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Weekly Eurozone Watch, December 28, 2012

Posted By Global Macro Monitor On December 28, 2012 @ 6:00 pm In Think Tank | Comments Disabled

Key Data Points
German 10-year Bund 7 bps lower;
France 8 bps wider to the Bund;
Ireland 8 bps wider;
Italy 9 bps wider;
Spain 7 bps wider;
Portugal 7 bp wider;
Greece 7 bps wider;
Large Eurozone banks weekly change,  0.22 to -3.0 percent;
Euro$ up 0.22 percent.

Comments
- Mario Monti announced he will run as a full-blown prime ministerial candidate in the Italian elections;
- German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaking on the Eurozone crisis, “I think the worst is behind us”;
- Spain’s house prices are expected to fall another 30 percent over the next decade;
- Ireland’s house prices rose at the fastest pace in six years;

Source:  Guardian [1] and Telegraph [2]

Dec28_Monti [3]

We are not thinking of asking the European Central Bank to intervene and buy bonds in the secondary market…But we can’t rule it out in the future.

– Mariano Rajoy,  Prime Minister of Spain

WEW_Spread_YTD [4]

WEW_Bank_Week [5]

WEW_Spread_YTD [6]

WEW_Bank_YTD [7]

 

WEZ_Yields [8]

WEW_EuroFX [9]

(click here [10] if charts are not observable)

 


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[1] Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/dec/28/eurozone-crisis-french-gdp-fiscal-cliff

[2] Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/debt-crisis-live/

[3] Image: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/dec28_monti/

[4] Image: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/wew_spread_ytd-4/

[5] Image: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/wew_bank_week-4/

[6] Image: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/wew_spread_ytd-5/

[7] Image: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/wew_bank_ytd-5/

[8] Image: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/wez_yields-9/

[9] Image: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/wew_eurofx-4/

[10] here: http://macromon.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/weekly-eurozone-watch-26/

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