Friday, July 22, 2011

Greece: Fitch warns of ‘selective default’

by Bill McBride on 7/22/2011 08:49:00 AM

Here it is - no surprise. From Bloomberg: Fitch Ratings Says Greece Faces ’Restricted Default’ After New Debt Pact

Yields have fallen sharply this morning ...

The Greek 2 year yield is down to 25.7% (was above 39%).

The Portuguese 2 year yield is down to 14.9% (was above 20%)

The Irish 2 year yield is down to 14.7% (was above 23%).

The Italian 2 year yield is down to 3.6%. And the Spanish 2 year yield is down to 3.7%.

Here are the links for bond yields for several countries (source: Bloomberg):

Greece2 Year5 Year10 Year
Portugal2 Year5 Year10 Year
Ireland2 Year5 Year10 Year
Spain2 Year5 Year10 Year
Italy2 Year5 Year10 Year
Belgium2 Year5 Year10 Year
France2 Year5 Year10 Year
Germany2 Year5 Year10 Year

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