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US bonds hold higher after of inflation, personal spending data

U.S. Treasury notes rose on Monday, amid U.S. personal spending and inflation data.

Benchmark 10-year notes' prices lowered to yield 1.5637 percent, down from a market close of 1.633 percent. A bond's price moves inversely to its yield.

Thirty-year bonds rose to yield 2.2159 percent, down from a market close of 2.295 percent.

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Personal spending for July rose 0.3 percent, in line with expectations, while the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index rose 0.1 percent.

The U.S. dollar index against a basket of currencies edged higher on Monday, building on Friday's gains, which followed a speech from Fed chair Janet Yellen that was seen as opening the door on an interest-rate hike in September.

The next major data peg for the Fed will be non-farm payrolls employment report for August on Friday.

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