Europe bonds as futures derivatives mature

instruments - bond index futures

The European government bond markets now clearly rank alongside the US government bond markets as an international safe haven for investment and a global source of liquidity.

It is not surprising that hedge funds are keen to be able to take positions in the marketplace as cheaply as possible to exploit any perceived opportunities, to benefit from anomalies in value.

Less price-sensitive investors, such as central banks and institutional investors, directly benefit from the liquidity that hedge