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A call by the Bank of Namibia last week to seek N $ 2.1 billion for the state attracted N $ 4.2 billion, the central bank said on Wednesday. This amount is double what the bank was looking for and presents an economic scenario where there is more money looking for long term and risk …

T-bill yields, which have been rising steadily since the yield ceilings were lifted in mid-September, are expected to stabilize in the coming weeks, after the central bank decided to hold key rates for the week. latest, likely bringing an end to the mad rush in government bond yields, according to ICRA Lanka Limited. Yields on …

Chancellor Rishi Sunak plans to cut 5% value added tax rate on household energy bills, which would allow Boris Johnson to pay so-called ‘Brexit dividend’ and help families get through a difficult winter. Some Tory MPs have called on Sunak to cut the VAT rate in his Oct. 27 budget to show the government is …

Stocks surged globally on Friday at their best in five months as strong U.S. corporate performance fueled optimism about the economy, although oil prices at three-year highs kept risks down. inflation and increased government bond yields. U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs Group was the latest on Wall Street to beat market expectations when it announced …

Trading in treasury bills began yesterday on the secondary market of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, ending a wait of more than a decade and creating yet another investment tool for retail investors relying solely on stocks and mutual fund. Some 222 government bonds, with a combined value of Tk 55,000 crore, were listed on the …

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses reporters during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 23, 2021. Élisabeth Frantz | Reuters The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation to raise the US debt limit, the latest legislative hurdle to avert a very first national default that is otherwise …

(Adds Toomey’s office) By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Oct.11 (Reuters) – The US Treasury is held hostage by Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s efforts to shut down a Russia-Germany gas pipeline, blocking critical appointments as the federal debt limit remains an urgent issue, according to reports. White House officials and Democrats in Congress say. Only four confirmed …

The stock market has been keeping investors on their toes lately, and Friday was no exception. After spending much of the morning in positive territory, most of the major market benchmarks retreated in the early afternoon. Starting at 12:30 p.m. EDT, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^ DJI) was down 6 points to 34,749. …

US Treasury yields edged down on Thursday, but the 10-year rate remained above the 1.5% mark as investors remained focused on jobs data. The benchmark 10-year Treasury bill yield fell less than a basis point to 1.516% at 3:45 am ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bill fell less than a basis point, falling …

The federal government is about two weeks away from being unable to pay its bills – and that could delay benefit payments to tens of millions of retirees, Medicare and Medicaid claimants, and many more receiving treasury checks American. Republicans in Congress are blocking Democrats from raising the federal borrowing limit, which could lead to …