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2nd December 2020

🎄 Seasonal greetings, indeed!

MARKET CLOSE:
iTraxx Main

46.7bp, +0.5bp

iTraxx X-Over

250.7bp, -0.6bp

🇩🇪 10 Yr Bund

-0.52%, unchanged

iBoxx Corp IG

B+102bp, -0.5bp

iBoxx Corp HY

B+362bp, -4bp

🇺🇸 10 Yr US T-Bond

0.95%, +2bp

🇬🇧 FTSE 100

6,460, +75

🇩🇪 DAX

13,313, -69

🇺🇸 S&P 500

3,664, +2

The going’s about to improve…

We’re off to a flying start for December. The headline US equity S&P index is less than 1.5% from 3,700 and sits at around its record levels, poised for a tilt at that summit. All markets are being dragged higher because of it. Credit tighter. Commodities likely higher as macro recovery gathers pace. Even Bitcoin will be better bid at its own heady levels.

The Dow will look to break through 30,000 again. Most European markets are back in the black for the year (despite some weakness on Tuesday), just as the FTSE outperforms on Brexit hopes and the macro recovery benefits the international flavour of the earnings bias the companies in the index generate.

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