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10-year yield rises above 3.8% after topping 4% briefly this week

Treasury yields rose on Friday, after volatile trading this week, as markets closed out an awful week, month and quarter. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury rose to 3.814%. The note has had a highly volatile week, soaring to a near 14-year high before seeing its steepest inter-day decline since 2020 during Wednesday’s session. …

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10-year yield rises, reversing some of Wednesday’s major losses

Treasury yields rose across the board Thursday, with the 10-year note reversing some of the losses it made on Wednesday after the Bank of England launched a bond-buying plan designed to stabilize market chaos in the UK The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury was at 3.822%, up by 11 basis points at around 8:05 …

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Record number of UK mortgage deals pulled as market mayhem takes hold

Overall, 935 mortgage products were pulled from the market on Tuesday, according to data from money comparison site Moneyfacts. Photo by Richard Baker | In Pictures | Getty Images LONDON – Hundreds of residential mortgage deal offers in the UK have been pulled after market chaos rising sparked concerns about base rates as high as …

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Bank of England delays bond sales, launches temporary purchase program

The central bank said it was monitoring the “significant repricing” of UK and global assets in recent days. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The Bank of England will suspend the planned start of its gilt selling next week and begin temporarily buying long-dated bonds in order to calm the market chaos unleashed …

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India Unwilling To Bend For Global Bond Index Inclusion To Bring In Billions

India has ruled out any changes to tax policies that will make it easier for the nation’s bonds to be included in global indexes, according to people familiar with the matter. The government doesn’t plan to waive capital gains taxes, and it’s concerned that foreign inflows will increase the volatility of local markets, said the …

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Fed rate hikes have made some corporate bonds very attractive. How to profit from it

As stocks sink and interest rates rise, investors are getting more excited about corporate bonds than they’ve been in a generation. One side effect of Federal Reserve tightening policy is it has made interest rates go up everywhere — including in the corporate bond market. But as pros point out, investors need to be careful …

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Where to get the best return on your cash amid rising interest rates

When the Federal Reserve hiked the target federal funds rate by another 0.75 percentage points this month, it opened some new opportunities for savers to earn better returns on their cash. The Fed’s move is aimed at combating high inflation, which has sent costs for housing, food and energy soaring. The bad news for consumers …

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2-year Treasury tops 4.3% as yields rise following Fed rate hikes

Yields soared on Monday, with the 2-year Treasury reaching a fresh 15-year high, as markets digested the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes and looked toward economic commentary from Fed speakers. The yield on the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury hit a high of 4.351%, which is the highest level since August 2007. It was last up 9 …

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