Bund Plunge Protection Team To The Rescue (Again)

Submitted by Tyler Durden

If there is one thing more faith-in-central-planning-destroying than a drop in equity prices, it is a collapse in bond prices.

Last week, when Bunds (and Treasuries) collapsed (with 10Y Bund yields spiking up to 75bps), there was a sudden appearance of a deep-pocketed buyer of last resort that rescued bond yields lower (and squeezed stock prices higher).

Today, after overnight carnage, Bunds (and Treasuries) are once again mysteriously aggressively bid into the US open

Bund Plunge-Protection-Team To The Rescue

Charts: Bloomberg

However, it doesn’t seem to be having the same effect this time…

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