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  • Bonds Reflect Hope That U.S. Recovery Will Spread to Europe -- 2nd Update

    The gap between U.S. and European 10- year government bond yields has tightened to its narrowest in more than a month as Treasurys rallied and German bunds sold off in recent days. The move signals that investors are changing their views about the relative performance of the two economies: The strong recovery of the U.S. has been priced in and a pickup in Covid-19 vaccinations in Europe is raising hopes that the summer will bring better growth there, according to investors and...

  • Bonds Reflect Hope That U.S. Recovery Will Spread to Europe -- Update

    The gap between U.S. and European 10- year government bond yields has tightened to its narrowest in more than a month as Treasurys rallied and German bunds sold off in recent days. The move signals that investors are changing their views about the relative performance of the two economies: The strong recovery of the U.S. has been priced in and a pickup in Covid-19 vaccinations in Europe is raising hopes that the summer will bring better growth there, according to investors and...

  • Bonds Reflect Hope That U.S. Recovery Will Spread to Europe

    The gap between U.S. and European 10- year government bond yields has tightened to its narrowest in more than a month as Treasurys rallied and German bunds sold off in recent days. The move signals that investors are changing their views about the relative performance of the two economies: The strong recovery of the U.S. has been priced in and a pickup in Covid-19 vaccinations in Europe is raising hopes that the summer will bring better growth there, according to investors and...

  • Foreign Buying of Chinese Government Bonds Stalls

    A huge run-up in foreign holdings of Chinese government bonds has stalled, with international investors hitting pause on their purchases as China's interest-rate advantage over the U.S. has shrunk. International ownership of Chinese government debt declined slightly in March to the equivalent of $313 billion, according to the China Central Depository& Clearing Co. Holdings fell about 1% to 2.04 trillion yuan, from 2.06 trillion yuan a month earlier. That was the first drop in...

  • U.S. Treasury Yields Fell Sharply -- Update

    Treasury yields registered their biggest one-day decline since early November on Thursday, reflecting renewed demand for government debt after sustained selling in the first quarter. The yield on the benchmark 10- year U.S. Treasury note settled at 1.531%, according to Tradeweb, compared with 1.637% on Wednesday.

  • U.S. Treasury Yields Fall Sharply

    Treasury yields were on track to register their biggest decline in months Thursday, reflecting renewed demand for government debt after sustained selling in the first quarter. In recent trading, the yield on the benchmark 10- year U.S. Treasury note was 1.548%, according to Tradeweb, compared with 1.637% on Wednesday.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Stock Futures Tick Higher Ahead of Another Volley of Earnings Reports. U.S. stock futures ticked higher after the first banks to report quarterly results posted strong profits and ahead of another flurry of earnings updates and economic data. Fed Will Begin Reducing Bond Purchases' Well Before' Raising Interest Rates, Powell Says.

  • S&P 500 Sets Record, Propelled by Tech Stocks

    The S&P 500 closed at another record Thursday, propelled by a resurgence in big technology stocks. Stocks have started the second quarter on strong footing, with the broad stock market index rising 3.1%. The largest tech companies have surged ahead as the bond market calmed, easing concerns about the high valuations of growth stocks.

  • S&P 500 Hits New Record as Tech Stocks Lead Market Rally

    The S&P 500 ended Thursday by setting another record, propelled by a rally in big technology stocks. Stocks have started the second quarter on strong footing, with the broad stock market index rising 3.1%. The largest tech companies have surged ahead as the bond market calmed, easing concerns about the high valuations of growth stocks.

  • Tech Stocks Lead Market Rally

    The S&P 500 was poised Thursday to set another record, propelled by a rally in big technology stocks. Stocks have started the second quarter on strong footing, with the broad stock market index rising 2.7%. The largest tech companies have surged ahead as the bond market calmed, easing concerns about the high valuations of growth stocks.

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