UK sells 4.75 bln stg of new 50-year government bond

October 20, 2015 12:30 PM

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LONDON Oct 20 Britain sold 4.75 billion pounds ($7.35 billion) of a new 50-year government bond after it attracted a record volume of orders when it launched the July 2065 gilt via a syndication on Tuesday.

Investors placed orders for more than 21.8 billion pounds, according to a bookrunner.

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