Wednesday, 24 April 2024

‘Extraordinary’ U.S. government debt may mean prolonged bond-market volatility

by BD Banks

Roughly $27.5 trillion of debt issued by the U.S. Treasury is in the hands of the public, more than twice as much as 10 years ago and over six times as much as 20 years ago. This fact may be one the biggest reasons why bond-market volatility has picked up, according to strategists and traders.