English translation: (credit) spreads

French term or phrase:spreads
English translation:(credit) spreads
Entered by: Constantinos Faridis (X)

13:35 Apr 7, 2011
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Investment / Securities
French term or phrase: spreads
At the tail end of this sentence, there seems to be a contrast between 'spreads de crédit' and 'spreads.' Can anyone tell me what's implied, what type of 'spread' does not need a modifier?

Thanks in advance!

"Sur le marché du crédit, le bêta va être affecté par la remontée des taux, et même s’il reste encore de bonnes perspectives sur le high yield, la performance globale de la classe d’actifs (investment grade + high yield) sera en retrait par rapport aux deux précédentes années qui bénéficiaient, il faut bien le reconnaître, d’une configuration idéale : des baisses de taux, un cycle de deleveraging intense, des spreads de crédit élevés … et des spreads en baisse."
Stephanie Mitchel
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agree  joehlindsay: Or more specifically 'bond yield spreads' but in professional finance just the term 'spreads' is fine and will be understood. Narrowing bond yield spreads are considered an important indicator of a recovering economy by economists and financial folks.
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