10-year Treasury yield falls below 2% for 1st time in nearly 4 months

August 24, 2015 12:17 PM

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Treasury yields plummeted overnight and in early New York trading as a global stock selloff fueled demand for safe-haven assets like Treasury bonds.

Bond yields fall when prices rises and vice versa. The 10-year Treasury yield fell below 2% for the first time in nearly four months and traded 7.8 basis points down on the day at 1.976%, its lowest point since April 28. Monday’s moves came after the 10-year yield shaved off a total of 14.4 basis po...

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