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UK bond yields surge, pound plunges as bond vigilantes rise from their graves and tackle government fiscal recklessness

UK bond yields surge, pound plunges as bond vigilantes rise from their graves and tackle government fiscal recklessness

Bank of England: will not hesitate to increase the rates “as much as necessary”. The bond market fears much higher inflation and interest rates, for much longer. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Central banks, with their QE and interest rate crackdowns, were thought to have killed off any remaining bond vigilantes who hunted down …

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US stocks suffer another week of losses, Dow Jones ends at lowest since November 2020 as bond yields hammer stocks after Fed rate hike

US stocks suffer another week of losses, Dow Jones ends at lowest since November 2020 as bond yields hammer stocks after Fed rate hike

US stocks closed sharply lower on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending at its lowest closing value since November 2020. All three major benchmarks suffered another week of losses as bond yields rose to the following the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike on Wednesday. For the week, the Dow Jones fell 4% while …

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Bond yields soar as markets weigh on the threat of a recession.  What this means for your investments

Bond yields soar as markets weigh on the threat of a recession. What this means for your investments

Hoxton/Sam Edwards | Getty Images Bond yields jumped this week after another big rate hike from the Federal Reserve, signaling a warning of market distress. On Friday, the policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury yield climbed to 4.266%, hitting a 15-year high, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield hit 3.829%, the highest in 11 years. The surge in …

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The yield on a 2-year Treasury bond has just exceeded 4%.  How investors can get risk-free returns

The yield on a 2-year Treasury bond has just exceeded 4%. How investors can get risk-free returns

Short-term Treasury yields are reaching new highs, making risk-free notes even more attractive to investors seeking safety and income at a time when market returns are scarce. The 2-year Treasury yield climbed to 4% on Wednesday, the highest level for the rating since 2007. Bond yields move inversely to their prices. The 2-year note sits …

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Analysis: European governments defy market volatility with green bond windfall

Analysis: European governments defy market volatility with green bond windfall

Wind turbines from the Mozura wind farm are seen in Ulcinj, Montenegro June 18, 2020. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 15 (Reuters) – Eurozone governments have raised 15 billion euros ($15 billion) in green bonds in the past two weeks, pushing volumes above a year ago, even …

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'Get out of these distorted markets': Mohamed El-Erian just issued a stern warning to stock and bond investors - but also offered 1 shockproof asset for safety

‘Get out of these distorted markets’: Mohamed El-Erian just issued a stern warning to stock and bond investors – but also offered 1 shockproof asset for safety

‘Get out of these distorted markets’: Mohamed El-Erian just issued a stern warning to stock and bond investors – but also offered 1 shockproof asset for safety With soaring inflation, holding cash may not be a wise decision. (Higher and higher price levels erode the purchasing power of cash savings.) This is one of the …

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