NEW YORK Jan 5 U.S. Treasury debt yields slid
on Thursday after data showed the U.S. economy created fewer
private sector jobs in December than market expectations.
The ADP National Employment Report indicated that U.S.
private employers added 153,000 jobs last month, below
economists' expectations for a job gain of 170,000.
In early morning trading, the U.S. 10-year note
was up 5/32 in price to yield 2.433 percent, compared with 2.452
percent late on Wednesday.
U.S. 30-year bond prices were up 2/32, yielding 3.042
percent, down from Tuesday's 3.048 percent.
U.S. two-year note yields were at 1.026 percent
from 1.234 percent on Wednesday.
(Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss; Editing by Chizu