NEW YORK Jan 6 U.S. Treasuries prices extended
their earlier rise on Monday after a private index of U.S.
services industries' activities unexpectedly fell in December,
signaling a slowing in overall economic growth at year-end.
The Institute for Supply Management said its gauge of the
U.S. services sector fell to 53.0 last month from 53.9 in
November. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a rise to
Longer-dated bond yields fell to their lowest in about a
week after the ISM services data.
Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were up 8/32 in
price to yield 2.965 percent, down 3 basis points from late on
The 30-year bond was up 20/32 in price, yielding
3.895 percent, down about 4 basis points from Friday.