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China Is Suddenly Dumping Treasuries

Some context for today's yield move, which as we noted earlier when we described today's "deplorable" 10Y auction, suggests that the Bond Vigilantes, or at least Beijing, are not big fans of Donald Trump at all.

Some context for today’s yield move, which as we noted earlier when we described today’s “deplorable” 10Y auction, suggests that the Bond Vigilantes, or at least Beijing, are not big fans of Donald Trump at all.

  • The rise in 10yr bond yield to above 2% is worrisome.
  • China Is Suddenly Dumping Treasuries 
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com 
    While we admit that “suddenly” is not exactly the right word to describe China’s selling of US Treasurys, which has been steadily liquidating its UST reserves over the past two years, something changed today, when in a violent move starting around the time of the Trump election was guaranteed after midnight, the offshore Yuan,  the CNH, has been a one way street of non-stop selling, indicative however, of much more than just the relative strength of the dollar.

    In fact, as the chart below shows, the selling in the Yuan appears to be closely correlated to today’s unprecedented liquidation in US Treasurys… 

    read more.
It looked a lot like Chinese selling...

It looked a lot like Chinese selling…

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November 10, 2016 - Posted by | Economics | , , ,

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