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BOBL TECHS

(Z1) Outlook Remains Bearish

BUND TECHS

(Z1) Bearish Price Sequence Intact

INDIA

Bond Index Inclusion Boost Expected

FOREX

High Beta Currencies Pressured

EQUITIES

Defensive Start To The Week

OIL

Negative Start

BUNDS
BUNDS: German fixed income futures have edged higher in early dealing this week.
Schatz +0.015, Bobls +0.060, Bunds +0.13.
- The weekend saw ECB's Nowotny (one of the more hawkish ECB members) pointing
to a need for caution when the ECB finally embarks on its hiking cycle.
Elsewhere, Nowotny noted that he is unclear re: the duration of the current
economic volatility in Germany.
- Italy's Tsy minister attempted to play down worries re: recession over the
weekend.
- French President Macron stuck hid central reform agenda in an address made
over the weekend. 
- Also worth noting that political uncertainty is evident in Greece, with the
junior coalition party leaving the government over the weekend, with a
confidence vote in the government now scheduled for this week.
- Final Dec German CPI data is due Wednesday, with various ECB speakers due
throughout the week. The meaningful vote on Brexit will also draw attention, and
is scheduled for Tuesday.
MNI London Bureau | +44 0203-865-3809 | anthony.barton@marketnews.com