- Just Say Nein: Bundesbank Rejects OMT (Again) (ZeroHedge, April 25, 2013):
The last few minutes have seen markets taking a decidedly negative stance. Led by FX carry, risk-assets in general are rolling over. Some attributed it to Bernanke waking the devil from his slumber:
- *BERNANKE SAYS VULNERABILITIES REMAIN IN FINANCIAL SYSTEM
but it appears that the decision of Germany’s Top court is the market-moving event:
- *BUNDESBANK REJECTS OMT IN OPINION FOR TOP COURT: HANDELSBLATT
Instantaneously EUR is tumbling, financials are dropping, and the ‘promise’ of Draghi’s tail-risk killer is perhaps being removed. Remember, the high court is due to vote in June on whether the ESM is constitutional under German law and this rejection of ‘OMT’ leaves that decision much more in limbo than the market was expecting.
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