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Market weekly – Eurozone interest rates are near the bottom (podcast)

Eurozone interest rates are “at the floor” of the short end of the government bond yield curve, pushing investors towards the longer end as they seek areas in fixed income that can still offer an attractive yield. Olivier de Larouziere, global head of multi-strategy group – fixed income, talks to chief market strategist Daniel Morris about the opportunities in the asset class.

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