3/24/2017, 4:49 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Treasuries mixed ahead of healthcare bill vote

United States government bonds were mostly higher on Friday, with the exception of some shorter-term securities, as market participants eyed vote on Republican-led healthcare bill by the House of Representatives.

The yield on 10-year Treasuries declined 1.43 basis points to 2.4051% at 4:36 pm CET, while the yield on two-year bonds edged up 0.5 basis points to 1.2525% at the same time. The yield on 30-year debt eased 1.6 basis points to 3.0134%, as bond yields move in the opposite direction relative to prices.

In Europe, the yield on benchmark 10-year German Bunds fell 1.6 basis points to 0.415%, whereas the yield on British gilts of the same maturity slipped 2 basis points to 1.209%.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / IB