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Focus stays on the longer end part of the curve

  • Bund trades off yesterday's high, and we do have another gap to the upside from 170.83 to 170.95 (170.88 is the session high.
  • Regardless, further push higher would see a test to the next resistance seen at 171.17
  • Some attention stays on the 30yr Buxl as we end the week, since that part of the curve has been one of the driven for the past 2 sessions in leading EU Govies higher.
  • Buxl is up 34 ticks, but off session high.
  • Next resistance is at 207.36.
  • Today sees, French and Spanish CPIs, but final readings.
  • Focus will be mainly on the US retail sales and IP, as well as Michigan and the Inflation component.
  • SPEAKERS: ECB Lagarde and Fed Williams

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