Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Italian bonds halted a two-day drop and the nation sold €6.8 billion of debt, a sign of investor(...)

 The European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said on Tuesday that consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose by 0.2 per cent year-on-year in June . Photographer: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

(...). Under its money-printing quantitative easing scheme, the ECB is buying government bonds and other assets(...)

People line up at an ATM outside a closed Piraeus Bank branch, after the Greek government imposed capital controls at the country’s banks in Athens. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Euro zone stocks, low-rated bonds and the euro weakened on Tuesday as Greece looked set to default(...)

Almost three years have passed since Mario Draghi promised that the ECB would do “whatever it takes” to save the euro. All that followed has pushed the German faction in the bank to the limit but it may yet be pushed further still.  Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

(...) bonds of a stricken country in unlimited quantities – remain available upon request. The US Fed and(...)

Treasuries advanced with the yen and gold as the market fell and investors sought haven assets. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

(...) day. The yield on Irish 10-year bonds went to 166 basis points, having been below 160 late last week(...)

Spain’s economy   minister Luis de Guindos says Spain’s economy  is in good shape. Photgraph: Andrea Comas/Reuters

(...) beyond Greece to be hurt by all this.” The spread on Spanish bonds rose as markets opened on Monday(...)

A street vendor sells  flags in front of the Greek parliamnet in Athens. Photograph / Louisa Gouliamakilouisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

(...)’s safe have status in times of woe. But the interest on Irish 10-year bonds, the standard barometer of(...)

Jason Johnston: ‘Typically in a novel a key character will go on a journey of self-discovery, will have an arc which ends when they have learned something significant or become something different, become better in some way. Bond does no such thing.’

(...) done in very particular ways. These, together with Bond’s at times psychopathic levels of confidence(...)

 Puerto Rico govenor Alejandro Garcia Padilla

(...) debt restructure could be achieved via a voluntary exchange of existing bonds for new ones with a(...)

Anti-EU graffiti in Athens: banks in Greece are closed today, with no word on when they might reopen. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

(...) sovereign bonds to keep a country in the euro has never been put to the test. Weakened countries If the(...)