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* Sukuk size increased to $800 mln from $750 mln
* Sukuk carries profit rate of 1.357 pct
* Saudi-based IDB is rated AAA (Adds final pricing, new size)
DUBAI, June 19 Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) priced an $800 million five-year sharia-compliant bond, or sukuk, on Tuesday, lead arrangers said, in its first public debt issuance in over a year.
The size of the sukuk was increased to $800 million from $750 million at launch, indicating string demand for the sale, and the issue carries a profit rate of 1.357 percent.
The sukuk priced at a spread of 40 basis points over midswaps.
Qatar's Barwa Bank, BNP Paribas, CIMB, HSBC, NCB Capital and Standard Chartered are joint lead arrangers and bookrunners on the deal.
Abu Dhabi-based lender Al Hilal joined the deal as co-lead manager.
IDB, rated AAA, last tapped debt markets in May 2011, when it priced a $750 million five-year sukuk at a spread of 35 basis points over midswaps to yield 2.35 percent.[ID: nLDE74H1NW] (Reporting by David French; Writing by Rachna Uppal, Editing by Dinesh Nair)
WASHINGTON, June 22 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he backs efforts to quickly move legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia and Iran that passed the Senate nearly unanimously but was stalled by a procedural snag in the House.