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Russian Finance Minister sells 10bn roubles of OFZ bonds, average yield 13.5pc MOSCOW: Russia's Finance Ministry sold 10 billion roubles ($160 million) of OFZ treasury bonds at auction on Wednesday at an average yield of 13.5 percent.The OFZ bonds mature in January 2020. It was the second week in a row that the Finance Ministry sold all of the bonds on offer, reflecting stronger demand.The ministry has seen better bids at its weekly bond auctions recently after being forced to cancel many auctions last year due to market turbulence linked to the Ukraine crisis.Copyright Reuters, 2015


Gilts track US Treasuries higher after Fed's Yellen speaks LONDON: British government bond prices rose strongly on Tuesday, tracking U.S. Treasuries higher after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested it could be months before the U.S. central bank raises interest rates.At 1633 GMT the 10-year gilt yield was down around 4 basis points on the day at 1.76 percent, wiping out Monday's rise, with much of the move following Yellen's testimony to U.S. politicians.The Fed boss said her policy-setting commmitee would start to consider ...

Thailand's CP All plans $552mn bond issue to refinance debt BANGKOK: CP All PCL, Thailand's largest convenience store chain, said on Tuesday it plans to raise 18 billion baht ($552 million) through a bond offer in March to refinance existing debt and reduce interest expenses.CP All, controlled by billionaire Dhanin Chareavanont's Charoen Pokphand Group, is the retailer with the most net debt in Southeast Asia as it took on a $5.8 billion loan two years ago to finance the takeover of cash-and-carry wholesaler Siam Makro.CP ...

JGBs edge higher, bolstered by solid 40-year sale TOKYO: Japanese government bonds firmed on Tuesday, bolstered by solid demand at a 40-year auction.The Ministry of Finance sold 399.5 billion yen ($3.35 billion) worth of 40-year JGBs with a 1.7 percent coupon at a highest accepted yield of 1.550 percent. Bids totalled 1.3572 trillion yen, so the bid-to-cover ratio rose to 3.40 times from the previous 40-year sale's 3.18, indicating stronger demand.The yield on the 10-year cash JGB inched down half a basis point ...

Ukraine bonds fall to 40 cents in dollar as sell-off grips LONDON: Russian and Ukrainian sovereign bonds sold off heavily on Monday, with the latter now trading around 40 cents in the dollar as continued fighting in eastern Ukraine raised fears for both credits.The violence, and sanctions imposed for Russia's role in it, have exacerbated economic problems caused by falling oil prices, with Moody's cutting Russia's rating to junk late on Friday.In Ukraine, the fighting is pushing the domestic economy deeper into recession and is delaying ...

India central bank says conducted bond switch for 88bn rupees MUMBAI: The Indian government bought back 88 billion rupees ($1.42 billion) of bonds maturing in the fiscal years 2015/16 and 2016/17 and sold an equivalent amount of bonds maturing in 2026/27, 2030/31, the central bank said in a release on Monday.The so-called bond switch programme is being conducted by the government to reduce the burden of bunched-up bond redemptions in the short term. The switch was done on Feb. 18 with a commercial bank, the ...

Russia 5-yr CDS rise to one-week high after Moody's cut to junk LONDON: Russian debt insurance costs rose on Monday in the credit default swaps (CDS) market after Moody's became the second ratings agency to cut the country's sovereign rating to junk.Data from Market showed five-year CDS raised 31 basis points versus Friday's close to a one-week high of 524 bps.Moody's downgraded Russia's sovereign rating to Ba1 from Baa3, citing the impact from the Ukraine crisis as well as the steep fall in oil prices and the ...


 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyDecember
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $16.137 bln