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UniCredit bankers explore the rise of Germany’s Schuldschein market in Investment Europe

Both investor interest and corporate issue sizes in Germany’s famous private debt market – the Schuldschein market – are escalating at historic rates, say Jörg Stührwohldt and Rudolf Bayer, managing directors at UniCredit, writing in Investment Europe. Indeed, in the first 10 months of 2016, volumes have soared to more than €20bn, already touching record …

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BNY Mellon talks dollar demand in Global Banking & Finance Review

The summer of 2014 saw a real shift in the USD environment, with the catalyst for a sharp appreciation in the currency coming from USD from the European Central Bank’s (ECB) decision to introduce a negative deposit rate for the euro (EUR). Within days of its implementation, a rally began that subsequently saw the USD …

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Tradeweb data makes the front page of Il Sole 24 Ore, showing the extent of negative yields in euro-zone government bonds

Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore and its English-language spin-off, ItalyEurope24, have used Tradeweb data to illustrate the extent of negative yields in euro-zone government bonds. The data shows that, of the total volume of EUR 5,620,194,778,991.67 currently outstanding in euro-zone government bonds, EUR 2,622,768,401,323.00 (46.67%) are trading with negative mid-yields, as of close on Wednesday 18th …

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UniCredit bankers discuss the future of the Schuldschein market in Global Capital

Last year’s total year-end transaction volume of €19 billion was the latest in a string of big years for Germany’s Schuldschein market, and 2016 looks set for yet another strong showing, write UniCredit’s Jörg Stührwohldt and Rudolf Bayer in Global Capital. Certainly, demand for Schuldscheine is growing, with investors seeing the German note as a …

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