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TREASURIES-Longer dated Treasury prices jump as stocks fall
August 10, 2011 / 1:25 PM / 6 years ago

TREASURIES-Longer dated Treasury prices jump as stocks fall

NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The prices of U.S. 10-year Treasury notes and 30-year bonds rose sharply on Wednesday as selling accelerated in U.S. stock futures, with futures for the three major indexes pointing to losses of over 2 percent each.

The 10-year Treasury note US10YT=RR was last up 28/32 in price and yielding 2.14 percent, down from 2.24 percent late on Tuesday. It briefly posted a one-point gain in price.

The 30-year Treasury bond US30YT=RR rose 1-30/32 for a yield of 3.53 percent, down from 3.63 percent at Tuesday’s close. The bond briefly posted a price gain of two points. (Reporting by Emily Flitter; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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