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U.S. Treasury prices rallied Wednesday, as fresh stock market losses spurred demand for the relative safety of U.S. government debt.
Treasury prices edged down Tuesday as futures pointed to a higher opening for U.S. equities, curbing the robust flight-to-safety bid that had pushed U.S. government bond yields to two-year lows on Monday.
Treasury prices rose early Monday as U.S. stock futures signaled a lower open on a resurgence of credit concerns.
Treasurys traded flat Friday, recovering their earlier losses as stocks turned lower and restored the safe haven bid for U.S. government debt.
Treasuries surged higher Thursday, pushing yields to their lowest in more than two years, as fresh news of credit losses and subdued economic data increased the attraction of safe-haven government bonds.
U.S. government bond prices pared earlier losses to trade briefly flat Wednesday after equities shed earlier gains.
U.S. Treasurys fell Tuesday, as a stock market rally and unexpected strength in housing data led investors to trim their holdings of safe-haven government bonds.
The dollar’s steep decline has dented overseas demand for U.S. securities, but a dramatic exodus from dollar assets is unlikely, analysts say.
U.S. Treasurys rose for a fourth straight day Friday, with benchmark yields at their lowest in more than two years, as investors fled to low-risk government debt after the fourth-biggest U.S. bank warned of losses.
U.S. government bond prices rose Thursday as investors shifted out of stocks and into less risky investments on ongoing fears constricted credit markets would dent corporate profits.
U.S. Treasurys rallied strongly Wednesday as falling stocks, a plunging dollar and record high oil prices spooked investors and sent them scurrying into safe-haven government bonds
U.S. Treasurys eased on Tuesday as the prospect of a stronger open on Wall Street prompted investors to step back from the heavy buying that had dunked yields to their lowest in two years.
U.S. government bonds rose Monday as investors bet a banking sector crisis would keep the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates despite signs of strength in the economy.
U.S. Treasurys prices rose Friday for a second day, as jitters about the future of financial companies had investors turning to lower-risk assets like government debt.
U.S. government debt prices slipped on Wednesday, adding to their earlier losses after data showed U.S. economic growth was well above forecasts at 3.9 percent in the third quarter.
Treasury prices gave up early gains and turned lower Tuesday as Wall Street cut its losses and diminished demand for low-risk bonds.
U.S. Treasurys rose Friday as expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week trumped a stock market rally that threatened to lure cash out of low-risk bonds.
U.S. Treasury debt prices were flat Thursday, on mediocre demand in a five-year note auction and on weak economic data that supported the view the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next week.
U.S. Treasuries rallied Wednesday as grim housing data and poor Merrill Lynch quarterly results painted a bleak picture of the economy and boosted expectations of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve next week.
The U.S. Treasury debt market eked out gains Tuesday, as bond bulls brushed off a recovery in equities and focused on signs of a slowing economy and prospects of the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates.