Standard & Poor's (S&P) has launched a eurozone government bond index which will measure the performance of the developed European Union government bond market.
The index is made up of bonds issued by all those countries within the eurozone which are considered developed markets under Bank of International Settlements classifications.
Italy and Germany currently represent 45.1% of the €3.8 trillion total market value of debt in the index, which is market-value weighted.
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