Christian Kopf, head of fixed income at Union Investment, speaks to Burhan Khadbai, head of content at OMFIF’s Sovereign Debt Institute, about the difficult market conditions European public sector borrowers face.
Kopf outlines the macro environment for fixed income and the rate hiking cycle, deteriorating liquidity and high volatility for European government bonds, and why he sees an opportunity for certain supranational and agency borrowers. Kopf also gives his thoughts on the sterling bond market and why it will take time before confidence is restored following the chaos of the controversial mini budget. This podcast was recorded on 1 November.
recorded – 1/11/2022