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Credit making hay while the sun shines

Credit sees off any Brexit uncertainty... We had a potentially massive few days ahead of us, but the third meaningful Brexit vote is looking increasingly unlikely that it is going ahead - and it was the most important event, in our view. The EU Council meetings on 21/22 March now comes into play in its significance as we look for any movement from the EU. Alas, nothing th [...]

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Will the German Mega Zombie Bank (GMZB) take off? | Bank Capital Insights

So, it is official - Two zombies may join up to form a mega bank Earlier this Sunday, both DB and Commerzbank officially confirmed that they are in exploratory talks about a potential merger.  It looks like the German government is happy to see the two banks combine and create a German national champion bank.  It will take a while before the exact merger details are known as [...]

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Half time – and it’s game on

Credit parties like it's... We're at the halfway stage for the month and just a couple of weeks away from the corporate bond market seeing out the first quarter - and in fine form. Unbelievable as it might be, we need a double-take at the performance it has delivered for investors, who had been very apprehensive going into the new year. Worry not. Deals have gushed as the [...]

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Wary markets

It ain't over just yet... This Brexit jig is anything but over. The EU should cut the legs off from under it and refuse an Article 50 extension because if we get no deal and no Brexit - it will only be 'for now'. There will be immense pressure for the UK to go for it all again once the political elite has dusted itself down, and it will thus be an albatross around the EU's n [...]

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Don’t Forget…Corporate Bonds expert Dr Suki Mann

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