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Please be advised that future verbal and written communications from the bank may be in English only. These communications may include, but are not limited to, account agreements, statements and disclosures, changes in terms or fees; or any servicing of your account.

Por favor, tenga en cuenta que es posible que las comunicaciones futuras del banco, ya sean verbales o escritas, sean únicamente en inglés. Estas comunicaciones podrían incluir, entre otras, contratos de cuentas, estados de cuenta y divulgaciones, así como cambios en términos o cargos o cualquier tipo de servicio para su cuenta.

Informamos que as futuras comunicações do banco, verbais e escritas, podem estar disponíveis apenas em inglês. Essas comunicações podem incluir, entre outras, acordos de conta, extratos de conta e divulgações, alterações aos termos ou tarifas, ou qualquer tipo de serviço pertinente à sua conta.

仅此通知,本行即日起发出的口头及书面通信可能将只提供英文版本。这些通信可能包括但不限于账户协议,账单和通知,条款或费用变更;或任何为您账户提供的服务。

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Perspectives

Fixed Income Strategy: US rates 2020 – Let’s make a deal

Kris Xippolitos

By Kris Xippolitos

Head - Fixed Income Strategy

December 18, 2019Posted InFixed Income and Investment Strategy

Over the last 18 months, two major tail-risks affecting US Treasury (UST) rates had been uncertainties surrounding the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit) and US/China trade negotiations. Markets were recently offered some relief on both fronts, helping 10-year benchmark UST yields reach as high as 1.95%, while further steepening the US yield curve.

In our November Bond Market Monthly, we revised our view on UST to neutral from overweight. We felt the rise in long-term UST rates witnessed over the last few months could be sustained. Indeed, the agreement on a “Phase One” deal between US and China should be sufficient to temper market concerns over rising tariffs and partially remove safe-haven positioning. In addition, the December 12 UK election results in favor of Prime Minister Boris Johnson should allow a Brexit deal to be ratified this month, lessening the negative macro fears if prolonged.

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