Treasury 10-year note yields traded at almost the lowest level in a month as the U.S. prepares to sell $35 billion of five-year securities in the second of three auctions this week totaling $99 billion.
After 2 1/2 years of incremental crisis management and false starts, a bargain is beginning to emerge between Europe’s politicians and central bankers over how to calm bond markets and end the debt tumult that threatens the euro’s survival.
July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Banking Group Plc, talks about the outlook for Spanish and Italian debt sales and European Central Bank policy and investment strategy. He speaks with Caroline Hyde on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move." (Source: Bloomberg)
Italian and Spanish notes rose on speculation European Central Bank policy makers will take steps to address the debt crisis this week after a report showed the euro area’s jobless rate surged to a record.
Regulatory changes and an end to temporary deposit insurance on some bank accounts are likely to boost demand for short-term Treasuries and widen the difference between swap rates and Treasury yields from record lows, according to Bank of America Corp.