Wednesday , May 23 2018

Banking

Bank of Russia sees bigger challenge than rates for lenders

  Bloomberg Preoccupied by ultra-low interest rates in much of the industrialized world, the financial industry risks being blindsided by an even bigger challenge, according to Russian central bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina. “Banks could fall into a trap,” Nabiullina said at a conference in Kazan, capital of Russia’s republic of ...

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Australia sells $5.8 billion of 30-year debt in record deal

  Bloomberg Australia’s government sold its biggest-ever bond, raising A$7.6 billion ($5.8 billion) in a debut offering of 30-year securities. Yields on benchmark 10-year debt jumped to the highest since June. “The eventual size was slightly larger than we expected, but does show good demand,” said Roger Bridges, chief global ...

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