May 16, 2021

The Spanish risk premium opens unchanged, at 124 basis points

The Spanish risk premium opens unchanged, at 124 basis points



The Spanish risk premium has started the day today unchanged, at 124 basis points, after the performance of the national 10-year bond has also opened without variation, at 1.401%.

On the other hand, the yield of the German ten-year bond -difference that with the Spanish measures the risk premium- has started the day at 0.158%, compared to 0.166% that marked yesterday.

In this way, the Spanish risk premium, which rose seven basis points yesterday, opens unchanged a day in which the Spanish Treasury celebrates the first auction of 2019.

The Treasury expects to sell up to 5,750 million euros in bonds and obligations of the State and debt indexed to inflation.

In the rest of European countries considered peripheral, the Italian risk premium has started to rise, at 257 basis points.

The country risk of Portugal has added one, up to 156 basis points, like that of Greece, which has risen to 423.

The debt default insurance ("credit default swaps"), amount that must be paid to guarantee an investment of ten million dollars, have been maintained for Spain at 121,460 dollars, and for Italy, at 246,930 dollars.

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