U.S. Treasury

U.S. Treasury yields rose on Wednesday, with those on longer-dated debt rising more than short-dated yields after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data kindled skepticism that the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates in September.
Traders implemented a "curve steepener" trade by putting greater selling pressure on longer-dated Treasuries than on shorter-dated notes after data showed U.S. private employers hired 185,000 workers in July, the smallest increase since April.


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