Tag: bond

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields stays steady as investors wait for Fed meeting to kick off

July 28, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields held steady on early Tuesday’s trade as traders waited for the Federal Reserve to begin its two-day meeting, where the central bank may offer clues on how monetary policy might evolve in the coming months. What are […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields fall after retail spending drops the most on record amid pandemic

May 15, 2020


U.S. government debt yields moved lower Friday as investors digested more somber economic data. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell 2 basis points to 0.595% while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond also declined 4 basis […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

The Fed is starting its program to purchase corporate bond ETFs

May 12, 2020


The Federal Reserve will be starting its long-awaited corporate bond program Tuesday amid a boom in debt issuance. The central bank will kick off its Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility, which is part of a history-making initiative in which it […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bond yields are falling and that could stunt bank profits, Jim Cramer warns

January 27, 2020


U.S. Treasury yields are sliding, and that could negatively impact financial institutions, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday. “Worries about a worldwide slowdown mean people will buy [U.S.] Treasurys, and when people buy Treasurys, interest rates go down,” the “Mad Money” […]

Activity, Capital and Risk, Corporate Banking, Liquidity

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

January 14, 2019


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 […]