Investor fears rise as US-Russia diplomatic tensions ratchet up

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By Lewis McLellan
09 Aug 2018

A pair of US sanctions against Russia could have potentially disastrous consequences for local and international bond investors, especially if a planned ban against the purchase of new sovereign debt takes effect, writes Lewis McLellan.

The US state department said on Thursday it will impose new sanctions on Russia, only a few days after a bill was proposed in the US Senate that bans investors from participating in Russian government bond issues.

The state department’s sanctions came in response to the attacks on ...

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