The french yield curve problem

Following our previous post on the USA yield curve inversion, we are going to evaluate the situation in other countries, starting with France. We can observe similar pattern on the recent interest rates for which there is an inversion, the long term rates are lower than the short term rates. However, we were not (yet) able to get historical data for all horizon. “Banque de France” is not releasing such information as of today.

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Do we have a yield curve problem? (made in USA)

It’s summer 2019, the so called “yield curve” inversion is on the news, a great (as usual) nytimes inforgraphics is explaining what is at stake, to make it short, it’s about prediction of economic future. The objective of these posts is to propose alternatives to these visuals and to extend to other countries such as France. As per NY Times, in A 3-D View of a Chart That Predicts The Economic Future: The Yield Curve :

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