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US TSY/RECAP: After trimming losses into the auction, Tsys rallied on strong
$12B 30Y re-open auction, 2.30% stop through to a 2.867% rate, bid/cover of 2.74
(highest since Dec 2014). Curves well off early steeper levels/flatter. Equities
stronger (emini +13.75, 2764.25), gold stronger (XAU +6.4, 1323.32), oil well
off highs (WTI +0.01, 6.58 vs. 64.77H). 
- Early chop, Tsys indicated higher into open, reversed course on ECB headlines
that guidance could gradually shift in 2018. Rates had corrected higher after
word Wed's after Bloomberg sources story China would slow/halt Tsy purchases
denied by China offcls. Rates had already recovered from sharp bear curve
steepener late Wed, surged in evening. 
- Rates recovered slightly on weaker than exp PPI, supportive of short
end/steeper curve with participants not anticipating a blow-out figure for Fri's
CPI (0.1% est vs. 0.3% high-side rumor. Flow included moderate two-way trade
ahead midday, positioning ahead Fri's CPI, deal- and auction-tied hedging in the
mix, some sporadic scale-in 5s30s flatteners by props.
- T-Notes last down 4 ticks in Asia at 123.00, 10-Year yield last 2.537%

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