Irish bond yields broadly lower


Irish bond yields were broadly lower this afternoon as results from count centres showed the EU fiscal treaty referendum has been passed.


Short-term bond yields edged lower, with one-year yields back under 5 per cent, at 4.88 per cent, while two-year yields fell by almost 0.6 per cent to 6.829 per cent. 

Longer-term bonds saw a decline of 0.41 per cent for the yield on the eight year bond, with the nine-year showing a fall of 0.61 per cent, to 7.38 and 7.3 per cent respectively.