We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you'd like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page.
If you close this message or continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies on this devise in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.

Close

registration required

or
for more website access

This content can only be viewed by subscribers and registered users of Investors Chronicle.

Subscribe or register free today

Euro volatility under control

The ebb and flow of confidence in Europe was well-illustrated this week by a sudden spike in the price of Italian and Spanish debt, with a corresponding fall in yields for assets such as German bunds, and even Norwegian and Austrian bonds. The episode was caused by a combination of banking and political scandals in Italy and Spain, along with the inexplicable political rise of Silvio Berlusconi. But, fundamentally, with parts of the EU starting to return to growth, the currency bloc is in much better shape than this time last year.

registration required

visible-status-Standard story-url-Euro volatility 5 Feb 2013.xml

By Julian Hofmann,
06 February 2013

Print this article
Comments

Register today and get...

Register today and get...
Please note terms & conditions apply