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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Russia has invested in U.S. Treasury bonds 19 billion dollars


According to the results of June, Russia increased its investments in U.S. Treasury bonds — they are made up of 90.9 billion USD. For the month, this indicator increased by three percent. Talking about this published by the US Treasury data.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

A year ago, Russia held U.S. securities at $ 72 billion, so the increase over the last 12 months amounted to 26 percent.

Currently the largest holder of US Treasuries is China, which has invested 1.24 trillion dollars, followed by Japan (1,15 trillion), closes the top three of Ireland (270,6 billion).

Russia on this indicator is on 16th position, a few behind Saudi Arabia (98.3 billion).

In General, different countries of the world hold U.S. Treasury bonds for a total amount of 4.04 trillion. They believe one of the most reliable securities in the world.

However, the low yield rate of about three percent per annum kompensiruet guaranteed payouts. All the time there was not a single case of a default on US Treasuries.

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