While the number of new jobs in the U.S. is rising, wages and work force participation remain weak, says Sandy Lincoln, chief market strategist at BMO Asset Management.» Read More
TOKYO, July 3- Japanese government bond prices firmed on Friday, tracking firmer Treasuries after a disappointing U.S. employment report raised doubts about whether U.S. interest rates would rise this year. Volume was thin due to caution ahead of Greece's referendum on Sunday on its bailout conditions, as well as a U.S. market holiday on Friday to observe...
*Prior job gains downgraded, no wage growth in June. *Uncertainty over Greece's referendum spur bids for bonds. NEW YORK, July 2- U.S.
Marc Morial, National Urban League CEO, and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies CEO, discuss job data, growth, and an outlook on a rate hike.
Matt Tuttle, Tuttle Tactical Management, and Jack McIntyre, Brandywine Global, discuss the latest market action and what things investors should keep an eye on.
LONDON, July 2- Government bond yields rose across the euro zone on Thursday as investors cut their holdings of both top-rated Bunds and riskier peripheral debt before a Greek referendum on EU-prescribed reforms which could go either way. "There's a very big weekend coming up and it's a really mixed picture today in the market which to me is reflective of very...
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports his take on a zero interest rate environment and analyzes GDP and job data.
*Uncertainty over Greece's referendum spur bids for bonds. NEW YORK, July 2- U.S. The U.S. Labor Department said U.S. employers added 223,000 workers last month, less than the 230,000 increase projected by economists polled by Reuters.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
*Uncertainty over Greece's referendum spur bids for bonds. NEW YORK, July 2- U.S. "Clearly the report was disappointing," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Investors looking for clues on how the slightly weaker-than-expected June jobs report figures into the Fed's thinking should relax, market watcher Richard Bernstein tells CNBC.
LONDON, July 2- Top-rated euro zone government bond yields rose on Thursday as investors cut exposure before U.S. jobs data that may signal the Federal Reserve will raise rates later this year. The rally in peripheral euro zone bonds also stalled following Wednesday's defiant address by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urging voters to reject a bailout...
It's proving to be a tough year for bond markets as the economy recovers and inflation picks up.
LONDON, July 2- Euro zone government bond yields rose on Thursday as Greek bailout talks stalled again and investors cut exposure before U.S. jobs data that may signal the Federal Reserve will raise rates later this year. A "no" vote may lead to Greece's leaving the euro zone; a "yes" vote would mean the euro zone would immediately get back to working on a deal, French...
U.S. Treasury yields gave back earlier gains after the Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in June.
TOKYO, July 2- Decent demand at a 10- year sale underpinned Japanese government bond prices on Thursday, as yields took their cues from a drop in U.S. The Ministry of Finance's monthly auction of 2.4 trillion yen of 10- year JGBs with a coupon of 0.4 percent resulted in a lowest accepted price of 98.89. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday urged Greeks to...
Mitul Kotecha, head of FX strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, explains his above-consensus forecast for the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report due Thursday.
JJ Kinahan, managing director at TD Ameritrade, says the Fed is waiting for stronger consumer spending before it starts tightening monetary policy.
Improvements in the U.S. vehicle sales reflect a "delayed response" to cheaper oil, says Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura. He later outlines his expectations for a Fed rate hike.
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, director of research at Religare Capital Markets Singapore, explains why emerging markets in Southeast Asia look attractive.
Rene Nourse, principal & managing director of Urban Wealth Management, says an acceleration in wage growth will put more pressure on the Fed to look at a September rate hike.