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Fixed Income Market Overview Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, speaking at the Foreign Bankers’ Association in Amsterdam, reiterated concerns about persistent inflation, suggesting a prolonged period of unchanged policy rates. Despite expectations for inflation to decrease, recent data, including the Labor Department’s producer price index showing a higher-than-expected 0.5% increase in April, ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview U.S. Treasury yields saw a slight decline on Monday as investors awaited key inflation data and Federal Reserve officials’ comments scheduled for the week. The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell by 3 basis points to 4.473%, while the 2-year yield also dropped by 3 basis points ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview U.S. Treasury yields saw a modest uptick on Friday as investors assessed the implications of a surge in weekly jobless claims on interest rates. The 10-year Treasury yield edged up by over 1 basis  point to approximately 4.463%, while the 2-year yield followed suit, rising by 1 ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview The Bank of England (BoE) maintains its 5.25% benchmark interest rate, hinting at a future reduction if inflation declines, as Governor Andrew Bailey expresses confidence in easing borrowing  costs. Bailey refrains from specifying a timeline for adjustments, with the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) divided, seven advocating hold and ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview The U.S. Treasury note yield experienced a marginal increase amid investor scrutiny of Federal Reserve comments, aiming to decipher future interest rate trajectories. While the 10-year Treasury  yield rose slightly to 4.481%, the 2-year Treasury yield saw a minor decline to 4.826%. Investors analyzed Fed officials’ remarks, ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview U.S. Treasury yields experienced a decline as investors analyzed Federal Reserve policy prospects in light of recent economic indicators and central bank statements. The 10-year Treasury yield decreased by nearly 6 basis points to 4.433%, while the 2-year yield rose by almost 2 basis points to 4.805%. Amid ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview Central banks on both sides of the Atlantic are navigating nuanced economic landscapes amidst shifting inflationary pressures. ECB policymakers, including Philip Lane, express growing confidence in addressing euro zone inflation through potential interest rate cuts. Meanwhile, Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin underscores the persistent threat of inflation ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview Treasuries continued their post-Fed rally as investors awaited key US economic data. Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s comments assuaged concerns about imminent rate hikes, bolstering market sentiment. The 10-year Treasury yield fell to 4.59%, reflecting investors’ expectations of potential rate cuts this year. Despite April’s losses, Powell’s remarks and anticipation ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview U.S. Treasury yields saw marginal fluctuations post the latest Federal Reserve meeting. The 10-year Treasury yield  slightly increased to 4.5975%, while the 2-year yield rose fractionally to 4.9393%. Investors scrutinized the Fed’s stance on interest rates, as Chairman Jerome Powell signaled a reluctance towards immediate hikes, emphasizing ...

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Fixed Income Market Overview U.S. Treasury yields saw an uptick on Tuesday following the release of labor cost data surpassing expectations, with the 2-year Treasury yield rising 4 basis points to 5.012% and the 10-year yield climbing nearly 5 basis points to 4.659%. The employment cost index, indicating a 1.2% increase in ...
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