Key Data Points
German 10-year Bund 8 bps lower;
France 6 bps tighter to the Bund;
Italy 10-year 1 bps wider;
Spain 1 bps wider;
Belgium 3 bps tighter;
Portugal 11 bps tighter;
Ireland 19 bps tighter;
Greece 35 bps tighter;
Large Eurozone banks down 0-5 percent;
Euro$ down 0.51 percent.
Belgium, Ireland, Portugal, and Greece 10-year yields at lowest weekly close of the year;
Citigroup revises down the probability of Greece leaving the eurozone;
Christine Lagarde and Wolfgang Schäuble+Olli Rehn disagree on austerity;
EU wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
The union and its forerunners have for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.
– Norwegian Nobel Committee
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