02 Feb 2018
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US issuers were instrumental in making 2016 a record breaking year for Euro-denominated corporate supply . See previous comment US Euro corp supply to ease in 2017 despite busy start?
Largely thanks to higher US yields, the GER/US 10yr differential is ending the year at its most extreme level since the inception of the Euro, amplifying the allure of Euro markets for US issuers who do not swap the proceeds back to dollars.
But could that relative differential become even more extreme in 2017? Charts suggest they could where our technical team highlight the following;
IGM FX and Rates
31 Jan 2017
Between the inevitabilities of death and taxes one would like to hope there’s room for a comfortable, perhaps a long, retirement. Alas, the data on that possibility is rather depressing for an awful lot of Americans.