After seeing early weakness, treasuries turned higher over the course of the trading session on Tuesday amid the release of a slew of U.S. economic data. Bond prices climbed well off their early lows to end the day modestly higher.
Treasuries came under pressure during trading on Friday, giving back some ground after moving notably higher in the previous session. Bond prices moved modestly lower in early trading and saw further downside going into the close.
Treasuries showed a strong move back to the upside during trading on Thursday after moving modestly lower in the two previous sessions. Bond prices moved steadily higher throughout much of the session before closing firmly positive.
The Treasury Department sold $28 billion worth of seven-year notes on Thursday, finishing off week's series of long-term securities auctions with slightly above average demand. The seven-year note auction drew a high yield of 1.652 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.57.
Treasuries showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading session on Wednesday before ending the day slightly lower. Bond prices move to the downside going into the close to finish the session in the red.
Following yesterday's auction of $26 billion worth of two-year notes, the Treasury Department sold $34 billion worth of five-year notes on Wednesday, attracting above average demand. The five-year note auction drew a high yield of 1.395 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.60.
After coming under pressure early in the session, treasuries regained some ground in afternoon trading on Tuesday but still closed in the end. Bond prices ended the session modestly lower, well off their worst levels of the day.
Kicking off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $26 billion worth of two-year notes on Tuesday, attracting average demand. The two-year note auction drew a high yield of 0.920 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 3.00.
After moving to the downside in early trading, treasuries recovered over the course of the trading session on Friday to end the day roughly flat. Bond prices spent the afternoon lingering near the unchanged line.
After moving sharply lower over the course of the previous session, treasuries regained some ground during trading on Thursday. Bond prices moved notably higher in early trading before moving roughly sideways for the remainder of the session.
On Thursday, the Treasury Department announced the details of next week's auctions of two-year, five-year, and seven-year notes.
After moving notably lower early in the session, treasuries saw some further downside following the release of the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. Bond prices fell sharply going into the close, ending the day firmly in negative territory.
Following the notable pullback seen in the previous session, treasuries showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. Bond prices spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before closing roughly flat.
After trending higher over the past few weeks, treasuries showed a notable move back to the downside during trading on Monday. Bond prices came under pressure in morning trading and remained firmly negative throughout the afternoon.
Following the modest pullback seen in the previous session, treasuries moved back to the upside during trading on Friday. Bond prices moved steadily higher for much of the session before closing firmly in positive territory.