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Markets Mixed, EUR/USD The Standout


France Sells E10.355bn of OATs

*** Tsys trading mixed into the.....>

US TSYS SUMMARY: *** Tsys trading mixed into the close, month end flurries with
a slug of TYZ at 124-30 (-2.5/32) after the bell, hearing sales. No real
imbalances, Tsy sets' look in-line with late price action so far. Curve flatter
w/long end outperforming. Quiet month end, start of two-day FOMC policy meeting
(no shake-up expected Wed, rate hike in Dec largely priced in).
- Relatively low volume day (TYZ<1.25M), low open volume w/Germany out on
- Limited react to 3Q ECI +0.7% as expected, US Redbook Oct store sales -1.3%,
US Aug Case Shiller home price index +0.5% m/m and strong Oct Chicago PMI number
of 66.2 up from 65.2 in Sep. Carry-over support after bid developed in Euro
- Modest two-way on day, relative value and mnth end buying vs. FX-tied sales as
US$ climbed vs. Yen. Deal-tied flow in the mix. Two-way position squaring ahead
Fri's NFP (315k est vs. -33k in Sep) 
- Powell leads replacement Fed chair poll at 90% ahead expected annc by US Pres
Trump Thu. Taylor pick likely to roil mkt/bear flattening rates. 
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