No stopping Italy’s bond rally as yields tumble to one-month lows

By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON, Sept 7 : Italy’s borrowing costs fell to one-month lows on Friday, setting up the bond market for its best week since June thanks to easing concern over fiscal largesse from the new anti-establishment government. Short-dated Italian bond yields have fallen more than 50 basis points this week after reassuring comments […]

Italy yields slip off 3-mth highs as ministers play down spending plans

By Virginia Furness and Abhinav Ramnarayan LONDON, Sept 3 : Italian bond yields came off three-month highs on Monday after key figures from the country’s anti-establishment government seemed to play down the chances the country would outline a 2019 budget in breach of European Union spending rules. It was a volatile day for Italian bonds […]

South African bond selloff resumes as Turkey contagion stokes local risks

By Mfuneko Toyana JOHANNESBURG, Aug 24 : South African bonds suffered twice the outflows of the next worst-hit emerging market at the height of the Turkey crisis as foreign investors scrambled to reduce volatility in their portfolios against a backdrop of rising economic risk. Even with forward markets now heavily pricing in interest rates hike […]