Bonds will continue to play a role for investors approaching retirement, says Skeet

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Bonds will continue to play a role for investors approaching retirement, says Skeet

Tim Skeet, Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group at RBS, discusses the 50th anniversary of the Eurobond market with Tanya Beckett, anchor for the BBC Radio 4 Today programme.

Economic Analysis

01 July 2013

In 1963, Autostrade, the Italian motorway constructor, became the first corporate to issue via a new security - the Eurobond. Tim describes the characteristics of the market at the time, defines the Eurobond and how it came about, the impact of the Euro and the different types of bonds currently available. Hear his interview about Eurobonds at 23 minutes 55 seconds into the programme.

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