10-year Treasury yield jumps to 2-year high, topping 1.83%


The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield jumped to its highest point in two years on Tuesday morning, topping 1.83%.


The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note soared 5 basis points to 1.8305% at 3:40 a.m. ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond climbed 3 basis points to 2.1492%. Meanwhile, the 2-year rate topped 1% for the first time in two years, hitting 1.0364%.

The move, which comes after a market holiday in the U.S. Monday, indicates that investors are preparing for the possibility of more aggressive tightening by the Federal Reserve.

Yields move inversely to prices and 1 basis point is equal to 0.01%.

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