U.K. government bonds rose, with 10-year yields approaching the lowest level since October, as tension in the eastern Donetsk region of Ukraine escalated, boosting demand for the safest fixed-income securities.
The Commerce Department released moderately better data on the economy this morning -- but don't celebrate quite yet. While U.S. consumer prices ticked higher in March, today's 1.5 percent figure still falls short of the Federal Reserve's stated 2 percent target.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s plan for further monetary easing is prompting his counterpart in Poland to respond with preparations of his own to keep the zloty from threatening the nation’s recovery.
South Korea’s government bonds declined, driving the five-year yield to the highest in more than a week, as better-than-expected U.S. data boosted stocks and reduced the appeal of sovereign debt. The won fell.