20.09.2011 - Bahrain sets framework for $9.3 bln bond issue
Bahrain has set up a framework to issue up to 3.5 billion dinars ($9.3 billion) in bonds, the state news agency BNA reported on Monday, after the Gulf Arab state faced ratings downgrades following civil unrest. "The finance minister is authorised to issue in accord with Bahrain's central bank up to 3,500 million dinars in public treasury bonds ... called development bonds and Islamic sharia-compliant instrument in the kingdom or abroad," said a decree issued by Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa, BNA said..............................................Full Article: Source
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