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Europe’s Debt Binge Is No Concern for Yield-Starved Investors

  • Danske sees governments raising 30 billion euros next week
  • Supply comes amid bumper demand in first sales of 2021
First Working Day Of 2021 In Paris Financial District
Photographer: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg

The insatiable hunt for yield will help snap up Europe’s latest wave of debt sales.

After Italy, Ireland and Slovenia racked up almost $200 billion of orders in their first syndicated bonds issues of the year, governments in the region including France and Belgium are slated to tap the market for another 30 billion euros ($36.8 billion) next week, according to Danske Bank A/S.