Archive | December, 2013

Where is the US 10 year Treasury Yield heading?

By Musabbir Mazhar I see the US 10 year Treasury yield going up to 3.10% around the next jobs report in January. The 10 year US treasury yield increased about 12 basis points from Dec 6th yield of 2.86% to 2.98% on the afternoon of Dec 24th. If the jobs report shows improvement, i.e higher […]

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Market Update Monday, 2nd December 2013: US Treasury yields Rise, Non-farm Payrolls due to come out Friday

By Musabbir Mazhar Investors were engaging in a sell-off today of the US 10 year treasury and caused its prices to fall – yields rose 5 basis points or 0.0005 to 2.80% as ISM (Institute for Supply Management) data came out positive. This yield level is highest seen since the last 10 days. Investors were […]

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Market Update, Thursday, 28th November 2013

By Musabbir Mazhar The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) today released its own version of the guidelines laid out by the Basel Committee in January earlier this year regarding the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) requirement. OSFI will assess whether any bank, trust or a loan company in Canada maintains adequate liquidity using […]

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