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Is the Eurozone facing a turnaround in interest rates?
Is the Eurozone facing a turnaround in interest rates?
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Is the Eurozone facing a turnaround in interest rates?

Eurozone government bonds have ensured very good performance returns in the past years. The asset class has benefited from the zero interest rate policy and the very expansive monetary policy of the European Central Bank. In recent weeks the prices of bonds from Eurozone countries have gone through a correction, above all German government bonds. […]

Light and shadow
Light and shadow
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Light and shadow

The environment has become a bit brighter in the past weeks. In addition to the improvement of the economic environment in the Eurozone and Japan, more and more central banks loosened their monetary policies. For example, on 12 February the central bank of Sweden (Riksbank) surprisingly cut its key-lending rate to -0.1% and announced to […]