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Australia 10-year bond yield hits over 1-month high; markets eye RBA’s April meeting policy minutes

Australia 10-year bond yield hits over 1-month high; markets eye RBA’s April meeting policy minutes   Australian bonds slumped across the board on the first trading day of the week Monday as investors moved towards riskier assets following buoyant wine exports data, pushing the benchmark Aussie 10-year Note yield to highest since March …

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Australian bonds edge slightly higher amid fears of trade war with two world’s biggest economies

Australian bonds edge slightly higher amid fears of trade war with two world’s biggest economies Australian government bonds gained on the last trading day of the week Friday amid rising fears of a trade war between world’s biggest economies after U.S. President Donald Trump threatens further $100 billion in tariffs against China. …

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Australian employment extend gains in february; wage pressures to remain muted on labour market spare capacity

Australian employment extend gains in february; wage pressures to remain muted on labour market spare capacity Australia’s Employment rose again in February, extending the record string of jobs gains. The rise in both the unemployment and underemployment rates was, however, quite disappointing. The strength in the jobs market is clearly …

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Australian bonds trade mixed ahead of fomc’s policy decision; no surprise in March RBA meeting minutes

Australian bonds trade mixed ahead of fomc’s policy decision; no surprise in March RBA meeting minutes Australian government bonds traded mixed on Tuesday as investors await the Federal Reserve monetary policy decision, where it is widely expected to hike interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.50-1.75 percent. Also, the no surprise …

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Australian bonds sharply rally on short-covering ahead of January employment report

Australian bonds sharply rally on short-covering ahead of January employment report Australian bonds sharply rallied during early Asian session Tuesday as invetsors covered previous short positions ahead of the employment report for the month of January, scheduled to be released on February 15 by 00:30GMT for further insight into the …

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Bonds, Australian bonds jump tracking U.S. treasuries ahead of January employment report

Bonds, Australian bonds jump tracking U.S. treasuries ahead of January employment report Australian bonds jumped during early Asian session at the start of the week Monday, tracking similar movement in the U.S. counterpart as investors wait to watch the former’s employment report for the month of January, scheduled to be …

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Australian bonds suffer on hopes of fall in December retail sales; investors eye rba’s policy decision

Australian bonds suffer on hopes of fall in December retail sales; investors eye rba’s policy decision Australian government bonds suffered at the start of the trading week Monday on hopes of a fall in the country’s retail sales for the month of December, scheduled to be released on February 6 …

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Australian bonds slump after producer price index jumps above market expectations; RBA policy decision in focus

Australian bonds slump after producer price index jumps above market expectations; RBA policy decision in focus Australian government bonds slumped on the last trading day of the week Friday after the country’s producer price index for the fourth quarter of 2017 jumped beyond market expectations and higher than the prior …

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Australian bonds gain following firmness in U.S. treasuries; Q4 CPI in focus

Australian bonds gain following firmness in U.S. treasuries; Q4 CPI in focus Australian government bonds regained some ground on Wednesday in line with the U.S. Treasuries, where strong demand at an auction of two-year paper supported sentiment. Also, investors will now focus on the fourth quarter inflation data. The yield on the …

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Australian bonds gain on weak investors’ sentiments; dovish RBA minutes still weigh

Australian bonds gain on weak investors’ sentiments; dovish RBA minutes still weigh   Australian bonds gained on Friday as investors moved into safe-haven buying following weakness in the riskier assets like equities and crude oil. Also, the Reserve Bank of Australia’s dovish November meeting minutes still remains supportive for the bonds prices. …

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