U.S. Treasury yields drifted lower on Monday morning, with little economic data due out at the start of the week.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.617% at 3:50 a.m. ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dipped to 2.315%. Yields move inversely to prices.
TICKER COMPANY YIELD CHANGE %CHANGE
US3M U.S. 3 Month Treasury 0.018 0.013 0.00
US1Y U.S. 1 Year Treasury 0.051 0.008 0.00
US2Y U.S. 2 Year Treasury 0.155 -0.002 0.00
US5Y U.S. 5 Year Treasury 0.818 -0.01 0.00
US10Y U.S. 10 Year Treasury 1.618 -0.014 0.00
US30Y U.S. 30 Year Treasury 2.315 -0.018 0.00
The April Chicago Fed National Activity index, which tracks overall economic activity and related inflationary pressures, is due out at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard is set to make a speech on digital currencies at the Consensus by CoinDesk cryptocurrency and blockchain conference at 9 a.m. ET.
However, investor focus this week will be on the April personal consumption expenditure index, as a measure of inflation, which is due out Friday. Rising inflation has been a concern for markets, with fears that it might force the Fed to tighten its easy monetary policy.
Auctions are due to be held Monday for $57 billion of 13-week bills and $54 billion of 26-week bills.