Treasury yields are attempting to move up and over the technical ceiling at .57-.58. This could either signal a negative shift in momentum or merely trepidation ahead of this week’s auction supply and stimulus headlines. MBS are outperforming for now, but will ultimately be along for the ride if weakness continues.
Market Movement Recap
Treasuries opened weaker overnight but rallied back modestly during European hours. Low volume and volatility. MBS opening 2 ticks (0.06) higher at 103-20 (103.625). Stocks are roughly unchanged (S&P).
Treasuries losing ground with 10yr now in negative territory on the day. MBS outperforming, still 1 tick (.03) into positive territory, but 1 tick lower from the highs.
Treasuries remain under pressure, but MBS are outperforming (UMBS 2.0 now up an eighth to the highs of the day). 10yr yields are up .65bps at .5722%. Stocks are modestly stronger. No major drama this afternoon.
Treasury yields at new highs for the day, up 1.5bps to .5805. MBS still outperforming, but off their highs by roughly 2 ticks (0.06).
MBS Pricing Snapshot
Pricing shown below is delayed, please note the timestamp at the bottom. Real time pricing is available via MBS Live.
103-20 : +0-03
0.5788 : +0.0168
|Pricing as of 8/10/20 4:11PMEST|
Today’s Reprice Alerts and Updates
11:52AM : Treasuries Turn Negative; MBS Lose Gains