Wednesday, November 7, 2012

United States Government Bond 10Year yield

United States's Government Bond Yield for 10 Year Notes declined 6 basis points during the last 30 days which means it became less expensive for United States to borrow money from investors. During the last 12 months, United States government bond yield declining 0.31 percent. Historically, from 1912 until 2012, the United States Government Bond 10Y averaged 6.5 Percent reaching an all time high of 15.8 Percent in September of 1981 and a record low of 1.4 Percent in July of 2012. Generally, a government bond is issued by a national government and is denominated in the country`s own currency. Bonds issued by national governments in foreign currencies are normally referred to as sovereign bonds. The yield required by investors to loan funds to governments reflects inflation expectations and the likelihood that the debt will be repaid. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Government Bond 10Y.

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