At close Aug 26, 2014
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- U.S. Treasury yields rose near marginally in June following the release of higher inflation data, but German bund yields fell as
the European Central Bank delivered a package of monetary easing measures, including cutting deposit rates to -0.1%.
- In Canada, government bond yields were broadly unchanged and slightly outperformed U.S. Treasury equivalents.
Inflation picked up above the target rate, but the central bank cautioned about increased risks around the outlook
for global growth.
- Australian government bonds continued to rally on mixed economic data, as 10-year yields fell by 11 basis points,
outperforming U.S. Treasuries. Conversely, yields in New Zealand rose as strong data fuelled expectations of further
- Emerging market debt advanced, but gains were tempered by rising U.S. Treasury yields. Argentina outperformed as
fears of a technical default diminished, but the U.S. Supreme Court denied the country’s appeal at the end of the
month. Iraq was the weakest global fixed income market performer as ISIS rebels took control of northern regions.
Local currency debt outperformed its hard currency counterparts. Russia was the top performer within the asset
class as its currency rallied while Nigerian and Romanian bonds also rose. Indonesia suffered on uncertainty
surrounding its presidential elections.
- Among G-101 currencies, the New Zealand dollar and British pound appreciated the most against the U.S. dollar,
while the Norwegian krone and Swedish krona depreciated..
1 The G-10 nations include 11 industrial countries (Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands,
Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the U.S.) which consult and cooperate on economic, monetary and financial matters.
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