Big Bang is Clearly in Play – Dominoes Starting to Fall in Debt Markets

by Martin Armstrong
Armstrong Economics

Just in case if you have not seen this, Big Bang is clearly in play. The dominoes are starting to fall! Obviously, bearish for the Euro broader-term, but will be interesting to see how the peripheral debt trades tomorrow.

The ECB Press release emerged on a waiver of collateral regarding Greek Bonds. The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) lifted the waiver affecting marketable debt instruments issued or fully guaranteed by the Hellenic Republic. The eligibility of Greek bonds used as collateral within the Eurosystem for reserves as monetary policy have suddenly, yet not surprisingly, been granted a waiver. This Waiver (suspension) is in line with existing Eurosystem rules, since it is currently not possible to assume a successful conclusion of the program review.

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