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  1. UK unemployment falls again under government's jobs shield
    Reuters | 03:25 AM EDT

    Britain's unemployment rate unexpectedly fell for a second month in a row to 4.9% in the December-to-February period, most of which the country spent under a tight COVID-19 lockdown, official figures showed on Tuesday.

  2. Abu Dhabi's TAQA gives initial guidance for dollar bonds - document
    Reuters | 01:31 AM EDT

    Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, owned by Abu Dhabi state-owned holding company ADQ, has given its initial price guidance for dual-tranche U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, a document showed on Tuesday. It gave initial guidance of around 110 basis points over U.S. Treasuries for a seven-year tranche and around 3.75% for a 30-year Formosa portion, the document showed.

  3. PRECIOUS-Gold eases off seven-week peak as U.S. yields rebound
    Reuters | 01:03 AM EDT

    * Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields rise above 1.6% * Dollar drops to near seven-week low. * Spot gold may slide into $1,744-$1,758/oz range - technicals. By Brijesh Patel. Gold prices inched lower on Tuesday after hitting a seven-week high in the previous session, as a rebound in U.S. Treasury yields eclipsed support from a weaker dollar.

  4. China leaves lending benchmark rate steady for 12th straight month
    Reuters | 04/19/21 09:35 PM EDT

    China kept its benchmark lending rate for corporate and household loans steady for the 12th straight month at its April fixing on Tuesday, matching market expectations. The one-year loan prime rate was kept at 3.85%. The five-year LPR remained at 4.65%. Twenty-seven traders and analysts of 30 participants in a Reuters poll this week predicted no change in either rate.

  5. PRECIOUS-Gold eases off seven-week high as U.S. bond yields rise
    Reuters | 04/19/21 09:09 PM EDT

    Gold prices edged lower on Tuesday, moving away from a seven-week high hit in the last session, as a rebound in U.S. Treasury yields overshadowed support from a sagging dollar.

  6. BRIEF-Charter Prices $1.0 Billion Senior Unsecured Notes
    Reuters | 04/19/21 08:59 PM EDT

    Charter Communications Inc (CHTR): * CHARTER PRICES $1.0 BILLION SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES. * 2033 NOTES WILL BEAR INTEREST AT A RATE OF 4.500% PER ANNUM Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

  7. PRESS DIGEST-British Business - April 20
    Reuters | 04/19/21 08:29 PM EDT

    The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. The Times. - The Bank of England and the Treasury have announced that they are setting up a taskforce to explore the possibility of a central bank digital currency.

  8. FOREX-Dollar slumps to 6-week low with all eyes on interest rate moves
    Reuters | 04/19/21 03:57 PM EDT

    The dollar slumped to a six-week low against other major currencies on Monday as markets sorted out the plunge in U.S. Treasury yields last week after the Federal Reserve reiterated that any spike in ...

  9. PRECIOUS-Gold slips off 7-week peak as U.S. yields gain
    Reuters | 04/19/21 12:42 PM EDT

    * Citi raises palladium 0-3 month forecast to $3,200/oz. * Dollar index hits six-week low. * Palladium jumps to over 1-year high. By Eileen Soreng. Gold retreated from a more than seven-week peak on Monday as U.S. Treasury yields gained, weighing on non-yielding bullion's appeal and countering support from a weaker dollar.

  10. BlackRock: emerging market assets set for lift after choppy start to 2021
    Reuters | 04/19/21 11:13 AM EDT

    The BlackRock Investment Institute said on Monday the economic restart, stabilising U.S. Treasury yields and relatively cheap valuations will boost emerging market assets after a choppy start to 2021.

In general the bond market is volatile, and fixed income securities carry interest rate risk. (As interest rates rise, bond prices usually fall, and vice versa. This effect is usually more pronounced for longer-term securities.) Fixed income securities also carry inflation risk and credit and default risks for both issuers and counterparties. Unlike individual bonds, most bond funds do not have a maturity date, so avoiding losses caused by price volatility by holding them until maturity is not possible.

Lower-quality debt securities generally offer higher yields, but also involve greater risk of default or price changes due to potential changes in the credit quality of the issuer. Any fixed income security sold or redeemed prior to maturity may be subject to loss.

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