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T-Bonds Burn, RBA Minutes Next

From Adam Button on AshrafLaidi.com:

…..The direction of the bond market in recent weeks has been a major driver but what was notable on Monday was the divergence.

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US & Canada

Why did bonds sell off and yields rise?

Views from the European Investment Grade Fixed Income team

Numerous reasons have been advanced for the rise in bond yields, ranging from credible to not very credible. 392 more words

Economy

Weekly Review [April,27 – May,01]

Monday, April 27

  • Fitch cut the credit ratings of Japan to A

Tuesday, April 28

  • UK GDP below expectations during the first quarter of 2015: 0.3% against expectations of 0.5% (QoQ).
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Featured

GDP, the Dollar and Treasury yields

Interesting to see how Treasury yields and the Dollar reacted — or failed to react — to the sharp fall in first quarter GDP growth. But first a great summary by… 187 more words

US & Canada

Chart of the Week: Benefits of Bank Loans in a Portfolio

Chart of the Week: Benefits of Bank Loans in a Portfolio

Despite almost $36 billion exiting the loan market and negative net fund flows for the past 11 months, … 312 more words

Research

Negative Yields - What They Mean And Where They Are Headed

In this blogpost we evaluate the recent norm of negative “Sovereign Bond Yields”, particularly in the European region & why are investors still lapping up these bonds. 1,284 more words

Interest Rates