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Europe Week Ahead: Greek bond swap deal hopes in focus

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 02:31

Jan. 13 - S&P downgrade talk overshadows previously positive euro zone week.

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Mounting speculation that ratings agency standard improves as close to -- great civil eurozone countries sends shockwaves through financial markets. Stokes on the -- tumble. What safe haven course opened on -- This casts a shadow -- what had been an upbeat week in Europe. Following strong Italian and Spanish bond auctions. Looking ahead to next week attention will center on hopes of striking a bond swap deal on Greek debt the EU IMF ECB troika is due back in Athens from -- talks -- Tuesday. -- officials say that no immediate plans to force a deal on a lot to bondholders but time is pressing and without a second bailout. On the tensions could send peace and to default on March 20. A well received spot a spot in the speak animal makes Italian offering -- fueled hopes of an improvement in sentiment in the eurozone. But -- peripheral country has yet attempted to place long term debt this year that would change next week -- Spain sales ten year bonds. And politics you it was -- shuttle diplomacy also continues. Then leaders of France Germany and Italy hold on many summit and -- one Friday Elliott in the week Nicholas Sarkozy heads to Madrid for talks with spy on its prime minister up money I don't quite. And in the UK David common course Italy's Mario -- Fighting also marks the deadline for Europe's banks to tell regulators -- -- plans in the wake of the most recent non stress tests. Any triggering of Greek CDS could blow off by the hole in the books of some banks. Oil supplies are facing destruction on two fronts US allies in Asia and Europe are -- Washington's drive to cut between exports from Iran. Tehran itself is maintaining a defying stunts saying neither sanctions not assassinations of nuclear scientists will halt its atomic program. On oil workers in Nigeria are threatening to cut output and protects against ending of a popular fuel subsidy. The government struck the scheme from the beginning of the yield more than doubling crises at the pumps. I'm its -- of Barclays Capital says the balance of risk is shifting to the -- site. Stock of the before -- in issues ticked off. We would've said the details of this and on the -- a very very nice European debt crisis on one hand and chip from the Dakotas on the other hand. Your opened just attended a macro economy seems to be voting off the stable US economy is doing much much better. He sang my geo politics now which is in the forefront. Iran but that's not the only story in Nigeria and Iraq so they knew it over only upside -- prices from -- all -- up. That's all thought marriage and ascending -- every weekday for an update on all the big market trends and rivers. I'm -- you give of this facilitation.

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Europe Week Ahead: Greek bond swap deal hopes in focus

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 02:31