Gabon Eurobond Yields Jump as Election Outcome Triggers Violence

September 1, 2016 9:15 AM

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Gabon Eurobond Yields Jump as Election Outcome Triggers Violence

Yields on Gabonese Eurobonds surged the most in almost seven months as violence erupted in the capital, Libreville, after electoral authorities announced President Ali Bongo had narrowly won re-election.

At least two people died and several were injured when Gabonese security forces stormed the headquarters of opposition presidential candidate Jean Ping early on Thursday, Agence France-Presse reported, citing the 73-year-old opposition leader. On Wednesday, the National Assembly was set on fire, the...

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