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Dhara Ranasinghe

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. stimulus headlines give euro govt bonds worst day in 3 weeks

01 Dec 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

Corporate defaults a rising risk for 2021: Russell Investments global head of fixed income

01 Dec 2020

LONDON Corporate defaults are a growing risk for next year, although central bank stimulus and a COVID-19 vaccine will provide support, Russell Investments' global head of fixed income said on Monday.

UPDATE 3-Portugal 10-year bond yield nears 0% as periphery cheers brighter sentiment

25 Nov 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices)

European debt markets unfazed as stocks hit record highs

25 Nov 2020

LONDON Euro zone bond yields were a tad higher on Wednesday in a further sign that record-high stock markets are not enough to shift demand from fixed income markets supported by central bank stimulus.

Negative yields sweep across Europe's bond markets

19 Nov 2020

LONDON Europe's pile of negative-yielding government bonds is at its highest ever and looks set to grow as borrowing costs even in highly-indebted southern Europe head for sub-zero terrain as an unprecedented health crisis ravages the economy.

Analysis: Negative rate risk, QE overload may push central banks towards yield caps

18 Nov 2020

LONDON Central banks are delving further into their tool kits to help economies recover from the coronavirus - cue yield curve control, a form of pinning down borrowing costs that more countries might need to embrace in the months and years ahead.

ECB's cautious optimism on vaccine supports euro debt markets

13 Nov 2020

LONDON German bond yields continued to hold below this week's two-month highs on Friday, with sentiment in euro zone debt markets supported by a perception that upbeat news on a COVID-19 vaccine will not stop central banks from delivering more stimulus to prop up growth.

Give me a W, V, and a K: describing the post-COVID economic outlook

13 Nov 2020

LONDON What appeared to be a sharp V-shaped growth rebound from the first pandemic lockdown, now seems like a "W" -- these are among the myriad of letters and signs economists are using to describe the outlook for a world turned upside down by COVID-19.

ECB's cautious optimism on vaccine supports euro debt markets

13 Nov 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

UPDATE 3-German Bund yield pulls back from 2-month highs, ECB comments help

11 Nov 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices)

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