Treasury yields in focus as investors assess recession risk

The yield on the benchmark US 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level in almost two weeks on Thursday as investors continued to assess the likelihood of a recession. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was around 4 basis points lower at 3.117%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond fell 3 … Read more

Treasury yields in focus amid economic data

US Treasury yields rose on Tuesday as investors awaited the release of a fresh batch of economic data on the first trading day of the week. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was almost 3 basis points higher at 3.269%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond traded 4.5 basis points higher … Read more

U.S. Treasury yields fall after tumultuous week

US Treasury yields pulled back Friday as a volatile week, which saw central banks around the world signaled a more aggressive effort to curtail soaring inflation, drew to a close. At around 5:27 am ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was 9 basis points lower at 3.214%, while the yield on the … Read more

European Central Bank last-minute meeting to look at market conditions

The European Central Bank announced an unscheduled monetary policy meeting for Wednesday, at a time when bond yields are emerging for many governments across the euro zone. “They will have an ad hoc meeting to discuss current market conditions,” a spokesperson for the central bank told CNBC. Borrowing costs for many governments have risen sharply … Read more

2-year Treasury rate hits highest level since 2007

US Treasury yields surged Monday morning, led by short-term rates, as traders reacted to hotter-than-expected inflation data last week and contemplated a possible recession. The 2-year rate jumped more than 10 basis points to 3.1535%, reaching its highest level since 2007. The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield also rose, last trading at about 3.1762%, with the … Read more

Stock Futures Fall as Bond Yields Edge Higher

US stock futures fell, led by losses in technology shares, as investors shunned both government bonds and stocks on worries that further interest-rate increases and China’s Covid-19 policies would weigh on growth. Futures for the S&P 500 declined 1.4%, setting major indexes up for another day of losses after the New York opening bell. Contracts … Read more

Treasury yields dip as economic slowdown fears mount

US Treasury yields dipped on Tuesday morning, with investor focus remaining on the Covid-19 outbreak in China and concerns over a global economic slowdown. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell under a basis point to 2.8335% at 3:45 am ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond moved less than basis point … Read more

Here’s what a 3% yield on the 10-year Treasury means for your money

d3sign | Moment | Getty Images As the yield on the 10-year US Treasury pushes ever closer to 3% — a symbolic level not seen since late 2018 — financial analysts have described how it could affect people’s finances in a number of ways. Last week, the 10-year rate hit 2.94%, its highest point in … Read more

Treasury yield touches 2.91%, a level not seen since late 2018

US Treasury yields rose Tuesday, as traders fret over concerns of rising inflation and tighter monetary policy. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note briefly touched 2.91%, reaching levels not seen since late 2018. The benchmark rate later eased from those levels, trading at around 2.886% at 6 am ET. The yield on the … Read more

Treasury yields rise ahead of key inflation report

The 10-year US Treasury yield hit 2.82% on Tuesday morning, its highest point since December 2018. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose 3 basis points to 2.8205% at 4:15 am ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond moved 1 basis point higher to 2.8353%. Yields move inversely to prices and 1 … Read more