Yields on longer-dated U.S. Treasurys sank after a key reading on the U.S. economy showed growth slowed more than expected in the fourth-quarter.» Read More
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.
Yields hit their lowest levels in over a month on weaker-than-expected US data and continued low yields in Europe.
Prices rose after the Treasury's auction of two-year notes saw strong demand, but low volume and a lack of market-moving economic data capped gains.
U.S. benchmark bonds turned narrowly lower on Friday, after China unexpectedly cut interest rates, stepping up its campaign to boost growth.
Despite recent ups and downs, hedge funds are now more in love with Japan than at any time in the last decade.
Treasury bonds rose as investors sought the safety of government bonds amid concerns about global growth following weak data from China and Europe.
Gershon Distenfeld, director of high yield debt at AllianceBernstein, discusses where he thinks the best opportunity is in the high yield space, but warns that a lack of liquidity in the sector keep him up at night.