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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Investors Keen on Bond

LONDON() -- Bankers and investors flocked to attend a presentation Friday by senior Russian officials to drum up interest in its forthcoming debut Eurobond, and many left impressed.

"Everyone just wants to get their hands on Russian paper," said a Eurobond syndicate manager. "Normally sovereign borrowers would be lucky to attract 50 investors to a roadshow. There were close to 450 here, which is unheard of."