JGB Prices Down on Soft Auction, Budget Worries

[ad_1] TOKYO, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond (JGB) prices slipped on Friday following mediocre results of two-year JGB auction and as the Ministry of Finance said market players think they can absorb more 20- and 40-year JGBs next fiscal year. The benchmark 10-year yield rose 0.5 basis point to 0.025% , rising above … Read moreJGB Prices Down on Soft Auction, Budget Worries

Superlong JGB Yields Rise on Worries over Debt Issuance

[ad_1] TOKYO, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Yields on super-long Japanese government bonds rose on Thursday, weighed down by worries about a probable increase in bond issuance by the government to help fund its stimulus package aimed at reviving the coronavirus-hit economy. Benchmark 10-year JGB futures fell 0.04 point to 152.1, with a trading volume of … Read moreSuperlong JGB Yields Rise on Worries over Debt Issuance

JGBs Little Changed, 40-year Auction Attracts Ample Demand

[ad_1] TOKYO, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond (JGB) prices were little changed on Wednesday, with the market stuck between negative pressure stemming from improving risk sentiment and an upward pull from a 40-year auction. Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rose 0.02 point to 152.14, with a trading volume of 18,078 lots, while the 10-year … Read moreJGBs Little Changed, 40-year Auction Attracts Ample Demand

UK Spent 849 Million Pounds on COVID Dining Subsidy

[ad_1] Britain’s government spent almost twice as much as expected on encouraging people to eat in restaurants, cafes and pubs during what proved to be a temporary lull in COVID-19 cases in August. Official figures released on Wednesday ahead of new spending plans from finance minister Rishi Sunak showed his Eat Out to Help Out … Read moreUK Spent 849 Million Pounds on COVID Dining Subsidy

JGB Yields on Positive Wave Due to Vaccine, Report of Yellen

[ad_1] TOKYO, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond yields rose on Tuesday as hopes for an inexpensive coronavirus vaccine and expectations for more fiscal spending under a new U.S. government reduced the appeal of holding debt. AstraZeneca said on Monday its COVID-19 vaccine could be up to 90% effective, cheaper to make and easier … Read moreJGB Yields on Positive Wave Due to Vaccine, Report of Yellen

Euro Zone Government Bond Yields Steady

[ad_1] LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Euro zone government bonds were little changed despite positive news on a AstraZeneca vaccine, as investors focused on the major economies under strict lockdowns and fact COVID-19 cases are not receding. AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the coronavirus, developed along with the University of Oxford, showed an … Read moreEuro Zone Government Bond Yields Steady

JGBs Little Changed as Domestic Coronavirus Cases Rise

[ad_1] TOKYO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Yields on Japanese government bonds were little changed on Thursday as concerns about rising domestic coronavirus cases offset optimism about a vaccine. Earlier on Thursday, Tokyo raised its alert level to the highest of four stages after daily coronavirus cases rose to new record highs in the Japanese capital. … Read moreJGBs Little Changed as Domestic Coronavirus Cases Rise

JGBs flat to slightly firmer ahead of debt auction

[ad_1] TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond prices were steady to slightly firmer on Tuesday, as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a 20-year bond auction later this week. Benchmark 10-year JGB futures fell 0.02 point to 152.07, with a trading volume of 12,367 lots, while the 10-year JGB yield stood flat … Read moreJGBs flat to slightly firmer ahead of debt auction

Euro Zone Government Bond Yields Fall, ECB in Focus

[ad_1] MILAN, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Euro zone government bond yields fell on Monday as expectations of more stimulus from the European Central Bank offset a recovery in risk sentiment amid declining uncertainty about the U.S. elections, hopes for a coronavirus vaccine and encouraging data in Asia. U.S. President Donald Trump appeared on Sunday to … Read moreEuro Zone Government Bond Yields Fall, ECB in Focus

JGBs Mostly Gain as Coronavirus Cases Surge

[ad_1] TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond (JGB) prices mostly rose on Friday, in line with overnight U.S. Treasuries, as resurging new cases of the novel coronavirus weighed on risk sentiment. Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rose 0.14 point to 152.14, with a trading volume of 14,899 lots, while the 10-year JGB yield inched … Read moreJGBs Mostly Gain as Coronavirus Cases Surge