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Profit taken on Long Italy and Short Spain 2-Year

Wednesday September 5th 2007

 
Following the trade idea presented on August 21st 2017 that was opened on the following terms:

Buy and go long               Italy   2-Year at -0.060%
Sell and go short              Spain  2-Year at -0.380%           Yield Gain +32 bps

We have taken profits and closed the trade:

Sell and return to flat      Italy   2-Year at -0.117%
Buy and return to flat      Spain 2-Year at -0.361%             Yield Loss +24 bps

This trade made a profit of 8bps or 25.0% return

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