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US Treasury ‘real yields’ about to eclipse inflation expectations

Bank of America gave a bullish revenue outlook as the second-largest US lender reported better than expected earnings, and Mexico’s opposition politicians helped defeat a radical energy reform bill backed by President López Obrador. Plus, the FT’s Eric Platt explains why real yields on US treasury bonds are nearing positive territory and what it means for other financial markets. 

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Fed policy tightening sends US ‘real yields’ to brink of positive territory

BofA offers rosy revenue outlook as lending rebound boosts results

Mexican president’s radical energy reform defeated in congress

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