Trade War Impact: US Treasury Yields Fall - Forex News by FX Leaders

Trade War Impact: US Treasury Yields Fall

Posted Tuesday, May 7, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

US Treasury yields trade lower over escalating trade tensions between US and China. Investors adopt a wait and watch approach towards the latest developments on the trade war.

After Trump announced a hike on tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, the yield on the 10-year Treasury note ticked down to 2.4800%. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond also fell to 2.8945% early Tuesday morning.

There is still hope for the trade discussions to resume and progress as Chinese Vice Premier Liu He has confirmed his visit to the US later this week.

Check out our free forex signals
Follow the top economic events on FX Leaders economic calendar
Trade better, discover more Forex Trading Strategies

About the author

Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
Related Articles
0 0 vote
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments