Pantheon Macroeconomics - The distortions in European fixed income markets have intensified following the initiation of the ECB's sovereign QE program. In the market for sovereigns, German eight-year bond yields are within a touching distance of falling below zero, and this week Switzerland became the first country ever to issue a 10-year bond with negative yields.

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10 Apr. 2015 Bond duration in the Eurozone is being crushed by sovereign QE

By Claus Vistesen

The distortions in European fixed income markets have intensified following the initiation of the ECB's sovereign QE program. In the market for sovereigns, German eight-year bond yields are within a touching distance of falling below zero, and this week Switzerland became the first country ever to issue a 10-year bond with negative yields.

Posted: 10th Apr 2015 in 'Eurozone Documents'

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