Covered bond market running from home

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By Bill Thornhill
30 Mar 2020

The covered bond market’s reputation for a being a close knit community has served it well during this difficult period with members staying in close virtual contact as they self-isolate at home. On the whole, the experience has proved positive, though it’s clear that some have found it difficult to separate work from play.

The covered bond market is probably one of the more civically-minded sectors of the capital markets and this essential character seems to have shone through during the coronavirus pandemic, according Luca Bertalot, secretary general of the European Mortgage Federation-European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC).

“For the past decade the ...

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