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by S BIRRUNTHA / photo by TMR FILE THE Malaysian government bond yield curve (AMS) for the four-year to 30-year curve jumped 1 basis point (bps) to 15 bps month-to-month in late May due to a foreclosure National Complete which was announced on May 28. Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC) said the long-term yield curve …

Secretary Yellen on Wednesday asked Congress to extend a July deadline to repay part of the federal debt. Without an extension, she warned of a “catastrophic” default that could hurt economic recovery. Some in the GOP have signaled that they want spending cuts in exchange for an increase in the debt ceiling. See more stories …

On June 22, the Ministry of Finance placed national government debt obligations of UAH 8.3 billion and US $ 112 million. The finance ministry said so in a statement, the Ukrainian news agency reports. The Ministry of Finance offered investors six issues of securities in national currency and one issue in foreign currency. The period …

New Jersey unions owe up to $ 57 million from the Peruvian government after stiffening their pension funds on unpaid land reform bonds, and now Congresswoman Carol Murphy (D-Mount Laurel) is on their case. A Murphy-sponsored resolution was passed today with bipartisan support, urging the U.S. trade representative to take corrective action. “For decades, a …

For Gaylord Perry, today’s pitcher’s mound would be a candy store. Perry was a gifted pitcher in the 1970s and later a Hall of Fame inductee, but he was also a notorious cheater. His favorite baseball healing substance was petroleum jelly, although in his book “Me and the Spitter” he said he had tried fishing …

If you don’t see inflation as a threat as much, you’re probably under 40. Either that or you suspect that the recent upward trend in house prices, rents, food, commodities, gasoline, cars and labor will prove to be fleeting. The trend could be temporary or even beneficial. Not so long ago, experts were worried about …

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that every Iranian must support President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi and all administrative matters must be in accordance with his decisions. Speaking on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomatic Forum on Saturday, Zarif also described Raeisi as “a reasonable man” who can rule the country. Asked about recent …

Sitting on a gilded Louis XVI chair in his office in Miraflores, a sprawling neo-baroque palace in northwest Caracas, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro projects unperturbed confidence. The country, he said in an 85-minute interview with Bloomberg Television, has freed itself from “irrational, extremist and cruel” American oppression. Russia, China, Iran and Cuba are allies, its …

President Biden revealed a major weakness in his foreign policy during his summit with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. “I know we make foreign policy this great, great skill,” Biden told reporters after the meeting. In fact, he said, “all foreign policy is, is a logical extension of personal relationships.” He has been using variations of …

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s rush for post-pandemic profits in South Africa puts it on a collision course with the country’s biggest banks. Already one of South Africa’s leading government bond traders, Goldman is stepping up funding in the continent’s most industrialized economy, establishing itself in an area dominated by local lenders such as Standard Bank …