On Tuesday morning the 30-year U.S. Treasury yields held above the 2% mark, as U.S. markets reopened following President’s Day. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note climbed to 1.232% at 3:45 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond rose to 2.029%. Yields move inversely to prices.
Treasury yields were higher as investors continued to watch for progress on President Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion stimulus package in Congress, as well as the coronavirus vaccine rollout in the U.S. February data from the New York Empire State manufacturing index is due out at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman is expected to speak at the American Bankers Association Conference for Community Bankers at 11:10 a.m. ET. December data for net U.S. Treasury international capital flows, as well as net purchases of U.S. Treasury bonds and notes, is expected to be published at 4 p.m. ET.