Tag Archives: european banks

How low will they go?

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The dangerous interest-experiment by the European Central Bank This week, the area of negative interest rates in Europe was remarkably widened. While investors were just getting used to negative yields for government-bonds, on Tuesday german bank ‘Berlin Hyp’ set a new landmark. The relatively small bank became the first ever non-state borrower who issued an EUR-denominated debt (of 500 million …

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European Banks – a storm is brewing

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In the shadow of the broadly discussed fall in oilprices and the implications for stocks around the world, the problems of the european banking sector have been almost overlooked so far by the broader audience.  This is going to change soon. From Deutsche Bank to Credit Suisse, the shares of european banks are under immense pressure and there is no …

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