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Pimco’s Bosomworth Says Spanish Bonds Offer Good Relative Value

January 10, 2013

Spanish and Italian bonds offer better yields than other fixed-income assets and are worth keeping to receive the returns, according to Andrew Bosomworth, managing director at Pacific Investment Management Co.

“When you stack up some of these countries like Spain and Italy against the other alternatives in global fixed-income they are looking like pretty good yields,” Bosomworth said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse” with Francine Lacqua and Guy Johnson. “On a relative-value basis, I think this part of the world is worth investing in. If you sell it, where else do you go?”

Spain’s introduction of conditions that make debt restructuring easier, or so-called collective-action clauses, “are not going to make a major difference,” he said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Emma Charlton in London at echarlton1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Dobson at pdobson2@bloomberg.net


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