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BOND SUMMARY: Core FI have traded with a heavy tone, weighed on by official
rhetoric out of the U.S. Tsy Sec Mnuchin outlined daily conversations with Fed
Chair Powell, while stressing that the President is "committed to using all
tools for the economy." The POTUS earlier said that he will unveil economic
measures on Tues & pointed to a potential for payroll tax cuts. T-Notes last
seen -1-09 at 138-05+. Yields trade 1.2-11.0bp higher, curve runs steeper.
Eurodollars last seen 0.5-1.5 tick lower through the reds.
- Japanese official have stuck to their earlier communique, noting the sense of
"urgency" as they monitor "nervous moves" in the mkts. JGB futs sit at 154.78,
54 ticks shy of settlement, with the Nikkei 225 trimming losses. Cash yield
curve has bear steepened. The focus turns to 5-Year JGB supply.
- Aussie bond futs are stabilising; YM -4.0 & XM -6.0. Curve runs steeper, with
yields sitting 2.7-7.4bp higher. Bills trade -3 to +1 through the reds. Little
reaction seen to Australia's NAB Business Confidence Survey, as broader
cross-currents dominate. Likewise, China's inflation figures provoked a muted
mkt response. The AOFM auctioned A$100mn of the 2.50% 20 Sep '30 I/L Bond.
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