Dutch Deal Done
Holland entered the bond vigilantes' radar screens abruptly this weekend, following some vague rumbling that it may be downgraded if it doesn't get its deficit in order, and culminating with a cabinet collapse once the critical austerity deal was unable to be reached. Subsequently the cabinet resigned en masse. It seems it may have to be now reappointed en masse with headlines blasting that...
- DUTCH PARLIAMENT MAJORITY BACKS BUDGET DEAL, ANP REPORTS
The paradox is that in this market, in which more European turbulence is actually good for risk assets as it brings the inevitable next LTRO/easing event closer, any diffusion of Dutch tensions would be market neutral. Yup: enjoy the Constanza market.