With uncertainty in financial markets seemingly at an all-time high this year, structures highly correlated to the Vix volatility index have found favour with retail and institutional investors alike....
Investors hoped European leaders would finally provide clarity on their plans to resolve the Eurozone funding crisis at summit meetings in March. But the solutions offered have done little to dispel unrest...
Eurozone bail-out vehicle doesn't hurt existing bondholders, EC official argues
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The crisis in the Eurozone has created volatility for the continent’s primary currency, but a number of other currencies in Europe have benefited from investor demand for safe havens. The question now is whether this currency play has run its course...
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The global head of credit research and strategy at BNP Paribas, Robert McAdie, tells Credit developed market corporates will struggle to manage inflation in 2011
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Participants on a Credit Institute panel debate held in London argued that peripheral funding and inflation are the major challenges for the Eurozone
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