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Eurozone Bonds Gain, Swiss Bonds Surge on Brexit Risks

On Wednesday eurozone government bonds were growing with risk-off German Bunds driving the way, as traders became cautious about how and when Britain will exit the EU.

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Swiss government bonds outperformed, reflecting risk-off requests in the euro territory.

European Council President Donald Tusk stated on Tuesday that he would suggest that the 27 other EU part states endorse a Brexit deferral until one year from now. In any case, a French political source said France was prepared to concede just a couple of days, precluding any augmentation past that.

German 10-year Bund yields were down 4.2 bps at minus 0.41 percent, a three-day low, with the remainder of the fundamental European nations likewise somewhere around 3 to 4 basis points.

Swiss government bonds were down the most by 11.4 basis points at minus 0.62 percent, following tumbling to a one-week low of minus 0.63 percent, as risk-off Swiss assets perform emphatically amid vulnerability.

Britain's Gilts were additionally tumbling, last by 5.3 basis points to 0.66 percent, having skidded to a one-week low of 0.65 percent prior.

Meantime, the ECB is about meeting on Thursday, yet most experts agree that the gathering ought to be a non-event, given that the national bank's arranged money related strategy boost is about to start soon, on Nov. 1.

The meeting will be Mario Draghi's last as president. He will be supplanted by Christine Lagarde, the previous head of the IMF, on Nov. 1.


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