European bond markets reacted poorly to the no-committal anodyne ECOFIN meeting in Poland and the Berlin election result over the week end with the Bund yield predictably gapping lower on Monday. Credit markets followed suit with the iTraxx Senior Financials ending +24bp at 286bp and the SovX W Europe finishing +13bp at 338bp. But the moves lacked conviction and the jury is out as to whether the primary market will remain closed.
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