CFAL Global Market Review — April 2012

What do Slovenia, Italy, Czech Republic, Ireland, Greece, Denmark, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium, UK and Spain all have in common? The answer is they are all in recession. Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgraded Spain by two notches on April 26th in a sign of persistent investor concern over the stability of the Eurozone. The debt dynamics of Spain are rapidly deteriorating as the nation’s bond yields rise. The yield on Spain’s 10-year bond approached 6% in mid-April, renewing concerns that they may be forced to seek an international bailout. CFAL's Global Market Review — April 2012 provides an analyisis of recent trends in the global market...


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