(Bloomberg) -- U.K. government bonds rose, pushing 10- and 30-year rates down to records this week, as investors sought higher-yielding alternatives to euro-area debt and on speculation Bank of England borrowing costs will stay subdued.
MOSCOW�Russia's economy minister said Saturday that the country's gross domestic product is expected to shrink by 3% in 2015 with oil prices at $50 a barrel and an estimated capital outflow at $115 billion, Russian news agencies reported.
CAMBRIDGE, England�The European Central Bank's decision to launch a program of large-scale government bond purchases wasn't delayed by opposition from Germany, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said Saturday.
The ECB vice-president has launched a staunch defence of the central banks's quantitative easing programme, saying large-scale asset purchases were necessary to counter Europe's problem of insufficient demand.
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