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23rd Jan 2017

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Iceland launches euro bond

International investors have returned to Iceland after the country launched its first public sale of euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday since the banking-system meltdown in 2008. The Icelandic economy is predicted to grow by 3.1% in 2014, and by 3.4% in 2015 according to the latest economic forecasts from Statistics Iceland.

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