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Hedge fund index dampens Chinese zeal for long-only bets
Financial

Hedge fund index dampens Chinese zeal for long-only bets

  • Yanlian China Hedged Fund Index, which tracks 50 Chinese investment funds with hedging strategies.
  • I have witnessed several cycles of bull and bear markets.
  • A growing number of long-only mutual funds have started restricting inflows.
Published Jul 10, 2020 05:29pm
More strong demand expected for US debt at auction
Financial

More strong demand expected for US debt at auction

  • The Treasury department will give details in the early afternoon on the sale of $19 billion worth of 30-year bonds .
  • The benchmark 10-year yield was down a basis point in morning trading at 0.643%.
  • Wall Street opened higher after data pointed to a declining trend in weekly jobless claims.
Published Jul 09, 2020 08:43pm
Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund
Financial

Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund

  • The EU needed to reach an agreement quickly on the fund but much negotiation was still needed.
  • We don't anticipate a fast agreement (little in the EU moves quickly), but would be cautious around putting too much weight on negative-sounding headlines, which are almost certain to be seen.
Published Jul 09, 2020 04:58pm
Italian yields hover at 3-month lows as traders eye talks in Brussels
Financial

Italian yields hover at 3-month lows as traders eye talks in Brussels

  • "We currently have some thoughts and hopes that there could be a breakthrough concerning the recovery fund," said Daniel Lenz, rates strategist at DZ Bank.
  • Italian 10-year BTP yields were down 2 basis points to 1.29% in late trade, not far from three-month lows hit last Friday at 1.25%.
Published Jul 07, 2020 08:56pm
Yields lower as reopenings rolled back
Financial

Yields lower as reopenings rolled back

  • The benchmark 10-year yield was down 1.5 basis points in morning trading at 0.6693%.
  • Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Tuesday following the benchmark S&P 500's longest streak of gains this year.
Updated Jul 07, 2020 07:07pm
German Bunds on course for worst week in a month
Financial

German Bunds on course for worst week in a month

  • 10-year German yields are up 4 basis points this week, set for their biggest weekly rise since the week ending June 5 .
  • It is quite telling that core government bond yields did not manage to move higher on a day when a surprisingly positive US labor market report was released.
Published Jul 03, 2020 05:17pm
Southern European bonds outperform, hit 3-month lows
Financial

Southern European bonds outperform, hit 3-month lows

  • Italian bonds outperformed, with 10-year yields seeing their biggest daily fall in three weeks, down 6 basis points to 1.28%,
  • Germany's 10-year Bund yield retraced some of its rise after a hefty sell-off a day earlier, and was down 3 basis points in late trade to -0.44%.
Updated Jul 02, 2020 08:36pm
Yields rise on strong June jobs data
Financial

Yields rise on strong June jobs data

  • The benchmark 10-year yield was last up 1.9 basis points at 0.7006%.
  • I think the Fed will continue to kind of keep rates low. But the key is not the level of rates. In my mind, the key is the slope of the curve. As long as that curve slope is positive,
Published Jul 02, 2020 06:55pm
Bund yields hit one-month low before an uncertain weekend
Financial

Bund yields hit one-month low before an uncertain weekend

  • The governor of Texas paused the state's reopening as COVID-19 infections and admissions to hospital surged and the United States set a record for a one-day increase in cases .
  • Morale among Italian businesses and consumers rose in June, data showed, as the country recovered from the worst phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published Jun 26, 2020 08:15pm
Longer-term yields edge down as COVID-19 cases surge
Financial

Longer-term yields edge down as COVID-19 cases surge

  • The benchmark 10-year yield was a basis point lower at 0.6643%.
  • "We're in a trading range," Richman said, one that will continue until a successful effort to contain the virus allows businesses to reopen with confidence.
Published Jun 26, 2020 08:08pm
DP World hires banks for Islamic bond sale
Financial

DP World hires banks for Islamic bond sale

  • Citi, Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan will arrange investor calls in Asia, the Middle East and Europe on Monday,
  • The deal will be benchmark in size, the document said, which means at least $500 million.
Published Jun 22, 2020 07:29pm
Financial

EFU AGGRESSIVE FUND RATES

KARACHI: EFU Aggressive Fund Rates on Thursday (June 18, 2020).

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Offer Price 1,241.6253...

Published Jun 19, 2020 03:27am