January 13, 2015 |
|Treasuries ended just off their best levels of the day. Today's advance marked the 11th gain in 12 sessions. Maturities firmed overnight and ticked to new highs ahead of the solid $24B 3Y note auction. The auction drew 92.6bps and a 3.33x bid/cover. Indirect bidders (45.8%) provided support as directs (14.8%) were a bit light. Primary dealers were left with just 39.4% of the supply. Post-auction buying pressed yields to fresh lows before seeing slight relief into the cash close. |
Up front, the 2Y eased -2.4bps to 54.1bps. Action finished at a one-month low. In the belly, the 5Y fell -5.5bps to 1.388%. The yield finished at a three-month low and is less than 9bps away from levels last seen in November 2013. The 10Y sank -5.9bps to 1.912%. The benchmark yield put in its lowest close since May 2013. Outperformance at the long end dropped the 30Y -6.4bps to 2.492%. These levels are being watched closely as the yield holds 4bps from a record low print. Curve flattening continued as the 2-10-yr spread narrowed to 137bps.
Data: JOLTS - Job Openings (10) and the Treasury Budget (14). Auction: $21B 10Y note reopening.
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