Bond futures are down to their lowest level since June: Bond futures down to lowest level in 12 months: The Financial Post

Posted September 16, 2018 09:27:48The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note was trading at 0.7767 per dollar, down 0.13 per cent from September 2016 and 0.12 per cent in September 2017.

That compares with the 0.7911 per dollar average price of the 10-month U.K. note, which has been trading at 2.27 per dollar since September 2018.

The benchmark 10 year U. S. Treasury bill was trading up 0.2 per cent, at 1.075 per dollar.

The 10- year Canadian dollar was down 0,1 per cent to $1.1527.

The Canadian dollar fell 1.8 per cent against the Japanese yen to 115.94 yen, its lowest level against the yen since May 2019.

The 10-Year Canadian Treasury bond futures were trading at the lowest level of the year on Wednesday at 1:03 p.m.

EDT.

The S&P/TSX composite index was at a six-month high.

The index closed at 2,741.60 at 11:59 a.m., the lowest since December 2019.

The dollar was trading higher at 95.59 yen, compared with 86.94 U.N. currency.

The yield on the 10 year Canadian Treasury note, a benchmark interest-rate bond, was 1.4 per cent at 3.094 per dollar on Wednesday.

A few weeks ago, the 10yr Canadian Treasury rate was 1 per cent.