The election of an anti-establishment government in Italy sent investors fleeing and Italian government bonds (BTPs) witnessed record outflows earlier this year. Antonio Ruggeri, manager of the OYSTER European Corporate Bonds fund at SYZ Asset Management,...
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Five major economies
Economy to thrive despite global risks
Spike in fine wine markets
Return of volatility
We had a glimpse of the potential market implications of a more eurosceptic Italian government in recent weeks.
Monetary policy killed the market-based economy
Fell 15.6 percentage points
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Exporters to perform well
Before the Italian President Sergio Mattarella rejected the proposed eurosceptic finance minister Paolo Savona, many market commentators were saying that a yield of 2.5% for 10-year Italian sovereign bonds is a key level for the European Central Bank...
3% fall on Tuesday
Five 'radical' changes
Political leaders in talks
'We should now call this a crisis': Italian bond yields surge to highest since 2012 amid snap election fears
Government bond yields soar
Euro up against most major currencies
Political concerns remain
With the Catalan crisis stalled, for now at least, all eyes have been on political risk in Italy and some arduous deal-making in Germany. After Sunday's result, Italy is likely to lurch into some frenzied horse-trading, but where will Merkel's new coalition...