Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield trades above 2.7%, highest since April 2014

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose above 2.7% on Monday, adding to a persistent climb in yields for U.S. government paper on expectations of increased interest rates, an upbeat economic outlook and anticipation of greater issuance of government bonds.

How are Treasurys performing?

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, +3.21% rose 7 basis points to 2.717% Monday in New York, its highest since April 2014, according to FactSet data. The 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +2.51% added 2.4 basis points to 2.144%, while the 30-year bond yield TMUBMUSD30Y, +2.18% rose 4.75 basis points to 2.956%, nearing the psychologically significant level at 3% for the long bond.

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