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Tag: Eurobonds

  • Tuesday, June 14th 2016 - 12:04 UTC

    ECB purchases 348bn Euros of corporate bonds in the first three days

    The ECB added investment grade, non-bank corporate bonds to its asset-buying program from June 8 to make borrowing cheaper

    The European Central Bank bought 348 million Euros of corporate bonds in the first three days of such purchases last week, it said on Monday, as part of its 1.74 trillion Euro scheme to revive growth and inflation. The figures are at the upper end of analyst predictions, indicating a strong start for the program and suggesting that the ECB was keen to show it can buy significant volumes.

  • Monday, August 15th 2011 - 23:43 UTC

    Soros backs creation of Euro bonds to solve Euro debt crisis; Germany rejects idea

    Billionaire investor Soros: bonds would be guaranteed by the 17 Euro countries

    George Soros has backed “Eurobonds” - joint debts of the 17 Euro zone members - to solve the Euro zone debt crisis. Speaking to the BBC, the billionaire investor said if European leaders fail to keep the Euro together, there would be a “really serious global calamity”.