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Yet again the Fixed Income markets have been driven around more by sentiment and fear than by facts

The press is dominated by the timing of any reduction or cessation in the Fed's current policy of open ended Quantitative Easing. That means that when any FOMC member makes an appearance than the first reporter's question seems to be always as to when the  Fed will be "tapering" it's current policy. It was only […]

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The Italian Crisis

Italy took centre stage yesterday after the inconclusive result from the general election. Price action in Italian Government bonds is certainly not positive for the markets. After an initial weak opening, domestic institutions took prices higher and yields lower after the initial re-pricing of the yield curve. The gradual selling throughout most of the day, […]

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