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The name is Bund…

May 23, 2011

Treasuries seen underperforming Bunds if oil falls more

“We expect the yield of short maturities to rise in line with the anticipated rate hikes, meaning that the 2-year Bund yield will increase to about 2.50 percent by the end of the year,” UniCredit rate strategists said in a note.

“Consequently we see Bund yields rising only to about 3.65 percent until year-end.”

There is a typo in your headline. I’m pretty sure you meant bonds.

R.A.

Nope, we meant Bunds. The Reuters Financial Glossary, which is available to all online, says Bunds are German federal government bonds issued with maturities of up to 30 years: GBU Editor

A bull soft toy is seen in front of the DAX board at the German Stock Exchange in Frankfurt October 10, 2005. REUTERS/Alex Grimm

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