Tag Archives: Eurozone

Are sovereign bond-backed securities the key to financial stability within the Eurozone?

Bond Vigilantes 12/03/2018  

Creating a Eurozone-wide safe asset and thus diversifying sovereign risk within the currency union without the need for sovereign debt mutualisation – sounds like having your cake and eating it,… Read more »

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Angela Merkel’s Pyrrhic victory

Bond Vigilantes 25/09/2017  

And they say German elections are boring… As the preliminary results are in, here are our three key takeaways. (1) Merkel goes fourth First things first, as expected Angela Merkel… Read more »

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Cracks in the reflation trade

Bond Vigilantes 06/04/2017  

It is hard to remember a time when there was so much disagreement around the outlook for corporate bond markets and risk assets. Some investors remain sceptical about the underlying… Read more »

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Eurobonds: one bond to fund them all

Bond Vigilantes 04/04/2017  

The German federal election in September still seems far away. However, for the first time in years, it appears possible that Angela Merkel could actually lose the election. Martin Schulz,… Read more »

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Poor old ECB. Damned if it does, damned if it doesn’t.

Bond Vigilantes 08/12/2016  

The votes are in and it’s pretty unanimous. Despite Mario Draghi’s best efforts to persuade otherwise, the market is clear that today’s announcements are tantamount to tapering. Frankly anything less… Read more »

10 years of the M&G Bond Vigilantes blog. A new book and fundraising for Cancer Research UK.

Bond Vigilantes 10/11/2016  

Today is the 10th anniversary of the Bond Vigilantes blog.  Here’s a look back at the incredible changes to bond markets…Read more »

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