Fixed Income


  • ECB QE will drag peripheral yields lower: Pro  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Long-dated bond yields fall on oil drop before Fed Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:48 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices moved lower on Monday, as investors prepared for the Fed's monetary policy committee meeting on Wednesday.

  • Why a stronger dollar may not bite EM bonds Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:50 PM ET

    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.

  • Bonds edge higher after strong 10-year note sale Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices moved higher as investors awaited a Treasury auction and Greek bond yields moved closer to 9 percent.

  • Treasury auctions $25 billion of 3-year notes Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion of 3-year notes at a high yield of 1.066 percent, the same level set in September.

  • Markets are wrong, I'm long yuan: Pro  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Bond prices tumble on rosy US jobs report Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 5:03 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys dropped sharply on Friday after strong monthly U.S. nonfarm payrolls data that boosted expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.

  • Treasurys rise as ECB reduces growth forecasts Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices added to gains as investors weighed weekly jobless claims figures and the latest ECB interest rate announcement.

  • Treasurys mostly flat after Fed Beige Book Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 2:02 PM ET
    Traders in the 10-year bond options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade signal orders.

    U.S. Treasurys extended gains after a report showed nonfarm productivity grew a bit faster than initially thought in the third quarter.

  • Bonds stung by corporate deals, 30-year yield taps 3% Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    U.S. sovereign bonds fell on Tuesday, after the lengthy downturn in oil prices came to a halt overnight.

  • Samurai bonds: Why banks might issue debt in yen  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Bond rally ends on profit-taking, data caution Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    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.

  • Treasurys rise after OPEC announcement Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 9:58 AM ET

    U.S. sovereign bonds rose on Black Friday, with demand for "safe haven" assets boosted after OPEC's announcement.

  • Europe’s bond yields slide on hopes of ECB QE Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    Bond yields across Europe continued to slide Thursday as weak inflation data boosted hopes of a full-blown sovereign bond-buying program.

  • Yields drop on weak US data, low euro zone rates Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    Yields hit their lowest levels in over a month on weaker-than-expected US data and continued low yields in Europe.

  • Bonds inch higher on strong 2-year bidding Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    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.

  • Prices inch higher after comments by ECB's Draghi Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    U.S. benchmark bonds turned narrowly lower on Friday, after China unexpectedly cut interest rates, stepping up its campaign to boost growth.

  • Jilted hedge funds even more in love with Japan Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:08 AM ET
    Michael Novogratz

    Despite recent ups and downs, hedge funds are now more in love with Japan than at any time in the last decade.

  • Treasurys boosted by China, euro zone letdown Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    Treasury bonds rose as investors sought the safety of government bonds amid concerns about global growth following weak data from China and Europe.

  • Where is the high yield opportunity?  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    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.