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US TSYS SUMMARY: Treasuries have steadied after Wednesday's rally, though the
curve remains flatter and the dollar weaker.
- The Dec 18 T-Note future is off highs despite continued global equity
weakness, up 14/32 at 118-60, having traded in a range of 118-30 to 118-12.
- The cash curve remains fairly flat though there has been a slight flattening
carrying on the move of the previous two sessions. The 2-Yr yield is up 0.6bps
at 2.8484%, 5-Yr is up 0.5bps at 3.0079%, 10-Yr is up 0.4bps at 3.1668%, and
30-Yr is up 0.5bps at 3.3528%.
- Strong rally in far-dated ED futures, Greens and Blues up 5.5-6.0 ticks, the
latter having been up 9.0 ticks earlier.
- Plenty of ED call options blocked in European morning, for instance seen 50k
of Mar19 97.25/97.375 1x2 call spread (for flat); 70k 0EV8 97.00 calls as well.
- Interestingly, USD remains under pressure despite risk-off move, DXY off 0.33%
at 95.168, nearly erasing October`s gains.
-Attention turns to US September CPI, expected to accelerate on the ex-food and
energy measure, weekly jobless numbers and a speech from KC Fed's George.

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