Lebanese bond yields had their biggest monthly jump in more than three years in July as the revolt in neighboring Syria hobbled tourism, the country's largest foreign-exchange earner. The yield on Lebanon's 8.25 percent dollar-denominated notes due April 2021 jumped 60 basis points last month,...
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Syria rounded up hundreds of Lebanese during its domination of Lebanon
In most of the country, banks have been managing to stay open, thanks to strenuous efforts by their managers and the needs of desperate customers who continue to deposit money because they can find no safer place. (Reuters)
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