November 5, 2012 2 Comments
All is relatively quiet in the eurozone these days – or at least that is what you might think, speaking to portfolio managers over the past few months. German chancellor Angela Merkel has visited Greece, Ireland has re-entered the bond markets and the ECB’s balance sheet is in play for Spain and Italy, so what is there to worry about?
Plenty. While the most disastrous possible risk – a complete, disorderly disintegration of the eurozone – has been greatly reduced by the ECB’s new bond-buying programme, Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT), the worst of the eurozone crisis is by no means behind us. Read more of this post