Weekly Fixed Income Commentary: Treasury yields fall due to rising coronavirus cases and stalled stimulus
U.S. Treasury yields declined across the yield curve last week, led by longer maturities. Markets are concerned about rising COVID-19 case counts in the U.S. and Europe, stalemated U.S. fiscal stimulus negotiations and the pausing of several coronavirus drug and vaccine trials.
U.S. Treasury yields rose across the yield curve last week, led by longer maturities. Investors saw renewed potential for a fiscal stimulus package, as well as the possibility of a Democratic sweep of the White House and Senate. Risk assets rallied as a result.
U.S Treasury yields rose last week, led by longer maturities. Investors remain focused on uncertain prospects for additional fiscal stimulus, and a tumultuous presidential debate provided little clarity. The shift in yields was slight across the board, with the news that President Trump had contracted COVID-19 only slightly souring investor sentiment.
U.S Treasury yields declined last week, led by longer maturities. Negative market sentiment was prompted by rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Europe and decreasing expectations for an agreement on U.S. fiscal stimulus.
Weekly Fixed Income Commentary: Treasury yields increase slightly as the Fed keeps asset purchases steady
Most U.S. Treasury yields increased modestly last week, led by longer maturities.
U.S. Treasury yields fell in response to continued risk-off market sentiment.
U.S. Treasury yields ended last week essentially where they began, although they experienced significant volatility throughout the week.
The Federal Reserve (Fed) announced a shift in its approach to maintaining stable prices, now targeting an inflation rate that “averages 2 percent over time.” Longer maturity Treasury yields rose on the news. Non-Treasury sectors generally fared well last week, with the exception of longer-duration assets.
U.S. Treasury yields fell steadily last week, led by longer maturities, and the yield curve flattened significantly. Wednesday’s 20-year maturity auction overwhelmed investor demand and pushed yields briefly higher, but cautious attitudes prevailed and yields fell again in the following days.
U.S. Treasury yields generally rose across the curve last week, led by the longer end of the curve. Multiple maturities hit their highest yields since late June/early July.
U.S. Treasury yields moved higher last week, led by longer maturities.
U.S. Treasury yields fell again last week, with the 2-, 5- and 10-year yields reaching record lows.