ArmInfo. Ardshinbank, rated Ba3/-/B+, sold its $300m five year bond from a book of over $450m through joint bookrunners Citi and Renaissance Capital. The deal was sold at par with a coupon of 6.5%, according to the information published on the website Global Capital.
ArmInfo. VTB Bank (Armenia) offers to issue pawnshop loans secured by gold products under the most favorable conditions. According to the bank's official statement, the annual nominal interest rate on these loans is from 2% to 13.5% for AMD loans, from 1% to 9% for USD, with an effective annual interest rate of 10.6-24%.
ArmInfo.In the apartment of the Chairman of the Constitutional Court Hrayr Tovmasyan, the Special Investigation Service conducts a search. This was announced on January 24 on his Facebook page by lawyer Amram Makinyan. As noted, upon completion of the search, the team of lawyers of the head of the Constitutional Court will make a statement.
ArmInfo.In Armenia, attempts to undermine the situation by the former authorities were prevented. Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia Armen Grigoryan said this on January 23 in an interview with reporters.
ArmInfo. Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan considers issue of organization of mutual visits of relatives of war prisoners as a result of Karabakh conflict sensitive.
ArmInfo. As it was said by Azerbaijani President unfortunately last year was a lost year with regard to the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
ArmInfo. During dig at the Lusakert-1 archaeological site of the Stone Age in the Hrazdan Gorge (Armenia), an interesting discovery was made that reverses the established idea of the life of Neanderthals.
ArmInfo. Archaeologists have discovered in Armenia an ancient water supply system with almost two thousand years of history.
ArmInfo.The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Stef Blok handed over the official statement on the opening of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Yerevan to the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan. This is stated in the official statement of the RA MFA.
ArmInfo. The Netherlands is interested in expanding the bilateral cooperation agenda with Armenia. This was announced on January 23 during a meeting between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, headed by the head of the department Stef Blok.
ArmInfo. In Armenia, at 08:40 a.m. local time, there are closed and impassable roads.
ArmInfo. A criminal case has been instituted on the fact of the incident in Erebuni Plaza on points 2, 3 and 7 of the 2nd part of article 218, the first part of article 235 and the first paragraph of part 1of article 185 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia. The press secretary of the RA Investigative Committee Naira Harutyunyan stated this on her Facebook page.
ArmInfo. Armenia will take all necessary steps to protect Afro- Eurasian wetland migratory birds. At a meeting on January 24, the country's parliament ratified the agreement "On the Conservation of African-Eurasian Wetland Migratory Birds."
ArmInfo.In Armenia, it will be prohibited to produce substances that contribute to the destruction of the ozone layer. At its January 24 sitting, the RA National Assembly amended the law "On Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer" and related laws.