Bonds buoyed by Greek return as shares fizzle out

Apr 10, 2014, 7:09 AM EDT
Greece's stunning return to the bond market buoyed European fixed income assets on Thursday, enabling euro zone bond prices to strengthen and outperform flat equity markets.
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Greece's stunning return to the bond market buoyed European fixed income assets on Thursday, enabling euro zone bond prices to strengthen and outperform flat equity markets. Global equities had earlier risen after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting tempered concerns over future U.S interest rate rises, although those gains later fizzled out.
Background:
Bonds buoyed by Greek return as shares fizzle out [Reuters]
U.S. stock-index futures drop as investors watch earnings [Bloomberg]

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