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Greece welcomes 5-Year bond yield, “exceeded all expectations”

The yield on Greece’s new five-year syndicated bond issue was set at 3.6 pct as the bookbuilding process closed on Tuesday afternoon, local and international media report. the issued bond is the first since the country exited the bailout program in August 2018. Bids for the Greek bond exceeded 10 …

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Greece announces “Return to Bond Markets”, aims to raise €4.03billion

The much anticipated return to the bond markets is on. Greece’s government is returning to the financial markets for the first time since 2014. The bond sale started at 1 p.m. Monday noon July 24th. 2017. The government aims to raise some 4.03 billion euros from the auction, while the …

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IMF’s Lagarde: “Greece is heading in the right direction”

Long time not seen and heard! Christine Lagarde, chief of International Monetary Fund. However on the historic occasion of the oversubscribed Greek bond and Greece’s return to the international borrowers, Madame Lagarde made a statement. “Greece is heading in the right direction,” Lagarde said without much enthusiasm and reminded cheering …

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Traders queue for Greek bonds: €3 billion at 4.95% yield

Greece raised 3 billion euro at 4.95% yield from the 5-year bond, Greek media report on Thursday,  short after the sale was concluded. “The success is beyond expectation” media comment noting that the bids submitted by 550 traders were over 20 billion euro. The deals book closed at 11:30 a.m. …

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Greece returns to markets with 5-year bond

Are we? Aren’t we? Will Greece issue a long-term bond on Wednesday and return to the markets after four years spent in Troika’s deep freeze? Several Greek media claim  this morning  that a 5-year bond has already been launched  and that the borrowing interest would be 5.25% and total worth …

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Greek FinMin Statement: Bond Maturing May-15 Will Be Paid

“Greece will pay the bond that matures on May-15, including interest rates” the finance Ministry said Tuesday in a statement. “This bond is part of bonds amounting 6.4 billion euros that were not offered to participate in the Greek Bond Swap (PSI) by their holders. The decision was carefully taken after thorough …

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Greek Caretaker PM Meets President on “Issues that Urgently Need to be Addressed”

Caretaker Prime Minister and ex-banker  Lucas Papademos visited President Karolos Papoulias on Friday afternoon amid signs that the forming of a coalition government after May-6 elections seems difficult if not impossible. “I came to brief you about the developments in the economy and the international markets as well as about economic and foreign …

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