Volatility means autumn deals only for needy
Increasing volatility across European markets means that equity dealflow in the autumn could be dominated by privatisation sales from countries needing to reduce their budget deficits and banks seeking to bolster their capital in response to investor concerns.
Volatility, as measured by the VIX index referencing the S&P 500, has spiked dramatically from 16 points at the end of June to 25.39 points in early Thursday trading an increase of 58.69%.
Current levels are edging closer to the 29 points reached in March this year when
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