EDP issues 1.0 bln euros 7-year bonds, helped by ECB

August 4, 2016 3:46 PM

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LISBON Aug 4 Energias de Portugal (EDP) issued 1.0 billion euros in 7-year bonds at a historic low yield of 1.18 percent, helped by the participation of the European Central Bank under its asset purchase programme, chief financial officer Nuno Alves said on Thursday.

"The ECB's programme helped, it participated, buying bonds in the primary market," Alves told Reuters.

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