Country Risk Blogs

ECB Pushing On A String

Hamstrung by a restrictive mandate that prevents discretionary intervention, the European Central Bank (ECB) has, in recent years, been forced to exploit loopholes in its statute and adopt a gritted...

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Rising Bond Yields In Emerging Markets

Since the end of the global recession in 2009, yields on emerging market bonds have headed ever lower, with historical lows recorded earlier this year in Poland, Mexico, Turkey and South Africa.  In...

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