People & Markets

  • Troika paranoia could hamper European recovery

    Troika paranoia could hamper European recovery

    The European Stability Mechanism stands ready to lend eurozone countries up to 2% of their GDP at negative rates — but in spite of the clear cost savings compared to market funding, countries have yet to take up the offer.

  • Australian govvies hit by climate challenge

    Australian govvies hit by climate challenge

    In a world first this week, 23-year-old student and Australian retail government bond investor Katta O’Donnell filed a legal challenge against the sovereign on Wednesday, claiming that the government does not do enough to disclose the risks of climate change to investors.

  • Rates market braces as historic EU funding task agreed

    Rates market braces as historic EU funding task agreed

    EU leaders spent 91 of the 120 hours available at their Special European Council, which concluded on Tuesday, thrashing out the bloc’s new €1.82tr budget — including the €750bn recovery fund — dubbed Next Generation EU.

  • TD Securities shakes up MTNs team

    TD Securities shakes up MTNs team

    TD Securities has appointed Matthew Jaconelli to head up its MTN and niche currency operations in Europe, taking over from Sameer Rehman, who will now focus on financial and corporate issuance.

  • People news in brief

    People news in brief

    Invesco changes fixed interest line-up — BofA makes Slowey equities head — NordLB hires two for DCM

  • Historic EU budget agreed to muted bond market reaction

    Historic EU budget agreed to muted bond market reaction

    EU leaders ended a marathon 91 hour summit early on Tuesday morning, having agreed a new €1.82tr budget for the bloc, including a much anticipated — and highly contentious — €750bn recovery fund to help member states fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

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