BONDS
27 Feb
Bonds: Risk appetite bounces back, Italian political risks eyed
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These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

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24 Feb
Breakout for bonds and US dollar ahead, BofA-Merrill Lynch says
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Investors continued to rotate towards so-called 'inflation trades', ahead of a likely break-out in bonds and the US dollar, according to the widely-followed weekly tally of fund flows by Bank of America-Merrill Lynch.

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22 Feb
Bonds: French-German yield spread widens, Greek bonds jump

This is how the yields on some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign government bonds behaved:.

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22 Feb
Macron's lead over Le pen widens slightly
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French independent candidate Emmanuel Macron´s backing among voters ticked higher on Wednesday, as that for his Socialist contender Benoit Hamon slipped.

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22 Feb
Higher trade tariffs in US and abroad would be "very bad", Fed´s Williams says
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A top US central banker said the strength of the US economy called for gradual interest rate hikes over the next few years, while conceding that the new US administration´s economic policy choices might influence the appropriate pace of policy normalisation.

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21 Feb
Fed's Kashkari strikes dovish note
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A top US rate-setter struck a dovish note on Tuesday, saying there was room for a tighter jobs market.

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21 Feb
Don't take a March interest rate hike off the table, Fed's Harker says

An interest rate hike in March was possible, the president of the US Federal Reserve bank of Philadelphia said.

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21 Feb
French CPI gains fall short of forecasts in January
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The cost of living in France jumped in January amid strong gains for both food and energy prices but outside of those areas consumer price increases were subdued, economists said.

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21 Feb
Bonds: Gilts underperform, euro area periphery debt in focus
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These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

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20 Feb
Le Pen narrows Macron lead in polls, risk premium and volatility soar
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French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen managed to narrow the gap between her and front-runner Emmanuel Macron a little, the results of a new poll revealed, sending the country´s risk premium sharply higher - albeit on thin trading volumes - at one point during the session.

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20 Feb
Greece's lenders reach common position on requirements to finish bailout review
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Greece´s lenders reached a common position at the start of the week on what needed to be done in order to finish the country´s second bailout review and avoid new tensions in its financial system.

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17 Feb
Bonds: Fed´s Fischer strikes measured tone
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These were the movements in the yields of some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bonds:.

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15 Feb
Riksbank stands ready to intervene in FX markets, stays put on rates
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Sweden´s central bank warned it could still ease interest rates further to avoid a too rapid appreciation of the Krona - which might jeopardise its inflation target - and decided to prolong its authorisation for intervention in foreign currency markets.

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13 Feb
Bonds: Yields drift to and fro ahead of risk events, Greek debt hit
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These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

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13 Feb
Greek short-term bond yields jump on central bank chief's warning
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Short-term Greek bonds got pummeled after the head of the country's central bank warned that excessive delays in reaching an agreement with its creditors could lead to renewed funding pressures on Athens.

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10 Feb
Greek creditors to present deal framework to Athens on Friday
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Greece's creditors might present Athens with a framework agreement to break the current deadlock in negotiations over its bailout review, Bloomberg reported.

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