June 4, 2018 / 11:46 AM / a year ago

Jordan dollar bonds fall following days of protests, PM resignation

LONDON, June 4 (Reuters) - Jordan dollar-denominated bonds fell across the curve on Monday following days of protests over economic policies that resulted in Prime Minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah.

The 2047 issue fell 1.73 cents to 92.02 cents - its lowest level since May 10, according to Thomson Reuters data.

The kingdom, a staunch U.S. ally that has remained stable through years of turmoil in the region, has been rocked by the largest protests in several years. Thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of the capital Amman and main provincial towns again on Sunday, which resulted in dozens of arrests. (Reporting by Karin Strohecker; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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