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5 Oct 2018 (AFR) – US bond yields surge on data, smacking the Australian dollar

(5 October 2018, AFR, p13, by Jacob Greber)

US v Australian bond yield (Bloomberg)

US v Australian bond yield (Bloomberg)

‘Washington | The US bond market is on fire, with the benchmark 10-year yield galloping to its highest level since 2011 as investors raise bets America’s economy will continue to leave the rest of the world behind. In a surge that threatens to generate an unwelcome upward pressure onĀ Australian bank funding costs for mortgages, the difference between yields in the US and the rest of the world have also widened dramatically.’

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