TREASURIES-U.S. debt prices add to gains after Fed comments

NEW YORK, Oct 15 (BestGrowthStock) – Prices of U.S. Treasury
securities rose on Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve
Chairman Ben Bernanke in which he said high unemployment and
low inflation pointed to a need for a further easing of U.S.
monetary policy.

The benchmark 10-year Treasury note (US10YT=RR: ) rose 11/32
in price to yield 2.47 percent, down from 2.51 percent at
Thursday’s close. The 30-year Treasury bond (US30YT=RR: ) added
16/32 in price to yield 3.89 percent, down from 3.92 percent
late on Thursday.
(Reporting by Emily Flitter; Editing by James Dalgleish)

TREASURIES-U.S. debt prices add to gains after Fed comments