TREASURY YIELDS EXTEND RISE, 10- YEAR YIELD BREAKS ABOVE 2.60 PCT TO HIGHEST LEVELS SINCE MID-DECEMBER.
NEW YORK, March 9- Facing a Justice Department suit claiming it misrepresented the quality of loans underlying tens of billions of dollars of mortgage-backed securities sold between 2005 and 2007, Barclays claimed this week that the governments suit is based on an overly expansive interpretation of a 1989 law intended to protect U.S. banks from...
$12 BLN 30- YEAR BOND AUCTION.
NEW YORK, March 9- U.S. Longer-dated U.S. and German yields moved higher after European Central President Mario Draghi acknowledged economic improvement in the euro zone, which may warrant less support down the road "Draghi removed some of his earlier cautious language. On balance it seemed a little less dovish, "said Mike Lorizio, senior fixed income trader at...
NEW YORK, March 9- U.S. longer-dated Treasury yields rose on Thursday to their highest levels in about 11 weeks, moving in step with their German counterparts after the European Central Bank signaled some confidence in the economic expansion in the euro zone.
TREASURY YIELDS MOVE IN STEP WITH BUNDS, 10- YEAR GERMAN YIELD NEAR 5- WEEK PEAK AT 0.432 PCT- REUTERS DATA.
U.S. 5- YEAR TREASURY YIELD CLIMB TO HIGHEST INTRADAY LEVELS SINCE MID-DECEMBER, LAST AT 2.114 PCT.
TREASURY YIELDS EXTEND EARLIER RISE, LONGER-DATED YIELDS REACH FRESH 11- WEEK HIGHS.
LONGER-DATED TREASURY YIELDS EXTEND RISE AFTER ECB DRAGHI SAYS BALANCE OF RISK HAS IMPROVED, 10- YEAR YIELD AT 2.578 PCT.
TREASURY YIELDS RESUME RISE FOLLOW ECB DRAGHI'S COMMENTS ON EURO ZONE ECONOMY.
TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT HIGHER LEVELS AFTER U.S.
U.S. 2- YEAR TREASURY YIELD HOVERS UNDER 7-1/ 2 YEAR PEAK, LAST AT 1.354 PCT- REUTERS DATA.
U.S. 10- YEAR TREASURY YIELD HOLDS BELOW 11- WEEK HIGH, LAST AT 2.563 PCT- REUTERS DATA.
TREASURY YIELDS PARE RISE AHEAD OF U.S.
March 9- U.S. stock index futures dipped slightly on Thursday as U.S. crude prices fell below $50 and investors remained cautious ahead of Friday's nonfarm payrolls data that could move the needle on an interest rate hike next week. Also on investors' minds is a policy announcement from the European Central Bank on Thursday. The bank is expected to back its loose...
*France' s Macron takes 1st round lead in poll for 1st time. LONDON, March 9- The gap between German and U.S. government bond yields held near eight-week highs as investors awaited news from Thursday's ECB meeting, expected to highlight the monetary policy divergence between the two regions. In a reflection of that sharp contrast in monetary policy, the gap between...
LONDON, March 9- The dollar hit a three-week high against the yen on Thursday, on course for a fourth straight day of broader gains after a strong ADP job number in the previous session broke 10- year U.S. government bond yields out of a long-held range. It broke above 2.52 percent for the first time this year on Wednesday and was trading at close to 2.58 percent in...
*France' s Macron takes 1st round lead in poll for 1st time. ING strategists said the central bank in Frankfurt would look to soothe nerves ahead of potentially fractious elections in the Netherlands and France, though recent polls have shown momentum for far-right parties abating. "The ECB will wait to see the political risks out of the way and convincing signs...
TOKYO, March 9- Japanese government bond prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by a slide in U.S. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield rose 2 basis points to 0.090 percent, its highest since Feb. 22. The bid-to-cover ratio, a gauge of demand, at Thursday's 2.4 trillion yen five-year auction slipped to 2.86 from 4.26 at the previous sale in February.
March 14 Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds. March 14 Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury Bills. March 14 Netherlands DSL Auction.