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  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. benchmark 10- year Treasury note yields dropped to five-week lows on Friday, pressured by declines in Europe amid persistent political uncertainty and a soft batch of U.S. data that suggested a more mixed outlook for the world's largest economy. In Europe, German two-year yields fell to record lows, while France's 10- year bond yield hit.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. benchmark 10- year Treasury note yields dropped to five-week lows on Friday, pressured by declines in Europe amid persistent political uncertainty and a soft batch of U.S. data that suggested a more mixed outlook for the world's largest economy. In Europe, German two-year yields fell to record lows, while France's 10- year bond yield hit.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields dropped to two-week lows on Friday, weighed down by declines in Europe amid persistent political uncertainty as well as a soft batch of U.S. data that suggested a more mixed outlook for the world's largest economy. "I think we're rallying mostly from what's going in Europe," said Tom di Galoma, managing director at...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. "There are more questions being raised in general across all markets about how deeply or quickly the new administration would have an impact on the economy," said Dominic Pappalardo, director of taxable portfolio management at McDonnell Investment Management in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke on...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- Yields on U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he wants to see a major tax plan passed before Congress by August, but failed to give details about it. "People are thirsty for details on what the tax plan is going to be," said Tom Simons, money market economist at Jefferies in New York.

  • Mnuchin: We're not making any judgements on China yet

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks to CNBC about whether the Trump administration plans to label China as a currency manipulator.

  • Pro: Here's what's really driving the bond market ...

    Guy LeBas, Janney Montgomery Scott says forget the Federal Reserve; it's U.S. and foreign politics that will continue to drive yields.

  • Yuan currency China

    China has labored under outflows the past couple years, but bond-market reforms could reverse the current, Goldman said in a note Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields edged lower on Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting struck a cautious tone on raising interest rates, reducing expectations of a hike next month. "The minutes are fairly dovish," said Jeff Kravetz, regional investment director at U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields edged lower on Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting struck a cautious tone on raising interest rates, reducing expectations of a hike next month. "The minutes are fairly dovish," said Jeff Kravetz, regional investment director at U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields rose from two-week lows on Wednesday, after French centrist presidential candidate Francois Bayrou pulled out of the elections in France and offered an alliance with independent candidate Emmanuel Macron. This meant that Macron together with Bayrou's support will have a better chance of defeating...

  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction, with rates on three-month bills declining, while rates on six-month bills rose to their highest level in more than eight years. The Treasury Department auctioned $34 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.535 percent, down from 0.540 percent last week.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. "I see stocks have bounced very sharply, so this could just be risk sentiment, said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York." Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week a rate increase would be considered at every policy meeting, suggesting the U.S. central bank could move next month.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. "I see stocks have bounced very sharply, so this could just be risk sentiment, said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York." Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week a rate increase would be considered at every policy meeting, suggesting the U.S. central bank could move next month.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. "Yields have rallied quite sharply off the lows," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York. Our gut suggests that the Fed will want to keep jaw boning the market to price in greater probabilities of hikes and makes us lean somewhat hawkishly as a bias in terms of what to expect from the Fed, "said Ian Lyngen, head of...

  • TOKYO, Feb 21- Japanese government bonds edged lower on Tuesday, taking their cue from higher U.S. U.S. markets were closed for the Presidents' Day holiday on Monday. The 30- year JGB yield rose 0.5 bp to 0.920 percent, matching its highest level since February 2016 logged in the previous session, while the 20- year yield was flat at 0.705 percent.

  • TOKYO, Feb 21- Japanese government bonds edged lower on Tuesday, taking their cue from higher U.S. U.S. markets were closed for the Presidents' Day holiday on Monday. The 30- year JGB yield rose 0.5 bp to 0.920 percent, matching its highest level since February 2016 logged in the previous session, while the 20- year yield was flat at 0.705 percent.

  • Chan: So there's no need for the bond market to panic in this situation

    Terry Haines, Evercore ISI head of political analysis, and Anthony Chan, Chase chief economist, weigh in on the markets under President Donald Trump's administration.

  • *U.S. bonds rally with German, U.K. debt. NEW YORK, Feb 17- U.S. The market is benefiting from lower yields overseas and sort of a reassessment of the risk on trade that weve seen in equities, said Gary Pollack, head of fixed-income trading at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management in New York.

  • LONDON, Feb 17- The dollar was stuck near a one-week low against a basket of currencies on Friday after upbeat economic data failed to lift Treasury yields, with concerns about policy under president Donald Trump quelling hopes of a new rally in the currency. It traded less than 0.2 percent higher on the day in morning trade in Europe at 100.64, having hit an...