Economy July 12, 2018 | 8:25 pm

Dominican Republic launches US$1.3B 10-year bond amid concern: report

President Danilo Medina's reelection: Main cause for concern.

Santo Domingo.-  The specialized finance outlet International Financing Review, on Thur. reported that the Dominican Republic launched a US$1.3B 10-year bond with a 6% yield

The announcement comes just six months after rival agency Bloomberg.com reported that the Caribbean country, “seeks to tap ‘massive appetite’ for 9% yields.”

The subscriber -only outlet, of the Reuters wire service didn’t provide further information.

The launch also comes amid spreading concern over the spiraling debt which, according to outlet diariolibre.com surpassed 54% of GDP in 2017, in addition to rampant govt. corruption that  eats away at taxpayers’ money.

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