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Italy Bond Risk Soars To 3-Year Highs As Youth Unemployment Tops 40%

The last 4 months have seen something ‘odd’ happen in Europe’s periphery. Sovereign ‘risk’ has conspicuously (and rationally) risen as macro-fundamentals have deteriorated – something that we have not seen since Draghi’s 2012 “whatever it takes” moment. For the first time since June 2015, Italian youth unemployment has risen above 40% and notably, Italian bond […]

Italian Debt-To-GDP Worst Since Mussolini / By Tyler Durden / August 6, 2013, 09:13 -0400 With Italy’s sovereign bond yields hovering at 3 year lows, one could be forgiven for falling for the constant stream of gibberish from EU leaders that the worst is over. However, aside from the ‘promised’ OMT foot on the wind-pipe of non-domestic bond vigilantes (fighting […]

In Aftermath Of Italy Vote, JPM Says To Short BTPs With 5% Target “In The Coming Days” / By Tyler Durden / February 26, 2013 In the aftermath of yesterday’s hung parliament Italian vote, we said that at least in retrospect, JPM had made it very clear that should the current outcome materialize then at least according to the house of Morgan, one should sell Italian bonds. Sure enough, the same analyst Gianluca […]