Tagged: bond yields

Switzerland sells 10-year bonds at the negative yield

Switzerland sold 10-year debt at the negative yield for the first time. Prices of bonds have risen across Europe in the wake of the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing programme aimed at reviving the...

Finland sold five-year debt at the negative yield

Yields on government debts across the eurozone have tumbled to fresh record lows, following the ECB’s announcement to embark on a bond-buying programme in a bid to prevent a deflationary spiral. On Wednesday, Finland...

Japan’s 5-year government yield falls to zero

Japan’s 5-year bond yield touched zero for the first time on Tuesday, January 13. Government bond prices, which move inversely to bond yields, surged as oil prices dropped to its lowest level in nearly...

Italy’s borrowing cost is on the rise

The yield on the Spanish 10-year bond has dropped below the yield on Italy’s 10-year debt for the first time in more than a year. The Italian 10-year bond yield advanced to 4.53 per...