Eurozone sovereign CDS spreads widen amid continuing contagion fears


The cost of insuring eurozone sovereign debt rose in early morning trading on Monday May 17, despite falling substantially over the course of last week.

Data provided by CMA DataVision shows that at 10:00 BST today the cost of five-year credit default swap (CDS) protection on Greek sovereign debt stood at 634 basis points, up from 609.6bp on its May 14 close. CDS spreads also widened to 189.6bp from 179.8bp for Spanish sovereign debt, and to 263.6bp from 248.6bp for Portuguese sovereign debt

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: