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Tag Archives: Europe

Greek Deal reached – Bloomberg Flash | Insight Europe

Talks of last minute brakes on the deal from Pension cuts were also scotched as Ft and Bloomber also await news of the deal reached in Athens a few minutes … Continue reading

February 9, 2012

Dealing yourself Emerging market equities | Fund insight

Despite the seeming market opportunity for Global funds in Europe with yields recovered to a 3 month low and credit markets busy in the new year without a whiff of … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

ECB will keep monetary stance accomodative (More EUR 1 Tln firepower from the ECB?) | Insight Europe

Further rate cuts are not really an option though market economists believe a possibility of the same in March or April after the disorderly Greek default(Tom Vosa, Head of Market … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Averting a crisis: On your "Marks", Euro slide, and split…How Germans would like it!

Even as Italian bonds cross the rubicon and seemingly come back to a ‘safe’ 6.6% yield (that was the bottom, bonds are trading near 6.77%) , the only sovereign guarantee … Continue reading

November 11, 2011

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: S&P reaffirms AAA rating for France, Italy and Greece get new Premiers (Friday Report)

While not yet final, it is likely that EU Commish, Mario Monti will take up as leader of a new National unity government in Italy and another Euro ‘pioneer’ Greek … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

European Banks Recapitalisation: G20, IMF, CDS writing and the Debt crisis

The Spanish sun of course need helps to shine its banks. Three downgrades for the sovereign, three for the banks..(one still to come) The Italian sun, did not even get … Continue reading

November 6, 2011 · 5 Comments

European Bank Results Season: Deutsche Bank maintains Profits, revenues in gruff quarter (Q3 2011, $9.85bln revenues, $1.2 bln profits)

Despite losses of $300 mln on Greek bonds, mainly in he PCAM division, the bank overturned last years loss into a low ball but a clean profit. The bank can … Continue reading

October 25, 2011 · 4 Comments

Sometimes coalitions do fine | Advantage zyaada

Cameron, Vince Cable and the new Chancellor in London seemingly already have great pointers for their Aussie friends in the commonwealth and the Germans paring their trade deficit in Euroland. … Continue reading

September 5, 2010 · 1 Comment

European Bank results | And then there were none – Advantage Banks

After the whirlwind of regulation and the global credit squeeze resulting in countless bank failures in the US and UK, one expected only a few like Societe Generale and Spanish … Continue reading

August 4, 2010 · 1 Comment

Beating the Spanish recession? Learn the Santander way | Advantage zyaada

In a way more reminiscent of emerging markets though they have not seen many recessions, Banco Santaner continued buying its units in Latin America, having earlier last month bought off … Continue reading

July 12, 2010 · 1 Comment