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Bulgaria assumes new debt of 200 million euros

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While ballots were being counted in Bulgaria and Europe after the parliamentary elections, on June 10 the Ministry of Finance sold government debt for nearly EUR 200 million. It was announced that bonds worth 100 million EUR would be issued, but in the end, twice as many bonds were put up for sale. 

The securities mature in 6 years at an interest rate of 3.25%. Banks acquired more than 70% of the bonds, insurance companies - 16.5%, and pension and guarantee funds bought 13%. Smaller investors bought 0.3 percent.

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