This week’s rally in U.S. government bonds picked up new momentum Friday, reflecting investors’ intense demand for safer assets and escalating bets that the Fed will move quickly and aggressively to cut interest rates.
Investors have dramatically reassessed the chances that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates as soon as next month, betting the coronavirus will force the central bank’s hand.
Investors are pulling out of Italian sovereign debt and heading for the safety offered by less indebted economies amid coronavirus fears.
Treasury yields are dragged lower by new signs that the coronavirus is spreading.
Municipal-bond yields are hitting 38-year lows due to investors’ coronavirus concerns driving up demand in the $4 trillion muni market.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note fell to an all-time low, the latest milestone in a decadeslong bond rally driven by persistently low inflation and turbocharged by worries the coronavirus could disrupt an already-sluggish global economy.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year note dropped close to an all-time low after a jump in the number of coronavirus cases outside China stoked fears about a slowdown in global economic growth.
Argentina’s new adversary in the bond market is no highflying hedge fund. It’s Fidelity Investments.
U.S. Treasury yields fell sharply Friday as a flight to safety drove global investors into the government securities.
A conglomerate backed by Peking University missed a key debt payment in China, potentially triggering defaults on $3 billion of international bonds.
The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $241 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to seven-year notes.
U.S. oil-and-gas companies need cash, but it won’t come at a cheap price.
Bond investors who put their faith in Chinese state-owned enterprises are swallowing another bitter pill, just two months after an earlier wake-up call.
Investors dumped bonds of Kraft Heinz Friday when Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings pushed their ratings of the company into junk territory following a disappointing earnings report.
The Treasury Department sold 30-year bonds at a record low yield, highlighting investors’ demand for longer-term debt and its benefits to the government.
The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $132 billion in securities, including 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities.
U.S. government bonds pulled back, reflecting decreased demand for safer assets and supply pressures from an auction of 10-year notes.
Government-bond yields rose as concerns around the coronavirus abated, stocks climbed and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is monitoring the potential global economic disruptions from the epidemic.
Community Preservation issued a $150 million sustainability bond, the largest such sale by a community development financial institution, as sales of green, social and sustainability bonds are expected to hit $400 billion this year.
U.S. government bond prices rose, as poor European economic data and continued coronavirus fears outweighed a solid U.S. jobs report.