Eurozone bond yields plumb new lows after QE launch
ECB and national central banks start programme of buying govt bonds
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 - 5:50 AM
There were concerns, however, that Bundesbank could struggle to reach its monthly share of asset purchases as yields on short-dated German paper traded below the ECB's threshold of -20 basis points.
YIELDS on bonds of nearly all euro zone countries hit record lows on Tuesday, a day after the European Central Bank began purchases under a 1 trillion euro (S$1.5 trillion) programme to revive inflation and economic growth.