Justin Bieber bonds with Malala Yousafzai

Pop star Justin Bieber spoke to Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai on FaceTime and soon posted a picture showing off their friendship.

Russia slashes gas price, buys bonds to help Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday announced a plan to buy USD 15 billion of Ukrainian bonds and slash Kiev`s bill for Russian gas imports, in a boost for embattled President Viktor Yanukovych as he faces monster protests over a rejected EU pact.

New UK govt may impose bonds on Indian students

Britain`s new Immigration
Minister Damian Green has indicated that students from India
and other non-European Union countries will have to furnish a bond of a specified amount before coming here to study at British institutions.

PNB may raise Rs 6,800 cr from bonds

The country`s second largest
public sector lender Punjab National Bank on Wednesday said it
could raise up to Rs 6,800 crore from bonds to fund growth
plans.

OilMin seeks Rs 30,000 cr bonds for fuel retailers

Petroleum Minister Murli Deora is seeking bonds worth Rs 30,000 crore for state-run fuel retailers to make up for the losses they incurred on selling domestic LPG and kerosene this fiscal.

EPFO may buy long-term govt bonds from secondary markets

The retirement fund manager EPFO
will soon be allowed to purchase long-term government bonds
with maturity of 10 years or more from the secondary market.

Ex-Moody`s employee warned SEC about muni issues

As Congress steps up scrutiny of the credit rating industry, allegations by another former employee of Moody`s Investors Service have come to light and the big rating agency is being called to account before a House panel.