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6th February 2019

Special place in Hell? Surely not

Credit on a roll… We are barely six weeks into 2019 and we have an almighty squeeze occurring in spreads in the corporate bond market. Investment grade spreads have tightened 20bp (iBoxx index) while the solid support for the underlying has meant that we have already managed total returns of 1.5%. The high yield market, […]
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6th February 2019

Ring (ING) in the profits | Bank Capital Insights

Beauty in its simplicity… ING reported Q4 and fully year 2018 earnings on Wednesday morning and investors seem to like the simplicity of the underlying business model and overall ease in understanding the drivers of its earnings.  Net income for 2018 came in at EUR 4.7 billion (despite the EUR 775 million of regulatory settlement […]
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