In the “it all ends happily ever after” view of capital markets, companies have spent a couple of productive years lowering debt levels and restructuring, and are now ready to grow, issue and acquire. Hence there is lots of work for everybody and mega bonuses are back.

Nice scenario but one that is not completely true if you believe Barclays Capital’s research team, who, being detached eggheads, think they will stay in a job whether the European corporate bond market’s golden 2003 continues into 2004 or not.

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