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Why Foreign Investors Are Showing Interest in China’s Bond Market

Beginning in April, Bloomberg will add local currency denominated Chinese bonds to its Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index. Chinese government bonds (CGBs) and securities issued by China’s policy banks will eventually account for 5.5 percent of the $53.7 trillion index, one of the most widely followed benchmarks for global bond managers. This will make China’s

Treasury yields notch biggest weekly gain in a month as China-U.S. tensions ease

Treasury yields on Friday mostly rose for the day, pushing government bonds to the best weekly gains in about a month as investors looked past bonds to riskier assets while digesting apparent progress in Sino-U.S. tariff negotiations. What did yields do? The 10-year Treasury yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.00%  added 0.7 basis point to reach 2.666%, but

10-year Treasury yield logs largest weekly drop in a month, even after post-jobs report spike

Treasury yields rose sharply Friday as a round of solid economic data from U.S. factories and households helped to pare back the bond-market’s midweek rally, after the Federal Reserve signaled a more dovish policy path. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.00% was up 5.9 basis points to 2.690%, marking its biggest daily jump since

Treasury yields follow Europe lower after downbeat ECB commentary

Treasury yields fell on Thursday, following the decline of European bond yields to multiyear lows, after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi underlined the growing risks to the eurozone economy’s prospects. The 10-year Treasury yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.35% fell 4.1 basis points to 2.714%. The two-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.01% shed 2.9 basis points to

Treasury yields bounce as fresh round of U.S.-China trade talks begin

Treasury yields rose Monday, following last week’s volatile trading, as investors watched for progress in renewed trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.00%  rose 2.3 basis points to 2.684%, from an intraday low of 2.634%. The 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.16% advanced 3.6 basis points to 2.524%, while

2-year Treasury yield logs biggest monthly decline in a decade

Treasury yields fell sharply on Monday, extending their monthlong slump, as investors snapped up U.S. government paper before the end of the year. The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association recommends the bond market to close early on Monday, at 2 p.m. Eastern, ahead of New Year’s Day. The 2-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.00%

10-year Treasury note yield stages biggest weekly rise since Nov. 2

Treasury yields headed higher this week as positive developments in U.S.-China trade tensions sapped appetite for haven assets like government paper. That upward momentum dissipated somewhat on Friday, however, after softer economic data in China perked up concerns around the global economy’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.00% fell 2 basis points to