Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says intra-euro zone spreads versus German bunds will widen in 2015.
Bids emerged after yields rose on comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen about patience on rate hike.
Howard Marks thinks that the drop in oil prices could finally expose low lending standards and provide better value in the markets.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, discusses the divergence in the global economy and what it means for fixed income yields.
U.S. government debt prices moved lower on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve tweaked its comments on the timing of an interest rate rise.
U.S. sovereign bond prices moved lower as investors waited for the Fed's latest monetary policy meeting and hints on rate hike timing.
Iain Stealey, fixed income fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, says quantitative easing by the European Central Bank will happen and this will force yields on bonds in the periphery lower.
U.S. government debt prices moved lower on Monday, as investors prepared for the Fed's monetary policy committee meeting on Wednesday.
Emerging markets may be buffeted by a stronger U.S. dollar and lower commodity prices, but the segment's bonds still look like a good bet, analysts said.
U.S. government debt prices moved higher as investors awaited a Treasury auction and Greek bond yields moved closer to 9 percent.
The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion of 3-year notes at a high yield of 1.066 percent, the same level set in September.
Stuart Oakley, global head of emerging markets FX trading and head of macro trading for EMEA at Nomura, says the People's Bank of China will not depreciate the currency as an easing measure.
U.S. Treasurys dropped sharply on Friday after strong monthly U.S. nonfarm payrolls data that boosted expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.
U.S. government debt prices added to gains as investors weighed weekly jobless claims figures and the latest ECB interest rate announcement.
U.S. Treasurys extended gains after a report showed nonfarm productivity grew a bit faster than initially thought in the third quarter.
U.S. sovereign bonds fell on Tuesday, after the lengthy downturn in oil prices came to a halt overnight.
Benedict Nielsen, head of primary debt markets for EMEA and Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says that as banks are pushed to raise more capital, they will explore other markets to issue bonds, such as Japan.
Bonds ended a six-session rally, with prices surrendering early gains and turning down on profit-taking ahead of Friday's key US unemployment report.
U.S. sovereign bonds rose on Black Friday, with demand for "safe haven" assets boosted after OPEC's announcement.
Bond yields across Europe continued to slide Thursday as weak inflation data boosted hopes of a full-blown sovereign bond-buying program.