HVB protection surges on downgrade

The cost of senior credit protection for the five-year debt of Germany's HypoVereinsbank (HVB) has surged nearly 30 basis points this week following a two-notch downgrade of its unsecured deposit and debt rating by Moody’s late on Wednesday.

Moody’s downgraded HVB to A3 stable from A1. Senior credit protection for HVB widened 5bp to 105bp-mid following the announcement, with subordinate protection widening 15bp to 210bp-mid. During the course of the week, the cost of protection continued to widen, reaching levels of 128bp-mid for senior and 260bp-mid for subordinate today. The cost of protection for other European banks remained stable. Five-year senior protection for Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank are currently trading at 40bp-mid

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