Italian bond auctions

No Trouble So Far This Friday the 13th

January 13, 2012

There’s a good buzz in the market about the success of recent European bond auctions.  More auctions today in Italy were well subscribed and resulted in lower yields.  The yields on 10-year German bunds, British gilts and Japanese JGBs slipped by four, two and one basis points. The Paris Cac, German Dax and British Ftse […] More

Sanguine Market tone Amid Data Deluge

November 29, 2011

Stocks and commodities are mostly higher, and the dollar has given back more ground.  Italian sovereign debt auctions fetched much higher yields but were mostly subscribed.  EU finance ministers meet today in Brussels ahead of the semi-annual leaders summit on December 9.  One piece of key unfinished business concerns the details over how to enlarge […] More