mauritius mauritius  /mɔ ˈrɪ ti əs/


  1. (n) a parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius
  2. (n) an island in the southwestern Indian Ocean


  1. Yield on Mauritius five-year Treasury bond rises to 4.29 pct

    15:26 19Jun13 - PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - The weighted yield on Mauritius' five-year Treasury bond rose to 4.29 percent at auction on Wednesday from 4.08 percent at a previous sale in April, the central bank said. The bank sold all the 1.2 billion Mauritius rupees worth of bonds on offer. Following are the full results:
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Mauritius 364-day Treasury bill yield rises to 2.91 pct

    PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - The weighted average yield on Mauritius' 364-day Treasury bills rose to 2.91 percent at auction on Friday from 2.30 percent at the previous sale, the central bank said. The Bank of Mauritius accepted bids for only 240 million rupees for the 700 million rupees worth of debt on offer. Bids totaled 2.02 billion rupees at rates ranging from 4.00 to 2.75 percent. The bank rate ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Mauritius tourism revenues plunge 21 pct in first quarter from a year earlier

    PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius' tourism revenues plunged by 21 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, the central bank said on Friday, reflecting weak economies in Europe, the source of most of the island's visitors. A sluggish tourism sector helped boost Mauritius's current account deficit to 6.8 billion rupees for the first three months of this year, from 4.2 billion rupees in the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  1. "A child in Mauritius and Nigeria, a teenager in Nice, a nomad of the American and African deserts, Jean-Marie Le Clezio is a citizen of the world, the son of all continents and cultures," Sarkozy said. "A great traveler, he embodies the...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Forbes

  2. "They race once a week over in Mauritius," said Dye, 42. "I will be living on the beach and riding for one stable. Whenever I have ridden for one stable, where I can have hands-on involvement in everything, I have always been successful."
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Shane Dye Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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