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GILT SUMMARY
GILT SUMMARY: With the starting gun fired on the next UK general election in
December, Conservative MPs at odds with the government's Brexit strategy are
starting to eye the exit. Amber Rudd is the highest profile leaver today, having
announced her departure earlier in the session.
- There is little left on the data calendar this week, with the manufacturing
PMI for October being the highlight on Friday.
- The Dec-19 gilt future trades at 132.1, up 27 ticks from Tuesday's close and
16 ticks off the day's high; L-H: 131.66-132.26.
- Gilts have rallied with yields 1-2bps lower on the day. Cash yields (Last / 1d
chg / L..H): 2Y (0.5229% / -1.2bp / 0.5124%...0.5242%); 5Y (0.4821% / -1.4bp /
0.4698%...0.4835%); 10Y (0.6877% / -2.1bp / 0.6762%...0.6888%); 30Y (1.2176% /
-1.9bp / 1.2037%...1.2202%).
- The curve has slightly flattened: 2s10s (15.9bp / -0.7bp / 14.7bp..16.4bp);
2s30s (68.8bp / -0.6bp / 68.1bp..69.1bp).
- Short sterling futures have broadly rallied with reds outperforming: W (+
0.5/3.5 ticks); R (+ 4.0/4.5 ticks); G (+ 4.0 tick); B (+ 3.5/4.0 ticks).
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