Sweden raises EUR 4 billion in a five-year bond at 0.143 %

16 January 2018 - Kingdom of Sweden raised EUR 4 billion (approximately SEK 39 billion) in a new five-year benchmark at a yield of 0.143 per cent. The proceeds will be used to refinance loans to the Riksbank. Sweden raises EUR 4 billion in a five-year bond at 0.143 %

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