Eurozone CDS spreads continue downward trajectory

Risk perceptions on peripheral eurozone sovereigns tightened today, continuing the steady decline that began early last week. Among the biggest movers over the period since January 10 have been the countries at the centre of the eurozone crisis: Ireland and Greece. Spreads for a five-year credit default swap (CDS) on senior Irish government debt fixed at 680 basis points at close of play on January 10, according to market data specialist Markit. At close of trading yesterday they had tightened t

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