Beware European Key Risks: Godfrey
European risks that could imperil the U.S. stock market rally could come from Italy, Cyprus and Slovenia, Gemma Godfrey of Brooks Macdonald Asset Management said Thursday.
"There are still key risks that are out there," she said. "If we look at it from an economic standpoint, you've got the Italian election uncertainty, which obviously has a cloud over the market until they're able to push forward with reforms
"Secondly, Cyprus, although potentially we have moved on a stage, it has set a new precedent in terms of harsher bailout terms, which again could shake other countries going forward. And because they were so specific in their capital controls, again, that could create crack in the contract."
On CNBC's "Fast Money," Godfrey said that another concern comes from nonperforming loans in Slovenia, which have exceeded 20 percent.
That, Godfrey added, could require the small European Community nation to recapitalize its banks.
"So although small in size, these three different areas could shake markets over the next quarter," she said.
Godfrey said that the U.S. stock rally didn't tell the full story.
"I would actually say there are underlying signs of nervousness," she added, particularly in debt markets.
"For example, we are seeing risk aversion. CDS spreads, the cost of insuring periphery bonds, has risen. We are seeing outflows in the equity markets. The last week the European equities saw the largest outflow since August."
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