U.K. government considers new ways to raise money

12/19/2008 | Financial Times (free content)

Fears about its ability to sell enough debt in regular bond auctions prompted the U.K. government to look into other ways to raise cash, including syndicating debt and making private placements. Governments around the world are expected to issue billions of dollars in bonds to pay for economic stimuli and bank rescues. A German bond auction failed recently, prompting the U.K. government's concerns.

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