From BlackRock: We are downgrading European sovereign bonds and credit to underweight as the second quarter begins. Richard Turnill explains, with the help of this week’s chart.
From BlackRock: With negative interest rates the norm in many countries overseas, there’s still a lot of misconceptions about what negative rates actually mean.
BlackRock’s Matt Tucker explores the disparities within the European fixed income market and offers his thoughts on where potential investment opportunities might lie.
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