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Albania issues €650mn Eurobond with 3.65% coupon

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje June 10, 2020

PM Edi Rama hails "spectacular result” on the international market, as Albania raises funds to refinance previous debts and cover government spending.

Turkey’s deal to join Euroclear not greeted with unbridled enthusiasm

bne IntelIiNews June 9, 2020

Controversial Turkish market has become an irrelevance for many fund managers says analyst.

Bulgarian agriculture minister caught on video acknowledging EU funds fraud

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia June 8, 2020

Desislava Taneva told industry meeting she’s aware of fraud in distribution of EU funds for farmers, but wants it kept secret so Bulgaria won’t lose out on future funding.