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    Second issue of AMD - denominated coupon bonds by EBRD placed at NASDAQ Armenia

    Friday, January 30th, 2015

    On January 30, 2015 the European Bank for Reconstructions and Development (EBRD) placed its 2nd Armenian Dram (AMD) denominated bonds (EBRDB2) via an auction that took place at NASDAQ Armenia

    Armenia’s total pubic debt decreased by 3.5 percent in 2014 to $4.441.5 billion

    Friday, January 30th, 2015

    Armenia’s total public debt decreased by 3.5 percent in 2014 from the previous year to $4.441.5 billion, the National Statistical Service (NSS) said today

    ECB signals tougher approach on bankers’ pay

    Friday, January 30th, 2015

    The European Central Bank has signalled a tougher approach on bankers’ pay, announcing that it will launch an examination of bonus payments and share options made by lenders, reported citing The Financial Times

    Armenia’s gross international reserves slid 3.1% in December 2014

    Friday, January 30th, 2015

    Armenia’s gross international reserves fell by 33.8% or $762.3 million $1,489.3 million in December 2014, as compared to the beginning of the year, says the central bank

    Alena Stratan and Armen Sargsyan appointed as deputy chief executive officers of VTB Bank (Armenia)

    Friday, January 30th, 2015

    The Board of VTB Bank (Armenia) has appointed Alena Stratan and Armen Sargsyan as deputy chief executive officers. Before this promotion Alena Stratan served as head of a department overseeing bank risks and Armen Sargsyan served as head of operations department

    No dollar and euro traded on NASDAQ OMQ Armenia on January 29, 2015

    Thursday, January 29th, 2015

    No dollars and euros were traded on NASDAQ OMX Armenia stock exchange on Thursday January 29

    National Mortgage Company presents new brand of social housing energy efficiency financing program

    Thursday, January 29th, 2015

    Armenia’s National Mortgage Company (NMC)has presented today the new brand of social housing energy efficiency financing program, “Jerm Ojakh” (Warm Home)

    Bank consolidation in Armenia not to minimize risks – expert

    Thursday, January 29th, 2015

    Amalgamation of Armenia’s banks will not lead to a risk minimization, expert of the International Center for Human Development Ashot Khurshudyan said

    U.S. Federal reserve leaves interest rate at 0-0.25 percent

    Thursday, January 29th, 2015

    The U.S. Federal Open Market Committee, at its latest session, left the U.S. federal funds rate at the zero to 0.25 percent target – the record low, and this decision has been predicted by analysts, reports referring to the information released by the regulator

    EU considers capital markets curbs among new Russia sanctions - Reuters

    Thursday, January 29th, 2015

    New European Union sanctions against Russia could include further capital markets restrictions, making it harder for Russian companies to refinance themselves and possibly affecting Russian sovereign bonds, EU officials said on Wednesday