Financial market developments

Quarterly Bulletin 1996 Q2
Published on 01 June 1996
  • International bond issuance rose sharply in the first quarter of 1996 and yields in major bond markets began to rise.
  • The rise in equity prices was interrupted in the first half of the quarter, but resumed by the end of March.
  • The sharp increase in turnover on derivatives exchanges may, like that in the first half of 1994, be a short-lived reflection of interest-rate uncertainties.

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