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BlackRock turns optimistic on credit
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
... the asset class's attractive coupon income," he said. In fixed income, its highest-conviction overweight is to US Treasuries. It is neutral to overweight on all other fixed income asset classes, except German bonds. "We like US Treasuries. Low rates ...
Chief economist update: Has the Fed conquered the yield curve?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 DEC 2019
... pause for thought that ... Bill could be correct. For sure, the US yield curve - yield differential between 10-year US Treasuries and 3-month bills - has turned positive since October this year... ...and the probability of a US recession 12 months into ...
China still positive despite unrest
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 DEC 2019
... this new reality" he says. "Global yields have come down much more than most people expected this year, led by US treasuries. It's been a duration rally which has effectively rekindled risk appetite globally, and of course emerging markets typically ...
Chief economist update: Future path of fed funds rate
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
... equity markets closed mixed: Dow +0.13%, S&P 500 +0.03%, Nasdaq -0.11%, Russell 2000 -0.63%; the yield on 10-year US Treasuries was unchanged at 1.8%; and the Bloomberg US dollar spot index ticked up by a mere 0.2%. Yes Virginia, there's nothing ...
Chief economist update: US recession a sure thing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
... I'm wrong. US recession fears - resulting from the negative spread between the yield on 10-year and two-year US Treasuries - of the past week have eased (for now), sending Wall Street on a rebound on the last day of last week's trading. Wall ...
Chief economist update: Bonds do the limbo rock
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
... (1.4% in the year to June). What is more is that US inflation expectations - the yield differential between 10-year US Treasuries and Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) has fallen to their lowest level in three years to 1.59% from a high ...
Chief economist update: The greatest challenge of our time
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
... dead! Bond markets celebrate! News headlines have picked up on the fall and fall in the yield offered by 10-year US Treasuries. The yield closed at 2.24% overnight, down from 2.26% the day before - the lowest since September 2017. But the chart below ...
Chief economist update: Glass half-full or US recession on the way?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
... year to April, down from 1.8% in 2017 and 2018. This is perhaps, what the overnight dive in the yield on 10-year US Treasuries reacted upon - down to 2.26%, the lowest yield since September 2017. You can blame Tariff Trump and his trade war with the ...
Chief economist update: Woe to the world
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2019
... trading activity - up 28% and 22.9% from their respective 2019 lows. What gives? What gave that the yield on 10-year US Treasuries has fallen below the 1-year T-note. Yes, Virginia, the US yield curve has inverted and history shows that this is almost ...
Chief economist update: US economic growth is slowing and accelerating
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2019
... 2016 quarter. Wall Street's reaction: equity markets dipped, the US dollar index advanced and the yield on US Treasuries rose. Such financial market configuration suggests that expectations could be turning from a steady Fed to an outside chance ...
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