U.S. bonds pared gains on Friday, with Russia's fresh incursion in Ukraine failing to produce a sustained rally in "safe haven" assets.
The U.S. Treasury yields continued to decline on Thursday after reports that signaled a strengthening economy.
Steve Cook, MD of EM fixed income at PineBridge Investments, says the end of tapering and any outflow from emerging market fixed income will not be the "death knell" for these countries.
Bonds continued to rally after the US's auction of five-year Treasury notes, the second sale of $93 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week.
Luca Jellinek, head of European rates strategy at Credit Agricole CIB, discusses how to trade fixed income as the market begins to anticipate quantitative easing by the ECB.
Treasurys were little changed, though prices on 30-year bonds fell as investors unwound some bets that the yield curve would continue to flatten.
Borrowing costs across Europe slid further this week, amid raised hopes of a Fed-style easing program to boost the euro zone's economies.
U.S. bonds traded flat-to-higher on Monday, with stock markets in Europe and U.S. stock-market indexes boosted by comments from comments from Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi.
Christoph Rieger, head of interest rate strategy at Commerzbank, says continued speculation around the prospects of quantitative easing from the ECB will underpin European fixed income.
Prices were flat as investors weighed comments by US Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the closely-watched Jackson Hole symposium of central bankers.
U.S. bond prices moved lower on Thursday, as investors digested minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and looked ahead to the Jackson Hole symposium
The U.S. Treasury yield curve flattened on Wednesday, with minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in focus.
Prices gained after a report showed CPI rose at its slowest rate in five months during July, while housing starts jumped to an 8-month high.
Ireland’s cost of borrowing hit a record-low on Tuesday, as investors mulled whether bonds from weaker euro zone countries were overpriced.
U.S. bonds moved lower on Monday as investors showed less appetite for safe haven assets amid an easing of the crisis in Ukraine.
Bonds rose on fresh tensions surrounding Russia and Ukraine, with the yields on 10-year and 30-year notes hitting their lowest levels in over a year.
German Bunds made the history books this week when yields twice fell below 1 percent—and some analysts say the rally has further to run.
Are high-yield bonds merely witnessing a "natural correction" or is it time to cut and run?
U.S. government bonds continued to rise on Thursday, ahead of another major Treasury auction.
Treasurys held earlier gains after the government's auction of 10-year notes Wednesday, the second set of this week's $67 billion in US debt supply.