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Futures Softer Overnight


Tweaks To Emergency Declaration Mulled


(U1) Tilted Higher

US TSY FLOWS: Rates drifting at late session lows after the bell amid strong
risk-on tone all day. Move kicked off after better than expected China financial
data (exports surged 14.2% in March) spurred bid for global equities, Bunds lead
EGBs lower (10Y Bund yld highest since Mar 21). Equities off session highs (SPX
+17.25 at 2909.0); US$ index off lows to near middle session range (DXY -.191,
- Better fast- and real$ selling front end, 5s-10s earlier, dearth of corporate,
swap-tied flows; option acct buying 10s earlier on heavy screen trade,
steepeners/front-end flattener unwinds as 3M10Y steepens to best level in three
- On tap for Monday: April Empire Manufacturing Index; February net TICS flows;
13- and 26W bill auctions. Otherwise quiet ahead next week's shortened
pre-Easter holiday weekend; Fed Blackout kicks off April 20 through May 2.
- The 2-Yr yield is up 3.9bps at 2.3934%, 5-Yr is up 6.4bps at 2.3751%, 10-Yr is
up 6.1bps at 2.5579%, and 30-Yr is up 4.6bps at 2.9721%.
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