Investors call for SSA currency diversification

Currencies
By Craig McGlashan
17 Oct 2018

Supranationals and agencies will have to further diversify their funding away from the big two currencies of euros and dollars next year, investors have warned.

An unfavourable euro/dollar cross currency basis swap has led euro funders to shy away from dollars this year, while Italian political turmoil and the European Central Bank’s gradual wind down of its public sector purchase programme have made investors cautious in euros.

“We expect this to continue into ...

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