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Geopolitics Driving Rate’s Direction for Now

Last Week: Interest rates and equities global equities drifted lower on the week, weighed down by contagion fears emanating from an intensifying Turkish currency crisis. The yield on the US 10-year note fell in reaction to the situation, slipping to 2.88% from 2.97% a week ago. 1-month LIBOR followed suit, dipping back to 2.0667% from […]

Safe Haven Bid Dominates Rate Moves

Last Week: Interest rates were mixed while equities edged lower on the week. Treasury yields staged their largest one week decline in more than a year on the back of renewed geopolitical jitters, lower energy prices, economic turmoil in emerging markets and more signs the Fed won’t need to take a more aggressive path of […]