LONDON: As many as five euro zone countries from across the ratings spectrum will look to meet the seemingly-insatiable demand for government debt through bond auctions next week.
* On Tuesday, the Netherlands will tap its 10-year govwernment bonds maturing July 2029 for 1-2 billion euros.
* Later the same day, Germany will sell 800 million euros of inflation-linked bonds maturing in April 2023 and April 2030.
* Germany will return to the bond market on Weednesday with a 4 billion euro auction of its August 2029 bonds.
* Portugal could also hold an auction on Wednesday, Commerzbank analysts said. The country's debt agency has said that it will look to raise 1-1.25 billion euros from each auction this quarter.
* On Thursday, Ireland is scheduled to hold an auction, with details on tenor and size to be announced on Monday.
* Also on Thursday, Italy is scheduled for an auction of medium to long-term debt. Commerzbank analysts expect the country's debt agency to sell 6.5 billion euros of three-year, seven-year and 30-year debt.