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 […]

German yields at five-week highs as risk sentiment improves

By Abhinav Ramnarayan LONDON, July 24 : Germany’s government bond yields hit five-week highs on Tuesday as the potential for fiscal stimulus from China and strong corporate earnings from the United States boosted risk sentiment. Euro zone government debt has benefited from a flight-to-safety trade in recent weeks because of concerns around how trade tensions […]