US government bonds have been hit on Tuesday after signs of less relaxed monetary policy in the eurozone. ECB President Mario Draghi had been in Portuguese Sintra expressed optimism about the economy and inflation, and thus promised the beginning of the end of the massive bill of money of the European Central Bank.
Two-year bonds fell by 1/32 points to 99 24/32 points. They yielded 1.37 percent. Five-year bonds fell by 8/32 points to 99 22/32 points. They repaid with 1.81 percent. Ten-year papers lost 17/32 points to 101 18/32 points. They repaid with 2.20 percent. Long bonds with a maturity of thirty years sank by 31/32 points to 105 5/32 points. They repaid with 2.744 percent.