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  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Stock Futures Waver Ahead of Inflation Data. The yield on 10- year U.S. government bonds edged lower after seven consecutive days of gains following strong demand at an auction of new debt. More than 4,300 people died from the disease in the U.S. on Tuesday-a single-day record, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

  • U.S. Government-Bond Yields Pare Gains After Strong Auction

    U.S. government-bond yields pared an early climb Tuesday after a Treasury Department auction of new 10- year notes met strong demand from investors. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note traded recently at around 1.138%, according to Tradeweb, down from above 1.18% before the sale. The yield settled at 1.131% Monday.

  • S&P 500, Dow Industrials Wobble

    U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses Tuesday, while Treasury yields rose for a seventh consecutive session on expectations of increased government spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% in morning trading. The S&P 500 was up 0.2%, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 0.3%.

  • S&P 500, Dow Industrials Wobble

    U.S. stocks wobbled Tuesday after markets fell at the start of the week, while Treasury yields rose for a seventh consecutive trading session on expectations of increased government spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 both fell 0.2% in morning trading, while the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped less than 0.1%. All three indexes closed at record highs on Friday.

  • S&P 500, Dow Industrials Edge Higher

    U.S. stocks opened slightly higher Tuesday after markets faltered at the start of the week. Treasury yields are rising for a seventh trading session. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both rose around 0.1%.

  • Covid-19 Pandemic Drives Municipal Borrowing to 10-Year High

    Municipal bond issuance in 2020 was the highest in a decade, reflecting the collapse of interest rates and the increased costs cities and state governments are facing from Covid-19 shutdowns. Bonds for new projects reached $252 billion last year, according to Refinitiv, a small increase from the previous year. The new borrowing drove the total amount of outstanding muni debt above $3.9 trillion for the first time since 2013, according to the Federal Reserve data from the third...

  • Treasury Yield Climb Continues

    U.S. government bond yields rose Monday despite a decline in stocks, marking their sixth-consecutive session of gains after logging the biggest one-week increase since June. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note, which rises when bond prices fall, finished Monday's trading session at 1.131%, according to Tradeweb. That is up from 1.105% at Friday's close.

  • Treasury Yield Climb Extends Into Sixth Session

    U.S. government bond yields rose Monday despite a decline in stocks, headed for a sixth-consecutive session of gains after logging their biggest one-week increase since June. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note, which rises when bond prices fall, recently traded around 1.134%, according to Tradeweb. That is up from 1.105% at Friday's close.

  • Long-Term Bonds Hit Hard After Georgia Senate Runoffs

    Democratic victories in the Georgia Senate races this week have spurred investors to bet on a higher spending government that will bring growth and inflation to the U.S. economy. That view has shown up most spectacularly in the sharp rise in Treasury yields, especially among longer-dated bonds. The 30- year Treasury yield has jumped by more than one-fifth of 1 percentage point since the start of the year to hit 1.855% early Friday morning, according to Tradeweb.

  • U.S. Treasury Yields Jump on Inflation Trade

    U.S. government-bond yields rose faster than many expected after Democrats won control of the Senate, with traders focusing on the potential of more economic stimulus and the return of long-muted inflation. The yield on the 10- year U.S. Treasury note closed at 1.07% Thursday, according to data from Tradeweb, up from 1.041% Wednesday and 0.955% Tuesday before a pair of runoff elections in Georgia gave Democrats slim majorities in both houses of the U.S.

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