sentix Euro Break-up Index News

On this page we provide information about the latest development of the sentix Euro break-up Index. This indicator shows over time, how likely individual and institutional investors rate the probabilty of a breakup of the euro area (leaving at least one country) within 12 months time. Also it reflects which countries are particularly affected.

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Uncertainty over Italy remains

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On the face of it, investors' concerns about the Euro-Zone's continued existence remain stable. The sentix Euro Break-up Index rose from 8.8% to 9.8%. But from the perspective of the investors surveyed by sentix, the probability of a break-up of the Euro zone is only at the average level of the last 18 months. In detail, the focus remains on Italy.

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Quiet start to the year

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The euro zone is experiencing a quiet start to the new year. Although investors are worried about the global and Eu-ro-Zone economic outlook, this is not having a negative impact on their perception of Euro-Zone stability. The Euro Break-up Index fell slightly from 9.9 to 8.8 points. Perhaps this is also due to the relative calm on the Italian govern-ment debt front, where the sub-index for Italy is also falling.

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The shock eases

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Although the new Italian government is refusing to revise its draft budget and thus risk a further escalation with the EU Commission, investors are more relaxed about Italy's exit risk from the euro. Obviously, investors are counting on Italy ultimately to be disciplined by the capital markets in good time.

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Italian trouble

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The dispute over Italy's draft budget has now rekindled investors' fears that the euro zone will break up. The sentix Euro Break-up Index rose strongly from 8.9% to 13.2%. This is the highest level since April 2017. The sub-index for Italy jumps to 11.25%.

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Italy's planned new debt without consequences

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The Italian government's decision to further increase debt has caused enormous volatility in the markets. What is special about this is that investors do not expect this to have any impact on the stability of the Euro-Zone. The Euro Break-up Index even falls in September - including the sub-index for Italy!

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