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Published in TZ Latest News 20 August, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Bonds Fall As Fed Minutes Fuel Faster Rate-Hike Bets

Treasuries fell, led by shorter- maturity debt, after minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July meeting raised the possibility that interest-rate increases may happen sooner than traders anticipated. U.S. five-year yields jumped the most this month after the record of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed many participants signaled job gains may bring a faster increase in rates.

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