Alert: Treasury Yields Decline as Traders Keep Close Watch on Inflation Trends

On Tuesday, U.S. bond yields dropped as traders monitored economic data and Federal Reserve officials’ comments.


  • The yield on the 2-year Treasury note (BX:TMUBMUSD02Y) fell by 2.2 basis points to 4.691%.
  • The yield on the 10-year Treasury note (BX:TMUBMUSD10Y) decreased by 1.6 basis points to 4.267%.
  • The yield on the 30-year Treasury note (BX:TMUBMUSD30Y) saw a slight decline of 1 basis point to 4.387%.

Factors driving the market:

Benchmark Treasury yields retreated slightly from recent highs as investors awaited key data that could impact Federal Reserve policy decisions.

Key events:

  • Release of personal consumption expenditure price index on Thursday, influencing potential rate adjustments.
  • Tuesday’s economic releases include durable goods orders for January, the S&P Case-Shiller home price index for December, and February’s consumer confidence data.
  • Scheduled speeches by Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr and other officials throughout the week.

Market outlook:

Market indicators suggest a high probability of the Fed maintaining interest rates at its next meeting in March. Analysts caution against overly loose financial conditions, which could fuel inflationary pressures.

Deutsche Bank’s analysis suggests a reduced likelihood of rate cuts before June, with expectations of cuts beginning at the June meeting, contingent upon inflation trends.

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