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Those attempting the widowmaker trade - shorting Japanese Government Bonds - continue to get...

Those attempting the widowmaker trade - shorting Japanese Government Bonds - continue to get carried out, the 10-year JGB yield touching a multi-year low of 0.72% overnight. Bond yields in Japan have looked ridiculous for years, but with so little negative carry now, it's hard to come up with a reason not to bet against them. Yes, there are ETPs for that: JGBD, JGBL, JGBS, JGBT. (see also)
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  • Tres Knippa
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    I think a better way to make this trade is in the options. Option IV is very low in JGB options and have been for some time. Happy to share ideas in executing this option trade.
    29 Nov 2012, 03:29 PM Reply Like
  • geo.kid
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    Love to hear you expound on this idea
    30 Nov 2012, 03:12 AM Reply Like
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