Bill Gross, anticipates that some of these will flow onto US Treasuries. He's reportedly raised his holdings of US 10-year bonds to 33% of the Total Return Fund's assets in March because, "This ...
Treasuries - safe but not so rewarding
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2013
... Nevertheless, this latest bout of financial market volatility has brought not a few investors back into the safety of US Treasuries. The yield on benchmark 10-year US Treasuries dipped below 2.0% on the Cyprus conundrum after gradually edging up over ...
The virtuous cycle is back in play
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2013
... more than offset by the Fed's monthly purchases of MBS worth around US$40 billion monthly and US$45 billion in US Treasuries. So net-net, the US economy is still getting stimulated, is it not? And this is happening at the same time that the national ...
US credit rating threatened, buy US bonds
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 17 JAN 2013
... concluded, these are not "pure defaults-but as instances of defaults and restructuring". This is perhaps the reason why US Treasuries remain the go to asset class in times of uncertainty and trouble, even if it's over its own.
2013
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 DEC 2012
... after the new chief of the central bank accidentally signalled recently a weakening resolve to control inflation. US Treasuries may not be overly attractive in this environment noting that in nations with proper political governance this would trigger ...
Down, down interest rates are down
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2012
... rates. The accumulation of surplus and savings in China, the oil exporting countries and Asia are recycled back into US Treasuries. Inflation is no longer a problem. And in case it still is, the Fed has shown that it could immediately contain rising ...
Worried about the US? Buy US Treasuries
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2012
... Friday). Perverse as it may be but the more markets expects trouble in the US, the more they flock into the safety of US Treasuries.
Big Ben brings in the heavy guns
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 SEP 2012
... 6.7% and 4.4% away from the all-time high reached way back on 9 October 2007. Gold and silver and oil rose. So did US Treasuries. All because Big Ben did a Super Mario - not only in the QE sense but also in assuring the world that he'll do "whatever ...
Bond boom or bust?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 SEP 2012
... that's what. You, I and Irene know too well about investors - seeking the return OF their capital - flocking into US Treasuries, sending yields on the 10-year to record lows and returns up 6.5% to date (after a 29.1% rally in 2011). And who can ignore ...
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