EURJPY Falters As ECB's Weidmann Suggests Savior Of Last Resort Won't Be There

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Speaking at the EuroFinance conference, the recently chatty Jens Weidmann makes it clear that expecting the ECB to save the day is not a good idea. His comments, via Bloomberg, were enough to crack EURUSD under 1.37 and take EURJPY below Friday's lows - dragging risk assets lower across the board.

*ECB'S WEIDMANN SAYS ITALY HAS `WORRYINGLY' HIGH DEBT BURDEN

 

*WEIDMANN: ECB MUST NOT SOLVE SOLVENCY ISSUES OF STATES, BANKS

 

*WEIDMANN SAYS MARKET FORCES HAVE `IMPORTANT DISCIPLINARY' ROLE

 

*WEIDMANN SAYS USE OF MONETARY POLICY FOR FISCAL NEEDS MUST STOP

Italian 10Y spreads are almost back to unch after being 11bps tighter at their best.

Chart: Bloomberg