European Bond Market Preview 3/21

Discussion in 'Trading' started by TradeTheNews, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. TradeTheNews

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    - European government bonds closed higher in yesterday’s session as investors moved back into the safety of bonds upon the circulation of rumors of further problems in the sub-prime mortgage market.
    - With no major economic released in the Euro-Area, as well as no new supply, focus is likely to fall upon comments from the ECB’s Trichet due out at 4:00 ET.
    - Over in the UK gilts closed lower upon stronger than expected inflation data.
    - With no economic numbers, no speakers, and no new supply, focus in today’s session will fall solely upon the Bank of England minutes from the March 8 policy setting meeting. Minutes are due to be released at 5:30 ET.
    - Additional focus will fall upon the FOMC’s interest rate announcement, due at 14:15 ET. The FOMC is expected to leave interest rates unchanged at 5.25%.