Tagged: Bond

Why Treasury Yields went down when US was downgraded ?

Why Treasury Yields went down when US was downgraded ?

This was a phenomenon which one hardly sees in his lifetime. When US was downgraded from triple A rating to AA+ by S&P on 8 Aug 2011, it was thought US Treasury yields would...

Greece will have to default and restructure, EU stance change

Greece will have to default and restructure, EU stance change

European leaders are for the first time prepared to accept that Athens should default on some of its bonds as part of a new bail-out plan for Greece that would put the country’s overall...

Greek German Bond yield Spread grows

The extra yield that investors demand to hold Greek 10-year bonds over German equivalents is now 902 basis points, compared with 785 basis points at the end of June. Greek 10-year debt yielded 11.24...

Unusual trend of Yield Curves

Yield curves have historically been used to infer about the economic and financial strength of an economy. It is said that Government and Treasury use yield curves to predict coming recession 3-4 quarter in...

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