Tag: National Government Debt

Home prices could cool when the Fed tapers its bond-buying program. But a crisis? Unlikely

U.S. home prices have been rising at a record annual pace in recent months, fueled in part by historically cheap credit, the absence of properties...

Treasury rally pauses Friday but government debt books second straight weekly yield decline

Yields for long-dated U.S. government debt rose Friday for the first time in five sessions, as a rally that took the 10-year and 30-year Treasurys...

Dow drops 300 points as growth scare triggers fall in bond yields

U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday as yields on government bonds extended their decline with investors shying away from bets on a blistering economic recovery and...

U.S. Treasury yields edge up from 3 month lows ahead of May inflation data

U.S. government bond yields on Thursday were edging higher, rising from their lowest level in about 3 months, ahead of a closely watched reading of...

U.S. Treasury yields rise to highest since mid-May as jobs data improves

U.S. government bond yields rose Thursday, and the 2-year and 10-year Treasurys hit their highest yield since mid-May, following a report showing a jump in...

U.S. government bonds see muted action as investors parse Powell comments, await big auctions

U.S. Treasury yields were seeing subdued moves Monday morning, as investors parsed comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during a “60 Minutes” interview and...

Dow aims for gains early Monday but rising bond yields slam tech stocks

U.S. stocks opened mostly higher Monday, with tech-related shares coming under additional selling pressure as government bond yields extended their climb following Senate passage of...

U.S. government bonds just staged epic yield climbs.What’s next?

U.S. Treasury yields saw a steady rise in rates ignited into a surge on Thursday, putting government debt across the curve on track to mark...

Gold prices rise, even as dollar rebounds, yields hold higher

Gold futures added to gains on Wednesday after a sharp rally in the session prior, with bullion buoyed by seasonal buying trends that have momentarily...

Bond traders talk up possibility of December Fed ‘twist’

karen bleier/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Investors are preparing for the Federal Reserve to expand its purchases of longer-dated Treasury bonds. A few market participants have flagged...

Long-dated government bond yields post weekly slide as stocks run into turbulence

Treasury yields on Friday barely budged but longer-dated government debt posted weekly declines, and prices rose, as stocks faced headwinds centered on a lack of...

Treasury yields edge lower as doubts of U.S. recovery creep up as coronavirus cases spike

Treasury yields retreated from their session highs Thursday, amid haven buying driven by concerns that recent U.S. labor-market gains seen in June’s job report could...

Japan shares hit 10-week peak, S&P 500 tests 3,000

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares forged ahead on Tuesday while U.S. stock futures challenged a major chart barrier as investors looked past Sino-U.S. trade tensions...

Hong Kong shares ease on China-U.S. rift, dollar firms

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares extended losses and a gauge of Asian stocks was largely subdued on Monday, after China’s move to impose a...

Japan to end Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh $930 billion stimulus

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions on Monday, while the Nikkei reported a...

Japan eyes fresh stimulus plan worth over $929 billion to battle pandemic: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is considering a fresh stimulus package worth over $929 billion that will consist mostly of financial aid programmes for companies hit...

Hong Kong tensions rattle world stock markets, oil tumbles

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices tumbled and global equity markets fell on Friday as China’s move to impose a new security law on Hong...

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks took a hit and the Chinese yuan weakened on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on...

Global stocks skid as Hong Kong returns as Sino-U.S. flashpoint

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares tumbled on Friday as Hong Kong’s political unrest returned as a flashpoint in fast-deteriorating U.S.-China relations, following Beijing’s moves to...

Shares lose footing, oil marches on

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity markets slipped on Thursday on concerns about the long-term impact of the new coronavirus and simmering U.S.-China tensions, though those worries...

Asia shares set for early gains as focus swings to recovery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian shares were poised to open higher on Thursday after global equities and crude prices rallied overnight on hopes of a rapid...

Oil gains, stocks rally on renewed recovery hopes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Crude prices rose and a gauge of global equities broke out of a three-week trading range on Wednesday as investors bet...

UK’s Gove says EU trade deal can be done despite talks stalemate

LONDON (Reuters) – Senior British government minister Michael Gove said on Sunday there was a post-Brexit trade deal to be done with the European Union...

Italian PM Conte says Fiat Chrysler entitled to seek state-backed loan

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday that Fiat Chrysler was entitled to apply for Italy’s state-backed loans because the automaker...

U.S. stock market falls on plunging retail sales; oil up

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks sank on Friday after data showed a worse-than-expected drop in retail sales and as investors worried about increased Sino-U.S....