30-Year TIPS Auctions With A Real Yield Of 1.003%, Highest In 2 Years

Summary

  • The real yield of 1.003% set the coupon rate at 1%, which is favorable for investors.
  • The inflation breakeven rate came in at 2.12%, up 28 basis points from a June 2017 auction of a similar term.
  • The market reaction has been mild; this TIPS generated weaker demand but the yield was close to estimates.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

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About Tipswatch

Author of Tipswatch.com blog, David Enna is a long-time journalist based in Charlotte, N.C. A past winner of two Society of American Business Editors and Writers awards, he has written on real estate and home finance, and was a founding editor of The Charlotte Observer's website.
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