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LONDON, April 20 (IFR) The European Central Bank will begin buying corporate bonds at the end of this quarter, but many in the market believe it is buy canada goose jacket still yet to nail down the full logistics of a scheme that is fraught with danger.

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The Bank of England corporate bond purchase programme demonstrated the limits of sourcing paper solely in the secondary canada goose market. Launched in April 2009, it made a lacklustre 1.5bn of net corporate bond purchases by year end.

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They add that when the ECB launches the programme at the end of June, primary supply is expected to be more modest than at the start of the year. And with the European uk canada goose bond markets largely shutting up shop in August, the programme might not hit its stride until September.

ALLOCATION DRAMA Paul Suter, a fixed income trader at ECM Asset Management, said BAML lower estimate could still be difficult to achieve even if the ECB buys in the primary market.

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The fairness of corporate buy canada goose jacket cheap bond allocations is one of the most hotly debated issues in capital markets today, even without the added complication of large ECB orders thrown into the mix.

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borrower will always give preference to the bondholder who buys to hold to maturity and who will pay the tightest spread, and the ECB will win on both of these points, said a second syndicate banker.

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Such chunky allocations would likely provoke uproar from corporate bond fund managers, particularly if they felt the ECB did not make considered credit decisions before placing orders.

BETTING AGAINST THE BANK? The ECB originally appointed four executing asset managers to conduct its ABS purchase programme, which the first banker described as ECB officials recognising that they sufficiently out of their depth to make credit decisions.

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ECM Suter said that the ECB selection criteria are likely to open up many issues.

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Corporate bonds also have the added complexity of an adjacent credit default swap market, canada goose clearance sale something not present in European asset backed securities or Canada Goose Outlet covered bonds.

The BAML strategists note that for some names the ECB is expected to buy, bond and CDS prices have already disconnected since the March announcement.

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