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Category: Liquidity


Capital and risk, Liquidity

This Bank Is Winning the Competition for Deposits

March 15, 2019

Via: Bank Director

From the perspective of a community or regional bank, one of the most ominious trends in the industry right now is the organic deposit growth at the nation’s biggest banks. This trend has gotten a lot of attention in recent […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasurys rally, yields slip, as ECB downgrades 2019 growth forecast, rolls out stimulus

March 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Thursday, along with its European peers, after the European Central Bank launched fresh stimulus measures, said it was unlikely to increase rates through the end of 2019 and downgraded its forecast for economic growth. The 10-year Treasury […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields rise as traders brace for key economic data

March 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yield bounced back from the previous session’s decline, ahead of a gauge of the service sector’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.60% picked up 2.2 basis points to 2.744%, while the 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.16% added […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields climb after GDP read comes in better than expected

February 28, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury prices retreated, nudging yields higher, on Thursday after a reading of gross domestic product for the fourth quarter showed that the economy in 2018 grew at its fastest clip since 2015. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Fed’s Bullard: Rate hikes, balance sheet reduction ‘coming to an end’

February 21, 2019

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve is likely near the end of interest rate increases and the program to reduce the bonds it holds on its balance sheet, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday. “I think the message from my point […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

Mortgage rates fall on worries about global economy

February 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Rates for home loans fell in line with the bond market as a slowing global economy increasingly sent investors to the perceived safety of fixed-income assets. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.41% in the February 7 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Corporate banking, Liquidity

Citigroup misses revenue expectations on much weaker-than-expected bond trading

January 14, 2019

Via: CNBC

Citigroup posted fourth-quarter revenue that missed analysts’ estimates by a half-billion dollars as bond trading declined amid a difficult December for markets. The bank said fixed-income revenue dropped 21 percent to $1.94 billion from a year earlier as trading conditions […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields extend bounce off January lows after robust jobs report

January 4, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields extended their surge on early Friday after the jobs report suggested the labor market remains healthy despite the growing pessimism over the economy’s fortunes, heightening the likelihood the Federal Reserve will raise rates in 2019. Investors will also […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Nasdaq rings the opening bell for new US corporate bond exchange

December 6, 2018

Via: Finextra

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved this exchange on November 13, 2018. “Fixed income investors have undergone a number of market structure and technological changes since the 2008 financial crisis, while at the same time companies have increased their issuance […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasurys extend rally after Powell remarks give succor to bond market bulls

November 29, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury prices rose, pulling yields lower, on Thursday trading after investors judged the latest remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as dovish. Powell in a speech in front of the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday said interest […]