U.S. Seven-Year Notes Draw 1.634%; Allotted at High 59.85% - Bloomberg Apr 28, 2016 01:02PM

U.S. Seven-Year Notes Draw 1.634%; Allotted at High 59.85% - Bloomberg


U.S. longer-dated bonds rally as Fed keeps option on June hike Apr 27, 2016 03:17PM

By Richard Leong

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Longer-dated U.S. Treasury debt prices jumped on Wednesday, snapping a seven-day streak of losses, as the Federal Reserve left the door open for an interest rate increase in June, making shorter-dated government debt less appealing.

A wave of buying in 10- and 30-year Treasuries emerged as traders piled into curve-flattening trades that favor these longer debt maturities over short-dated ones, investors... (continue reading...)


Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged; Removes Reference to Global Events Posing Risks to Outlook Apr 27, 2016 02:02PM

(Updated - April 27, 2016 2:02 PM EDT)

Fed removes reference to global events posing risks to outlook. Leaves rates unchanged.

UPDATE - The full fed statement follows:

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March indicates that labor market conditions have improved further even as growth in economic activity appears to have slowed. Growth in household spending has moderated, although households' real income has risen at a solid rate and... (continue reading...)


FOMC Full Statement: Removes Reference to Global Event Risks Apr 27, 2016 02:01PM

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March indicates that labor market conditions have improved further even as growth in economic activity appears to have slowed. Growth in household spending has moderated, although households' real income has risen at a solid rate and consumer sentiment remains high. Since the beginning of the year, the housing sector has improved further but business fixed investment and net exports have been soft. A... (continue reading...)


Fed begins two-day policy meeting: official Apr 26, 2016 10:44AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve started a two-day policy meeting on Tuesday, a Fed official said, in which the central bank is expected to leave interest rates steady.

The meeting is set to conclude on Wednesday with a policy statement released at 2 p.m. ET.

(Reporting by Jason Lange Editing by W Simon)


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