Auction

Stegosaurus skeleton to fetch millions at New York auction

The largest stegosaurus skeleton ever found is expected to fetch millions of dollars at auction in New York next week, likely fueling objections from paleontologists.

The fossil, estimated to be approximately 150 million years old, was put on display at Sotheby's on July 10 and will be exhibited there until its sale on July 17.

Ten-year bond reopened, attracting big interest

There was considerable investor interest during an auction for reopening a 10-year Greek government bond held on Wednesday.

The Greek state was asking for 200 million euros and the offers submitted amounted to €727 million, with a coverage ratio of 3.64. The bonds reach maturity on June 15, 2034, with an interest rate of 3.375%.

Oldest privately owned book sold at auction

The world's oldest book in a private collection, and one of the earliest books in existence, sold at auction in London on June 11 for more than £3 million.

The Crosby-Schoyen Codex was previously owned by the Norwegian businessman and rare book collector Martin Schoyen, and contains the earliest complete copies of two texts from the Bible, the book of Jonah and Peter's first epistle.

Greek bond reopening oversubscribed

Strong investment interest was recorded on Wednesday in the reopening of the 10-year Greek government bond.

According to the Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA), the bids exceeded the auction amount, which was up to 250 million euros, by approximately 3.5 times, reaching €835 million. The yield of the bond was 3.51%.

Cypriots’ new option for investments

Cypriot citizens now have access to and can invest in bonds issued by the Republic of Cyprus. In a recent auction by the Public Debt Management Office, which caters to the monthly bond requirements, Athlos Capital's innovative investment platform Sophic secured approximately 6 million euros, representing about 25% of the €25 million auctioned for 13-week treasury bills.

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