Non-residents’ investments in bond market up by $7 bln year-to-date, says Russian Central Bank

TASS Russian News Agency | May 15, 2019 at 1:55 PM

MOSCOW, May 15. /TASS/. Non-residents’ investments in the Russian market of federal loan bonds (OFZ) have increased by 455 bln rubles ($7 bln) since the beginning of 2019, according to the analytical materials released by the Bank of Russia on Wednesday.

"Non-residents have boosted investments in OFZ by 455 bln rubles ($7 bln) since the beginning of 2019 (non-residents’ investments in OFZ decreased by 559 bln rubles ($8.6 bln) from the beginning of April to December 2018)," the regulator said.

The share of foreign investors in Russian federal loan bonds rose to 27.1% as of end of April from 26.2% in the previous month, the Bank of Russia added.