Bonds Headlines


  • JGBs slip, tracking U.S. Treasuries after Fed minutes Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    TOKYO, Aug 21- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Thursday, tracking U.S. The Bank of Japan refrained from making any purchases under its massive asset-buying programme, as it typically does on days when the Ministry of Finance conducts a sale. A stronger U.S. dollar and rising Tokyo stocks also had some negative impact on JGBs.

  • Aug 20- Just over a quarter of Detroit's $5.2 billion of outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds were returned to the city for repurchase on Wednesday, 24 hours before the tender offer was due to expire.

  • TREASURIES-Yields climb to one-week peaks on Fed minutes Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    *Fed minutes say surprised about quick progress in U.S. job market. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. "The Fed came out with a hawkish tone in its minutes and people's perception is that the Fed will move soon on rates," said Tom di Galoma, head of fixed income rates and credit trading at ED&F Man in New York.

  • Fed minutes: Debate over timing of rate hikes     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, arrives to a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed minutes reveal insight into the debate at the Federal Reserve over the timing of raising interest rates.

  • Trader view: Yellen & your money     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    According to a CNBC Fed Survey, participants think this will be the longest and slowest rate hike since at least 1983, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Should the BoE have raised rates?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    DeAnne Julius, chairman at Chatham House and Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, discuss the dissent within the Bank of England regarding the timing of an interest rate hike.

  • CNBC Survey: Jackson Hole edition     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman previews Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole, where the big topic is slack in the labor market. Liesman also reveals the results from CNBC's Fed policy survey.

  • Santelli: Subtle 'staircase feel' in rates     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • Listening for clues at Jackson Hole     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, reveals the results of CNBC's Fed survey which shows Wall Street expects a long, slow rate hike which should begin in July of 2015.

  • Fed policy front and center     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist, and Michael Hanson, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, provide their take on interest rates ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's first appearance at Jackson Hole, Wyo. The stock market is more optimistic right now while the bond market is more nervous about the longer run, says Hanson.

  • When will Fed hike rates?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist, and Michael Hanson, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, share their thoughts on the Fed's easy money policy.

  • 'Huge split' in US economy: Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, discusses the Fed minutes ahead of their release and U.S. inflation.

  • Treasury yields rise as traders react to Fed minutes Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    The U.S. Treasury yield curve flattened on Wednesday, with minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in focus.

  • Fed rate hike timing is 'anybody's guess': Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, says that if U.S. inflation expectations remain low, the Fed may be able to hold off on a rate hike for longer than people think.

  • BoE minutes: Two MPC members vote for rate hike     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, reacts to the release of the Bank of England's latest minutes which saw two out of nine members vote in favor of a rate hike.

  • Japanese government bonds attract overseas buyers Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:13 AM ET

    Data from the Japan Securities Dealers Association showed that foreign net purchases of JGBs, excluding treasury bills, totalled 1.28 trillion yen, the largest amount since June 2012.

  • BoE minutes: Will anyone vote for a rate hike?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at Royal Bank of Scotland, Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, and Richard Kelly, head of European rates at TD Securities, discuss what to expect from the Bank of England's minutes.

  • Benchmark JGBs edge down, BOJ purchases support market Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:31 PM ET

    TOKYO, Aug 20- Benchmark Japanese government bond prices edged slightly down on Wednesday in quiet trade, while other tenors were steady as buying by the Bank of Japan supported the market.

  • Puerto Rico GO bonds trade at more than 3-month high Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 19- Puerto Rico's benchmark general obligation bonds rallied to their highest level in over three months on Tuesday as investors bet the bonds will be not be affected during a possible restructuring of the island's power authority.

  • ‘Everything is pricey’: Robert Shiller Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET
    Robert Shiller

    Stocks, bonds and housing might all be getting too expensive, Yale economist says.

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