Europe’s equity-linked market stays risk-on after strong 2020

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By Aidan Gregory
04 Jan 2021

Rising equity markets, new lockdowns and a pick-up in M&A are expected to lead to a busy first quarter for convertible bond issuance in Europe, according to bankers.

European stocks have got off to a strong start to the new year, buoyed by the UK agreeing a trade deal with the European Union and the continued rollout of Covid-19 vaccines across the continent.

The FTSE 100 is up 5.6% year-to-date, while the Euro Stoxx 50 has ...

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