Foreign investors spurn U.S. Treasuries as curve threatens to invert

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By Tomo Uetake and Saikat Chatterjee
Reuters
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A worrying sign of inversion in the U.S. Treasury bond curve is dulling the appeal of the developed world's highest-yielding bond market for foreign investors.

Overseas investors are reviewing their investments or shunning Treasuries as rates at the short end rise above those at the longer end and make it unprofitable for holders of these bonds to hedge their currency risks.

The difference between short- and long-term bond rates, or the yield curve, has contracted in recent weeks as rising U.S. interest rates meet growing concerns that the world's biggest economy may be slowing down, weighing on longer-dated yields. ...

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