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 Russia's investment in U.S .Treasuries slip below $10 bln

Russia's investment in U.S .Treasuries slip below $10 bln

In December 2019, Russia cut the volume of investments in U.S. government securities by $1.5 mln to $9.974 bln compared to November, the U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday. Long-term bonds accounted for $4.27 bln, short-term - $5.7 …

U.S. expands its Crimea sanctions blacklist

U.S. expands its Crimea sanctions blacklist

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added one company and eight individuals to its blacklist of sanctions over Crimea’s reunification with Russia. OFAC blacklisted Grand Service …

Russia raises its holdings of U.S. Treasuries

Russia raises its holdings of U.S. Treasuries

Russia raised investment in U.S. treasury bonds by $826 million to $9.327 billion in August, according to the data of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Of the total, $6.259 billion are long-term bonds and $3.068 billion are …

U.S. national debt rises to astronomical level

U.S. national debt rises to astronomical level

The U.S. national debt for the first time ever crossed the $22 trillion mark, Treasury Department data revealed, noting that the latest figure represents a jump of more than $30 billion from where the balance stood at the beginning of …

Russia's investment in U.S. Treasuries declines again

Russia's investment in U.S. Treasuries declines again

Russia reduced investment in the U.S. treasury bonds by $1.815 billion on the month to $12.814 billion in November, the U.S. Department of the Treasury said. Since last year, Russia has slashed around 85% of its U.S. Treasury holdings, …

 Rusal, En+ shares soar 10% after lifting of U.S. sanctions

Rusal, En+ shares soar 10% after lifting of U.S. sanctions

Shares of Rusal and En+ on the Moscow Exchange soared 10% after the statement of the U.S. Treasury Department on the lifting of sanctions against the companies. The shares of Rusal added almost 10% and reached 34.98 rubles per share, …

U.S. lifts sanctions from Rusal, En+, EuroSibEnergo

U.S. lifts sanctions from Rusal, En+, EuroSibEnergo

The U.S. Department of Treasury lifted sanctions imposed earlier on Rusal, En+ and EuroSibEnergo, it said yesterday in a statement. "The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today lifted …

U.S. starts lifting anti-Russian sanctions

U.S. starts lifting anti-Russian sanctions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is set to remove Russian companies Rusal, En+ and Eurosibenergo (ESE) from its sanctions blacklist, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. "En+, …

 U.S. Davos delegation to be led by Treasury Secretary

U.S. Davos delegation to be led by Treasury Secretary

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will lead the U.S. delegation to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 22-25. Other top-level administration figures scheduled to attend include …

Russia again increases investment in U.S. government bonds

Russia again increases investment in U.S. government bonds

Russia increased its investment in U.S. treasury bonds by $210 million to $14.629 billion in October. In September, the figure reached was $14.4 billion, according to data published by the US Department of the Treasury. China …

 SWIFT cuts off Iran's Central Bank

SWIFT cuts off Iran's Central Bank

SWIFT cut-off Iranian financial institutions, including the Iranian central bank, targeted by the U.S. sanctions, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Sigal Mandelker said. The U.S. Treasury official stressed that …

Turkey liquidating U.S. treasuries

Turkey liquidating U.S. treasuries

Turkey dropped off the U.S. government’s list of major owners of Treasury debt, according to a Treasury Department report released Wednesday.  Turkey’s holdings of bonds, bills and notes have fallen 42% in the first …

Deripaska offers sanctions relief plan to US Treasury - media

Deripaska offers sanctions relief plan to US Treasury - media

Oleg Deripaska’s aluminium-to-energy group En+ has presented the final version of a plan to the US Treasury in a bid to free itself from sanctions, which threaten to sink the company and upend global metal markets, The …

Russia falls off US list of major holders of treasuries

Russia falls off US list of major holders of treasuries

Russia is no longer listed among the major foreign holders of U.S. government securities, according to a report released by the US Treasury Department  Once among the top 10 foreign owners of Treasuries, Russia’s …

US expands sanctions on Iran

US expands sanctions on Iran

The six individuals and three entities, including front companies for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force and currency traders, were sanctioned under U.S. regulations targeting specially designated global terrorist suspects …

Will US Treasury drop Rusal sanctions?

Will US Treasury drop Rusal sanctions?

The U.S. Treasury said it would provide sanctions relief to Rusal if Oleg Deripaska relinquished control, according to statement. It also extended the deadline for companies to wind down dealings with the Russian aluminum …