U.S. Treasuries fell sharply today as Brexit worries waned and global stock markets rallied. U.K. Gilts and German Bunds also sold off sharply but debt of the eurozone's periphery rallied sharply as fear of a Brexit event causing more fissures in the eurozone receded. Fed Chair Yellen will give her semi-annual testimony to the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday morning. The S&P 500 now trades up 0.97% to 2,091.2 and the U.S. Dollar Index is down 0.61% to 93.64
2-yr: +3 bps to 0.72%
5-yr: +5 bps to 1.16%
10-yr: +6 bps to 1.67%
30-yr: +5 bps to 2.47%
The $26 bln 2-year Treasury auction was met with satisfactory demand. The high yield came in at the same level as the when-issued yield just prior to the auction
High yield: 0.745% (when-issued: 0.745%)
Indirect bid: 47.4%
Direct bid: 9.9%
Primary dealer takedown: 42.7%
WTI crude: +2.57% to $49.81/bbl.
Gold: -0.24% to $1,291.7/troy oz.
Copper: +1.97% to $2.0915/lb.
EUR/USD: +0.32% to 1.1312
USD/JPY: -0.10% to 104.02
Fed Chair Yellen gives semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee (10:00 ET)
$34 bln 5-year Treasury auction (results at 13:00 ET)