OFZ (bond)

OFZ are coupon-bearing federal loan bonds issued by the Russian government. The Ministry of Finance auctions off OFZs to finance the federal budget, or less commonly, to bail out troubled banks. Given their role, they form an essential part of the Russian financial system.


OFZ are coupon-bearing federal loan bonds issued by the Russian government. The Ministry of Finance auctions off OFZs to finance the federal budget, or less commonly, to bail out troubled banks. Given their role, they form an essential part of the Russian financial system.
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