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  • Hurricane Energy Says U.K. Authority Approved Field Development Plan Amendment

    Hurricane Energy PLC (HRCXF) said Thursday that it has received approval from the U.K. Oil and Gas Authority for an amendment to its development plan for the Lancaster offshore field, meeting a key condition for a financial restructuring. The London-listed oil-and-gas company said the approval--together with associated production, flare, and vent consents--will give it flexibility to manage the field.

  • 10-Year Treasury Yield Dips Below 1.5% -- Update

    The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note closed below 1.5%, its lowest level in more than three months, dragged down by tepid economic data and high demand from investors both in the U.S. and elsewhere. The yield on the 10- year Treasury note, which helps set borrowing costs on everything from corporate debt to mortgages, closed at 1.489%, according to Tradeweb, its lowest settle since March 3. That was down from 1.527% Tuesday. The move extends a recent drift lower that began...

  • 10-Year Treasury Yield Dips Below 1.5%

    The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note dipped below 1.5% for the first time in a month, dragged down in recent sessions by tepid economic data and high demand from investors both in the U.S. and elsewhere. The yield on the 10- year Treasury note, which helps set borrowing costs on everything from corporate debt to mortgages, fell near 1.47% before recovering to trade at a recent 1.501%, according to Tradeweb. That is down from 1.527% Tuesday and the first intraday fall below...

  • U.S. Government Bond Yields Slip After Jobs Data

    U.S. government-bond yields and the dollar fell Friday after a tepid jobs report signaled the labor-market recovery may take longer than expected. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note finished Friday's session at 1.559%, according to Tradeweb, down from 1.624% at Thursday's close. That marked the third straight week of declines.

  • U.S. Government Bond Yields Slip After Jobs Data

    U.S. government bond yields and the dollar fell Friday after a tepid jobs report signaled the labor-market recovery may take longer than expected. The yield on the benchmark 10- year Treasury note recently traded at 1.572%, according to Tradeweb, down from 1.624% at Thursday's close. The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the U.S. currency against a group of others, slipped 0.5%.

  • Fed Plans to Sell $13.7 Billion of Corporate Bonds, ETFs by Year-End

    The Federal Reserve will soon begin selling off the corporate bonds and exchange-traded funds it amassed last year through an emergency-lending vehicle set up to contain the Covid-19 pandemic's economic fallout. The vehicle, known as the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility, or SMCCF, held $5.21 billion of bonds from companies including Whirlpool Corp. (WHR), Walmart Inc. (WMT) and Visa Inc. (V) as of April 30. In addition, it held $8.56 billion of exchange-traded funds that hold...

  • Government Bond Yields Fall as Investors Grapple With Muddied Economic Picture

    Government bond yields in the U.S. and Europe are ending the week on a downward note with investors seeking safety after a volatile few days in stocks, bonds and cryptocurrencies. The outlook for interest rates has been muddied by strong recent inflation data, which supports higher rates, coming up against negative surprises in economic activity, which augurs lower ones. That has cast uncertainty among investors ahead of interest-rate meetings for the Federal Reserve and...

  • Correction to Government Bonds Article

    The University of Michigan consumer-sentiment survey disappointed late last week. "Government Bond Yields Slide as Investors Grapple With Muddied Economic Picture" at 10:36 a.m. ET incorrectly said the survey also disappointed at the start of the month. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 05-21-21 1154 ET Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

  • Government Bond Yields Slide as Investors Grapple With Muddied Economic Picture

    Government bond yields in the U.S. and Europe are ending the week on a downward note with investors seeking safety after a volatile few days in stocks, bonds and cryptocurrencies. The outlook for interest rates has been muddied by strong recent inflation data, which supports higher rates, coming up against negative surprises in economic activity, which augurs lower ones. That has cast uncertainty among investors ahead of interest-rate meetings for the Federal Reserve and...

  • Correction to Federal Reserve Survey Article

    The Federal Reserve released its economic survey on Monday. "Pandemic Hit Less-Educated Workers Hardest, Fed Survey Shows," at 12:21 p.m. incorrectly said the survey was released Thursday. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 05-17-21 1303 ET Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

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