RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT DELIGHTED WITH PROGRESS OF DEBUT EUROBOND ISSUE.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 219
Russia has announced further details of its forthcoming eurobond issue, promising a yield of approximately 9.5 percent. The Russian government is understood to have been anxious to keep interest below 10 percent, so this is being seen in western financial circles as a significant achievement that will give Russia a psychological boost and improve its chances of raising further sums on international markets. (BBC World Service, November 21)
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