EC president calls for urgent action on bailout mechanism, but analyst says it could be months before the EFSF is legally allowed to purchase government bonds on the secondary market
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On the face of things Italy’s economy looks to be the most robust of all the so-called PIIGS countries, but scratch beneath the surface and you find a worrying picture emerging
Despite the spectre of default that hangs over the European sovereign bond market the region’s insurers’ exposure to Greek, Irish and Portuguese (GIP) sovereign bonds is manageable and unlikely to have significant rating implications, according...
Credibility is key in crisis resolution and European authorities are failing to achieve, warns Miroslav Singer, the governor of the Czech National bank
MP and chairman of the investment committee at Evercore Pan-Asset says bondholders must reconcile themselves to taking losses in any restructuring plan for Greece and other troubled peripherals
Hedge funds and other sophisticated investors have been positioning themselves as sellers of volatility and correlation, despite recent global events. But some market participants are urging caution. Mark Pengelly reports
While the ongoing Eurozone sovereign crisis continues to dominate the macro picture, it is idiosyncratic risks that investors now need to watch out for. That is the view of Kevin Anderson, global chief investment officer for fixed income and currencies...
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