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Wow! 0.25% for Italy! that is incredible.

Since it is only for 6 month, I guess the risk for the creditors is rather small, so the yield is then not so bad.

by rz on Wed Mar 4th, 2015 at 11:09:18 AM EST
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It's basically a bet that Varoufakis will agree to a new program in 4 months' time :P

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Mar 4th, 2015 at 11:10:50 AM EST
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I think the important event this that it only did rise vom 2.7 to 2.9 and not farther. so Greece can still get money.
by IM on Wed Mar 4th, 2015 at 11:11:40 AM EST
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Well if the ECB is buying and all governments try to reduce issuance of new bonds the result will look silly. It's official, there are no more sellers of bonds.
by generic on Wed Mar 4th, 2015 at 11:46:04 AM EST
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