May 8, 2019 / 12:04 PM / 19 days ago

TREASURIES-Worries about U.S.-China trade talks push U.S. yields to 5-week lows

NEW YORK, May 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday with longer-dated yields hitting five-week lows as investors piled more money into low-risk government debt on worries about upcoming trade negotiations between China and the United States.

At 7:59 a.m. (1359 GMT), the yields on benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were down 1.5 basis points at 2.433% after hitting a five-week low of 2.426% earlier in the session. (Reporting by Richard Leong Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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