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GILT SUMMARY: Gilts are trading mixed with yield curve steepening following
latest UK labour data which showed a less than expected rise in the average
weekly wage despite surprise fall in the unemployment rate.
- 2-yr Gilt yield is -0.9bp at 0.915%, 5-yr +0.3bp at 1.210%, 10-yr +0.9bp at
1.474%, 30-yr +1.2bp at 1.849% and 50-yr +1.4bp at 1.659% according to Tradeweb.
- June Gilt future actually opened a few ticks higher, but quickly reversed
course and eventually hit session low of 121.48 following a Gilt block sell of
1k at 121.47, on market positioning ahead of UK labour data, expecting real
wages to finally move positive in over a year and hit 3% rate of growth.
- The market was left disappointed though as wage growth remained steady at
2.8%, which was just enough to leave real wages at 0.1%. The markets pretty much
ignored the 0.1% fall in the ILO 3-mth unemployment rate to 4.2%.
- This helped support recovery in the short end of the curve as markets pared
back expectations of higher BoE interest rates.
- 5-yr breakevens are 0.9bp tighter while 10s and 30s are little changed. Swap
spreads are mixed but little changed.

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