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US Treasury yields fall after strong jobs report

July 8, 2019


U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday as investors continued to digest stronger-than-expected jobs data.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.0268%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dipped to 2.5318%. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

Investor focus was largely attuned to the latest nonfarm payrolls report out of the U.S., which showed the economy added 224,000 jobs in June. That was way above an expected 165,000 increase.

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