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Morning trend continues this afternoon


Morning trend continued this afternoon.

  • Longer end remained under pressure, following higher extension in Equities.
  • German curve is bear steeper, but still short of the January peak.
  • Peripheral spreads are still tighter this afternoon, with Greece still leading at 2.3bps versus the German 10yr.
  • Looking ahead, Fed Kaplan and Mester are still scheduled speakers later today.
  • Mar Bund futures (RX) down 48 ticks at 176.74 (L: 176.68 / H: 177.23)
  • Germany: The 2-Yr yield is up 0.5bps at -0.718%, 5-Yr is up 2.1bps at -0.709%, 10-Yr is up 3.1bps at -0.485%, and 30-Yr is up 3.8bps at -0.039%.
  • Mar BTP futures (IK) down 33 ticks at 151.03 (L: 150.95 / H: 151.35)
  • Mar OAT futures (OA) down 40 ticks at 166.66 (L: 166.63 / H: 167.04)
  • Italy / German 10-Yr spread 1bps tighter at 112.7bps
  • Spanish bond spread down 1.4bps at 59.7bps
  • Portuguese PGB spread down 1bps at 53.9bps
  • Greek bond spread down 3bps at 115.7bps

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