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Public sector borrowers: Sovereigns braced for bumpy ride despite smooth 2014

The eurozone economy is in a catatonic state, with falling growth and inflation expectations. But the oodles of liquidity in the system and an ever more dovish European Central Bank means the funding outlook is, on the face of it, strong for the currency bloc’s sovereign borrowers. However, an uncertain political environment, the risk of ECB measures backfiring and the reams of sovereign debt still held by domestic investors provide plenty of concern for 2015. Craig McGlashan reports.

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