Bonds Headlines



  • NEW YORK, July 28- U.S. Treasuries yields edged higher on Monday but remained in a tight recent range ahead of data and events this week that include closely watched jobs and other economic data, a Federal Reserve meeting and $93 billion in new coupon-bearing supply.

  • Treasury yields hit lows on data ahead of auction Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    U.S. Treasury bonds declined slightly on Monday, with longer-dated maturities dropping the most, after a jump in prices on Friday.

  • TOKYO, July 28- Japanese government bond prices ticked up on Monday, supported by rise in U.S. bond prices and buying in the long end from investors who gave up waiting for dips. The 10- year cash bond yield dipped 0.5 basis point to 0.520 percent while the 10- year futures price rose 0.09 point to 146.00.

  • The Week That Was: Big week for Facebook     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. It was a big week for Facebook. Not so big for Amazon.

  • *30- year rises over 1 point; 10- year yields below 2.5 percent. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. "We saw some flattening as a function of upcoming supply," said Kim Rupert, managing director at Action Economics in San Francisco.

  • Brian Zwerner, a former manager of Bank of America's municipal derivatives desk, was sentenced to spend three years on probation and pay a $10,000 fine by U.S. According to court papers he has also agreed to pay Bank of America $890,000 and settle related U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission civil charges.

  • Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says that Friday's rate hike by the Russian central bank is a "pre-emptive move" to forestall capital outflows ahead of sanctions.

  • NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. "The underlying tone of this report was disappointing," said TD Securities strategist Millan Mulraine. Treasury prices had been up moderately or flat amid weakness in European stock markets shortly before the Commerce Department report but climbed afterwards.

  • Bond investors dump the junk Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Speculative-grade debt was shunned by investors last week with new data showing that high-yield bond funds saw their largest outflows for over a year.

  • NEW YORK, July 25- Puerto Rico's worsening debt crisis is pushing the managers of some municipal junk bond exchange-traded funds to ditch their mandate for passive management.

  • Bonds buoyed by stocks drop, disappointing US data Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 3:55 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices jumped on Friday ahead of a Federal Reserve policymakers' meeting next week.

  • UK flash GDP: 'Doesn't tell us anything new'     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services, says the preliminary reading of the U.K.'s second quarter GDP is unlikely to change the outlook for rates.

  • JGBs edge down on weaker Treasuries, firmer Nikkei Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:05 PM ET

    TOKYO, July 25- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Friday, weighed down by higher Tokyo shares and an overnight retreat in U.S. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield rose 0.5 basis point to 0.525 percent. The JGB market showed little reaction to a rise in Japan's June core CPI, as the rise of 3.3 percent from the previous month was in line with forecasts.

  • Financial advisor: Stay out of money-market funds! Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    After the SEC passed new rules, this financial advisor's advice is: Stay out of money-market funds!

  • NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. Treasury debt prices fell on Thursday after data showed initial jobless claims in the world's largest economy dropped to their lowest in more than eight years, but losses may be limited by safe-haven buying given ongoing tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

  • Santelli: Pound deteriorating     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Alternative investments in low-rate world     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 7:24 AM ET

    Greg Fleming, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, shares his outlook on the markets and when rates are likely to head higher.

  • Treasurys slide on unexpectedly low jobless claims Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell after data showed initial jobless claims in the world's largest economy dropped to their lowest in more than eight years,

  • LONDON, July 24- Euro zone money market rates edged higher on Thursday and were expected to rise further in coming days, potentially driving up short-term government bond yields, after a drop in excess cash in the bloc's banking system.

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