European debt yields fall further on concerns over US-China trade deal timeline

Independent.ie | Dec 4, 2019 at 8:46 AM
  • Euro zone government bond yields fell more on Wednesday as concern grows that the trade war between the United States and China is here to stay, after President Donald Trump said he was in no rush to sign a deal.
  • The US House of Representatives passing a bill that would require the Trump administration to toughen its response to China’s crackdown on its Muslim minority in Xinjiang has added fuel to the fire.
  • Benchmark German 10-year government debt yields were down 1.7 basis points at -0.362pc.