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3/31/2017, 5:27 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Treasuries trade mixed after data releases

United States government bonds were mixed on Friday as investors digested a batch of economic data on personal consumption expenditure, personal income and consumer spending released earlier today. 

The yield on 10-year Treasuries eased 1.07 basis points to 2.409% at 5:14 pm CET, while the yield on two-year bonds, which is more sensitive to perceived and expected monetary policy changes, fell 2.38 basis points to 1.258%. The yield on 30-year debt was 0.16 basis points higher at 3.0359% at the same time.

In Europe, the yield on 10-year German Bunds, a benchmark for the Eurozone, declined 0.4 basis points to 0.329%, while the yield on British gilts of the same maturity increased by 1 basis point to 1.131%. Bond yields move in the opposite direction relative to prices.

Breaking the News / IB