SOCHI, Russia Feb 27 Russia's finance ministry
will start selling rouble treasury bonds for households in
April, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday.
The finance ministry aims at raising up to 30 billion ($519
million) roubles a year by selling bonds, known as OFZ bonds for
people, Siluanov said.
The new three-year bonds will have a yield of 8.5 percent
and will be issued every six months, available at offices of
Russia's largest lenders Sberbank and VTB,
($1 = 57.8160 roubles)
(Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya; Writing by Andrey Ostroukh;
editing by Vladimir Soldatkin)