LONDON Jan 4 German Bund futures fell on
Friday, deepening this week's losses and tracking U.S.
Treasuries lower on concerns the U.S. Federal Reserve might slow
down its bond purchases.
The Bund future was last 81 ticks down on the day
at 142.76, its lowest in almost a month but trade was thin with
many investors still away on holiday.
"It's a thin market which is exacerbating the move, but
really this is catch up with the U.S. after yesterday's (Fed
meeting)," one trader said.
"People are also positioning for a pretty strong payrolls
number now. It's hard to stand in the way of Bunds at the