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#Borrowing Costs

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One stunning Irish bond chart tells the whole story
# Borrowing Costs
# Borrowing Costs

One stunning Irish bond chart tells the whole story

Jan 21st 2014, 12:27 PM 15,916 Views 48 Comments

“What a ride…”

S&P downgrades Spain two notches
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

S&P downgrades Spain two notches

Oct 11th 2012, 7:54 AM 2,871 Views 23 Comments

Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut to just one level above “junk” grade debt – which could see Madrid’s borrowing costs skyrocketing to untenable levels.

S&P: Return to markets is promising - but we won't increase Ireland's rating
# Rain On Our Parade
# Rain On Our Parade

S&P: Return to markets is promising - but we won't increase Ireland's rating

Aug 2nd 2012, 1:33 PM 4,021 Views 13 Comments

The return to the bond markets is “an indication of progress”, it says – but the cost of borrowing is still way too high.

Germany rejects notion that Europe's bailout fund could buy Spanish debt
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Germany rejects notion that Europe's bailout fund could buy Spanish debt

Jul 28th 2012, 4:09 PM 3,333 Views 10 Comments

Despite promises, no green light has been given to any specific action.

Brussels and Berlin: 'No news' on potential Spanish request for bailout
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Brussels and Berlin: 'No news' on potential Spanish request for bailout

Jun 8th 2012, 1:13 PM 1,875 Views 25 Comments

Both the European Commission and the German government say Spain has not made a formal application for EU funding.

Spain: We're being frozen out of markets, and we need help now
# Spanish Economy
# Spanish Economy

Spain: We're being frozen out of markets, and we need help now

Jun 6th 2012, 9:36 AM 2,573 Views 34 Comments

The Spanish treasury minister says Spain “doesn’t have the market door open”, at a time it needs cash to help its banks.

Not for turning: Germany says eurobonds are 'completely inappropriate'
# Eurobonds
# Eurobonds

Not for turning: Germany says eurobonds are 'completely inappropriate'

Jun 4th 2012, 3:48 PM 5,814 Views 99 Comments

A spokesman for Angela Merkel has reiterated the Chancellor’s opposition to the pooling of eurozone debt, an idea gaining growing support among other eurozone nations.

'Super Mario' encouraged by drop in Italy's borrowing costs
# Italy
# Italy

'Super Mario' encouraged by drop in Italy's borrowing costs

Dec 29th 2011, 12:41 PM 1,149 Views 2 Comments

But Italy’s prime minister warned that the turbulence affecting his country and the wider eurozone is not over.

Cost of Italian borrowing falls
# Markets
# Markets

Cost of Italian borrowing falls

Nov 10th 2011, 10:15 AM 497 Views 13 Comments

The markets are looking a little better today.

Italian borrowing rates hit new high as shares fall across Europe
# Italy
# Italy

Italian borrowing rates hit new high as shares fall across Europe

Nov 7th 2011, 9:49 AM 383 Views 7 Comments

Uh-oh…